The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2013

The Golden Globe Award is an honor which is awarded for film and television. The members of Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) bestow for excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign. It ranks as the third most-watched awards show behind only the Oscars and the Grammy Awards. The awards are presented each year with the Academy Awards. The 1st Golden Globe Awards were held in January 1944 at the 20th Century Fox studios in Los Angeles. The HFPA donates to entertainment-related charities, as well as funding scholarships and other programs for future film and television professionals. It is awarded at the same place and on same date (14 Jan.) every year where they have been held annually since 1961.

On January 14, 2013, the 70th Golden Globe Awards were presented, honoring the best in film and television for 2012, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (USA).

Best Actor for Motion Picture (Drama) Deniel Day Lewis (Lincoln)
Best Actress for Motion Picture (Drama) Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty)
Best Actor for Motion Picture (Musical/Comedy) Hugh Jackman (Les Miserables)
Best Actress for Motion Picture (Musical/Comedy) Jennefer Lawrence (Silver Lining Playbook)
Best Motion Picture (Drama) Agro
Best Motion Picture (Musical/Comedy) Les Miserables
Best Director Ben Affleck (Agro)
Best Supporting Actor (Motion Picture) Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained)
Best Supporting Actress (Motion Picture) Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables)
Best Screenplay Quentin Tarantino (Django Unchained)
Best Original Score Mychael Danna (Life of Pi)
Best Original Song Skyfall (from Skyfall)
Best Foreign Language Film Amour (Michael Haneke’s)
Best Animated Feature Film (Since 2006)* Brave
Cecil B. De Mille Award for Life time Achievement(Motion Picture)** Jodie Foster

*This award was introduced in the year 2006.

** In 1950, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association made the decision to establish a special honorary award to recognize outstanding contributions to the entertainment industry. Because, the first award was presented to Cecil B. De Mille(Director and Producer) the official name of the award thus became the Cecil B. De Mille Award.


Television awards (since 1956):

Best Drama Series Homeland
Best Comedy Series Girls
Best Actor in a Television Drama Series Damian Lewis for “Homeland”
Best Actor in a Television Comedy Series Don Cheadle for “House of Lies”
Best Actress in a Television Drama Series Claire Danes for “Homeland”
Best Actress in a Television Comedy Series Lena Dunham for “Girls”
Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television Game Change
Best Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for Television Kevin Costner for “Hatfields & McCoys
Best Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for Television Julianne Moore for “Game Change”
Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture (TV) Ed Harris for “Game Change”
Best Supporting Actress in a Series ,Mini-Series or Motion Picture (TV) Maggie Smith for “Dwonton Abbey”
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