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Former Sidcup student Gary Oldman wins big at Hollywood Film Awards

PUBLISHED: 14:56 06 November 2017 | UPDATED: 14:56 06 November 2017

Gary Oldman poses in the press room with the Hollywood career achievement award at the Hollywood Film Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Gary Oldman poses in the press room with the Hollywood career achievement award at the Hollywood Film Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

James Corden hosted the awards ceremony on Sunday

The first major prize for this year’s awards season has gone to former Sidcup student Gary Oldman.

A former student of renowned theatre school Rose Bruford College, the 59-year-old’s three decades of acclaimed acting was honoured at the Hollywood Film Awards last night.

Announced ahead of the ceremony on Sunday, the Oscar-nominated actor was handed the Hollywood career achievement award - the major prize of the night.

Known for his roles as Sirius Black and Jim Gordon in the Harry Potter and Dark Knight series respectively, Mr Oldman was handed the award at a ceremony hosted by James Cordon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Elsewhere on the night, Kate Winslet and Allison Janney stole the limelight when their pair kissed on stage.

The Hollywood Film Awards is seen as the traditional curtain raiser for the awards season, ahead of the Academy Awards in March.

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