Redmayne Wins Best Actor Oscar For 'Theory'

Eddie Redmayne, who portrayed ALS-stricken physicist Stephen Hawking in "The Theory of Everything," won the best-actor Oscar at Sunday night's Academy Awards. Redmayne was a favorite to win, having won several top acting honors in awards shows leading up to the Oscars. "Theory of Everything" was a production of Comcast Corp.'s Focus Features unit.

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