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Colin Firth, Natalie Portman win Oscars

Actor Colin Firth won the best actor Oscar for his role in The King's Speech and Natalie Portman won the best actress for Black Swan at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards here.

hollywood Updated: Feb 28, 2011 12:49 IST

Actor Colin Firth won the best actor Oscar for his role in The King's Speech at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards here.

Firth was competing with Javier Bardem for Biutiful, Jeff Bridges for True Grit, Jesse Eisenberg for The Social Network, and James Franco for 127 Hours.

The King's Speech is the story of King George VI of Britain, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.

Actress Natalie Portman won her first Oscar for best actress for Black Swan at the prestigious 83rd Academy Awards here Sunday night.

Portman beat Annette Bening for The Kids Are All Right, Nicole Kidman for Rabbit Hole, Jennifer Lawrence of Winter's Bone and Michelle Williams of Blue Valentine.