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Zeta-Jones, Johansson win big at Tony Awards

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First published: June 14, 2010, 5:09 PM IST | Updated: June 14, 2010
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Zeta-Jones, Johansson win big at Tony Awards
The two actresses were honoured with best actress awards for plays

London: Hollywood stars like Scarlett Johansson, Denzel Washington and Catherine Zeta-Jones scooped up major honours at this year's Tony awards.

Johansson, who attended the 64th annual theatre event with husband Ryan Reynolds, picked up the trophy for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her role in A View From the Bridge on New York''s Broadway, Contactmusic reported.

"Ever since I was a little girl, I wanted to be on Broadway. And here I am," said the 25-year-old actress.

Zeta-Jones, who showcased her musical talents in the 2002 film adaptation of Chicago, took home the Best Actress in a Musical trophy for her portrayal of Desiree in A Little Night Music.

Oscar-winning actor Washington grabbed the Best Actor in a Play award for his part in Fences, while co-star Viola Davis picked up the award for Best Actress in a Play.

"My mother always said man gives you the award and God gives you the reward. I guess I got both tonight," he said.

Red was the biggest winner of the night, picking up six honours, including the coveted Best Play accolade, while Memphis claimed the Best Musical prize.

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