On January 6 the Hollywood Foreign Press Association presented the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards with Sandra Oh and Andy Samburg hosting the gala event.

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga get the night of awards started off with the presentation of the first award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Musical or Comedy Television Series to Michael Douglas who after thanking many family members, he dedicated the award to his 102 year old father Kirk Douglas.

The award for Best Animated Feature Film went to “Spider Man: Into the Spider-verse”.

The award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Drama Series went to Richard Madden. This was Madden’s first nomination and win.

The award for Best Television Drama Series went to “The Americans”.

The award for Best Supporting Actor in a TV Series, Limited Series, or TV Movie went to Ben Whishaw for his role in “A Very English Scandal”. This was his first win and nomination. Wishaw dedicated his award to Norman Scott – the man he portrays.

The award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television went to Patricia Arquette for her role in “Escape at Dannemora”.

The winner of the inaugural Carol Burnett Award for Outstanding Achievement in Television went to the person for whom the award was named – Carol Burnett. In her acceptance speech Burnett noted that she was always fascinated by the people on the screen who could make her laugh and cry; adding that it was a dream come true for her to do the same. She also noted that what she did for eleven years on her variety show could not be done today because of the cost involved. She dedicated the award to all of those who made her dreams come true…and performed on television as she did.

The award for Best Original Score went to Justin Hurwitz for “First Man”.

The award for Best Original Song went to Shallow” from “A Star is Born” written by Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando, and Andrew Wyatt. This was the first win for the writing team.

The award for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture went to Regina King for her role in “If Beale Street Could Talk”. In her acceptance speech, King vowed that everything she produces in the future will include at least 50 percent women.

The award for the Best Actress in a Television Drama Series went to host Sandra Oh for her role in “Killing Eve”.

The award for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture went to Mahershala Ali for his role in “Green Book”.

The award for Best Screenplay for a Motion Picture went to Nick Vallekonga, Brian Currie, and Peter Farelly for “Green Book”

The award for Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series, Limited Series, or TV Movie went to Patricia Clarkson for her role in “Sharp Objects”.

The award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy Motion Picture went to Christian Bale for his role as the Vice President in “Vice”. He thanked Satan for the inspiration in playing his role in the film.

The award for Best Foreign Language Film went to the Mexican film “Roma”.

The award for Best Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie went to Darren Criss for his role in “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: An American Crime Story”. This is Criss’ first win and nomination.

With an acting career that spans six decades, Jeff Bridges as presented with the Cecil B. de Mille Award.

Harrison Ford presented the award for Best Direction of a Motion Picture to Alfonso Cuaron for “Roma”.

The award for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy TV Series went to Rachel Brosnahan for her role in “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”.

The award for Best Musical or Comedy Television Series went to “The Kominsky Method”.

The award for Best Limited Series or Made for TV Movie went to “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: An American Crime Story”.

The award for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy Motion Picture went to Olivia Colman for her role in “The Favourite”.

The award for Best Musical or Comedy Motion Picture went to “Green Book”.

The award for Best Actress in a Drama Motion Picture went to Glen Close for her role in “The Wife”.

The award for Best Actor in a Drama Motion Picture went to Rami Malek for his role as Freddie Mercury in “Bohemian Rhapsody”. Malek said that his award was for and because of Freddie Mercury – you gorgeous beautiful man.

The award for Best Motion Picture Drama went to “Bohemian Rhapsody”. Surviving Queen members Brian May and John Taylor were among those on stage to accept the award.

 

Feature photo credit: By Peter Dutton from Forest Hills, Queens, USA – Golden Globe Awards, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5709910

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