"Glee" Wins Three Golden Globe Awards; Al Pacino, Annette Bening, Laura Linney Also Honored

News   "Glee" Wins Three Golden Globe Awards; Al Pacino, Annette Bening, Laura Linney Also Honored
 
The hit Fox series "Glee" won three awards at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards, which honor work in both film and television, Jan. 16 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

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The series, which features several Broadway actors, was named Best Television Series-Comedy or Musical. Also honored were Jane Lynch for Best Performance by an Actress In a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television and Chris Colfer for Best Performance by an Actor In a Supporting Role In a Series, Miniseries Or Motion Picture Made for Television.

"The Social Network" was named the Best Motion Picture-Drama of the year, and Aaron Sorkin and David Fincher won the Golden Globes for Best Screenplay and Best Director, respectively, for that film. "The Kids Are All Right" earned the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture-Comedy or Musical, while Annette Bening was honored for her performance in the film about a gay couple struggling to raise their family.

The critically acclaimed HBO series "Boardwalk Empire" was awarded the Best Television Series-Drama Golden Globe. Other winners included "Toy Story 3" (Best Animated Feature Film), "In a Better World" (Best Foreign Language Film), "You Haven't Seen the Last of Me" from "Burlesque" (Best Original Song) and "Carlos" (Best Miniseries Or Motion Picture Made for Television).

Winners (whose names are in bold) in the major acting categories follow:

Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture-Drama
Halle Berry, "Frankie and Alice"
Nicole Kidman, "Rabbit Hole"
Jennifer Lawrence, "Winter's Bone"
*Natalie Portman, "Black Swan"
Michelle Williams, "Blue Valentine" Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture-Drama
Jesse Eisenberg, "The Social Network"
*Colin Firth, "The King's Speech"
James Franco, "127 Hours"
Ryan Gosling, "Blue Valentine"
Mark Wahlberg, "The Fighter"

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture-Comedy or Musical
*Annette Bening, "The Kids Are All Right"
Anne Hathaway, "Love and Other Drugs"
Angelina Jolie, "The Tourist"
Julianne Moore, "The Kids Are All Right"
Emma Stone, "Easy A"

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture-Comedy or Musical
Johnny Depp, "Alice in Wonderland"
Johnny Depp, "The Tourist"
*Paul Giamatti, "Barney's Version"
Jake Gyllenhaal, "Love and Other Drugs"
Kevin Spacey, "Casino Jack"

Best Performance By an Actress in a Television Series-Drama
Julianna Margulies, "The Good Wife"
Elisabeth Moss, "Mad Man"
Piper Perabo, "Covert Affairs"
*Katey Sagal, "Sons of Anarchy"
Kyra Sedgwick, "The Closer"

Best Performance by an Actor In a Television Series-Drama
*Steve Buscemi, "Boardwalk Empire"
Bryan Cranston, "Breaking Bad"
Michael C. Hall, "Dexter"
Jon Hamm, "Mad Men"
Hugh Laurie, "House"

Best Performance by an Actress In a Television Series-Comedy or Musical
Toni Collette, "United States of Tara"
Edie Falco, "Nurse Jackie"
Tina Fey, "30 Rock"
*Laura Linney, "The Big C"
Lea Michele, "Glee"

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series-Comedy or Musical
Alec Baldwin, "30 Rock"
Steve Carell, "The Office"
Thomas Jane, "Hung"
Matthew Morrison, "Glee"
*Jim Parsons, "The Big Bang Theory"

Best Performance By an Actress In a Miniseries Or Motion Picture Made for Television
Hayley Atwell, "Pillars of the Earth"
*Claire Danes, "Temple Grandin"
Judi Dench, "Return to Cranford"
Romola Garai, "Emma"
Jennifer Love Hewitt, "The Client List"

Best Performance By an Actor In a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Idris Elba, "Luther"
Ian McShane, "Pillars of the Earth"
*Al Pacino, "You Don't Know Jack"
Dennis Quaid, "The Special Relationship"
Edgar Ramirez, "Carlos

For a complete list of winners visit www.goldenglobes.org.

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