Golden Globes 2012: Winners List

Golden Globes 2012

Golden GlobeWinners for the 69th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced this (Sunday) evening at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Monday Australian time, hosted for the third time by British comedian Ricky Gervais.

The Artist won best Best Motion Picture – Comedy Or Musical, and The Descendants was the one of the big surprises of the night by winning Best Motion Picture – Drama. Martin Scorsese’s love-letter to cinema, Hugo, earned him Best Director, but we already knew that about him. He beat out favourite Michel Hazanavicius forThe Artist.

Significantly, Iran took its first Golden Globe for Asghar Farhadi’s A SeparationSidney Poitier also presented the Cecil B. DeMille Award to Morgan Freeman.

The Adventures of Tintin won best animated feature, edging out Disney, Pixar and favourite Rango.

On the small screen, Homeland was the biggest winner with a gong for Best Television Series – Drama, and a nod for actress Claire Danes.

Full list of nominees for 2012

And the winners are:

FILM

Motion Picture, Drama
The Descendants

Best Motion Picture – Comedy Or Musical
The Artist

Best Animated Feature Film
The Adventures of Tintin

Best Foreign Language Film
A Separation (Iran)

Best Director – Motion Picture
Martin Scorsese – Hugo

Best Performance By An Actress In A Motion Picture  – Drama
Meryl Streep – The Iron Lady

Best Performance By An Actor In A Motion Picture – Drama
George Clooney – The Descendants

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture
Woody Allen – Midnight in Paris

Best Original Song – Motion Picture
“Masterpiece” — W.E.
Music & Lyrics by: Madonna, Julie Frost, Jimmy Harry

Best Original Score – Motion Picture
Ludovic Bource, The Artist

Best Performance By An Actor In A Supporting Role In A Motion Picture 
Christopher Plummer, Beginners

Best Performance By An Actor In A Motion Picture – Comedy Or Musical
Jean Dujardin – The Artist

Best Performance By An Actress in A Motion Picture – Comedy Or Musical
Michelle Williams, My Week With Marilyn

Best Performance By An Actress In A Supporting Role In A Motion Picture
Octavia Spencer – The Help

TELEVISION

Best Performance By An Actor in A Supporting Role in A Series, Mini-Series Or Motion Picture Made For Television 
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones

Best Performance By An Actor In A Mini-Series Or Motion Picture Made For Television
Idris Elba, Luther

Best Television Series – Drama
Homeland, Showtime

Best Performance By An Actor In A Television Series – Drama
Kelsey Grammer, Boss

Best Performance By An Actress In A Mini-Series Or Motion Picture Made For Television
Kate Winslet, Mildred Pierce

Best Mini-Series Or Motion Picture Made For Television
Downton Abbey,  PBS (Masterpiece)

Best Performance By An Actress In A Television Series – Comedy Or Musical
Laura Dern, Enlightened

Best Performance By An Actress In A Television Series – Drama
Claire Danes – Homeland

Best Television Series – Comedy Or Musical
Modern Family

Best Performance By An Actor In A Television Series – Comedy Or Musical
Matt LeBlanc – Episodes

Best Performance By An Actress In A Supporting Role In A Series, Mini-Series, Or Motion Picture Made for Television 
Jessica Lange – American Horror Story