Tom Hanks Delivers
Emotional Acceptance Speech
at 2020 Golden Globes.
Tom Hanks recently took to
the stage at the 2020 Golden Globes
to accept the Cecil B. DeMille Award.
According to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association,
the award was bestowed upon Hanks for his “outstanding
contributions to the world of entertainment.” .
During his acceptance speech, Hanks tearfully
spoke about how “blessed” he was to have his family. .
A loving group of people who
have put up with me being away
for months and months and months
at a time. I can’t tell you how much
your love means to me, Tom Hanks, via ‘Washington Post’.
He then turned his attention to his fellow
celebrities, stressing the importance of pulling
motivation from the people you work with. .
You’re a dope if you don’t steal from everybody
you’ve ever worked with, and I have stolen
from the likes of the people who only need
one name, like Meryl, like Denzel, like Antonio,
like Meg, like Julia, Tom Hanks, via ‘Washington Post’.
He also named a number of screenwriters
and directors, including Nora Ephron,
Steven Spielberg and Clint Eastwood.
Hanks concluded his speech by crediting everyone he’s ever
worked with as “[helping] [him] get to that place” of success. .
Movies are made shot by shot. … Everyone has
to do their job to perfection, have to hit a mark
and have to go there … And it’s those moments
as an actor where everyone I have ever worked
with helped me get to that place, Tom Hanks, via ‘Washington Post’