‘Gooney for Life’ Huey Quan Wins Best Supporting Actor Oscar: ‘It’s the American Dream!’

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Ke Huay Quan won the prestigious Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his work in the film “Everything Everywhere All at Once”.

Hui Kwan leaves the Dolby Theater in tears after winning an Academy Award for his role in Everything together everywhere.

Agreed The favorite to win, Kwan took home the award for Best Supporting Actor. defeating fellow candidate Judd Hirsch (The Fabelmans), Brian Tyree Henry (Causeway) give more Banshees Inishrin’Cast: Brendan Gleeson and Barry Keoghan, respectively.

During his speech, an emotional Quan thanked the people in his life who helped him get to where he is today.

“My mom is 84 and she’s watching at home. Mom, I just won an Oscar!” The Vietnam-born actor began his speech. “My journey began on a boat. I spent a year in a refugee camp, and somehow I ended up here on the biggest stage in Hollywood.

They say such stories happen only in movies. I can’t believe this is happening to me. This, this is the American dream! Quan said. “Many thanks to the Academy for this lifetime honour. Thank you to my mother for the sacrifices she made to bring me here. To my little brother, David, who calls me every day just to remind me to take care myself. Brother I love you!”

The actor thanked the film’s cast and crew, including directors Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert and co-stars Michelle Yeoh and Jamie Lee Curtis.

He later gave a special shoutout to his ex hooligans co-starred Jeff Cohen, who has since become an entertainment lawyer. he also allegedly Helped Quan negotiate his contract For the same film for which he won an Oscar.

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,[Thank you] For me hooligans Brother for life: Jeff Cohen,” he said his friend.

Quan was especially heartfelt thanking his wife.

“I give everything to the love my life, my wife, Echo, who told me month after month, year after year for 20 years that one day, one day my time would come. Dreams are something you have to believe in. I almost gave up on my dreams. To everyone, please keep your dreams alive! Thank you so much for welcoming me back. I love you. Thank you thank you thank you!”

Quan’s win marks one Hollywood’s biggest comebacks. He started his career as a child actor in the 80s, appeared in the blockbuster of 1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple Doom and 1985 fool,

Waymond Wang’s illustration by Kwan everything together everywhere She received several awards in the lead up to the big night, including Golden Globes, Critics’ Choice Awards, and Screen Actors Guild Awards.

When speaking earlier this month about the years-long journey it took to reach the Oscars, Kwan praised directors such as Steven Spielberg for giving him a foothold in the industry as a young Asian actor.

“If you look back, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas were the first to give an Asian kid a big role in a big movie,” he told Yahoo Entertainment. “Over the years, many people have come up to me and said, ‘I wanted Happen You when I was growing up.'”