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Christoph Waltz wins Best Supporting Actor beating out the night's really highly impressive list of contenders. The nominees were: 

Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained
Phillip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
Robert De Niro, Silver Linings Playbook
Alan Arkin, Argo
Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln

In his gracious acceptance speech he thanked all the other nominees and gave an extremely heartfelt thank you to director Quentin Tarantino. 

Waltz was born in Vienna, Austia and is the son of German born Johannes Waltz and Austrian-born Elisabeth Urbancic. 

Waltz is fluent in German, French, and English and speaks all three of the languages in both Inglourious Basterds and Django Unchained.