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The Big Little Lies actress was equally as overcome with emotions as she accepted her first Oscar win at the 92nd Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday.
“Thank you to the Academy for this honour, just to be in this room with such remarkable artists, including my fellow nominee, my sisters and colleagues,” Laura began.
The actress then gave thanks to the cast and Crew, before mentioning those closest to her.
“Thank you to this cast, the majestic Adam, Scarlet, Allan, Ray, our amazing crew, David, Noah wrote a movie about love and about breaching divisions in the name and in the honour of family and home and hopefully for all of us in the name of our planet.
“I would like to say a special thank you to the gifts of the love stories in my life, my stepchildren, CJ and Harris, my heart and inspiration, Ellery and Jaya.”
Laura concluded her acceptance speecha by given a special acknowledgment to her parents.
“Some say never meet your heroes but I say if you are really blessed you have them as your parents… I share this with my legends, Diane Ladd and Bruce Dern,” she said.