Louise Fletcher (1976)
Louise Fletcher won the award for best actress in the movie One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. She was so emotional about winning the award that she came on stage and started stammering. However, she still managed to say ‘thank you’ in a sign language. The audiences were left in tears because she actually thanked her parents who were deaf and dumb.
Jack Palance (1992)
Jack Palance, who was 73 years old back in 1992, received an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in the movie City Slickers. Despite his age, he managed to make one-handed push-ups which are still remembered by many.
Jennifer Lawrence (2013)
Most recently, Jennifer Lawrence won the award for best female actress in the movie Silver Lining Playbook. She fell to the floor after tripping on her dress and still managed to come on stage to make a joke. She said, “You guys are standing only because you feel bad that I fell!”
Halle Berry (2002)
Halle Berry managed to become the first and, to date, the only black woman who has managed to win an Oscar. When she took the stage after winning the award for Best Female Actress, she was left in tears. Her speech consisted of these historic lines, “this moment is bigger than me!”
Silence of the Lambs (1992)
Oscars don’t really do well with scary movies. In fact, not many scary movies have been awarded over the years. However, when Silence of the Lambs came out in the year 1992, it managed to win not one but five awards. This is something that only the movies ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ and ‘It Happened in One Night’ have accomplished.
Jennifer Garner (2006)
Jennifer Garner was coming on stage with millions of people having their eyes set on her. The actress tripped from her dress and fell on the stairs. However, she still managed to get up, walk up to the microphone to say this legendary line, “I do all my own stunts!”
Sacheen Littlefeather (1973)
In 1973 Marlon Brando won the award for Best Actor in the movie The Godfather. Back in the days Native Americans were not being recognized equally by the film industry. Therefore, Brando hired an actress, Sacheen Littlefeather, and she dressed up as a Native Indian, went up to on the stage and took the award for Marlon Brando.