Sam Rockwell's Acceptance Speech at the 2018 Oscars
Sam Rockwell's Oscar Speech Included a Touching Tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman
Congratulations to Sam Rockwell for winning Best Supporting Actor! #Oscars
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Sam Rockwell took home the trophy for best supporting actor at the 2018 Oscars for his work in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, and his acceptance speech definitely didn't disappoint. After being announced as the winner, beating out the likes of Woody Harrelson, Christopher Plummer, and Richard Jenkins, Rockwell took the stage to thank the Academy. "I'd like to thank the Academy. I never thought I'd say those words," Rockwell joked. The actor also took a moment to dedicate his award to the late Philip Seymour Hoffman and shout out to his girlfriend, Leslie Bibb: "You light my fire, baby!" Watch a clip of his touching acceptance speech above.