75th Golden Globe Awards ceremony was held in California, US on January 7, 2018. The ceremony was hosted by talk show host Seth Meyers. These awards honoured excellence in film and American Television for the calendar year 2017.
About Golden Globe Awards:
- Awarded for – Excellence in film and American television
- Bestowed by – Hollywood Foreign Press Association
- First Awarded in – 1944
Ansari, first man of Asian descent to win Globe for Best Actor
Indian-origin actor, comedian, and filmmaker Aziz Ansari became the first man of Asian descent to win Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an actor.
- Aziz Ansari has been awarded for his role as Dev Shah in Television series (Musical-Comedy) ‘Master of None’.
- Ansari was nominated for this category along with Anthony Anderson for “Black-ish”, Kevin Bacon for “I Love Dick”, William H Macy for “Shameless” and Eric McCormack for ‘Will & Grace’.
Sterling K. Brown becomes first African – American to win Golden Globe
At 75th Golden Globe Awards, Actor Sterling K. Brown won the Best Actor in a TV Series, Drama category for his performance as Randall Pearson in “This Is Us.”
- Sterling K. Brown thereby created history by becoming the first African-American to win Golden Globe Award.
- Brown was nominated for this category along with Jason Bateman for “Ozark,” Freddie Highmore for “The Good Doctor,” Bob Odenkirk for “Better Call Saul,” and Liev Schreiber for “Ray Donovan.”
- The role of Randall Pearson in “This Is Us” already fetched him Emmy Award in 2017.
75th Golden Globe Awards – Winners (Film):
|Best Film – Drama||Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri|
|Best Film – Musical or Comedy||Lady Bird|
|Best Actor – Drama||Gary Oldman for Darkest Hour|
|Best Actress – Drama||Frances McDormand for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri|
|Best Actor – Musical or Comedy||James Franco for The Disaster Artist|
|Best Actress – Musical or Comedy||Saoirse Ronan for Lady Bird|
|Best Director||Guillermo del Toro – The Shape of Water|
|Best Animated Feature Film||Coco|
|Best Foreign Language Film||In the Fade (Germany/France)|
75th Golden Globe Awards – Winners (Television Series):
|Best Series – Drama||The Handmaid’s Tale|
|Best Series – Musical or Comedy||The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel|
|Best Miniseries or Television Film||Big Little Lies|
|Best Actor – Drama||Sterling K. Brown for This Is Us|
|Best Actress – Drama||Elisabeth Moss for The Handmaid’s Tale|
|Best Actor – Musical or Comedy||Aziz Ansari for Master of None|
|Best Actress – Musical or Comedy||Rachel Brosnahan for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel|
|Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film||Ewan McGregor – Fargo|
|Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film||Nicole Kidman – Big Little Lies|
American media tycoon, Oprah Winfrey was conferred the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award