Deaf actor Troy Kotsur makes history through the Oscars gate


The pop star opened Beyonce The ceremony held by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

In Coda, an acronym for “Daughter of Deaf Adults,” Coster played Frank Rossi, the father of a teenage girl who struggles to help her family’s fishing business while pursuing her own musical ambitions..

And he said kotsur In a speech he gave in sign language while receiving the award, “It is amazing to be here on this trip. I can’t believe I am here.“.

He added, “I dedicate the award to the deaf community, the CUDA community and the disabled community. This is our moment“.

The person was deaf The only other one who won an award oscars She is Marley Matlin, who co-stars with Kotsur in the movie (Coda). She won Best Actress in 1986.

DeBose won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her performance as Anita in Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story..

DeBose, 31, who is new to feature films, won widespread acclaim for her role as Anita, a Puerto Rican woman who showcases her talents for singing and dancing in the song “America”.“.

Deboss thanked “Divine Inspiration” Rita Moreno, who won the Best Supporting Actress award in 1962 for her role as Anita in the original version of the film..

The Japanese drama “Drive My Car” won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.

The three-hour film centers on a widowed actor and director, played by Hidetoshi Nishijima, who must contend with demons beneath the seemingly perfect rooftop for his marriage after the death of his wife..

The movie was directed by Ryosuke Hamaguchi Adapted from a short story by Haruki Murakami.

Upon receiving the award, Hamaguchi thanked the film’s production companies that “brought the film to the United States.”“.


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