Frances McDormand won best actress for "Nomadland."
McDormand took the stage and simply said, "My voice is in my word, we know the word is our work and I like work. Thank you for knowing that and thanks for this."
McDormand played Fern in the film, which is about a woman who lives in her van and travels across the midwest. The director of "Nomadland" Chloé Zhao became the first woman of color and the first woman of Asian descent to earn best director at the Oscars tonight.
McDormand has won numerous awards throughout her career, including two Emmys and a Tony. She has previously won two Oscars. One for "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" in 2019 and 1997's "Fargo."