Rami Malek has taken home a Golden Globe for his performance as Freddie Mercury in the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody.
The actor collected the accolade for Best Performance By An Actor In A Motion Picture – Drama at the California ceremony on 6th January.
He beat out Bradley Cooper and Lucas Hedges for their performances in A Star Is Born and Boy Erased respectively for the trophy.
Bohemian Rhapsody itself left the ceremony victorious, taking home the award for Best Motion Picture.
Speaking about his win, Malek said: “I am beyond moved. My heart is pounding out of my chest right now, this is a profound honor to receive this and to be counted among such extraordinary actors. I am privileged to be counted among you.”
The actor went on to thank Queen band members Brian May and Roger Taylor: “To you, Brian May, to you, Roger Taylor, for ensuring that authenticity and inclusivity exist in the music and in the world and in all of us.”
He finished by thanking the iconic frontman: “Thank you to Freddie Mercury for giving me the joy of a lifetime. I love you, you beautiful man. This is for – and because of – you, gorgeous.”