Leonardo DiCaprio Wins Best Actor At The 2016 Golden Globe Awards, Here’s His Acceptance Speech

Leonardo DiCaprio Wins Best Actor At The 2016 Golden Globe AwardsLeonardo DiCaprio nabbed the Golden Globe Award for best actor in a drama for his performance in The Revenant on Sunday night.

The actor beat out competition from Bryan Cranston (Trumbo), Will Smith (Concussion), Eddie Redmayne (The Danish Girl) and Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs).

“I want to share this award with all the First Nations peoples represented in this film and all the indigenous communities around the world,” he said during his acceptance speech, in which he gave a nod to director Alejandro González Iñárritu, who won Best Director for his turn.

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“It is time that we recognize your history and that we protect your indigenous lands from corporate interests,” DiCaprio continued.

“It is time that we protected this planet for future generations,” the noted environmentalist concluded.


See also: DiCaprio powerful speech on climate change

This is DiCaprio’s eleventh nomination and third win. He first earned a trophy for Best Actor for The Aviator in 2005, followed by The Wolf of Wall Street in 2014.

It bodes well for the Oscars next month, when DiCaprio is hoping to score his first Academy Award.


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