Javier Bardem - Bardem Dedicates Goya To Cruz And Son
New dad Javier Bardem had another reason to celebrate on Sunday (13Feb11) - he was named Best Actor at The Goya Awards, Spain's answer to the Oscars.
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.
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.