The Oscar for Actor In a Leading Role was awarded to Jean Dujardin for his role in The Artist. A lot of people thought George Clooney was going to get this one, but no such luck for him.
The nominees were:
A Better Life
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Here's some of what they're saying on Twitter:
I'm really glad Jean Dujardin won!
Jean Dujardin wins Best Actor for THE ARTIST! I'm calling that a minor uspet. Clooney should've taken it.
OH MY GOD YEAH YES JEAN DUJARDIN OH MY GOD YOU HOT FRENCHIE
Jean DuJardin - the man who won an oscar without saying a word
Oscar for best actor goes to Jean dujardin from the artist as expected
Jean Dujardin best actor. Nice surprise.
Oh, Jean Dujardin. Won't see him no more.
jean dujardin deserved best actor, so happy that he wonnn!
I really thought George was gonna win that one, but I am SOOOO happy for Jean Dujardin.