Jennifer Coolidge took the stage at the 2023 Golden Globes to collect the statuette that she won for Best Actress for her role as Tanya McQuoid, in the series The White Lotus, his first leading role at age 61.
“I can drop this, right? I don’t exercise, you know what I mean, I can’t take it that long, ”she said joking about the trophy, at the beginning of her speech.
Then, she thanked all the directors who gave her the supporting roles that kept her in the industry: “Ryan Murphy, you were one of them. And these little jobs kept me going, there were about five people, there was you, Ryan, and let’s see, who else we have… It was just you, Ryan.”
“I had big dreams and expectations when I was younger, and what happened is that they just faded away with life. She thought that she was going to be Queen of Monaco even though someone had already done it. But she had these giant ideas. And then you get older and everything goes to shit,” she said.
And then he turned to Mike White, director of The White Lotus: “And, Mike White, you gave me hope. You have given me a new beginning. Even if this is the end, because you did kill me, but even if this is the end, you’ve changed my life in a million different ways.” These words moved the professional to tears.