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Golden Globe: Joaquin wins Best Actor for Joker; 1917 bags best film prize

The Golden Globes, which kickstart the awards season in Hollywood by recognising the best in both cinema and television, were hosted by Ricky Gervais

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77th Golden Globe Awards - Brad Pitt poses backstage with his award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture for
77th Golden Globe Awards - Brad Pitt poses backstage with his award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture for

Hollywood star Joaquin Phoenix won the for the best actor in a motion picture - drama for his performance in "Joker" while Brad Pitt walked away with the best supporting actor trophy for his performance of a gruff stuntman in "Once Upon a Time In Hollywood" at the 77th Awards.

The Golden Globes, which kickstart the awards season in Hollywood by recognising the best in both cinema and television, were hosted by Ricky Gervais.

Besides Phoenix and Pitt, who have consolidated their Oscar campaign with the win at the Globes, Renee Zellweger (Judy) bested others in the category to win the best actress in a drama category while Laura Dern took home the trophy for the best supporting actress for her role of a lawyer in "Marriage Story".

The best actor and actress winners in the musical or comedy category were Taron Egerton ("Rocketman") and Awkwafina, ("The Farewell").

Golden Globe: Joaquin wins Best Actor for Joker; 1917 bags best film prize

Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" was adjudged the best motion picture musical or comedy over "Dolemite Is My Name", "Jojo Rabbit", "Knives Out" and "Rocketman".

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77th Golden Globe Awards: The cast of "Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood" pose backstage with their award for Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy. Photo: Reuters

Tarantino won the best screenplay for the period revisionist drama though he lost to Sam Mendes ("1917") in the best director category.

Korean filmmaker Bon Joon-Ho's "Parasite" was named best motion picture foreign language.

In the animation category "Missing Link" was the surprise winner over "Frozen 2", "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World", "The Lion King" and "Toy Story 4".

In the television category "Fleabag" was the predictable winner by taking home the awards for the best television series musical or comedy and the best actress for actor-creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge.

Olivia Colman won the best actress trophy for TV Drama for her role in Netflix's "The Crown".

HBO's "Succession" was named the best television series drama at the ceremony, taking place in the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.

First Published: Mon, January 06 2020. 10:05 IST