Ross White, James Martin, Tom Berkeley and Seamus O’Hara settle for the Oscar for Greatest Dwell Motion Brief Movie throughout the ninety fifth Oscars on the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday. (Blaine Ohigashi/Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences)

An actor with Down syndrome acquired a particular birthday present: His movie gained an Academy Award and the A-lister viewers on the awards present sang him “Blissful Birthday.”

James Martin stars within the movie “An Irish Goodbye,” which took house the Oscar Sunday night time for Greatest Dwell Motion Brief Movie.

The film is a couple of man with Down syndrome and his estranged brother who come collectively after the demise of their mom.

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Throughout Sunday’s ceremony, Ross White and Tom Berkeley, the film’s administrators, famous that it was Martin’s birthday.

“This award is definitely the second most necessary factor about as we speak as a result of it’s this man’s birthday,” Berkeley stated whereas accepting the Oscar. “He’s out right here in Hollywood carrying a leopard print swimsuit jacket. We’d love to make use of the remainder of our time up right here to sing for James.”

The viewers at Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre joined in, singing “Blissful Birthday” to Martin who held up the Oscar statue whereas standing on stage with Berkeley and White.

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