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Kate Winslet's tears of joy at Leonardo DiCaprio's triumph - and other winners from the 2016 Oscars

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It was Leonardo DiCaprio's time in the spotlight last night. The actor finally walked away with his very first Oscar, for Best Actor in The Revenant, after losing out four times previously at the Academy Awards.

The actor was composed as he took to the stage but his Titanic co-star Kate Winslet couldn't hide her teary delight, welling up with emotion as the star received a standing ovation from an audience packed with Hollywood heavyweights:

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Over in the Best Actress category,  Brie Larson saw off stiff competition from Jennifer Lawrence, Charlotte Rampling and Saoirse Ronan to bag a golden statue for her performance in Room - the adaptation of Emma Donoghue's best-selling thriller novel.

Alicia Vikander landed the honours for Best Supporting Actress for The Danish Girl while Mark Rylance triumphed in the Best Supporting Actor category for Bridge of Spies.

And journalistic crime drama Spotlight was the dark horse of the night, bringing home the goods for the most coveted award - Best Picture. Come toast the winners from all the major categories in last night's Oscars, below.

Click here to see all the red carpet photos and here for all the A-List Instagram highlights from the night.

The Oscar winners

The 2016 Oscar winners: Mark Rylance, Brie Larson, Leonardo DiCaprio and Alicia Vikander

Best Picture

WINNER: Spotlight
The Big Short
Bridge of Spies
Brooklyn
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant
Room

Best Actress

WINNER: Brie Larson, Room
Cate Blanchett, Carol
Jennifer Lawrence, Joy
Charlotte Rampling, 45 Years
Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn

Best Actor

WINNER: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
Bryan Cranston, Trumbo
Matt Damon, The Martian
Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs
Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl

Best Supporting Actress

WINNER: Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl
Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight
Rooney Mara, Carol
Rachel McAdams, Spotlight
Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs

Best Supporting Actor

WINNER: Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies
Christian Bale, The Big Short
Tom Hardy, The Revenant
Mark Ruffalo, Spotlight
Sylvester Stallone, Creed

Best Director
WINNER: The Revenant, Alejandro G. Iñárritu
The Big Short, Adam McKay
Mad Max: Fury Road, George Miller
Room, Lenny Abrahamson
Spotlight, Tom McCarthy

Best Adapted Screenplay

WINNER: The Big Short, Charles Randolph and Adam McKay
Brooklyn, Nick Hornby
Carol, Phyllis Nagy
The Martian, Drew Goddard
Room, Emma Donoghue

Best Original Screenplay

WINNER: Spotlight, Josh Singer & Tom McCarthy
Bridge of Spies, Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen
Ex Machina, Alex Garland
Inside Out, Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley; Original story by Pete Docter, Ronnie del Carmen
Straight Outta Compton, Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff; Story by S. Leigh Savidge & Alan Wenkus and Andrea Berloff

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