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2:28 PM January 12, 2019

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Darren Criss shares message for Pinay mom

Hollywood actor Darren Criss paid tribute to his Pinay mom after he won Best Actor in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television in Golden Globe awards.

He gained international fame when he played the character of Blaine Anderson on the musical-comedy series Glee.

Aside from acting, Darren also ventured into music and theater plays. His debut Broadway stint was in 2012 when he replaced Daniel Radcliffe in the role of J. Pierrepont Finch in the revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

His portrayal of the character of Andrew Cunanan in American Crime Story earned him an Emmy award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie.

This year, Darren Criss added a feather to his cap as he won a Golden Globe trophy.

In his acceptance speech, the Fil-Am actor did not forget to mention her Filipina mother from Cebu, Philippines.

Darren Criss
Photo source: @darrencriss IG

“This has been a marvelous year for representation in Hollywood, and I am so enormously proud to be a teeny tiny part of that as the son of a firecracker Filipino woman from Cebu that dreamed of coming into this country and getting to be invited to cool parties like this. Mom, I know you’re watching this. love you dearly. I dedicate this to you. This is totally awesome,” he said, based on PUSH’s report.

The morning after the awards night, Darren Criss also paid tribute to his mom through his Instagram post.

Darren Criss with Pinay mom
Photo source: @darrencriss IG

“Morning after Golden Globes celebration was full of Filipino treats including this fun spritely lady with me … “who dreamed of coming to this country and getting invited to glamorous parties like this…” Well Mom, I’m glad you made it,” the award-winning actor said.

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