CHRISTOPH WALTZ OSCAR ACCEPTANCE SPEECH FOR HIS PORTRAYAL OF DR. KING SCHULTZ IN “DJANGO UNCHAINED” - Feb. 24, 2013
“Thank you. Thank you so much, Mr. De Niro, Mr. Arkin, Mr. Hoffman and Mr. Jones, my respect. My… my unlimited gratitude goes to Dr. King Schultz. That is, of course, to the creator and the creator of his awe-inspiring world – Quentin Tarentino.
And I thank Jamie Foxx and Leo DiCaprio. Sam Jackson and Kerry Washington. I thank Harvey Weinstein and Amy Pascal. Stacey Sher. Reginald Hudlin and Pilar Savone. I thank Adam Schweitzer and Lisa Kasteler. And I thank My friends Jeff Dashnaw and Bill Clark who saved my neck.
We participated in a hero’s journey – the hero here being Quentin. And you scale the mountain because you’re not afraid of it. You slay the dragon because you’re not afraid of it and you cross through fire because it’s worth it. I borrowed my character’s words so sorry… couldn’t resist. Thank you.”
So happy he won
Christopher Eccleston as the Ninth Doctor in Doctor Who. (2005).
gif set - nine and rose through time
“Skank skank skank”!
I love Jesse