Rami Malek received the award for best actor in a motion picture drama at the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday (Jan. 6).
Malek portrayed Freddy Mercury in the highly-acclaimed Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. The film also took home the award for best motion picture.
“I am beyond moved. My heart is pounding out of my chest right now,” Malek said. “This is a profound honor to receive this and to be counted among such extraordinary actors. I am privileged to be counted among you.”
Malek was up against Bradley Cooper, Willem Dafoe, Lucas Hedges and John David Washington in the category. It was his third Golden Globes nomination, and first win.
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