Sam Rockwell Praises Co-Star Frances McDormand as 'A Force of Nature' in Golden Globes Acceptance Speech

The 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' actor topped Christopher Plummer for the Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture honor on Sunday night.

Sam Rockwell is spreading the love. 

The 49-year-old star nabbed the award for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture at Sunday's Golden Globes, topping Christopher Plummer, Richard Jenkins, Armie Hammer and Willem Dafoe for the honor. The Three Billboard Outside Ebbing, Missouri actor kicked off his speech joking, "I'm a little excited. I may need this piece of paper. I may need some Immodium." 

After thanking co-star Woody Harrelson and the film's writer and director, Martin McDonagh, "for not being a dick," Rockwell turned his attention to the film's lead actress, Frances McDormand

"You're a badass. You're a force of nature," he gushed. "It was really fun to be your sparring partner and thanks for making me a better actor." 

He also praised his longtime love Leslie Bibb, who sweetly smooched him -- and then made sure to wipe her lipstick from his face -- before he took the stage.

"My hilarious and beautiful Leslie Bibb," he concluded the speech, "who makes me laugh when I take myself too seriously -- which happens a lot." 

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