February 25, 2013 - 10:06 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net - Daniel Day-Lewis has made Oscars history by winning the best actor prize for his role in Steven Spielberg's Lincoln. The British-born actor, who had been the runaway favorite, is the first to win the best actor prize three times, BBC News reports.
Ben Affleck's Iran-set rescue thriller Argo won the prize for best picture.
Jennifer Lawrence won the Oscar for best actress for her role as a young widow in Silver Linings Playbook. It was the first Oscar for the 22-year-old, who was previously nominated for best actress in 2011 for her performance in Winter's Bone.
Anne Hathaway won the Oscar for best supporting actress for her role as tragic factory worker Fantine in movie musical Les Miserables.
British singer Adele won the Oscar for best original song for her Bond theme Skyfall.
Ang Lee won his second Oscar for directing Life of Pi, the adaption of Yann Martel's fantasy novel about a boy stranded in a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger.
Christoph Waltz won his second Oscar for best supporting actor in a Quentin Tarantino film, this time as a German bounty hunter in the slave revenge story Django Unchained.
Tarantino won the original screenplay prize for Django Unchained, adding to the Oscar he won for writing Pulp Fiction in 1994.
The best adapted screenplay Oscar went to Chris Terrio for Ben Affleck's Iran-set siege thriller Argo.
Briton Jacqueline Durran won the costume design Oscar for Anna Karenina. The make-up and hairstyling award went to fellow Brits Lisa Westcott and Julie Dartnell for Les Miserables. Tom Hooper's musical also picked up the Oscar for sound mixing.
Searching for Sugar Man, which tells the story of musician Rodriguez who disappeared from public view in the early 1970s but developed a cult following in South Africa, won the Oscar for best documentary.
Austrian drama Amour won the Oscar for best foreign language film.