Jamie Lee Curtis won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.
This year’s Academy Awards took place at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday (March 12), with Jimmy Kimmel returning as host.
The third category to be announced was Best Supporting Actress, where Curtis took home the gold statuette.
Ariana DeBose and CODA The award was presented by Troy Kotsur, who delivered his final speech using sign language.
Curtis, 64, won for her role as Deirdre Bobeirdre in the film Everything Everywhere At OnceMichelle Yeoh, Ke Huy Quan and Best Supporting Actress nominee Stephanie Hsu also star.
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Other nominees in the category include Angela Bassett Black Panther: Always WakandaFor Hong Chau WhaleFor Kerry Condon Banshees of Inisherand for Hsu as well Everything Everywhere At Once.
Accepting his award on stage, Curtis acknowledged his famous parents and fellow actors Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh in his speech. He also thanked AEAO directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert.
This is the first year that Curtis has been nominated for an Academy Award. Last month, he received a Screen Actors Guild Award for the same role.
Curtis’ win came on the heels of his co-star Ke Huy Quan winning best supporting actor. He was visibly emotional as he took the stage to accept the award.
“My mother is 84 years old and she is taking care of it at home,” said the actor. “Mom, I just won an Oscar!”