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Golden Globes 2016: Leonardo DiCaprio wins Best Actor for The Revenant

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Tonight, soon after Alejandro Iñárritu took home a Best Director Golden Globe for his gory fur trapper jaunt The Revenant, and just before The Revenant won Best Picture, Leonardo DiCaprio quickly scooped up a win for Best Actor for his role in... The Revenant.

DiCaprio's role in the film was intense and physically demanding, two character traits that meant buzz around a potential Globes win started building almost as soon as the movie came out. During his acceptance speech, DiCaprio thanked his friends ("You know who you are") and "all the indigenous communities around the world."