I’d like to thank. . .
James Cameron, Best Director, Titanic, 1997
Roberto Benigni, when he won his second Oscar of the night for Life is Beautiful, 1999
Grace Kelly, Best Actress, Academy Awards, 1955
Sandra Bullock, Best Actress, The Blind Side, 2010
Bob Hope, at the first ever Academy Awards to be televised in colour in 1965
Hillary Swank, Best Actress, Million Dollar Baby, 2004
the iconic moment when Halle Berry becomes the first black woman to win a Best Actress Oscar for Monster’s Ball, 2000
Jessica Yu, Best Short Subject Documentary for Breathing Lessons: The Life and Work of Mark O’Brien, 1997
Christopher Plummer, Best Supporting Actor, The Beginners, 2012 – aged 82 at the time, he is the oldest Oscar winner ever.
Robin Williams, Best Supporting Actor, Good Will Hunting, 1998
Dianne Wiest, Best Supporting Actress, Hannah and Her Sisters, 1987
a good humoured Aaron Sorkin who addresses his daughter and won Best Adapted Screenplay for The Social Network in 2011
Julia Roberts, Best Actress, Erin Brockovich, 2000