Nothing pulls at the old heartstrings quite like an adorable dad with his kids. Add to that movie-star good looks and a tuxedo, and we're totally swooning. In honor of this Sunday's 85th Academy Awards, here's a roundup of 10 of our favorite Oscar-winning or Oscar-nominated dads and some of their most memorable quotes about their kids.
Did you know that the adorable 9-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis, star of Beasts of the Southern Wild, is the youngest actress in the history of the Academy Awards to receive a nomination? Whether or not she takes home the Oscar on Feb. 24, we think that earning a nod from the Academy before even entering the double digits is quite an accomplishment.
Our celebration of the 85th Academy Awards kicks off with a look back at some of our favorite moments starring kids at the Academy Awards. Whether they're nominated, presenting, or performing, the youngest attendees often steal the spotlight!