Anthony Hopkins‘ win for Best Actor at the 2021 Oscars was definitely one of the most surprising moments of the night, but he wasn’t even awake to see it happen!
The 83-year-old actor made history by becoming the oldest actor to win an acting prize at the Oscars thanks to his win for The Father.
Everyone was surprised that Anthony beat out Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom star Chadwick Boseman and it seems the Oscars producers were probably surprised too. They saved the Best Actor category to be the final award of the night, seemingly setting up the show to end with a tribute to the late actor. Instead, it ended with an anti-climatic moment as there was no one there to accept the award.
Anthony‘s agent has released a statement for the actor, who just learned that he won the award.
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