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
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,