Jessica Chastain Wins Oscar 2022

In her speech, broadcast live from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, Chastain drew large applause and thanked her “brilliant” co-star Andrew Garfield.

“So many people out there feel hopelessness and alone and suicide is a leading cause of death in the United States,” she noted.

Chastain won the prize for her role as Tammy Faye Bakker, wife of controversial televangelist Jim Bakker

the Bakkers’ troubled marriage and Tammy Faye’s support for LGBTQ+ rights

The film was directed by Michael Showalter and features Andrew Garfield as Jim Bakker, and Cherry Jones as Tammy Faye’s mother, Rachel.

Chastain has already won numerous awards for her role in the film

including best actress at the Critics Choice and Screen Actors Guild awards

Chastain is now third time lucky at the Oscars, having been nominated twice before

For any of you out there who do in fact feel hopeless or alone,” she concluded her speech Sunday evening,