Brendan Fraser tearfully accepted the Academy Award for greatest actor for his position within the movie “The Whale” on Sunday.
He started his speech by thanking the movie’s director Darren Aronofsky “for throwing me a artistic lifeline.”
Fraser was nominated in his class alongside Colin Farrell (“The Banshees of Inisherin”), Paul Mescal (“Aftersun”), Austin Butler (“Elvis) and Invoice Nighy (“Residing”).
In a speech filled with nautical references, Fraser stated that “solely whales can swim on the depth” of his co-star Hong Chau.
Referencing his 30-year profession in Hollywood, Fraser stated there have been facets of his journey that “I didn’t admire on the time till it stopped.”
With reddened eyes, he ended his emotional speech by thanking his kids and his “greatest first mate,” accomplice Jeanne Moore.
His greatest actor trophy caps off a profitable run on the awards circuit this season for Fraser, who additionally gained a SAG Award and Critics Selection Award for his efficiency in “The Whale.”