Golden Globes brings big success for 70th Anniversary
Published: Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Updated: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 11:01
The Golden Globe winners have been revealed from the 70th annual ceremony, which aired Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 8 p.m. EST/ 5 p.m. PST on NBC.
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, the Golden Globe hosts, were among the nominees; both women were up for Best Actress in a Comedy Series, but lost out to Lena Dunham of “Girls.”
Dame Maggie Smith scored the first TV award of the night as Best Supporting Actress in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Series for “Downton Abbey.” “Game Change” won Best Miniseries, also earning Julianne Moore a gong for Best Actress for her portrayal of Sarah Palin, and Ed Harris a Best Actor award for his role as John McCain.
Damian Lewis scooped the Best Actor in a Drama award for “Homeland,” before the series won Best Drama and Best Actress for Claire Danes. Kevin Costner won Best Actor in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Series for “Hatfields & McCoys,” while Don Cheadle won Best Actor in a TV Series: Comedy or Musical for “House of Lies.” Lena Dunham won Best Actress in a Comedy, beating co-hosts Fey and Poehler, before “Girls” scored Best Comedy.
On the movie side, Christoph Waltz won Best Supporting Actor for “Django Unchained,” while Adele won Best Original Song for “Skyfall.” Jennifer Lawrence took home Best Actress in a Motion Picture: Comedy or Musical for “Silver Linings Playbook.” Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture went to Anne Hathaway in “Les Miserables,” co-star Hugh Jackman earned Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical, and “Les Miserables” won Best Motion Picture: Comedy or Musical.
Quentin Tarantino won Best Screenplay for “Django Unchained,” while Best Foreign Language Film went to “Amour.” “Brave” won the award for Best Animated Feature Film. Robert Downey Jr. introduced Jodie Foster, recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille award for her “outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment.” Ben Affleck scooped the Best Director and Best Drama prizes for “Argo.” Jessica Chastain won Best Actress in a Drama for “Zero Dark Thirty,” while Daniel Day Lewis won Best Actor for “Lincoln.”
The predictions turned out to be accurate for “Game Change” and “Homeland,” which scored three awards each, while “Girls” won two.
“Les Miserables” was the biggest winner on the film side, with three awards, while “Argo” won two of the biggest awards in the Directing and Drama categories.