18. Gwyneth Paltrow, Best Actress, Shakespeare in Love (1998)
Watch The Speech
In her 1998 Oscar speech for Shakespeare in Love, Gwyneth Paltrow thanked more people than some of us know. This is an amazing achievement in its own right, but that she did all of it while fighting back hysterical tears should earn her another award of some sort—the Crybaby Pants Award.