Hugh Grant 'so pleased' with Supporting Actor gong at Hollywood Film Awards

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 7 November 2016
Hugh Grant and Anna Elisabet Eberstein

Hugh Grant and Anna Elisabet Eberstein at the 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards

Hugh Grant was 'so pleased' with his Supporting Actor gong at the Hollywood Film Awards because he never wins prizes for his movie roles

Hugh Grant is "so pleased" he scooped the Supporting Actor prize at the Hollywood Film Awards on Sunday night (06.11.16).

The 56-year-old actor was presented the gong by his 'Four Weddings And A Funeral' co-star Andie MacDowell for his role as St Clair Bayfield opposite Meryl Streep in 'Florence Foster Jenkins'.

Accepting the gong, he joked that he wasn't bothered about the ceremony's second-tier status in Hollywood and said to the star-studded room: "I just wanted to say to the Hollywood Film Awards, some people have been rather snooty about you. I don't feel that way at all. I almost never get a prize and I am so pleased with this one. It will not be in my (bathroom) or used as a doorstop. I may wear it as a broach... I am very, very pleased."

Other highlights of the night were Eddie Murphy receiving a rapturous standing ovation as he collected the Hollywood Career Achievement Award and Mel Gibson taking home the Hollywood Director Award, which was presented by his Hacksaw Ridge stars Vince Vaughn and Andrew Garfield.

Elsewhere, Tom Hanks scooped the Hollywood Actor Award for his role as Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger in 'Sully' by legendary actor and director Clint Eastwood, and Casey Affleck presented the Hollywood Screenwriter Award to Kenneth Lonergan for his work on 'Manchester by the Sea'.

James Corden hosted the glitzy ceremony which took place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel and teased the celeb-packed crowd: "If you haven't won an award tonight and you're here, you should fire your publicist."

Hollywood Movie Awards full winners list:

Hollywood Career Achievement Award: Eddie Murphy, presented by Jeffrey Katzenberg

Hollywood Actor Award: Tom Hanks for Sully, presented by Clint Eastwood

Hollywood Supporting Actor Award: Hugh Grant for Florence Foster Jenkins, presented by Andie MacDowell

Hollywood Actress Award: Natalie Portman for Jackie, presented by Susan Sarandon

Hollywood Supporting Actress Award: Nicole Kidman for Lion, presented by Dev Patel

Hollywood Comedy Award: Robert De Niro for The Comedian, presented by Leslie Mann

Hollywood Breakout Actress Award: Naomie Harris for Moonlight, presented by Lenny Kravitz

New Hollywood Award: Lily Collins for Rules Don't Apply, presented by Warren Beatty

Hollywood Spotlight Award: Janelle Monáe for Hidden Figures, presented by Mahershala Ali

Hollywood Documentary Award: Fisher Stevens and Leonardo DiCaprio for Before the Flood, presented by Jonah Hill

Hollywood Ensemble Award: Gold cast including Matthew McConaughey, Bryce Dallas Howard, Edgar Ramirez and Stacy Keach, presented by Kate Hudson

Hollywood Song Award: Justin Timberlake for CAN'T STOP THE FEELING! from Trolls, presented by Anna Kendrick

Hollywood Blockbuster Award:The Jungle Book (accepted by Jon Favreau), presented by Sir Ben Kingsley

Hollywood Director Award: Mel Gibson for Hacksaw Ridge, presented by Andrew Garfield and Vince Vaughn

Hollywood Breakthrough Director Award: Tom Ford for Nocturnal Animals, presented by Julianne Moore

Hollywood Producer Award: Marc Platt for La La Land, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, and The Girl on the Train, presented by Aaron Eckhart

Hollywood Screenwriter Award: Kenneth Lonergan for Manchester By The Sea, presented by Casey Affleck

Hollywood Animation Award: Byron Howard and Rich Moore for Zootopia

Hollywood Cinematography Award: Linus Sandgren for La La Land

Hollywood Film Composer Award: Mychael Danna for Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

Hollywood Editor Award: John Gilbert for Hacksaw Ridge

Hollywood Visual Effects Award: Stephane Ceretti and Richard Bluff for Dr. Strange

Hollywood Sound Award: Christopher Boyes and Frank Eulner for The Jungle Book

Hollywood Costume Design Award: Albert Wolsky for Rules Don't Apply

Hollywood Make Up & Hair Styling Award: Shane Thomas, Angela Conte, Bec Taylor and Noriko Waztanabe for Hacksaw Ridge

Hollywood Production Design Award: Wynn Thomas for Hidden Figures

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