Austin Butler (31) gets emotional. The BAFTA Awards took place in London on Sunday evening. The most important films of 2022 were honored at the awards ceremony. One of the big winners of the evening was “Nothing New in the West”. The German war drama won seven prizes. Hollywood star Austin Butler was also able to take home a trophy. In his speech, the BAFTA award winner paid tribute to the Presley family.
Austin won the Best Actor award for his role in Elvis. In the film biography by director Baz Luhrmann (60), the 31-year-old embodied the late Elvis Presley (42). “I want to thank the Presley family. I can’t thank you enough for your love and for sharing with me who Elvis really was,” the American said in kind words to Elvis ‘ relatives. Austin hopes he has made the family proud, he continued.
Just a few weeks ago, Elvis ‘ only daughter Lisa Marie Presley (54) died at the age of only 54. The actress suffered cardiac arrest. Her mother, Priscilla Presley, confirmed her death in a statement obtained by People. “She was the most passionate, strong, and loving woman I have ever known,” she gushed of her daughter.