Thursday, June 13, 2024

Oscars 2020: Laura Dern wins her first Academy Award

Laura Dern won her first-ever Academy Award for the best actor for the movie Marriage story. The Netflix marriage story made her the winner on Sunday night when Oscars were held in California USA. The actress has performed well and has given some phenomenal performances in other movies as well but she hasn’t been lucky enough to receive the prestigious trophy before. The actress has played an upright divorce lawyer in the Netflix Marriage story and has impressed the audience and critics with the performance.

She played the character of Scarlett Johnson who is a fierce divorce lawyer. She has collected various other trophies as well for the relationship drama series of Netflix and has been lucky at various award ceremonies. She is well deserved and totally owns each award she is getting because her performance in the series is on another level. She was nominated for the Oscars twice before but wasn’t lucky enough to win in any of those categories.

When the announcement for her was made she was delighted and surprised and came up to the stage and thanked Noah Baumbach for choosing her to play the character. She have a heartwarming speech at the stage and said “Noah [Baumbach] wrote a movie about love,” Dern expressed on the stage. “The movie is about breaching divisions in the name and in the honor of family and home and hopefully for all of us in the name of our planet.”

“I would like to say a special thank you to the gifts of the love stories of my life, my stepchildren, CJ and Harris, my heart and inspiration, Ellery and Jaya,” She further said. “You know, some say never meet your heroes, but I say if you’re really blessed you get them as your parents. I share this with my acting heroes, my legends, Dianne Ladd and Bruce Dern.” She also named people she respects and considers them to be a part her success.

Lauren was celebrating her birthday when the award ceremony was held. She further went on to add in her speech “this is the best birthday present, ever.”

This was the third Oscar nomination for Dern and she has been previously nominated for Rambling Rose and Wild. It has been a great and fulfilling award season for Lauren because besides Oscars she has also won other awards for her performance in Marriage story. The movie was the first in her career that helped her to get acknowledged as an actress.

Laura Dern started off her acting career when she was just 11 years old. Acting came to her naturally as she is the daughter of acclaimed actors. Her parents were also nominated for the Academy Awards for their performances in various roles but weren’t lucky enough to win any awards in her active career. Her parents have been nominated for the Academy Awards for their performances and were glad that their daughter has won the Award for the brilliant performance. She mentioned in her speech that she has been brought up in Hollywood it was her dream to win an Academy Award always. Her wish finally got fulfilled on her birthday and she couldn’t get any happier than this.

In a recent interview with a magazine, she revealed that she was born by parents who are actors and she has been taught that preparing a speech ahead of time doesn’t work. The happiness comes from within when you go to the stage and receive the award and living in the moment and expressing your view on the spot is the best thing one can do.

Teodora Torrendo
Teodora Torrendo
Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.

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