Being Best Director, Actor, Actress and Picture the most expected categories from the audience, it is understood that Oscars Ceremony administration present those awards at the end of the event. But for equilibrating and relieving the stress of the three hour ceremony some equally hoped awards are presented at the very beginning.
The Oscar for Best Actor/Actress in a Supporting Role gives a recognition to that element of the movie that wasn’t the leading role but every time it appeared on screen it stole the scene. It usually the role falls on the villain of the movie, or on the sidekick/best friend of the main character or that individual that represents a comic relief on the dramatic film.
In 4 years, Austrian-German Actor Christoph Waltz has collected two Oscars for his roles in ‘Inglourious Basterds’ and ‘Django Unchained‘. Both awards were in the Best Supporting Actor and both by Quentin Tarantino films. On ‘Inglourious Basterds’ Waltz portrays the villain of the film, Col. Hans Landa, meanwhile on ‘Django Unchained‘ he is Jamie Foxx Master who helps him to save Django’s wife, Dr. King Schultz.
Christoph Waltz at his 56 years old has become a part of the promise of the new decade of actors, whose determination and quality will get them any award they be nominated.
A German Television Star since his 20s, Waltz entered the American market by the hand of Quentin Tarantino, and by the time he has been part of at least 5 blockbusters deals.
Christoph Waltz excellency has been proofed so far that he is even being considered for ‘Reykjavik‘, a biopic project will put him in the leading role of the former President of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, along side actor Michael Douglas as President of the United States, Ronald Reagan.
Fun Fact: Since Christoph Waltz wan his Oscar for Inglourious Basters in 2009, the following Academy Award winners for Best Supporting Actor were actors whose names began with prefix ‘Christ’. Christian Bale for The Fighter (2010), Christopher Plummer for Beginners (2011) and Christoph Waltz for Django Unchained (2012).