Tuesday, 13 January 2009

The 66th Annual Golden Globes winners

The 66th Annual Golden Globes event was packed with talented stars. But there is no doubt that the big winners of the night were 'Slumdog Millionaire,' Kate Winslet, Tina Fey, and the late Heath Ledger.

'Slumdog Millionaire' won all four of the categories is was nominated for, most notably for Best Motion Picture - Drama. Danny Boyle won Best Director, Simon Beaufoy won best screen writing, and A. R. Rahman won for best original score.

From l. to r.: Producer Christian Colson, actor Dev Patel, actor Anil Kapoor, actress Frida Pinto, director Danny Boyle, composer A.R. Rahman, and writer Simon Beaufoy.

Kate Winslet finally won not just one, but two Globes. One for Best Supporting Actress in 'The Reader' and one for Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama for her extraordinary work in 'Revolutionary Road.' Winslet thanked her co-star Leonardo DiCaprio in tears. "“I’ve loved you for 13 years and your performance in this film is nothing short of spectacular," she said to him as he teared up, as well.

Partners in funny Alec Baldwin, left, and Tina Fey, won best actor in a television series - comedy and best actress in a television series - comedy (respectively) for their work in '30 Rock.'

Fey also won best television series, comedy or musical for "30 Rock."

L. to r.: Alec Baldwin, Jane Krakowski, Tina Fey, Jack McBrayer and Tracy Morgan

The late Heath Ledger posthumously won Best Performance by an Actor In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for 'Dark Knight.' Director Christopher Nolan accepted for him. “After Heath [died], a hole was ripped in the future of cinema,” Nolan said to a standing and clapping audience.

Actress Sally Hawkins poses with her Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy for 'Happy-Go-Lucky.'

Actor Colin Farrell won Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical Or Comedy award for "In Bruges."

Anna Paquin won Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama award for newcomer 'True Blood.'

Gabriel Byrne, who was not present, won Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series- Drama for 'In Treatment.'

Series creator Matthew Weiner, center holds the trophy with the cast of "Mad Men" as they pose backstage after winning best television series - drama.

Director Andrew Stanton (2nd R) with his Best Animated Feature Film for "Wall-E" poses with presenters Kevin Jonas, Joe Jonas and Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers.

Director Ari Folman won best foreign language film award for the Israeli film “Waltz with Bashir.”

Actor Mickey Rourke and singer/songwriter pose with their awards. Rourke won Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama for his role in 'The Wrestler' and Springsteen won for best song for 'The Wrestler.'

Director Steven Spielberg was the recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Entertainment Field. He said that, at 62-years-old, he was "old enough."

Producers Stephen (l. to r.) Tenenbaum, Letty Aronson and Gareth Wiley pose with their award for Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical for "Vicky Cristina Barcelona."

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