Richard E. Grant is driving a profession excessive as a Greatest Supporting Actor Oscar nominee for the movie “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” ― however nothing ready him for validation from Barbra Streisand.
The 61-year-old actor on Tuesday posted an image of himself exterior Streisand’s home with a fan letter he wrote to the legendary performer when he was 14.
“You don’t know me but,” he wrote to Streisand, who received a Greatest Actress Oscar for 1968′s “Humorous Lady.” Grant went on to ask the star to get away from the limelight and heal from her breakup with Ryan O’Neal by staying at Grant’s household residence in Swaziland.
Babs apparently didn’t reply then, however she did this time: “What a beautiful letter you wrote me when u had been 14! and take a look at u now!”
Streisand praised Grant’s efficiency in “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” and, nicely, it’s the whole lot a Streisand devotee might ever need.
Grant thanked her and joked about his unannounced go to.
However wait, there have been tears, too. Grant shared a photograph of himself “overcome with emotion” as his daughter learn Streisand’s message to him over the telephone.
A contented ending throughout.