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Oscars 2023: Ke Huy Quan Is The First Asian To Win Best Supporting Actor In 38 Years

Oscars 2023: JKe Huy Quan on the Oscars. (courtesy: Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

Los Angeles:

 Everything Everywhere All at Once fame Ke Huy Quan is on cloud 9 as he received the Academy Award for finest actor in a supporting position.

Quan took house the Oscar on Monday for his critically acclaimed position as a doting husband in Everything Everywhere All at Once. He grew to become simply the second performer of Asian descent to win Best Supporting Actor on the Academy Awards.

Quan, a toddler star who returned to the highlight after practically 40 years, grew to become emotional whereas accepting the award, Variety reported.

In his acceptance speech, Quan stated, “My journey started on a boat. I spent a year in a refuge camp. And somehow, I ended up here on Hollywood’s biggest stage.”

“They say stories like this only happen the movies. I cannot believe it’s happening to me. This — this is the American dream,” he added.

For Quan, the victory marks an particularly emotional coda to awards season. He rose to fame earlier than his teenage years, enjoying Harrison Ford’s sidekick in 1984’s Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and showing in 1985’s The Goonies. But Quan stop performing shortly after as a result of he discovered there weren’t many substantial movie roles for Asian individuals.

Directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, Everything Everywhere All at Once premiered at 2022’s SXSW to important and industrial acclaim. At the field workplace, the movie grew to become the uncommon pandemic-era indie smash with $100 million globally. It stands as A24’s highest-grossing launch of all time.



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