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It’s About Time! Sam Elliott Got Very Emotional Following His First Ever Oscar Nomination

Date January 24, 2019

The Hollywood legend and one of the most well-recognized mustached actors in the world, Sam Elliott, got super emotional finding out about his first ever Oscar nomination.

It’s About Time! Sam Elliott Got Very Emotional Following His First Ever Oscar NominationIt’s About Time! Sam Elliott Got Very Emotional Following His First Ever Oscar NominationIt’s About Time! Sam Elliott Got Very Emotional Following His First Ever Oscar NominationIt’s About Time! Sam Elliott Got Very Emotional Following His First Ever Oscar NominationGetty Images / Ideal Image

Breaking his own record

Sam Elliott is one of the most beloved and admired American actors who gained his popularity for his awesome roles of cowboys back in the 1970s.

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Elliott has a lot of significant awards in his arsenal but, for some reason, the actor had never been nominated for the Academy Awards. Well, at least, until now.

It’s About Time! Sam Elliott Got Very Emotional Following His First Ever Oscar NominationIt’s About Time! Sam Elliott Got Very Emotional Following His First Ever Oscar NominationIt’s About Time! Sam Elliott Got Very Emotional Following His First Ever Oscar NominationIt’s About Time! Sam Elliott Got Very Emotional Following His First Ever Oscar NominationGetty Images / Ideal Image

Sam Elliott got his first Oscar nomination as a Best Supporting Actor for his role as Bobby Maine in the iconic film A Star is Born. The actor couldn’t hold back his happy emotions when found about his nomination. In an interview with Deadline, Elliott said:

It's about f---ing time! It’s great to be recognized for that, that’s really all it’s about.

It’s About Time! Sam Elliott Got Very Emotional Following His First Ever Oscar NominationIt’s About Time! Sam Elliott Got Very Emotional Following His First Ever Oscar NominationIt’s About Time! Sam Elliott Got Very Emotional Following His First Ever Oscar NominationIt’s About Time! Sam Elliott Got Very Emotional Following His First Ever Oscar NominationGetty Images / Ideal Image

The actor’s co-star in the movie, incredible Lady Gaga, also got two Oscar nominations this year. It looks like A Star is Born has pretty good chances to set a new record at the upcoming Academy Awards. Great job!

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It’s About Time! Sam Elliott Got Very Emotional Following His First Ever Oscar NominationIt’s About Time! Sam Elliott Got Very Emotional Following His First Ever Oscar NominationIt’s About Time! Sam Elliott Got Very Emotional Following His First Ever Oscar NominationIt’s About Time! Sam Elliott Got Very Emotional Following His First Ever Oscar NominationGetty Images / Ideal Image

Our congratulations to the eminent Sam Elliott on his nomination. He truly deserved it.

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