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Brad Pitt salutes family upon winning Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

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ABC/CRAIG SJODIN(LOS ANGELES) — It's official, Brad Pitt finally won an Academy Award for acting. The 56-year-old was previously honored in 2014 when Pitt won a best picture Oscar for producing 12 Years a Slave.

Pitt took home the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time…In Hollywood, beating out fellow nominees Anthony Hopkins, Joe Pesci, Al Pacino and Tom Hanks.

The A-lister briefly touched upon politics in his acceptance speech, joking that the 45 seconds he was given to speak is 45 more than "the Senate gave [former national security adviser] John Bolton this week" during the impeachment trial.

To his costar, Leonardo DiCaprio, Pitt smiled, "Leo, I'll ride on your coattails any day, man. The view is fantastic."

Pitt ended his speech with a shout-out to his six children with ex-wife Angelina Jolie.

"This is for my kids who color everything I do," he said. "I adore you."

He was presented the award by Regina King, who won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress last year for If Beale Street Could Talk.

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