It’s been a long, long wait for the nicest person in the world, Jackie Chan. And his speech was worth the wait.
After 52 years and over 200 films, the Hong Kong action star and martial artist has been recognised for his contributions to the film industry by The Academy. He received an Honorary Oscar at the Governors Ball on Saturday.
The award is a chance for The Academy to acknowledge an artist’s whole body of work. Chan has primarily featured in martial arts and action-comedy films — two genres that don’t really get recognition by award givers.
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