Rami Malek wins Best Actor at the 2019 Oscars

Rami Malek
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Rami Malek just won the Oscar for Best Actor at the 2019 Academy Awards.

Malek took home the trophy for his performance as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody. In his speech, he thanked Queen for allowing him to be "a part of your phenomenal, extraordinary legacy." Malek also said that Bohemian Rhapsody was the story of a man who was "unapologetically himself" and that its win shows that the world is "longing for stories like this."

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