PEOPLE Magazine Awards: Michael Keaton Wins Movie Performance of the Year – Actor
The actor was honored for his performance in Birdman
The actor best known for playing Beetlejuice and Batman won the PEOPLE Magazine Award for Movie Performance of the Year – Actor for his role in the dark comedy Birdman.
“I am extremely appreciative. I can’t believe my fans hung in there this long and I am grateful to anyone who has ever given me a helping hand,” said Keaton, 63, as he took the stage at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles on Thursday night. “I’m going to buy Jeff [Bridges] a shot of tequila right now and go home and kiss my dogs.”
Bridges presented Keaton with his award, telling the crowd, “He flies to great new heights and hits every note perfectly.”