Golden Globe Winners & Nominees - 2012


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(The names of the winners are in bold, underlined type.)

The /Awards/GoldenGlobes.shtml">Golden Globe Awards were presented on Sunday, January 15, 2012.

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Picture, Drama:

"The Descendants"  winner
"The Help"
"The Ides of March"
"War Horse".

Motion picture, musical or comedy:

"The Artist"  winner
"Midnight in Paris"
"My Week With Marilyn".

Actress, Drama:

Glenn Close, "Albert Nobbs"
Viola Davis, "The Help"
Rooney Mara, "The Girl"
Meryl Streep, "The Iron Lady"  winner
Tilda Swinton, "We Need to Talk About Kevin".

Actor, Drama:

George Clooney, "The Descendants"  winner
Leonardo DiCaprio, "J. Edgar"
Michael Fassbender, "Shame"
Ryan Gosling, "The Ides of March"
Brad Pitt, "Moneyball".

Actress in a motion picture, musical or comedy: 

Jodie Foster, "Carnage"
Charlize Theron, "Young Adult"
Kristen Wiig," "Bridesmaids"
Michelle Williams, "My Week With Marilyn"  winner
Kate Winslet, "Carnage".

Actor in a motion picture, musical or comedy:

Jean DuJardin, "The Artist"  winner
Brendon Gleeson, "The Guard"
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, "50/50"
Ryan Gosling, "Crazy Stupid Love"
Owen Wilson, "Midnight in Paris".

Supporting Actress:

Berenice Bejo, "The Artist"
Jessica Chastain, "The Help"
Janet McTeer, "Albert Nobbs"
Octavia Spencer, "The Help"  winner
Shailene Woodley, "The Descendants".

Supporting Actor: .

Kenneth Branagh, "My Week With Marilyn"
Albert Brooks, "Drive"
Jonah Hill, "Moneyball"
Viggo Mortensen, "A Dangerous Method"
Christopher Plummer, "Beginners".  winner

Animated Film:

"The Adventures of Tintin"  winner
"Arthur Christmas"
"Cars 2"
"Puss in Boots"

Foreign Language Film:

"The Flowers of War", China
"In the Land of Blood and Honey", USA
"The Kid With the Bike", Belgium
"A Separation", Iran  winner
"The Skin I Live In", Spain.


Woody Allen, "Midnight in Paris"
George Clooney, "The Ides of March"
Michael Hazanavicius, "The Artist"
Alexander Payne, "The Descendants"
Martin Scorsese, "Hugo".  winner


Woody Allen, "Midnight in Paris"  winner
George Clooney, Grant Heslov and Beau Willimon, "The Ides of March"
Michael Hazanavicius, "The Artist"
Alexander Payne, Nat Faxwon and Jim Rash, "The Descendants"
Steve Derian and Aaron Sorkin, "Moneyball".

Original Score:

"The Artist", Ludovic Bource  winner
"W.E.", Abel Korzeniowski
"The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo", Trent Rezbir and Atticus Ross
"Hugo", Howard Shore
"War Horse", John Williams.

Original Song:

"Hello, Hello," Elton John and Bernie Taupin; Gnomeo & Juliet
"The Keeper," Chris Cornell; Machine Gun Preacher
"Lay Your Head Down," Brian Byrne and Glenn Close; Albert Nobbs
"The Living Proof," Mary J. Blige, Thomas Newman, Harvey Mason Jr. and Damon Thomas, The Help
"Masterpiece," Madonna, Julie Frost, Jimmy Harry; W.Ewinner


Drama Series:

"American Horror Story"
"Boardwalk Empire"
"Game of Thrones"
"Homeland".  winner

Actress, Drama:

Claire Danes, "Homeland"  winner
Mireille Enos, "The Killing"
Julianna Marguiles, "The Good Wife"
Madeleine Stowe, "Revenge"
Callie Thorne, "Necessary Roughness".

Actor, Drama:

Steve Buscemi, "Boardwalk Empire"
Bryan Cranston,"Breaking Bad"
Kelsey Grammer, "Boss"  winner
Jeremy Irons, "The Borgias"
Damian Lewis, "Homeland".

Comedy Series:

"Modern Family"  winner
"New Girl".

Actress, Musical or Comedy Series:

Laura Dern, "Enlightened"  winner
Zooey Deschanel, "New Girl"
Tina Fey, "30 Rock"
Laura Linney, "The Big C"
Amy Poehler, "Parks and Recreation".

Actor, Musical or Comedy Series:

Alec Baldwin, "30 Rock"
David Duchovny, "Californication"
Johnny Galecki, "The Big Bang Theory"
Thomas Jane, "Hung"
Matt LeBlanc, "Episodes".  winner

Miniseries or Movie Made for Television:

"Cinema Verite"
"Downton Abbey"  winner
"The Hour"
"Mildred Pierce"
"Too Big to Fail".

Actress, Miniseries or Movie Made for Television:

Romala Garai, "The Hour"
Diane Lane, "Cinema Verite"
Elizabeth McGovern, "Downton Abbey"
Emily Watson, "Appropriate Adult"
Kate Winslet, "Mildred Pierce."  winner

Actor, Miniseries or Movie Made for Television:

Hugh Bonneville, "Downton Abbey"
Idris Elba, "Luther"  winner
William Hurt, "Too Big to Fail"
Bill Nighy, "Page Eight"
Dominic West, "The Hour".

Supporting Actress, Series, Miniseries or Movie Made for Television:

Peter Dinklage, "Game of Thrones"  winner
Paul Giamatti, "Too Big to Fail"
Guy Pearce, "Mildred Pierce"
Tim Robbins, "Cinema Verite"
Eric Stonestreet, "Modern Family".

Supporting Actor, Series, Miniseries or Movie Made for Television:

Jessica Lange, "American Horror Story"  winner
Kelly MacDonald, "Boardwalk Empire"
Maggie Smith, "Downton Abbey"
Sofia Vergara, "Modern Family"
Evan Rachel Wood, "Mildred Pierce".

Cecil B. DeMille Award (for career achievement): Morgan Freeman.

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