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Oscars 2009: Sean Penn Wins Oscar for His Portrayal Of Slain Gay Activist-Politician Harvey Milk in "Milk"

February 23, 2009

Sean Penn speaks up against the ban on gay marriage

By Jeffrey Jolson and Ane Howard


Penn forgets to thank his wife Robin     Wright-Penn, during acceptance speech. When asked about it later, Penn states,"It's a given that Robin is my best friend and that I'm grateful to her. I wanted to keep it professional, and not focus on family."


HOLLYWOOD, CA (RushPRnews/Hollywood Today) 2/22/09 — “You Commie, Homo-loving Sons of a Guns - and I do know how hard it is to make you like me very often” said Sean Penn after winning the Oscar for his performance as one of the first publicly admitted gay politician, the assassinated Harvey Milk from San Francisco.

The best male actor was one of the toughest competitions- with Penn beating out Mickey Rourke’s act in “The Wrestler,” which won Mick the Indie Award last night, and pinning Brad Pitt, whose diverse role in “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” which had 13 nominations coming into the evening.

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The evening’s Best Film winner, “Slumdog Millionaire,” did not have an actor up in the category.
Yet “Milk” showed it was good for you with multiple honors.

One thing that was different this year was five past Oscar-winners each speaking of the top five 2009 nominees. Robert DeNiro, who has worked with Penn in the past, joked and also honored Penn, not only for being a great actor but a great human being.

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Jeffrey Jolson is Hollywood Today founding editor-in-chief and a RushPRnews partner and contributor since 2006. Jeffrey, of the Al Jolson family, also founded HollywoodReporter.com and Grammy.com. Hollywood Today reporters have written for Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, Forbes, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, the New York Times, the Boston Globe, The San Francisco Chronicle, AP, E!, Popular Science and Popular Mechanics.

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