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Bardem dedicates Goya to Cruz and son

The Spanish star, who welcomed his first child, a baby boy, with wife Penelope Cruz last month (Jan11), received the honour for his role as a terminally ill dad in Biutiful.

Accepting the trophy, his fifth Goya, Bardem the crowd, “I receive it as a warm hug and support from my colleagues, which is the most important for an actor. I dedicate it to my wife and son for awakening my heart and smile every day.”

The King’s Speech also added to its growing trophy haul – the royal drama was named Best European Film on the same night it claimed seven prizes at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards in London.

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But the Goyas belonged to Black Bread – the drama, set in post-Civil War Spain, took home nine awards, including Best Picture and Best Director for Agusti Villaronga.

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