"I think around 2004, certainly there were black nominees like Don Cheadle, Morgan Freeman. And all of a sudden, you feel like we're moving in the wrong direction. There were four films, which could have gotten nominations this year - Creed, Concussion, Beasts of No Nation and Straight Outta Compton," said George Clooney
War Machine (Don Cheadle), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman) and The Vision (Paul Bettany) are on Iron Man's side. While, Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan), Falcon (Anthony Mackie), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), Ant-Man (Paul Rudd) and Sharon Carter (Emily VanCamp) team up with Captain America
His rivals in the best-actor category were Ricky Gervais, Matt LeBlanc, Don Cheadle, Louis CK and William H Macy
The Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons called his longtime boyfriend, Todd Spiewak, his favourite person on the planet, while receiving his Emmy Award.