10 February 2020
Brad Pitt won the Oscar for best supporting actor on Sunday for his performance as a charming stunt man in "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood". It was the first acting Oscar for Pitt, 56, after three decades in the movie industry.
BRAD PITT said "I'm a bit gobsmacked, I'm not one to look back but this has made me do so and I think of my folks taking me to the drive-in to see Butch and Sundance and loading up my car and moving out here. And Geena (Davis) and Ridley (Scott) giving me my first shot, all the wonderful people I've met along the way to stand here now. Once upon a time in Hollywood, ain't that the truth. This is for my kids who color everything I do, I adore you. Thank you."
In "Once Upon a Time," Pitt played the laid-back stunt double and fixit man Cliff Booth to Leonardo DiCaprio's fading TV Western star. He previously won an Academy Award as a producer in 2014 for best picture "12 Years a Slave." Pitt founded a film and TV production company with credits that include Oscar-winning movie "Moonlight," "The Big Short" and "Selma."
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