Tripping over your dress with tens of millions of people watching you live from all around the world is probably hard to live down. Jennifer Garner though, collected herself, walked up to the microphone, and calmly informed the crowd, “I do all my own stunts.”
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Prior to this Steven had certainly already made a name for himself having received several nominations, but with a masterpiece like Schindler’s List he might as well have handed himself the Oscar.
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Robert Opel didn’t phase host David Niven in the slightest when he charged onto the stage sans clothing. In fact, after a brief pause David said this, “”The only laugh that man will ever get in his life is by stripping… and showing his shortcomings”. Ouch.
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Deviating from the norm, the number one spot goes to Jack Nicholson…for consistency. Every year he’s right down there in the front row cracking jokes and showing off his sunglasses. It would be hard to imagine the Oscars without him. Live long and prosper, Jack.
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