Who won big at the 2012 Golden Globe Awards? There weren’t too many surprises, but the big question is: Will the honor translate into Oscars?
Michelle Williams is on top of the world tonight after nabbing the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical for her portrayal of Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe in My Week with Marilyn.
“Thank you to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for putting in my hand the same award that Marilyn Monroe herself won over 50 years ago,” Williams said as she accepted the award.
Meryl Streep won for Best Actress in a Drama for her dead-on portrayal of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady, swearing up a storm during her speech because she left her reading glasses at her seat.
George Clooney was a shoo-in for Best Actor in a Drama for The Descendants and the decision did not disappoint. He used his precious moments on stage to razz buddy Brad Pitt and joke about Michael Fassbender’s penis size. Hopefully if (when?) he wins the Oscar later this year, we’ll get more of the same.
The complete list of 2012 Golden Globe Award winners:
Best Motion Picture, Drama: The Descendants
Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama: George Clooney for The Descendants
Best Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical: The Artist
Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical: Jean Dujardin for The Artist
Best TV Series, Comedy or Musical: Modern Family
Cecil B. DeMille Award: Morgan Freeman
Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture: Octavia Spencer for The Help
Best Actor in a TV Series, Comedy or Musical: Matt LeBlanc for Episodes
Best Actress in a TV Series, Drama: Claire Danes for Homeland
Best Foreign Language Film: A Separation (Iran)
Best Supporting Actress in a TV Series, Mini-Series or TV Movie: Jessica Lange for American Horror Story
Best Screenplay in a Motion Picture: Woody Allen for Midnight in Paris
Best Animated Feature Film: The Adventures of Tintin
Best Supporting Actor in a TV Series, Mini-Series or TV Movie: Peter Dinklage for Game of Thrones
Best Actor in a Mini-Series or TV Movie: Idris Elba for Luther
Best Original Song in a Motion Picture: “Masterpiece” by Madonna in W.E.
Best Original Score in a Motion Picture: Ludovic Bource for The Artist
Best TV Series, Drama: Homeland
Best Actor in a TV Series, Drama: Kelsey Grammer for Boss
Best Actress in a Mini-Series or TV Movie: Kate Winslet for Mildred Pierce
Best Mini-Series or TV Movie: Downton Abbey
Best Actress in a TV Series, Comedy or Musical: Laura Dern for Enlightened
Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture: Christopher Plummer for Beginnings