Jamie Lee Curtis Thanks Genre Movie Fans After First Oscar Win
Jamie Lee Curtis won her first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Everything everywhere all at once. Acknowledging the hundreds of people who were part of the project in his speech, Curtis said:
“I know I look like I’m here all alone, but I’m not, I’m hundreds of people. I’m hundreds of people. Where are the Daniels?”
“To all the people who have supported the genre films I’ve made over the years, the thousands and hundreds of thousands of people, we just won an Oscar together!” she said.
“And to my mom and dad, who were both nominated for Oscars in different categories – I just won an Oscar!”
Curtis battled Angela Bassett, Hong Chau, Kerry Condon and co-star Stephanie Hsu for Best Supporting Actress at the 2023 Oscars.
In Everything everywhere all at once, Curtis plays Deirdre Beaubeirdre, the tax official who eventually becomes the adversary of Michelle Yeoh who plays Evelyn, a middle-aged Chinese immigrant who must save the world. The film was written, directed and produced by the Daniels (Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert) and earned 11 Oscar nominations.