Billy Bob Thornton

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"People ask you if the Oscar® is the greatest thing that ever happened to you," Billy Bob says. "Sometimes when I'm asked that, I almost feel like somebody just threw a knife at me—because it's a wonderful thing … but in the scheme of your life, I mean, my children's births, the fact that I've had an amazing relationship all my life with my mother … those things are the things that really come to my mind."