2012 Golden Globe Award Winners

Posted January 15th, 2012 at 7:45 pm

The 2012 Golden Globes are in the books – here’s a look at all the winners. Homeland picked up Best TV drama as well as Best Actress for Claire Danes – while Kelsey Grammer pulled off an upset over Bryan Cranston and Steve Buscemi for Best Actor with his performance in Boss. In movies it was The Artist and The Descendants that came away as the night’s big winners.


Best picture, drama
**The Descendants**
The Help
The Ides of March
War Horse

Best picture, comedy or musical
**The Artist**
Midnight in Paris
My Week With Marilyn

Best director
Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris
George Clooney, The Ides of March
Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
Alexander Payne, The Descendants
**Martin Scorsese, Hugo**

Best actor, drama
**George Clooney, The Descendants**
Leonardo DiCaprio, J. Edgar
Michael Fassbender, Shame
Ryan Gosling, The Ides of March
Brad Pitt, Moneyball

Best actress, drama
Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs
Viola Davis, The Help
Rooney Mara, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
**Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady**
Tilda Swinton, We Need To Talk About Kevin

Best actress, comedy or musical
Jodie Foster, Carnage
Charlize Theron, Young Adult
Kristen Wiig, Bridesmaids
**Michelle Williams, My Week With Marilyn**
Kate Winslet, Carnage

Best actor, comedy or 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 actress
Bérénice Bejo, The Artist
Jessica Chastain, The Help
Janet McTeer, Albert Nobbs
**Octavia Spencer, The Help**
Shailene Woodley, The Descendants

Best supporting actor
Kenneth Branagh, My Week With Marilyn
Albert Brooks, Drive
Jonah Hill, Moneyball
Viggo Mortensen, A Dangerous Method
**Christopher Plummer, Beginners**

Best animated film
**The Adventures of Tintin**
Arthur Christmas
Cars 2
Puss in Boots

Best foreign-language film
The Flowers of War (China)
In the Land of Blood and Honey (USA)
The Kid With a Bike (Belgium)
**A Separation (Iran)**
The Skin I Live In (Spain)

Best screenplay
The Artist
The Descendants
The Ides of March
**Midnight in Paris**

Best original score
**Ludovic Bource, The Artist**
Abel Korzeniowski, W.E.
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Howard Shore, Hugo
John Williams, War Horse

Best original song
Hello Hello, from Gnomeo & Juliet, music by Elton John, lyrics by Bernie Taupin
The Keeper, from Machine Gun Preacher, music and lyrics by Chris Cornell
Lay Your Head Down, from Albert Nobbs, music by Brian Byrne, lyrics by Glenn Close
The Living Proof, from The Help, music by Thomas Newman, Mary J. Blige, Harvey Mason Jr. and Damon Thomas; lyrics by Mary J. Blige, Harvey Mason Jr. and Damon Thomas
**Masterpiece, from W.E., music and lyrics by Madonna, Julie Frost and Jimmy Harry**

Best series, drama
American Horror Story
Boardwalk Empire
Game of Thrones

Best series, comedy or musical
**Modern Family**
New Girl

Best miniseries or TV movie
Cinema Verite
**Dowtown Abbey**
The Hour
Mildred Pierce
Too Big To Fail

Best actor, drama
Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
**Kelsey Grammer, Boss**
Jeremy Irons, The Borgias
Damian Lewis, Homeland

Best actress, drama
**Claire Danes, Homeland**
Mireille Enos, The Killing
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Madeleine Stowe, Revenge
Callie Thorne, Necessary Roughness

Best actor, comedy
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
David Duchovny, Californication
Johnny Galecki, The Big Bang Theory
Thomas Jane, Hung
**Matt LeBlanc, Episodes**

Best actress, comedy
**Laura Dern, Enlightened**
Zooey Deschanel, New Girl
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Laura Linney, The Big C
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

Best supporting actor, series, miniseries or movie
**Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones**
Paul Giamatti, Too Big To Fail
Guy Pearce, Mildred Pierce
Tim Robbins, Cinema Verite
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family

Best supporting actress, series, miniseries or movie
**Jessica Lange, American Horror Story**
Kelly Macdonald, Boardwalk Empire
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family
Evan Rachel Wood, Mildred Pierce