23rd April 03:05 AM
Christian Bale credits Satan for inspiration after winning Golden Globe for Vice
By Lena Reece
Monday 07/01/2019
Christian Bale won for playing Dick Cheney in Vice

British stars Olivia Colman, Christian Bale, Richard Madden and Ben Whishaw were among the winners at this year's prestigious Golden Globe Awards.

Colman was honoured for the film The Favourite, and Bale won for playing ex‑US Vice‑President Dick Cheney in Vice.

Christian Bale credited Satan for inspiration on how to play Dick Cheney in 'Vice'

Madden and Whishaw won TV awards for their roles in BBC dramas Bodyguard and A Very English Scandal respectively.

Bohemian Rhapsody won two big awards, including a surprise victory over A Star Is Born to scoop best film drama.

Rami Malek also won best actor in a film drama for his portrayal of late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury.

Green Book, which delves into racial tensions in the Deep South in the early 1960s, was among the other big winners, picking up three prizes, including best comedy/musical film.

Colman was named best actress in a musical/comedy for her role as Queen Anne in The Favourite.

Glenn Close, the star of The Wife, beat Lady Gaga to the award for best actress in a drama film.

In an impassioned speech, she spoke about the importance of women following their dreams and not just looking after their home lives.

Lady Gaga was nominated for her role in A Star Is Born, but that film only ended up winning one award ‑ best song for Shallow.

Unlike the Oscars, the Golden Globes rewards TV as well as film.

Michael Douglas dedicated his award to wife Catherine Zeta Jones

The Americans was named best TV drama and The Kominsky Method picked up best TV comedy. The Netflix show's star Michael Douglas won best actor in a TV series (musical or comedy) for playing an ageing acting coach.

The award came 49 years after he received his first Golden Globe nomination for best male newcomer.

Sandra Oh won best actress in a TV drama for Killing Eve, which started out on BBC America.

Oh also co‑hosted Sunday's ceremony in Beverly Hills alongside Brooklyn Nine‑Nine actor Andy Samberg.

The night's other winners:

Best performance by an actress in a supporting role in a motion picture ‑ Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk

Best performance by an actor in a supporting role in a motion picture ‑ Mahershala Ali, Green Book

Best actress in a television series (musical or comedy) ‑ Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvellous Mrs Maisel

Best limited series or motion picture made for TV ‑ The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

Best actress in a limited series or motion picture made for TV ‑ Patricia Arquette, Escape at Dannemora

Best actor in a limited series or motion picture made for TV ‑ Darren Criss, The Assassination of Gianni Versace

Best supporting actress in a series, limited series or motion picture made for TV: Patricia Clarkson, Sharp Objects

Best animated film ‑ Spider‑Man: Into the Spider‑Verse

Best motion picture director ‑ Alfonso Cuaron, Roma

Best foreign language film ‑ Roma

Best original song ‑ Shallow, A Star is Born (Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson)

Best original score ‑ First Man, Justin Hurwitz

[Souree: BBC]

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