Oscars 2012: 10 memorable acceptance speeches
Whether they're controversial or just plain weird, these Oscars acceptance speeches stand out from the rest. Check out the rest of our Academy Awards coverage here.
Brando sent Sacheen Littlefeather, a Native American activist, to accept the award on his behalf. Brando was protesting the treatment of Native Americans by the film industry. The incident prompted the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences to ban future proxy acceptance of awards.