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‘CODA’ Star Troy Kotsur’s Oscar Stolen in Car Theft

'CODA' Star Troy Kotsur's Oscar Stolen in Car Theft

Celebrities, They’re Weird About Where They Keep Oscars!

Kate Winslet ever kept her in the bathroom. Catherine Zeta-Jones placed the figurine in a vacation home in Bermuda, and Natalie Portman hasn’t seen the little golden man in years.

But leaving an Academy Award in your jeep is definitely even more perilous, which ‘CODA’ star Troy Kotsur learned the hard way when his car went missing this weekend – along with his Best Supporting Actor trophy.

The actor warned Arizona police on Saturday that someone had stolen his car, where he apparently kept the prize, according to multiple reports. It was returned hours later.

“When Mr. Kotsur notified the department of the theft, officers began their investigation and, through investigative techniques, they located the vehicle with two underage male suspects inside,” the Mesa Police Department said in a statement. starting today.

“Mr. Kotsur had his vehicle returned to him to take all the property that was in it,” the statement concluded.

In a now-deleted tweet, Kotsur posted a photo with the officers who found the vehicle to express his gratitude.

“A small child stole my jeep while I have an Oscar in my jeep. The city of Mesa, Az also found my Jeep and Oscar prize! Thanks!” He wrote, according to deadline.

Authorities said two boys admitted to the crime and were charged with theft of vehicles. They were not identified because they are minors and the case will be heard by the Maricopa County Juvenile Court System.

Kotsur grew up and lives in the suburb of Phoenix, which gave him the keys to the city Thursday. Apparently he brought the prize to the special ceremony, by deadlineand kept it in his vehicle for days.

The actor made history in March when he became the first deaf man to win an award – for his performance in “CODA”, which also took home the Best Picture award.

Kotsur starred in the film as a deaf father and fisherman, who – along with his wife and son (played by deaf actors Marlee Matlin and Daniel Durant) – depends on his daughter Ruby (Emilia Jones) as their interpreter.

“I just wanted to say that this is dedicated to the deaf community, the CODA community and the disabled community. This is our moment,” Kotsur said in an emotional acknowledgment, referring to the community of children of deaf adults, after which the film is named. “This is our moment.”

He also won a BAFTA, SAG and Critics Choice Award for his role in the critically acclaimed Apple TV+ movie.

Kotsur can then be seen in an upcoming Disney+ series that tells the true story of a deaf school soccer team.

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