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It's frustrating. Even though I agree with all of you [other actors being interviewed], I have a less romantic and idealistic approach to acting. Over there [Germany], the business is based on mediocrity. On a high level, admittedly, but mediocrity. You reach a certain level, beyond which you will not go. Not just in career but in challenges and opportunity. It's interesting for the specific ...
In 2013, he won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for Quentin Tarantino
's anti-slavery western Django Unchained
(2012), where he plays a bounty hunter who opposes the enslavement of the blacks. The next year, he presented the Best Supporting Actress Oscar to Lupita Nyong'o
, who won for her performance as a slave in Steve McQueen
's anti-slavery drama 12 Years a Slave
(2013). In addition to this, his...
Characters often explain their motivations or opinions through long (usually humor-filled) speeches