9 Most mem­o­rable quotes from the Os­cars

Glamour (South Africa) - - Glamour 2017 March -


“This mo­ment is so much big­ger than me. It’s for ev­ery name­less, face­less wo­man of colour that now has a chance be­cause this door tonight has been opened.” – Halle Berry be­comes the the first first black black wo­man wo­man to to win win the the Best Best Ac­tress Ac­tress award award for for Mon­ster’s Mon­ster’s Ball Ball in in 2002 2002


“Most of all, I want to thank my father, up there, the man who, when I said I wanted to be an ac­tor, said, ‘ Won­der­ful. Just have a backup pro­fes­sion like weld­ing.’” – Robin Wil­liams, Best Sup­port­ing Ac­tor for for Good Will Hunt­ing in 1998


“I have a TV, so I’m go­ing to spend some time here to tell you some things. And sir [speak­ing to con­duc­tor Bill Conti], you’re do­ing a great job, but you’re so quick with that stick. Why don’t you sit, be­cause I may never be here again.” – Julia Roberts, Best Ac­tress for Erin Brock­ovich in 2000


“I want to thank my sis­ter 1.27m – of pure love. I want to thank my daugh­ter for telling me be­fore I got up here, ‘If you don’t win dad, you’re still good.’” – Jamie Foxx, Best Ac­tor for Ray in 2004


“I’m just a girl from a trailer park who had a dream. I never thought this would ever hap­pen.” – Hi­lary Swank, Best Ac­tress for Mil­lion Dol­lar Baby in 2005


“I just said to Matt [Da­mon], ‘Los­ing would suck and win­ning would be re­ally scary.’ And it’s re­ally, re­ally scary.” – Ben Af­fleck, Best Orig­i­nal Screen­play to­gether with Matt Da­mon for Good Will Hunt­ing in 1998


“As a kid I lived in the pro­jects, and you’re the peo­ple I watched. You’re the peo­ple who made me want to be an ac­tor. And I’m gonna keep on act­ing.” – Whoopi Gold­berg, Best Sup­port­ing Ac­tress for Ghost in 1990


“When they called my name, I had this feel­ing I could hear half of America go­ing, ‘Oh no. Come on. Her, again?’ You know. But, what­ever.” – Meryl Streep, Best Ac­tress for The Iron Lady in 2012


“When I look down at this golden statue, may it re­mind me and ev­ery lit­tle child that no mat­ter where you’re from, your dreams are valid.” – Lupita Ny­ong’o, Best Sup­port­ing Ac­tress for 12 Years a Slave in 2014

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