Melissa Leo, a former Tulsa resident, accepts the best supporting actress Oscar for her turn in "The Fighter" Sunday night during the 83rd Annual Academy Awards. (Associated Press photos)
The 83rd Academy Awards were handed out Sunday night at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. Here are some of the winning moments captured by Associated Press photographers.
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Colin Firth accepts the best actor award for "The King's Speech."
Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails, left, and Atticus Ross accept the best original score Oscar for "The Social Network."
Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis present the animated film Oscars.
Jeff Bridges congratulates Natalie Portman on her best actress win for "Black Swan."
A.R. Rahman performs "If I Rise," the Oscar-nominated song from "127 Hours."
Matthew McConaughey and Scarlett Johansson appear onstage during the show.
Oprah Winfrey presents an award.
Former Oscar host Billy Crystal takes the stage.
Presenters Russell Brand and Helen Mirren chat backstage.
Best director winner Tom Hooper, who helmed "The King's Speech," and his mom Meredith Hooper pose backstage. Hooper credited his mom with recommending he make the film "The King's Speech," which won best picture.
Sandra Bullock introduces the best actor nominees.
Cate Blanchett presents Rick Baker and Dave Elsey with the best makeup award for "The Wolfman."
Josh Brolin and Javier Bardem present an Oscar.
Annette Bening takes the stage.