Ke Huy Quan accepts the award for best supporting actor.
Ke Huy Quan accepts the award for finest supporting actor. (Carlos Barria/Reuters)

In his acceptance speech after successful finest supporting actor, Ke Huy Quan as soon as once more delivered an earnest and emotional speech, which spoke to by no means giving up in your desires.

The previous little one star, who for years labored behind the digicam after roles for him dried up, tearfully thanked his mom to start out.

“My mother is 84 years previous and he or she’s at house watching,” he stated. “Mother, I simply gained an Oscar.”

He additionally thanked her for her sacrifices and paid tribute to his standing as a former refugee.

“My journey began on a ship. I spent a 12 months in a refugee camp and in some way I ended up right here, on Hollywood’s greatest stage,” Quan stated. “They are saying issues like this solely occur within the films. I can’t imagine that is occurring to me. That is the American dream.”

He additionally paid tribute to his spouse, Echo, whom he stated “month after month, 12 months after 12 months for 20 years instructed me that sooner or later my time will come.”

“Desires are one thing you need to imagine in. I virtually gave up on mine,” he stated. “To all of you on the market, please preserve your desires alive.”

Earlier on the purple carpet, Quan talked about that his household, together with his brother whom he additionally thanked, had traveled from Houston to assist him on Oscars evening.

The actor has been the darling of the awards season because the comeback story of the 12 months, shifting many to tears with every of his wins.

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