Kevin Sorbo’s Grace Award acceptance speech
The Hallmark Movie Channel recently aired an edited version of the 19th Annual MOVIEGUIDE® Faith & Values Awards Gala & Report to the Entertainment Industry that occurred February 18, 2011. Kevin Sorbo hosted the exciting event at which he won the coveted Grace Award for “Most Inspiring Performance in Movies in 2010” for his excellent portrayal of Ben Walker in the Jenkins Entertainment film, What If…
Dean Cain (star of “Lois & Clark”) presented the award to Kevin. They joked together, then Kevin offered his moving acceptance speech.
Here is their exchange followed by Kevin’s touching words:
Dean Cain: The Grace Award for movies is… Kevin Sorbo. That’s a lot of Kevin tonight.
Kevin Sorbo: So, that’s why I get to host. You know, Dean and I actually were head-to-head back in 1993 for the part of Clark Kent on “Lois & Clark.” He got it…
Everybody says it, but, honest to God, thank you, God. I was not expecting this, and this is very, very humbling. I thank you all. I thank you, Ted (Baehr). I thank you, Movieguide. And I’m amazed. Thank you. God Bless.
Congratulations, again, Kevin. We are all so proud of you and your achievements!
(Kevin Sorbo photos courtesy of Henri Raynaud; award photos courtesy of Kevin Sorbo)