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8 Memorable Oscar Speeches

8 Memorable Oscar speeches Joe Pesci, Goodfellas Sally Field, Places in the Heart, A very short, succinct speech, Pesci merely said "lIt's my privilege, thank you" for his 1991 win for Goodfellas Sally Field exclaimed "You like me" at the top of her lungs in 1985, a reference to her earlier film, "Norma Rae" from 1979 Tom Hanks, Philadelphia Jack Palance, City Slickers Hanks won for Philadelphia' in 1993, and thanked his high school drama teacher and former classmate, "two of the finest gay Americans". He accidentally outed his two friends Palance won for City Slickers in 1992, and the veteran star of Westerns decided to show off his physical prowess by doing one armed push ups on stage. abc Michael Caine, The Cider House Rules Roberto Benigni, Life is Beautiful When he won for The Cider House Rules, Caine's speech was renowned for its charm and wit. He insisted he preferred "the Oscar goes to" rather than "the winner is" Benigni was overjoyed when he won "Best Foreign Language Film" 199, dambering over chairs and telling the auditorium he wanted to kiss them. Gwyneth Paltrow, Shakespeare In Love Halle Berry, Monster's Ball Paltrow was in floods of tears as she accepted her gong for Best Actress, but managed to thank the cast, crew and director of "Shakespeare in Love", for which she won an Oscar in 1998. "This moment is so much bigger than me. This is for every nameless, faceless woman of colour who now has a chance tonight because this door has been opened." This was Halle Berry's speech after winning an Oscar in 2002 for "Monster's Ball", marking the first time c black actress had won this particular award. http://www.podium-

8 Memorable Oscar Speeches

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Eight of the most memorable speeches given at the Oscars over the years. How many are news to you?




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