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Steve Carell Hits Stage as Gru at VES Awards 2019!

Steve Carell Hits Stage as Gru at VES Awards 2019!

Steve Carell hits the stage with a Gru mask in hand while attending the 2019 VES Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Tuesday (February 5) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 56-year-old actor channeled his Despicable Me character to help honor Illumination studio founder and CEO Chris Meledandri with the VES Lifetime Achievement Award at the ceremony, which recognizes outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, television, commercials, and video games.

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Also in attendance were Thomas Middleditch and his wife Mollie Gates, James Marsden, Allen Leech, Sydney Sweeney, and Game of Thrones co-creator and showrunner David Benioff.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse swept the feature animation categories, winning all four of the VES honors dedicated to long-form animation. Disney-Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War dominated with four wins, including the top prize for outstanding visual effects.

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