Laz Alonso is jumping for joy after picking up his first NAACP Image Award…
The 37-year-old Cuban-American actor picked up the award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for his starring role in Jumping the Broom at the 43rd Annual NAACP Image Awards.
Alonso beat out stiff competition for the award, including Eddie Murphy (Tower Heist), Laurence Fishburne (Contagion) and Vin Diesel (Fast Five).
Meanwhile, Tatyana Ali picked up the award for Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series. The 32-year-old part-Panamanian actress/singer—who was named one of BET’s Black Girls Rock last fall— picked up the award for her recurring role as Roxanne on CBS’ The Young and the Restless.
The Image Awards are presented annually by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and the group’s members select the winners.
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