Frances McDormand is the Oscars 2021
winner for Actress in a Leading Role for her performance as Fern in NOMADLAND! Congratulations to Frances McDormand on her Oscar win. During her speech, McDormand thanked the Academy for their recognition of her joy for work, and she howled on stage as well! McDormand is the third woman and the twentieth person to have both an acting and a Best Picture nomination, not necessarily for the same film. Other Oscars 2021 nominees for Actress in a Leading Role
included Viola Davis, Andra Day, Vanessa Kirby and Carey Mulligan. You can see complete coverage of Oscars 2021 winners
on the Oscar Winners page
and the full list of 93rd Academy Awards winners
here on Oscar.com
. Watch the complete acceptance speech below!
Frances McDormand accepts the Oscar for Actress in a Leading Role at Oscars 2021.
Following the economic collapse of the small town of Empire, Nevada, Fern packs her van to explore a life outside conventional society as a modern-day nomad in the American West.
The 93rd Oscars, produced by Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher and Steven Soderbergh, were held on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at 8e|5p, and televised live on ABC and in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.