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90th Oscars Onstage Speech Transcript: ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

SPEECH BY: Allison Janney

FILM: "I, Tonya"


ALLISON JANNEY: I did it all by myself. Okay, nothing further from the truth. Thank you to the Academy, my fellow nominees, you represent everything that is good and right and human about this profession. You are all extraordinary. Steven Rogers, look what you did. Look what you did. You are a brilliant writer. Thank you for the gift of LaVona. I did not see this coming, you did. You give new meaning to the word "friend."

To my "I, Tonya" family: the magnificent Margot Robbie, the fearless Craig Gillespie, a cast and crew and bird that elevated my work. To Tom and Bryan, Neon, 30West. My team Janney: Leslie Siebert, Chris Henze, Ilana Reiss, Karen Samfilippo, we've been together a long time. Thank you for all of your work. Joanne Woodward, I want to thank you for your encouragement and generosity that gave me the confidence to think I could pursue a career in acting. To my mother and father, Jay, my family, my family of friends, the staff at GADA, you know who you are, I love you. And this is for Hal. You're always in my heart. Thank you very much.



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