Colman, who won for her portrayal of Britain's Queen Anne in the movie "The Favourite", appeared stunned - and, to be fair, most viewers were too - when her name was read out by fellow actress Frances McDormand.
Colman said in her speech, "This is hilarious!"
This was Olivia's first Oscar nomination and her first win.
Colman also recognized Close. "I did spend quite a lot of time imagining this".
Trump inclined to extend truce deadline, will meet Xi soon
Another round of talks, either in Washington or Beijing, may be needed as a March 1 deadline approaches by the end of this week. Trump said he did not like memorandums of understanding because they are short-term in nature, and he wanted a long-term deal.
Continuing the theme of being down-to-earth and a bundle of fun, Debbie Wythe recalled the moment she ate jerk chicken with Colman in a Brixton pub.
Winning the award would "mean a great deal", she went on. She called out her husband for crying. "Lady Gaga I love you!"
Coleman dedicated the award to, "any little girl who's practicing her speech on the telly.you never know".
Additional charity work Colman has worked on includes Alzheimer's Society and Anthony Nolan, a blood cancer charity, which she became Patron of in 2018.
And he said of being at the ceremony: "It was absolutely brilliant".
Earlier in the night, some viewers pointed out Close came dressed like the golden statuette itself - a sign she was ready to take the stage.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to Step Down by March
President Trump reacted furiously to the interview, tweeting of "illegal and treasonous" behaviour and an "illegal coup attempt". Rosenstein ceased overseeing Mueller's probe on 7 November when Trump named Matt Whittaker acting attorney general.
She thanked her family and her kids, "who are at home watching". Many in the audience were moved to tears. However, she returned as a guest for the ninth and final season.
Watch a short clip of her acceptance speech above. Thank you, argh thank you so much.
In a year where Hollywood could have made history by bestowing best-picture on Netflix ("Roma") or Marvel ("Black Panther") for the first time, the motion picture academy instead threw its fullest support behind a traditional interracial buddy tale that proved as popular as it was divisive.
"Marvel may have created the first black superhero, but through costume design we turned him into an African king", Carter added. "Thank you for honoring African royalty and the empowered way women can look and lead on screen".
Nigerian election postponed hours before polls due to open
He said INEC had all the time and resources they required and didn't have to wait for six hours the polls to postpone it. The APC caucus is a statutory organ of the party, and it is chaired by President Buhari.