GOLDEN GLOBES: Ben Affleck credits wife Jennifer Garner for success

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  • Updated: Jan 15, 2013 11:02 IST

Ben Affleck poses in the press room during the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 13, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP Photo)


Ben Affleck, whose thriller movie Argo clinched two top honours -- best film and best director -- at the 70th Golden Globe awards, thanked his wife Jennifer Garner for her constant support throughout the movie's shooting.

"I want to thank my wife who is the reason why I'm standing here," Affleck said after claiming the prize on stage, reports dailymail.co.uk. "I adore you. I love you so much. Thanks for sitting through this. You are my everything. Thank you," he added.

The actor-filmmaker was overwhelmed with his nomination for the best director itself. He gushed over the names of other nominees that presenter Halle Berry had read off: Steven Spielberg for Lincoln, Ang Lee for Life of Pi, Kathryn Bigelow for Zero Dark Thirty and Quentin Tarantino for Django Unchained.

"Look, I don't care what the award is. When they put your name next to the names she just read off, it's an extraordinary thing in your life," Ben Affleck said.

 

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