refused to perform the Oscar nominated song for WALL·E
(2008) when the show producers said the song had to be edited down due to its "long" running time. Only the two other nominated songs for Slumdog Millionaire
(2008) were presented in the show performed by John Legend
as being one full act. See more
Just before the presentation of "Best Supporting Actress" the curtain that was supposed to open to reveal the presentation screens don't open. You can then hear a stagehand from backstage yell, "We're doing it. Steve open it!" (his voice was probably picked up through Hugh Jackman's lapel mic.) See more
Himself - Accepting Best Actor in a Supporting Role
First of all, I have to say this is ever so humbling just being amongst such wonderful people and such a wonderful industry. Firstly, I'd like to thank the Academy for recognizing our son's amazing work. Warner Bros. and Christopher Nolan in particular for allowing Heath the creative license to develop and explore this crazy "Joker" character. To Steve Alexander, Heath's mentor, special friend and agent for ten years; we love you, Steve. This award tonight would've humbly validated Heath's ...