Brendan Fraser wins best actor Oscar for 'The Whale'
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Brendan Fraser won the best actor Oscar for his powerful performance as a morbidly obese man in "The Whale," capping a remarkable career comeback for the charismatic performer.

The former star of 1990s hits such as "The Mummy" endured a decade in the Hollywood wilderness before winning over Academy voters with his portrayal of a reclusive teacher who eats compulsively as he is tormented by grief.