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Golden Globes 2012 winners announced

16 January 2012

Last night saw the star studded 69th annual Golden Globes ceremony in Los Angeles hosted for the third time by controversial British filmmaker Ricky Gervais who was largely on his best behaviour.

The were a few shockers, a couple of snubs as well as pleasant surprises at the award ceremony that saw The Descendants win Best drama over the likes of The Help and Moneyball while Meryl Streep won another award ahead of the Oscars.

Martin Scorsese won the award for Best Director for the fantastic Hugo and the television part of the ceremony saw a few shocks which saw Friends favourite Matt LeBlanc win Best Actor in a TV Comedy/Musical for Episodes over Alec Baldwin and Kelsey Grammar won Best Actor In A TV Drama over the likes of Bryan Cranston and Damian Lewis.

The full list of winners is below:

Best Drama
The Descendants

The Help


The Ides Of March


War Horse

Best Comedy/Musical
The Artist



Midnight In Paris

My Week With Marilyn

Best Animated Film
The Adventures Of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn

Arthur Christmas

Cars 2

Puss in Boots


Best Foreign Language Film
A Separation

The Flowers of War

In The Land of Blood and Honey

The Kid WIth The Bike

The Skin I Live In

Best Actor – Drama
George Clooney, The Descendants

Leonardo DiCaprio, J Edgar

Michael Fassbender, Shame

Ryan Gosling, The Ides of March

Brad Pitt, Moneyball

Best Actor – Comedy/Musical
Jean Dujardin, The Artist

Brendan Gleeson, The Guard

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, 50/50

Ryan Gosling, Crazy Stupid Love

Owen Wilson, Midnight in Paris

Best Supporting Actor In A Motion Picture
Christopher Plummer, Beginners

Kenneth Branagh, My Week with Marilyn

Albert Brooks, Drive

Jonah Hill, Moneyball

Viggo Mortensen, A Dangerous Method

Best Actress In A Drama
Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady

Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs

Viola Davis, The Help

Rooney Mara, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Tilda Swinton, We Need to Talk About Kevin

Best Actress In A Comedy/Musical
Michelle Williams, My Week With Marilyn

Kate Winslet, Carnage

Jodie Foster, Carnage

Charlize Theron, Young Adult

Kristen Wiig, Bridesmaids??Best

Supporting Actress In A Motion Picture
Octavia Spencer, The Help

Berenice Bejo, The Artist

Jessica Chastain, The Help

Janet McTeer, Albert Nobbs

Shailene Woodley, The Descendants

Best Director
Hugo, Martin Scorsese

Best Screenplay For A Motion Picture
Midnight In Paris, Woody Allen

The Ides of March, George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon

The Artist, Michel Hazanavicius

The Descendants, Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash

Moneyball, Steven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin

Best Original Score In A Motion Picture
The Artist, Ludovic Bource

W.E., Abel Korzeniowski

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross?Hugo, Howard Shore

War Horse, John Williams

Best Original Song In A Motion Picture
Masterpiece by Madonna? - W.E.

Lay Your Head Down - Albert Nobbs

Hello Hello - Gnomeo and Juliet

The Living Proof - The Help

The Keeper - Machine Gun Preacher

Television winners

Best TV Drama

Best TV Comedy/Musical
Modern Family

Best TV Miniseries Or Motion Picture
Downton Abbey

Best Actor In A TV Drama
Kelsey Grammer, Boss

Best Actor In A TV Comedy/Musical
Matt Le Blanc, Episodes

Best Actor in A Miniseries Or Made-For-TV Movie
Idris Elba

Best Supporting Actor In A TV Series, Miniseries Or Made-For-TV Movie
Peter Dinklage, Game Of Thrones

Best Actress In A TV Drama?
Clare Danes, Homeland

Best Actress In A TV Comedy/Musical?
Laura Dern, Enlightened

Best Actress In A Miniseries Or Made-For-TV Movie
Kate Winslet, Mildred Pierce

Best Supporting Actress In A TV Series, Miniseries Or Made-For-TV Movie
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story