2012 Golden Globe Awards: The Show, The Winners

Posted Monday January 16, 2012 12:06 AM GMT

Gathering together to honor the year's best in cinema, the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards winners have officially been named.

With the event taking place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday evening (January 15), Ricky Gervais tended to hosting duties while "The Descendants" was named as Best Drama Motion Picture and "The Artist" ended up taking home the top prize of Best Comedy or Musical Motion Picture.

Other big winners at the Golden Globe Awards were George Clooney, who was named as Best Actor for his effort in "The Descendants" while Meryl Streep was doted with Best Actress honors for her portrayal of Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron Lady".

Meanwhile, television's top accolades went to "Modern Family" as Best Comedy TV Series and "Homeland" as Best Drama TV Series.

With exclusive pictures from the show found below, the complete list of 69th Annual Golden Globe winners are:

Best Motion Picture – Drama
WINNER: The Descendants
The Help
Hugo
The Ides of March
Moneyball
War Horse

Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical
50/50
WINNER: The Artist
Bridesmaids
Midnight in Paris
My Week With Marilyn

Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
WINNER: George Clooney, The Descendants
Leonardo DiCaprio, J. Edgar
Michael Fassbender, Shame
Ryan Gosling, The Ides of March
Brad Pitt, Moneyball

Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy Musical
WINNER: Jean Dujardin, The Artist
Brendan Gleeson The Guard
Joseph Gordon Levitt, 50/50
Ryan Gosling, Crazy Stupid Love
Owen Wilson, Midnight in Paris

Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Motion Picture
Kenneth Branagh, My Week With Marilyn
Albert Brooks, Drive
Jonah Hill, Moneyball
Viggo Mortensen, A Dangerous Method
WINNER: Christopher Plummer, Beginners

Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Motion Picture
Berenice Bejo, The Artist
Jessica Chastain, The Help
Janet McTeer, Albert Nobbs
WINNER: Octavia Spencer, The Help
Shailene Woodley, The Descendants

Best TV Series Drama
American Horror Story
Boardwalk Empire
Boss
Game of Thrones
WINNER: Homeland

Best Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie
Hugh Bonnevile, Downton Abbey
WINNER: Idris Elba, Luther
William Hurt, Too Big to Fail
Bill Nighy, Page Eight
Dominic West, The Hour

Best Actor in a TV Series – Drama
Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
WINNER: Kelsey Grammer, Boss
Jeremy Irons, The Borgias
Damian Lewis, Homeland

Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie
Romola Garai, The Hour
Diane Lane, Cinema Verite
Elizabeth McGovern, Downtown Abbey
Emily Watson, Appropriate Adult
WINNER: Kate Winslet, Mildred Pierce

Best Director – Motion Picture
Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris
George Clooney, The Ides of March
Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
Alexander Payne, The Descendants
WINNER: Martin Scorsese, Hugo

Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama
Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs
Viola Davis, The Help
Rooney Mara, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
WINNER: Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady
Tilda Swinton, We Need to Talk About Kevin

Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical/Comedy
Jodie Foster, Carnage
Charlize Theron, Young Adult
Kristen Wiig, Bridesmaids
WINNER: Michelle Williams, My Week With Marilyn
Kate Winslet, Carnage

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture
WINNER: Midnight in Paris
The Ides of March
The Artist
The Descendants
Moneyball

Best Animated Feature Film
WINNER: The Adventures of Tin-Tin
Arthur Christmas
Cars 2
Puss N Boots
Rango

Best Original Song – Motion Picture
WINNER: “Masterpiece” — W.E.
Music & Lyrics by: Madonna, Julie Frost, Jimmy Harry
“Hello Hello” — Gnomeo & Juliet
Music by: Elton John
Lyrics by: Bernie Taupin
“The Keeper” — Machine Gun Preacher
Music & Lyrics by: Chris Cornell
"Lay Your Head Down” — Albert Nobbs
Music by: Brian Byrne
Lyrics by: Glenn Close
“The Living Proof” — The Help
Music by: Mary J. Blige, Thomas Newman, Harvey Mason Jr.
Lyrics by: Mary J. Blige, Harvey Mason Jr., Damon Thomas

Best Original Score – Motion Picture
WINNER: The Artist
W.E.
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Hugo
War Horse

Best Foreign Language Film
Flowers of War
In the Land of Blood and Honey
The Kid With the Bike
The Skin I Live In
WINNER: A Separation

Best TV Series – Comedy
Enlightened
Episodes
Glee
WINNER: Modern Family
New Girl

Best Actor in a TV Comedy Series
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
David Duchovny, Californication
Johnny Galecki, The Big Bang Theory
Thomas Jane, Hung
WINNER: Matt LeBlanc, Episodes

Best Actress in a TV Series Comedy or Musical
WINNER: Laura Dern, Enlightened
Zooey Deschanel, New Girl
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Laura Linney, The Big C
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

Best Actress in a TV Drama Series
WINNER: Claire Danes, Homeland
Mireille Enos, The Killing
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Madeline Stowe, Revenge
Callie Thorne, Necessary Roughness

Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries or TV Movie
WINNER: 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 in a Series, Miniseries or TV Movie
WINNER: Jessica Lange, American Horror Story
Kelly MacDonald, Game of Thrones
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family
Evan Rachel Wood, Mildred Pierce

Best TV Movie or Miniseries
Cinema Verite
WINNER: Downton Abbey
The Hour
Mildred Pierce
Too Big to Fail

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