Oscars 2019: Rami Malek wins best actor for 'Bohemian Rhapsody'
The Oscar for an actor in the leading role went to Rami Malek for his portrayal of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in the film 'Bohemian Rhapsody.'
Taking to the stage, Malek said, "I may not have been the obvious choice, but I guess it worked out."
"The fact that I'm celebrating him and this story with you tonight is proof that we're longing for stories like this," Malek said.
During his acceptance speech, the actor went on to add, "I am the son of immigrants from Egypt, a first-generation American. And part of my story is being written right now. And I could not be more grateful to each and every one of you, and everyone who believed in me for this moment. It's something I will treasure for the rest of my life."."