Yang Tze-chung (Yang Jia-kyung) from the movie Every Thing All at Once won the Academy Award for Best Actress.

This is the first time an actor of Asian descent has won an Oscar for Best Actress.

Yang Tze-chung won Best Actress at the 95th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, beating out Cate Blanchett ("TAR Tar"), Ana de Armas ("Blonde"), Andrea Riseborough ("Two Leslie") and Michelle Williams ("Pavelmans").

Every Thing All at Once is the story of an Asian-American family that traverses multiple universes.

Yang Tze-chung played Evelyn, a first-generation immigrant who came to the United States dreaming of the "American Dream" and runs a laundromat.

Yang Ziqiong took the award stage and said, "Thank you. I hope it will be a spark of hope for young children. "I hope to dream big and show that those dreams come true."

"To my mother, to the mothers of the world, I dedicate this award. Because they're heroes."

Yang Tze-chong has won Best Actress at more than 1 award ceremonies, including the Golden Globes in the United States and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.

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