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Oldman's mother 'proud' of his Oscar win

IANS  |  Los Angeles 

Oldman's 98-year-old mother is "very proud" of his win.

The 59-year-old star scooped the Best award at for his portrayal of in "The Darkest Hour". His mother has responded after he thanked her for her "love and support" in his acceptance speech, reports

Kathleen, known as Kay to her friends, told newspaper: "I used to tell stories about living in during World War II and listening to Churchill on the wireless. So to have him win for portraying this great man made me very proud."

ended his speech by mentioning his mother.

"Put the kettle on, I'm bringing (the) home," he had said on stage.

Kay lives with and his wife, Gisele Schmidt, who shared a photograph of them celebrating his win in their kitchen in on



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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 14:32 IST