Awards Golden Globes 2017: Casey Affleck Wins Best Actor, Drama, for 'Manchester by the Sea' The 74th Golden Globe Awards, hosted by Jimmy Fallon, are broadcasting live from Los Angeles on NBC By Char Adams Published on January 8, 2017 11:22 PM Share Tweet Pin Email We independently research, test, review, and recommend the best products—learn more about our process. If you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission. Photo: Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal via Getty Casey Affleck won the Golden Globe for best performance by an actor in a motion picture, drama. Affleck took home the award at the 2017 Golden Globe Awards for his role in Manchester by the Sea. During his acceptance speech, the 41-year-old thanked his two children and wife Summer Phoenix, from whom he has been separated since March. Want to win a trip to L.A.? Enter now for your chance to be at the Oscars® Red Carpet “I love you Indiana and Atticus,” he said of his children. “To their mom, who gave me every good acting idea I ever had, thank you. I love you.” Affleck and Phoenix confirmed their separation earlier this year. They were married for 10 years. Watch PEOPLE & EW Red Carpet Live Sunday night and streaming now on People/Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN). Go to PEOPLE.com/PEN, or download the app for Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Xumo, Chromecast, Xfinity, iOS and Android devices. He added: “Despite how I might think I’m in charge of my house, it is my kids who give me the permission to do this.” Check out PEOPLE’s full 2017 Golden Globe Awards coverage and complete winners list! He shared his first Golden Globe with his costar Michelle Williams, saying, “I wish that Michelle could be on stage with me, because she made most of it work.” The 74th Golden Globe Awards, hosted by Jimmy Fallon, are broadcasting live from Los Angeles on NBC.