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BAFTA spoilers - who won what this evening?

YEAR OF THE DAVIS: Viola Davis with her BAFTA award for Best Supporting Actress

TONIGHT'S British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards saw actor Viola Davis and director Ava Duvernay both collect the iconic gold statuette as they joined fellow winners on the stage.

Davis won Best Supporting Actress for her role as Rose Maxon in Fences whilst Duvernay's 13th pipped The Beatles and Notes on Blindness to the post in the Best Documentary category.


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This year looks set to be nothing short of spectacular for Davis, who has already been recognised with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame, a Golden Globe and an Oscar-nomination (the latter two also being for Fences) in the last few months.

Davis was joined on the red carpet by her other half Julius Tennon, whom she called "my beautiful husband" when giving her acceptance speech. The star also made mention of her father who "was a janitor...and died in a McDonald's", revealing that she had asked herself whether or not his life had "mattered". She credited Fences writer August Wilson, who originally penned the drama for the stage, with telling stories that showed the world that "African-American stories mattered".

Watch the trailer for Fences below - in UK cinemas now:

Watch the trailer for 13th below - available to watch on Netflix now:

For the full list of winners, click here.

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