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Sean Penn wins best actor Oscar for Milk

Sean Penn won the best actor Oscar for his portrayal of a trailblazing gay politician in the biopic Milk.

india Updated: Feb 23, 2009 10:18 IST

Sean Penn won the best actor Oscar here on Sunday for his portrayal of a trailblazing gay politician in the biopic Milk.

It was the 48-year-old's second best actor Academy Award following his win for 2003 drama Mystic River.

Other nominees included Mickey Rourke for The Wrestler, Richard Jenkins for The Visitor, Frank Langella for Frost/Nixon and Brad Pitt for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.