Brendan Fraser is reflecting on the hardships of his career. The actor won the Academy award the “Best Actor” for his marvelous performance in the film ‘The Whale.’Moreover, The 95th Academy was held yesterday 12th March. Fraser gave an emotional speech while receiving the award.
Brendan Fraser first time won the award
Fraser won the prestigious award for the first time. Therefore, he made his win more memorable with an emotional speech where he reflected on his journey. The 54-year-old began his speech by saying, “So this is what the multiverse looks like! Oh my goodness!”
Later on, he tanked the makers of the film and the Academy for giving him this prestigious moment. He said, “I thank the Academy for this honor and to our studio, A24, for making such a bold film. And I’m grateful to Darren Aronofsky for throwing me a creative lifeline and hauling me aboard the ship of The Whale.”
Moreover, the actor thanked and praised his fellow nominees. He said, “Gentlemen, you laid your whale-sized hearts bare so that we could see inside your souls like no one else could do. And it is my honor to be named alongside you in this category.” Fraser didn’t stop there as he went on parsing his co-star Hong Chau. Chau was nominated in the supporting actress category.
He then reflected on his long career, “I started in this business 30 years ago and things didn’t come easily to me but there was a facility that I didn’t appreciate at the time until it stopped. And I just want to say thank you for this acknowledgment because it couldn’t be done without my cast. It’s been like a diving expedition at the bottom of the ocean and the air to the line on the surface is on a launch being watched over by some people in my life, like my sons Holden and Leland and Griffin. I love you, Griffy.”
Later on, he thanked his manager and girlfriend Jeanne Moore. Brendan ended his speech by thanking the audience.