Daniel Day-Lewis Gets Laughs With Oscars Speech

Best Actor winner jokes with Meryl Streep during his acceptance speech.
1:57 | 02/24/13

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It was 1997. When Cuba Gooding junior delivered that interest -- -- acceptance speech for his best supporting actor -- for Jerry Maguire. Even received a standing ovation. Here's what -- Oscar's best moments from this year's show. I do know that I've received so much more than my fair share of good fortune. In my life and I'm so grateful to the academy for this useful on the it's a strange thing because three years ago. Before we decided to do it straight -- I had actually been committed it to play Margaret Thatcher -- A and then. And Merrill was. Was was Stephen's first choice food. For Lincoln. Months. I'd like sit out -- -- -- And I Stephen didn't have to persuade me to play Lincoln but I had to persuade -- the perhaps if I was gonna do it that Lincoln shouldn't be a musical. My fellow nominees might equals. My basses. I'm so proud to have been included as one amongst you. When we -- married sixteen years ago. Since we got married sixteen years ago my wife Rebecca has. -- with some very strange man. I mean they -- strange as individuals and probably even stranger if taken as a group. But luckily she's the plus -- one in the -- in she's been the perfect companion to all of them.

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