"This was billed as a movie about making the best worst movie ever made but, in fact it's a story of friendship.
This year I learned from friends and collaborators," began Franco.
Franco, who also directed the film, said he was very happy to share the moment with Wiseau, and also thanked his cast and crew, including Seth Rogen and his brother.
Franco noted, "I love [Dave] more than anything, thanks to my mother for giving him to me."
The actor beat out all the A-list nominees, which includef Hugh Jackman for 'The Greatest Showman', Ansel Elgort for 'Baby Driver', Steve Carell for 'Battle of the Sexes' and Daniel Kaluuya for 'Get Out'.
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