Casey Affleck was named Best Actor at the 2017 Academy Awards Sunday night (Feb. 26). The actor won for his acclaimed performance in Manchester by the Sea. This is Affleck's first Academy Award win, and his second nomination.

Affleck took home the Oscar over fellow nominees Andrew Garfield for Hacksaw Ridge, Ryan Gosling for La La Land, Viggo Mortensen for Captain Fantastic, and Denzel Washington for Fences.

The 89th Annual Academy Awards were hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California. Check out our complete list of winners here.

The 2017 Academy Award Nominees: Best Actor


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