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02/24/2013 10:27 pm ET Updated Feb 25, 2013

Anne Hathaway Oscars Speech: Actress Wins Best Supporting Actress For 'Les Miserables'

It was a big night for Anne Hathaway as the actress won her first Academy Award Sunday evening at the 2013 Oscars.

Hathaway took home the award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance of Fantine in "Les Miserables."

"It came true!" she cried as she took the stage to accept the award. She went on to thank the cast and crew including Hugh Jackman ("Hugh, you're the best!")

Hathaway didn't forget to thank her friends and family — including husband Adam Shulman — and work in a vague political reference.

"My husband, by far and away the greatest moment of my life is the one when you walked into it," she said. "I love you so much. Here's hoping someday in the not-too-distant future the misfortunes of Fantine will be only found in fiction and not in real life."

Last month, Hathaway took home her first Golden Globe award for her performance in "Les Miserables." Long heralded as the favorite for the category, she made waves with her over-the-top breathless acceptance speech. She was previously nominated for both a Golden Globe and an Oscar for her role in 2011's "Rachel Getting Married."

Hathaway hosted 2011's 83rd annual Academy Awards with James Franco. The duo's awkward dynamic led the show to be heralded as the "worst Oscars ever" by the Today show.

The 85th annual Academy Awards were hosted by Seth MacFarlane.

More information about winners and performances can be found in the live blog below.

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02/25/2013 1:18 AM EST

Good Night, And Good Luck

That's all from the Oscars 2013 live blog here at HuffPost Entertainment! Hope you enjoyed the show. This is Christopher Rosen, signing off.

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02/25/2013 1:07 AM EST

Ben Affleck Is Not Into Oscar Punditry

From backstage at the Oscars:

When did you feel a tipping point in your favor for this film?

Clooney: Michelle Obama.

Ben: When they gave us the trophies I was confident that we would win. I don’t get too much into the Oscar-ology and the pontificating. It doesn’t help me to read up on that stuff.

02/25/2013 1:06 AM EST

Daniel Day-Lewis' Facial Hair

Backstage at the Oscars with Daniel Day-Lewis:

Was it uncomfortable wearing the beard?

What do you mean? No it's just a beard. Do you wear your hair? It was my very own beard.

02/25/2013 12:54 AM EST

What Jennifer Lawrence Thought When She Fell

From HuffPost Los Angeles correspondent Sasha Bronner:

"A bad word. That starts with F."

02/25/2013 12:50 AM EST

Ben Affleck's Best Picture Winner Face

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02/25/2013 12:49 AM EST

Patricia Clarkson At The Vanity Fair Oscar Party

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More on Patricia Clarkson's look here.

02/25/2013 12:44 AM EST

How Movies Change During Oscar Season

Here's Awards Daily blogger Sasha Stone just after "Argo" won Best Picture.

@ AwardsDaily :

See, I told you Argo was Crash incarnate. Won the same amount of awards even.

Here's Sasha Stone on "Argo" back in October:

Have you ever seen a movie where you walk out saying, “That was just a great f--king movie”? That’s Ben Affleck’s Argo. Inexplicably, a film that draws its strength from humor and suspense, winds up being more moving the second time through. Perhaps because once you have been through the suspense part of it you get to know the characters better and therefore care about their outcomes more.

02/25/2013 12:42 AM EST

Ben Affleck's Arc

@ LouLumenick :

Affleck: Oscar winner to laughingstock to Oscar winner. You can't make these things up.

02/25/2013 12:31 AM EST

At Least Someone Liked It

@ m1keh0gan :

Tommy Lee Jones told me Seth MacFarlane was "hilarious." His favorite part? "I Saw Your Boobs." #notkidding

02/25/2013 12:28 AM EST

Daniel Day-Lewis' Meryl Streep Joke

“It’s a strange thing, because three years ago, before we decided to do a straight swap, I had actually been committed to play Margaret Thatcher, um...” he joked. “And Meryl was, was Steven’s first choice for ‘Lincoln.’ And I’d like to see that version. And Steven didn’t have to persuade me to play Lincoln, but I had to persuade him that, perhaps, if I was going to do it, that Lincoln shouldn’t be a musical.”

More on Daniel Day-Lewis' Oscar speech here.

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