Of the twenty actors nominated that year, Judi Dench
was the only one not in attendance. She had recently had knee surgery and was still hospitalized on Oscar night. See more
Helen Mirren - Presenter: Best Adapted Screenplay and Winner: Best Actress in a Leading Role
I've got my purse in one hand, my earring in the other. Thank you, Academy. Thank you so much. Huge honor. You know my sister told me that all kids love to get gold stars and this is the biggest and the best gold star that I have ever had in my life. I want to share my gold star with my fellow nominees, those brilliant, brilliant actresses who gave such amazing performances this year. I also share my gold star with the filmmakers: with Stephen Frears, with Peter Morgan, with Andy Harries, and ...