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Golden Globes: Ke Huy Quan Thanks Steven Spielberg During Acceptance Speech for Giving Him an Opportunity as a Child

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Ke Huy Quan took home the award for best performance by an actor in a supporting role in any motion picture during the 2023 Golden Globes for Everything Everywhere All at Once.

It was the actor’s first Golden Globe nomination.

“I was raised to never forget where I came from and to always remember who gave me my first opportunity. I am so happy to see Steven Spielberg here tonight. Steven, thank you,” Quan said in his acceptance speech. He continued to talk about how he started working as a child actor Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doomwhich was directed by Spielberg.

“More than 30 years later, two guys thought of me. They remembered that kid and they gave me an opportunity to try again,” he said as he thanked them Everything Everywhere All at Once directors, Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, collectively known as Daniels. “Everything that has happened since has been unbelievable.”

Quan plays Waymond Wang in the A24 record-grosser, the husband of laundromat owner Evelyn Wang (Michelle Yeoh). The action-comedy centers around a Chinese-American immigrant, Evelyn, who is being audited by the IRS. But then she discovers that she must connect with different versions of herself in parallel universes to stop a powerful being from destroying the multiverse.

Other contenders in the category were Brendan Gleeson (The Banshees of Inisherin), Barry Keoghan (The Banshees of Inisherin), Brad Pitt (Babylon) and Eddie Redmayne (The Good Nurse).

Everything Everywhere All at Once received a total of six nominations at the 2023 Golden Globes.

Jerrod Carmichael hosted the 80th annual ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel Tuesday night.

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