Jamie Lee Curtis celebrates first ever Oscar nomination

'It was never even in my wildest dream box'

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 10: Jamie Lee Curtis attends the 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton on January 10, 2023 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)
Jamie Lee Curtis has received her first ever Oscar nomination. (Getty Images)

Jamie Lee Curtis is celebrating her first ever Oscar nomination for her role in Everything Everywhere All At Once.

The acting legend will compete for Best Supporting Actress against Kerry Condon, Angela Bassett, Hong Chao and her co-star Stephanie Hsu.

Celebrating the moment, Curtis wrote on social media: "It was never even in my wildest dream box. I have always felt very much like an outsider looking in and yet always so grateful for any and all opportunities I have had."

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Jamie Lee Curtis in Everything Everywhere All At Once. (Alamy)

She added: "Being a part of this beautiful movie, which just received so many acknowledgments for our talented, motley crew of artists, is the highlight of my professional life."

Curtis also celebrated the themes of the movie, which follow a family of Chinese immigrants in a sci-fi tale: "As this is a movie about a family of immigrants and their struggles through life, immediately I’m thinking of my parents, children of immigrants from Hungary and Denmark, whose families came here and sacrificed for their children to achieve their dreams."

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Curtis also shared a series of images of her reacting to finding out she was nominated. In the pictures, she can be seen watching the Oscar nominations broadcast on her TV before reacting with excitement at her and Hsu's nominations. She is then given a hug by her husband.

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In total Everything Everywhere All At Once has been nominated for a total of 11 awards including Best Picture. It is the most nominated film at this year's Oscars.

AUSTIN, TEXAS - MARCH 11: (L-R) Michelle Yeoh and Jamie Lee Curtis attend SXSW Film Festival Opening Party during the 2022 SXSW Conference and Festivals at The Driskill Hotel on March 11, 2022 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Amy E. Price/Getty Images for SXSW)
Jamie Lee Curits with Everything Everywhere All At Once co-star Michelle Yeoh. (Getty Images for SXSW)

Michelle Yeoh has also been nominated for Best Actress while Ke Huy-quan is up for Best Supporting Actor.

Everything Everywhere All At Once will compete for Best Picture alongside Top Gun: Maverick, Tar, Triangle of Sadness, All Quiet on the Western Front, Women Talking, Elvis, Avatar: The Way of Water, The Fabelmans and The Banshees of Inisherin.

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