Media playback is unsupported on your device

Steve Coogan reacts to Philomena's four Oscar nods

16 January 2014 Last updated at 17:12 GMT

He is best known for his comedic roles but Steve Coogan's serious side has been acknowledged by the Academy Awards.

Coogan's movie Philomena has received four Oscar nominations.

He not only starred opposite Dame Judi Dench in the film but he also co-produced and co-wrote the movie's screenplay.

Coogan told the BBC News Channel that he was "absolutely dumbfounded" by the nominations.

Courtesy Pathe

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.