Leonardo DiCaprio (‘The Revenant’) wins 2016 SAG Award for Best Film Actor — Oscar next?

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Hey, Leonardo DiCaprio, congrats on finally winning your first-ever SAG Award. (See complete list of SAG winners right here.) Will you follow up this victory for “The Revenant” by winning your first Oscar next month?

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From “Marvin’s Room” to “J. Edgar” and everything in between, DiCaprio had never won an individual or ensemble prize before Saturday night, despite eight prior bids at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

DiCaprio previously went down to defeat in the following eight SAG races:

Best Film Ensemble Nominations
“The Departed” (2007); lost to “Little Miss Sunshine”

“The Aviator” (2005); lost to “Sideways”

“Titanic” (1998); lost to “The Full Monty”

“Marvin’s Room” (1997); lost to “The Birdcage”

Best Film Actor Nominations
“J. Edgar” (2012); lost to Jean Dujardin (“The Artist”)

“Blood Diamond” (2007); lost to Forest Whitaker (“The Last King of Scotland”)

“The Aviator” (2005); lost to Jamie Foxx (“Ray”)

Best Film Supporting Actor Nomination
“The Departed” (2007); lost to Eddie Murphy (“Dreamgirls”)

At tonight’s SAG ceremony, DiCaprio faced off against Michael Fassbender (“Steve Jobs”), Bryan Cranston (“Trumbo”), Eddie Redmayne (“The Danish Girl”) and Johnny Depp (“Black Mass”).

And at the Oscars, DiCaprio’s competitors are Fassbender, Cranston, Redmayne and Matt Damon (“The Martian”). According to exclusive Gold Derby odds that are derived from the predictions made by our expert journalists, in-house staff editors and contest entrants like you, DiCaprio has leading 1/10 odds to take home his very first Oscar statue next month, following recent wins at the Critics’ Choice, Golden Globes and now the SAG Awards.

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