The US-Ireland Alliance celebrated the 14th Annual Oscar Wilde Awards Thursday night at Bad Robot in Santa Monica. Emceed by J.J. Abrams, the evening’s honorees were Aidan Gillen, Chris O’Dowd and Glenn Close. Previous Oscar Wilde Award honoree Melissa McCarthy presented Glenn Close with her award, jokingly casting doubt on Close’s “sketchy” Irish heritage. McCarthy who is an nominated for an Oscar for her performance in Can You Ever Forgive Me walked the green carpet before the event. She talked about taking on a dramatic role versus her normal comedic performances.