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    After downing stuffed chicken at the glitzy Night of 100 Stars Oscar viewing party at the Beverly Hills Hotel, former Oscar winner Jon Voight stood up from his seat, looked toward the screens set up around the room and proudly watched his daughter Angelina Jolie co-present the Oscar trophy for best director.

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  • "Matthew has a wonderful, explosive way about him. He's passionate, and he goes for it. He doesn't edit. It makes his work very pure and beautiful too. I admired his speech," Voight said afterward. "Matthew mentioned God, which is a no-no at the Oscars, but he did it with great dignity. Jared is a likeminded soul, for me. He's a great actor. I'm so glad he won. I'm impressed with these guys. God bless them. This is a wonderful evening because of it."

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  • Oh dear boy, what a wonderful performance you gave," said Voight.

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