Daniel Day-Lewis wins the best actor Oscar

The winner of the best actor Oscar is Daniel Day-Lewis for his performance in Lincoln.

Day-Lewis has made Oscar history being the first male to win three best actor Oscars.

Third time Oscar winning Daniel Day-Lewis Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

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Day-Lewis makes Oscar history

Daniel Day-Lewis has become the first person ever to win the Oscar for best actor three times. Adele won the Oscar for best original song for while Argo took the top prize of the night for best picture.