Golden Globes 2021: Stars Who Took Home Their First Golden Globes This Year
From Andra Day to Chloé Zhao, these stars won their very first Golden Globes
Following some technical difficulties, Kaluuya accepted his first Golden Globe for best supporting actor in a motion picture for his performance in Judas and the Black Messiah. “I gave everything,” he said of his performance.
O'Hara took home her first Globe for best actress in a television series — comedy or musical for her role as Moira Rose in Schitt's Creek. She thanked the father-son duo behind the series, Eugene and Daniel Levy, for "creating an inspiring, funny, beautiful family love story in which they let me wear 100 wigs and speak like an alien."
The Soul co-director not only won his first Golden Globe this year, he also made history by becoming the first debut Black filmmaker to win the best motion picture – animated Golden Globe.
The 25-year-old took home her first Golden Globe for best actress in a television series – drama for her portrayal of Princess Diana on Netflix's The Crown.
Sudeikis took home the award for best actor in a television series – comedy or musical for playing the titular role of Ted Lasso in the Apple TV+ series, Ted Lasso.
While he didn't win the Golden Globe for best supporting actor, Levy did snag the Globe for best television series – musical or comedy for his show, Schitt's Creek, which he wrote and created alongside his dad, Eugene Levy.
O'Connor won the Golden Globe for his performance as Prince Charles in The Crown, shouting out his fellow first-time winner and costar Emma Corrin in his acceptance speech.
The late actor posthumously won the award for best actor in a motion picture – drama for his role in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. His wife, Simone Ledward Boseman, tearfully accepted the award on his behalf.
Taylor-Joy was nominated for the first time this year (for her acting in both the film Emma and the Netflix series The Queen's Gambit), taking home the prize for best actress in a miniseries or television film for her role as Beth Harmon in The Queen's Gambit.
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The Minari director won his first Golden Globe when the film won best motion picture – foreign language. He also won Most Adorable Cheering Section when his daughter celebrated with him.
Ruffalo, nominated four times previously, won his first Golden Globe for best actor in a miniseries or television film for his dual role in the HBO miniseries I Know This Much Is True.
Zhao, who was nominated for the first time this year, won the Golden Globe for best director for Nomadland. She is the second woman to win best director at the Golden Globes and first Asian woman to win the honor. Nomadland also won best motion picture – drama.
The singer-turned-actress won the award for best actress in a motion picture – drama for her portrayal of Billie Holiday in The United States vs. Billie Holiday. She is only the second Black woman to take home the prize.