Best Supporting Actor: Mr. Sunshine
Alan Arkin Photo by: Kevork Djansezian / AP
In the first acting award of the night, Alan Arkin
nabbed an Oscar for his role as the cranky drug-addicted grandpa in Little Miss Sunshine.
An announcer revealed Arkin was almost rejected for the role because he was "too virile" – and he came off as a stoic tough guy through most of his acceptance speech, until he choked up upon thanking his wife and three sons for "their endless support." Awww ...
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