The 45-year-old was visibly surprised about her victory for her performance in The Favourite, delivering an emotional and humorous speech to the star-packed audience.
“It’s genuinely quite stressful. This is hilarious. I got an Oscar,” Colman said while holding her trophy.
Beyond her Oscar win, which marked her first nomination, the actress has had a lengthy career in film, getting her start in several British shows.
Here are five things to know about the most recent Best Actress Oscar champion.