Oscars: Allison Janney dedicates her win to her late brother Hal Janney

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The I, Tonya actress plays the gritty chain-smoking mom of Tonya Harding in the film, but she cleaned up in a red-hot Reem Acra gown to accept her Oscar for Best Supporting Actress on Sunday.

"Nothing further from the truth", she continued.

"Thank you to the Academy".

The ceremony marks Janney's first time attending the ceremony as a nominee.

The 58-year-old actress cleaned up during awards season, netting a Golden Globe, BAFTA, and SAG Award for her performance in Margot Robbie-led Tonya Harding biopic I, Tonya.

"I am so happy that I have a job to go to after something like this because it can go to your head", she said.

"I felt like this was important for me to take a part like this and be a part of a show that showed people in recovery, and also showed that there was hope", she added. "The cast and crew and bird that elevated my work", Allison mused, pointing out the surprising stand-out star of the movie, LaVana's parrot.

The actress said she was grateful to "I, Tonya" screenwriter Steven Rogers.

Janney concluded, "To my mother and father, Jay, my family, my family of friends..." And this is for Hal. They're always happy to see you and they don't answer back.

Somebody get us the tissues, stat!

Janney has largely earned recognition for her television work, winning six Emmy Awards for her roles on shows like "Mom" and "The West Wing".

This was the first Oscar nomination and win for Janney, who has collected seven Emmys for her TV career.

Henry "Hal" Janney took his own life on February 14, 2011, after a battle with addiction and depression.

Then she quickly put them back on to show everyone that "usually the dress looks like this".

Her recently released movies include Tallulah, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, The Girl on the Train, Minions and Spy.

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