Goldie Hawn on her biggest Oscars regret

Goldie Hawn by no means obtained to have her huge Oscars second.

The actress’ golden movie profession has scored her a number of Oscars nominations and one win in 1970 for the movie “Cactus Flower.”

The shining star, 77, recalled successful the award and the way she nonetheless regrets lacking out on accepting the trophy for finest supporting actress.

“I by no means obtained dressed up. I by no means obtained to select up the award,” she advised Selection. “I remorse it. It’s one thing that I look again on now and assume, ‘It will have been so nice to have the ability to have performed that.’”

The “First Wives Membership” star was quick asleep at her resort in London on April 7, 1970, prepping to shoot the movie “There’s a Woman in My Soup” whereas her identify was introduced as a winner on the Acadamy Awards midway internationally in Los Angeles.

Raquel Welch picked up the statuette on Hawn’s behalf after Fred Astaire introduced Hawn’s identify.

Hawn admitted that she didn’t imagine that she would earn the Oscar for “Cactus Flower” because it was certainly one of her first function movie roles.

Different display icons who had been nominated in the identical finest supporting actress class on the time included Dyan Cannon in “Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice” and Susannah York in “They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?”

“I forgot it was on tv that evening,” the “Loss of life Turns into Her” the actress added. “Then I woke as much as a telephone name at like 4 within the morning. And it was a person’s voice and he mentioned, ‘Hey, congratulations, you bought it.’ ‘I obtained what?’ ‘You bought the Academy Award for finest supporting actress.’”


Goldie Hawn in the film "Cactus Flower."
Goldie Hawn within the movie “Cactus Flower.”
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Hawn was unable to attend the 1970 Oscars ceremony due to being in London for another film at the time.
Hawn was unable to attend the 1970 Oscars ceremony as a consequence of being in London for one more movie on the time.
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After hanging up the decision, the actress mentioned she had “a great cry.”

Regardless of the win occurring over 50 years in the past, Hawn didn’t watch her win till a number of weeks in the past. She came upon Astaire was the one who learn her identify solely lately when she was on her option to a celebration with late-night host Jimmy Kimmel, who introduced up her Oscars win.

“Did you ever see the half the place you’re being introduced by Fred Astaire?’” Kimmel, who’s internet hosting the Oscars this yr, requested her.

The “Shampoo” gushed to Selection about how Astaire was her “idol.” She mentioned she “didn’t know he was the one which introduced my identify. I obtained emotional once I lastly noticed it.”

Raquel Welch picked up the statuette on Hawn's behalf after Fred Astaire announced her name.
Raquel Welch picked up the statuette on Hawn’s behalf after Fred Astaire introduced her identify.
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Hawn additionally mentioned the thought of retirement — a notion she’s not too eager about.

Following the filming of the 2002 movie “The Banger Sisters” with Susan Sarandon, Hawn determined to take a step again from Hollywood.

The rationale? The Sept. 11 terrorist assaults. She didn’t seem in one other movie till 2017’s “Snatched” with Amy Schumer.

The "Death Becomes Her" star is happy to keep on working and doesn't plan to retire anytime soon.
The “Loss of life Turns into Her” star is joyful to maintain on working and doesn’t plan to retire anytime quickly.
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“I’d been making loads of motion pictures for a very long time. And when 9/11 occurred, the world turned the other way up,” she mentioned. “And I wasn’t feeling very joyful… It shook me to the core, and I mentioned, ‘Am I going to make motion pictures, or am I going to do one thing?’” 

These days, she has no intention of slowing down. She lately appeared within the Netflix vacation movie “The Christmas Chronicles” and its 2020 sequel alongside longtime love Kurt Russell as Mrs. Claus.

“I’d like to do Mrs. Claus another time,” Hawn chuckled. “All of us have desires, nevertheless it’s how we fulfill them.”

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