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Overview of 76th Golden Globe Awards held in California, United States

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On 6th January 2019, 76th Golden Globe Awards to honour the best in films and television of calendar year 2018 was held at Beverly Hills, California in USA.

76th Golden Globe AwardsKey Points

  • The ceremony was hosted by the famous actors Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg.
  • The ceremony produced by Dick Clark Productions and the HFPA was aired live on NBC in United States.

Sandra Oh wins big, becomes first Asian actor to win multiple Golden Globes

On 6th January 2019, The Co-host of the 76th Golden Globe Awards, Sandra Oh won the Golden Globe award for the Best Actress in a TV Drama for her role in Killing Eve and became the first Asian to win multiple Golden Globe Awards.

Key Points

  • Sandra Oh won the award for playing the character of MI5 Analyst Eve Polastri, who became obsessed with an unhinged female assassin named Villanelle.
  • It was Sandra Oh’s second Golden Globe win, she had earlier won the award in 2006 for essaying the role of Cristina Yang in Grey’s Anatomy.

The Complete list of Winners – Films

Best Motion Picture – DramaBohemian Rhapsody
Best Motion Picture – Musical or ComedyGreen Book
Best Actor – DramaRami Malek for “Bohemian Rhapsody”
Best Actress – DramaGlenn Close for “The Wife”
Best Actor – Musical or ComedyChristian Bale for “Vice”
Best Actress – Musical or ComedyOlivia Colman for “The Favourite”
Best Supporting ActorMahershala Ali for “Green Book”
Best Supporting ActressRegina King for “If Beale Street Could Talk”
Best DirectorAlfonso Cuaron for “Roma”
Best ScreenplayBrian Hayes Currie, Peter Farrelly and Nick Vallelonga for “Green Book”
Best Original ScoreJustin Hurwitz for “First Man”
Best Original SongShallow (A star is Born)
Best Animated Feature FilmSpider-Man: Into the Spider –Verse
Best Foreign Language FilmRoma (Mexico)

The Complete List of Winners – Television

Best Television Series – DramaThe Americans
Best Television Series – Musical or ComedyThe Kominsky Method
Best Actor – DramaRichard Madden for “Bodyguard”
Best Actress – DramaSandra Oh for “Killing Eve”
Best Actor – Musical or ComedyMichael Douglas for “The Kominsky Method”
Best Actress – Musical or ComedyRachel Brosnahan for “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
Best Actor – Miniseries or Television FilmDarren Criss for “The Assassination of Gianni Versace”
Best Actress – Miniseries or Television FilmPatricia Arquette for “Escape at Dannemora”
Best Supporting Actor – Miniseries or Television FilmBen Whishaw for “A Very English Scandal”
Best Supporting Actress – Miniseries or Television FilmPatricia Clarkson for “Sharp Objects”
Best Miniseries or Television FilmThe Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

About Golden Globe Awards

  • The Golden Globe Awards are bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
  • The Aim of Awards is to recognize the excellence in films and television both domestic and foreign.
  • The Eligibility Period for the Golden Globe Award is 1st January to 31st December.
  • The First Golden Globe Award was given in 1944.

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