“All at once” star Ke Hui Kuan gave a speech at the “Best Supporting Actor Oscar” nomination.
Ke Hui Quan won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor The Oscars On Sunday night, he gave a moving speech as he accepted the honor.
“My mother is 84 years old, she is watching at home. Mom, I just won an Oscar!” said Quan, whose speech was met with cheers and applause from the audience.
“My journey started on a boat,” Quan continued. “I spent a year in a refugee camp and somehow I ended up here on the biggest stage in Hollywood. They say that such events only happen in movies. I can’t believe this is happening to me. This, this, this is the American dream.’
Quan’s victory was the last a wide range of honors For the “All at once” star, who received a standing ovation from the audience for his role in the hit film by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert.
Quan has been known for his impassioned speeches this year as he scoops award after award at major awards ceremonies. The actor spoke with his trademark candor after winning the Oscars on Sunday night.
Quan’s role as the devoted husband and business partner of an overworked laundromat owner played by Academy Award nominee Michelle Yeoh is an inspiring comeback for the actor, who stepped away from the big screen in the mid-1990s after gaining popularity as a child. Actor in the 80s films Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and The Goonies.
“Something to believe in dreams,” he said Sunday evening. “I almost gave up on myself. May all your dreams come true. Thank you, thank you very much for welcoming me. I love you. Thank you, thank you, thank you!”