Despite having won an Academy Award for best supporting actress in “Cold Mountain,” Renee Zellweger tells me: “I don’t feel like I won an Oscar.”

The star of “My One and Only,” opening nationwide on Labor Day, was at the movie’s Manhattan premiere last night, with dinner following at the Rouge Tomate. We were talking about whether she felt she could relax about work now that she’s won an Oscar.

“But I don’t feel like I did win an Oscar. I don’t think about that at all,” she said. “I’m not at the top of my mountain,” she said in response to my query. “Maybe a quarter of the ways up. I have a lot to do.”

Zellweger spent last summer in Baltimore making “My One and Only.” She says she put all future script searches on hold, but she’s looking again. If there’s another Bridget Jones movie in her future, she didn’t mention it. She was happy enough to accept kudos for playing the real life mother of Hollywood veteran George Hamilton in “”My One and Only.”

Meantime, Hamilton told me his son, Ashley, will be a contestant on “Dancing with the Stars” this fall. “He called me and said, Dad, What do I do?” George laughed. Hamilton senior has already been on the show. Ashley, to his knowledge, cannot dance. “I said, just hang in there for a few episodes,” George said.

Meanwhile, Hamilton was happy to meet CNN’s beautiful Felicia Taylor, a New York broadcasting regular. Her dad is another Hollywood icon, Rod Taylor, and an old friend of George’s. Rod Taylor also has a small role in “Inglourious Basterds.”

“We had some good times,” George reminisced about Rod, who starred memorably in Hitchcock’s “The Birds.” with Doris Day in “The Glass Bottom Boat,” and in dozens of classic TV shows as well as “Falcon Crest.”

“It’s weird, chatting with the adult daughter of an old friend,” George said. Yes, time marches on!

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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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