Javier Bardem wins Best Actor at Goya Awards

Updated: Feb 15, 2011, 10:39 AM IST

London: Hollywood actor Javier Bardem was named the Best Actor at the Goya Awards, Spain`s answer to the Oscars.

The Spanish star who recently welcomed his first child, a bay boy with actress wife Penelope Cruz, received the award for his role as a cancer ridden single father in the Barcelona drama, `Biutiful` reported Contactmusic.

The 41-year-old actor, while receiving his fifth Goya, dedicated his trophy to his wife and his son.

"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," he said.

`Black Bread`, a drama set in the post civil war Spain walked away with nine awards including Best Picture and Best Director for Agusti Villaronga.

Highest Academy nominated `The King`s Speech` which tells the true story of King George VI who had struggled with his stammering problem was named Best European Film.