Julianne Moore took home her first Academy Award after winning Best Actress during the 2015 Oscars on Sunday.

The “Still Alice” lead star beat fellow actresses Reese Witherspoon (“Wild”), Rosamund Pike (“Gone Girl), Marion Cotillard (“Two Days, One Night”) and Felicity Jones (“The Theory of Everyting”) for the said award.

Moore has been nominated for four previous Oscars and was a heavy favorite to win this year’s Best Actress after winning a Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award.

“There’s no such thing as Best Actress, as is evidenced by the performance of the nominees,” Moore said on her acceptance speech and added that she was grateful that her movie, “Still Alice”, has shed light on  Alzheimer’s disease.

“People with Alzheimer’s deserve to be seen so we can find a cure.”

Moore also paid tribute to the film directors, Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland, who are coping with Glatzer’s ALS diagnosis.

“Still Alice” is a movie based on the 2007 novel of Lisa Genova. The story revolves around Alice Howland, a Columbia University linguistics professor, diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s disease.

The complete winners list of Oscars 2015

Best Picture
“Birdman”

Best Director
Alejandro González Iñárritu, “Birdman”

Best Actress
Julianne Moore, “Still Alice”

Best Actor
Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of Everything”

Best Supporting Actress
Patricia Arquette, “Boyhood”

Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons, “Whiplash”

Best Adapted Screenplay
Graham Moore, “The Imitation Game”

Best Original Screenplay
Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris and Armando Bo, “Birdman”

Best Foreign Language Film
“Ida”

Best Documentary Feature
“CITIZENFOUR”

Best Animated Feature
“Big Hero 6”

Best Film Editing
“Whiplash”

Best Original Song
“Glory” from “Selma” (written by Common and John Legend)

Best Original Score
Alexandre Desplat, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki, “Birdman”

Best Costume Design
“The Grand Budapest Hotel”

Best Makeup and Hairstyling
“The Grand Budapest Hotel”

Best Production Design
“The Grand Budapest Hotel”

Best Sound Editing
“American Sniper”

Best Sound Mixing
“Whiplash”

Best Visual Effects
“Interstellar”

Best Short Film, Live Action
“The Phone Call”

Best Short Film, Animated
“Feast”

Best Documentary, Short Subject
“Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1”