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Mark Ruffalo gives SAG Awards acceptance speech via Twitter

Mark Ruffalo couldn't make it to the Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles Sunday night to accept his award, but he made up for it on Twitter.

The 47-year-old actor, who won best male actor in a TV movie or miniseries for HBO's "The Normal Heart," tweeted from his bed, giving his acceptance speech online -- thanking everyone from his fellow cast members and his publicists to his family.

Before the win, Ruffalo explained that he was going to be early because he had to be up for work in a few hours. Then -- to his surprise -- his wife woke him up to tell him the good news.

Upon waking and hearing from my wife and kids that I won a @sagawards for #TheNormalHeart Love wins tonight!

A photo posted by Mark Ruffalo (@markruffalo) on

Check it out his "speech" below:

Ruffalo also received some love at the awards show itself.

When Julia Robert (Ruffalo's co-star in "The Normal Heart") took to the SAG Awards stage, she said, "hey had a wordy little tongue twister for me to start with about how wonderful actors are, but instead I just want to say, Mark Ruffalo is one outstanding actor. And I am so absolutely tickled to my toes that he won tonight. He wasn't here! Waitin' for that Nor'easter."

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