Frances McDormand reunited with Oscar after it is stolen during the after-party; suspect in custody

Frances McDormand is reunited with her Best Actress Oscar after it went missing during an after-party.


Frances McDormand is reunited with her best actress Academy Award after it was kidnapped during a post-Oscar party Sunday.

McDormand, 60, fresh off her Oscar win for her portrayal of Mildred Hayes in “Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri,” was angry after her award was snatched from her table, while celebrating the Governors Ball on Sunday night, TMZ reported.

TMZ reported the man who has allegedly stolen the award was arrested. The security was sent to find the Academy Award, who had McDormand is the name engraved, after disappeared. The win of the recipients of the award will have their names engraved at the Governors Ball.

The security at the Governors Ball are looking for this man, who grabbed Frances McDormand Oscar, and walked out. Wolfgang Puck’s photographer stopped him, got the Oscar back, and the man disappeared back into the ball. Apparently, Frances has said to let him go. #Oscars #Drama

— Cara Buckley (@caraNYT) March 5, 2018

The New York Times reported the security at the ball were looking for a man who was photographed with the statue. Wolfgang Puck’s photographer was able to stop the man before he left with the Oscar. McDormand reportedly said that let the thief go, but the security of him in Los Angeles police.

The police identified the suspect as Terry Bryant, 47. He was arrested on suspicion of the crime of grand theft and is being held on $ 20,000 bail.

Frances McDormand was seen crying after losing her Oscar during the Governors Award Sunday, March 4, 2018.



The “Fargo” star’s representative, Simon Halls, confirmed the trophy was returned to McDormand.

“Fran and Oscar are happily reunited and enjoy an In-N-Out burger together,” Halls said in a statement to USA Today.


McDormand won her best actress Academy Award Sunday for her portrayal of grieving mother, Mildred Hayes in “Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri.” McDormand won her first best actress Oscar in 1997 for the film “Fargo.” She was also nominated for her role in “Mississippi Burning,” “Almost Famous” and “the North of the Country.”

Frances McDormand won the Oscar for her portrayal of grieving mother, Mildred Hayes in “Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri.”


During her acceptance speech, McDormand asked all the female Oscar nominees to stand with her.

“The filmmakers, the producers, the directors, the writers, the cinematographers, composers, lyricists, designers, come on,” McDormand called. “Look around, look around…because we all have stories to tell and projects that we need funded.”

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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