“I wasn’t sure what was going to happen tonight but I thought something magical was going to happen,” Whitaker said backstage after receiving the award. Forest Whitaker accepts his Oscar for best actor for his role in "The Last King of Scotland" at the 79th Annual Academy awards in Hollywood, February 25, 2007. Amin died in 2003. The clearly emotional Whitaker took several long breaths, his Oscar statue in hand, before pronouncing himself “overwhelmed” by the award and pulling out a prepared speech. Neben zahlreichen Auszeichnungen erhielt er 2007 für seine Rolle als Idi Amin im Spielfilm Der letzte König von Schottland den Oscar für die beste Hauptrolle. Slowly, slowly it gets covered up by all the monstrous things,” he said on Sunday. Whitaker has said Amin was one of his toughest roles, which he prepared for by interviewing Amin’s siblings, former members of his government and even victims of his regime. Forest Steven Whitaker (Longview, Texas, 1961. július 15. He won an Academy Award for his performance as Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in the film. Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. frame. 3.0, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, A lap utolsó módosítása: 2020. október 24., 10:11. See here for a complete list of exchanges and delays.

Which is your favorite actor with unusual eyes? named Big Harold in Oliver Stone’s “Platoon” and a kidnapped British soldier in Neil Jordan’s “The Crying Game.”, (Additional reporting by Alexandria Sage).

Forest Steven Whitaker (født 15. juli 1961 i Longview i Texas, USA) er en Oscar -belønnet amerikansk skuespiller og filminstruktør. Looking for a slightly scary movie to watch this Halloween? Box Office, Meet the Stars of Marvel's 'Black Panther', Star Wars: Episode I - A Dark Jedi (1999), Lee Daniels’ The Butler 2013 (LA) premiere. For me it is like my ancestors speaking to me and they are saying to me, ‘We are with you.’”, O’Toole, who was first nominated for a best actor Oscar in 1963 for “Lawrence of Arabia,” was in the running this year for playing an aging actor who falls for a young woman in “Venus.”, Also nominated were Leonardo DiCaprio for “Blood Diamond,” Ryan Gosling as an inner-city school teacher with a drug habit in “Half Nelson,” and Will Smith as a struggling salesman who ends up homeless with his son in “The Pursuit of Happyness.”. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn. Looking for some great streaming picks? The actor, who had won a Golden Globe for the performance, said he had felt good going into the Academy Awards. “I tried to understand what happened to him as a kid.



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