Sean Penn won the Best Actor Oscar for his role as Harvey Milk in "Milk." Penn attended the Governor's Ball with wife Robin Wright Penn.
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No Academy Awards event is complete without the march down the red carpet and the 81st annual awards ceremony was no different, with stars as far as the eye and cameras could see.
Hugh Jackman hosted the star-studded night, filled with musical performances, teary acceptance speeches, and many gold statues — have a look.