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As he did last month at the Golden Globes, Christoph Waltz beat out four much more famous actors to score the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as the most charismatic character in a historical drama written and directed by Quentin Tarantino.
Now we're really thinking that it's 2010 all over again.
The Austrian-born Waltz was first introduced to a wide American audience via his portrayal of Col. Hans Landa, a scheming yet oddly likable (or at least occasionally amusing) Nazi officer in Quentin Tarantino's WWII revisionist fantasy, "Inglourious Basterds." Tarantino's stylized dialogue effortlessly rolled off Waltz's tongue as he brought a fey charm to a despicable monster, making Landa the most compelling Tarantino character since perhaps Jules Winfield (Samuel L. Jackson) in "Pulp Fiction." Waltz won both the Golden Globe and the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his performance.
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