Jamie Lee Curtis has gained her first Oscar, going a step additional than her film star dad and mom who have been each nominated for an Academy Award.
The Hollywood actress, who’s the well-known offspring of “Psycho” star Janet Leigh and “Some Like It Sizzling” actor Tony Curtis, took house one of the best actress in a supporting function award at Sunday evening’s Oscars for her acclaimed efficiency in “Every little thing In every single place All at As soon as.”
Throughout her emotional speech, Curtis, 64, made positive to remind the world of her Hollywood roots and the truth that her late dad and mom by no means made it to the rostrum.
“I do know it seems like I’m standing up right here on my own, however I’m not. I’m tons of of individuals,” Curtis stated, earlier than itemizing her coworkers on “Every little thing In every single place All at As soon as,” including: “We simply gained an Oscar.”
She went on to acknowledge her household, plus followers of the “style motion pictures” that Curtis has made.
Within the concluding moments of her speech, Curtis stated: “And my mom and my father have been each nominated for Oscars in several classes. I simply gained an Oscar.”
Leigh was nominated for finest actress in a supporting function in 1960 for her function in Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho,” whereas Tony Curtis acquired a nomination in 1958 for finest actor in a number one function for his efficiency in “The Defiant Ones.”
In December, Curtis weighed in on the nepotism dialog after Vulture.com dubbed 2022 “The 12 months of the Nepo Child” in a sequence of articles in regards to the privilege of celebrities with well-known dad and mom.
“There’s not a day in my skilled life that goes by with out my being reminded that I’m the daughter of film stars,” she wrote on the time, including that “the present dialog about nepo infants is simply designed to attempt to diminish and denigrate and damage.”
Curtis, whose appearing credit embody Disney’s “Freaky Friday” and “Halloween,” identified that, whereas she had navigated her decades-long appearing profession “with the benefits my related and mirrored fame introduced me,” she didn’t agree with the “assumptions and snide remarks that somebody associated to another person who is known of their subject for his or her artwork, would by some means don’t have any expertise in any respect.”
The mother-of-two added: “I’ve come to be taught that’s merely not true.”
Curtis additionally made mild of her “Nepo Child” moniker ultimately month’s SAG awards the place she gained the award for excellent efficiency by a feminine actor in a supporting function.
Throughout her speech, she instructed the viewers: “I do know you have a look at me and suppose ‘nepo child,’ that’s why she’s there, and I completely get it,” Curtis stated. “However the reality of the matter is I’m 64 years previous, and that is simply superb.”