Emma Stone has won the Best Actress award at the 2017 Oscars.
She wins for La La Land, Damien Chazelle's musical love letter to the city of Los Angeles and the ambitions of dreamers everywhere, for the role of struggling young actress Mia - starring across from Ryan Gosling's ambitious jazz pianist, Seb.
Stone wins over fellow nominees Isabelle Huppert for Elle, Ruth Negga for Loving, Natalie Portman for Jackie, Emma Stone for La La Land, and Meryl Streep for Florence Foster Jenkins.
"Thank you for making me laugh, and always raising the bar," she said to co-star Ryan Gosling; before adding, "I still have a lot of growing and learning and work to do, and this guy is beautiful symbol to continue on journey."
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