Arquette Wins Oscar for Best Supporting Actress

Published: 23rd February 2015 08:44 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd February 2015 08:45 AM   |  A+A-


LOS ANGELES: Patricia Arquette has won the Academy Award for best supporting actress for "Boyhood."

Arquette plays the mother of Ellar Coltrane's Mason in Richard Linklater's sweeping look at a boy's life, filmed over 12 years.

It was the first Oscar for Arquette. She also won the Golden Globe in January.

The other nominees were Laura Dern, "Wild"; Keira Knightley, "The Imitation Game"; Emma Stone, "Birdman"; and Meryl Streep, "Into the Woods."

The 87th Academy Awards are airing live on ABC from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris.


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