Will Smith won the Best Actor Oscar for ‘King Richard’. This is the actor’s first Academy Award win. Smith plays Richard Williams, the visionary father of tennis greats Serena and Venus Williams.

The nominees for Best Actor in a leading role 2022

Javier Bardem for Being the Ricardos

Benedict Cumberbatch for The Power of the Dog

Andrew Garfield for Tick, Tick…Boom!

Denzel Washington for The Tragedy of Macbeth

Last year, the award was won by Anthony Hopkins. At the age of 83, he became the oldest performer to ever win a competitive acting Oscar.

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