Steve Martin has hosted the Academy Awards three times, but never won an Oscar until this weekend, when the Academy awarded him with one of its honorary Governors Awards.

Tom Hanks and Martin Short helped introduce Martin at the star-studded banquet.

Here is Martin’s heartfelt acceptance speech. Roll it!

Martin Short’s tribute for Steve Martin:

Tom Hanks introduces Martin:

Martin mentioned Bill Taylor, too. They met way back in 1962 at Disneyland. Here was Taylor talking about Martin:

Martin’s filmography began with the 1977 short film, The Absent-Minded Waiter, and so far has included:

  • THE JERK (1979; writer and star)
  • DEAD MEN DON’T WEAR PLAID (1982; writer and star)
  • PENNIES FROM HEAVEN (1981)
  • ALL OF ME (1984)
  • THE LONELY GUY (1984; directed by Arthur Hiller)
  • LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (1986)
  • ¡THREE AMIGOS! (1986; writer and star)
  • ROXANNE (1987; writer and star)
  • PLANES, TRAINS & AUTOMOBILES (1987)
  • DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS (1988)
  • PARENTHOOD (1989)
  • L.A. STORY (1991; writer and star)
  • FATHER OF THE BRIDE (1991)
  • GRAND CANYON (1991)
  • LEAP OF FAITH (1992)
  • A SIMPLE TWIST OF FATE (1994)
  • THE SPANISH PRISONER (1997)
  • BOWFINGER (1999; writer and star)
  • NOVOCAINE (2001)
  • CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN (2003)
  • SHOPGIRL (2005; writer and star)
  • THE PINK PANTHER (2006; co-writer and star)
  • IT’S COMPLICATED (2009)