Thursday, July 29

Globes – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

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2020 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Joker Joaquin Phoenix

Joker

Joaquin Phoenix

2019 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Bohemian Rhapsody Rami Malek

Bohemian Rhapsody

Rami Malek

2018 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Darkest Hour Gary Oldman

Darkest Hour

Gary Oldman

2017 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Manchester by the Sea Casey Affleck

Manchester by the Sea

Casey Affleck

2016 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

The Revenant Leonardo DiCaprio

The Revenant

Leonardo DiCaprio

2015 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

The Theory of Everything Eddie Redmayne

The Theory of Everything

Eddie Redmayne

2014 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Dallas Buyers Club Matthew McConaughey

Dallas Buyers Club

Matthew McConaughey

2013 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Lincoln Daniel Day-Lewis

Lincoln

Daniel Day-Lewis

2012 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

The Descendants George Clooney

The Descendants

George Clooney

2011 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

The King's Speech Colin Firth

The King’s Speech

Colin Firth

2010 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Crazy Heart Jeff Bridges

Crazy Heart

Jeff Bridges

2009 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

The Wrestler Mickey Rourke

The Wrestler

Mickey Rourke

2008 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

There Will Be Blood Daniel Day-Lewis

There Will Be Blood

Daniel Day-Lewis

2007 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

The Last King of Scotland Forest Whitaker

The Last King of Scotland

Forest Whitaker

2006 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Capote Philip Seymour Hoffman

Capote

Philip Seymour Hoffman

2005 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

The Aviator Leonardo DiCaprio

The Aviator

Leonardo DiCaprio

2004 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Mystic River Sean Penn

Mystic River

Sean Penn

2003 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

About Schmidt Jack Nicholson

About Schmidt

Jack Nicholson

2002 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

A Beautiful Mind Russell Crowe

A Beautiful Mind

Russell Crowe

2001 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Cast Away Tom Hanks

Cast Away

Tom Hanks

2000 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

The Hurricane Denzel Washington

The Hurricane

Denzel Washington

1999 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

The Truman Show Jim Carrey

The Truman Show

Jim Carrey

1998 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Ulee's Gold Peter Fonda

Ulee’s Gold

Peter Fonda

1997 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Shine Geoffrey Rush

Shine

Geoffrey Rush

1996 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Leaving Las Vegas Nicolas Cage

Leaving Las Vegas

Nicolas Cage

1995 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Forrest Gump Tom Hanks

Forrest Gump

Tom Hanks

1994 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Philadelphia Tom Hanks

Philadelphia

Tom Hanks

1993 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Scent of a Woman Al Pacino

Scent of a Woman

Al Pacino

1992 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

The Prince of Tides Nick Nolte

The Prince of Tides

Nick Nolte

1991 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Reversal of Fortune Jeremy Irons

Reversal of Fortune

Jeremy Irons

1990 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Born on the Fourth of July Tom Cruise

Born on the Fourth of July

Tom Cruise

1989 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Rain Man Dustin Hoffman

Rain Man

Dustin Hoffman

1988 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Wall Street Michael Douglas

Wall Street

Michael Douglas

1987 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Mona Lisa Bob Hoskins

Mona Lisa

Bob Hoskins

1986 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Runaway Train Jon Voight

Runaway Train

Jon Voight

1985 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Amadeus F. Murray Abraham

Amadeus

F. Murray Abraham

1984 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Tender Mercies Robert Duvall

Tender Mercies

Robert Duvall

1984 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

The Dresser Tom Courtenay

The Dresser

Tom Courtenay

1983 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Gandhi Ben Kingsley

Gandhi

Ben Kingsley

1982 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

On Golden Pond Henry Fonda

On Golden Pond

Henry Fonda

1981 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Raging Bull Robert De Niro

Raging Bull

Robert De Niro

1980 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Kramer vs. Kramer Dustin Hoffman

Kramer vs. Kramer

Dustin Hoffman

1979 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Coming Home Jon Voight

Coming Home

Jon Voight

1978 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Equus Richard Burton

Equus

Richard Burton

1977 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Network Peter Finch

Network

Peter Finch

1976 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Jack Nicholson

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Jack Nicholson

1975 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Chinatown Jack Nicholson

Chinatown

Jack Nicholson

1974 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Serpico Al Pacino

Serpico

Al Pacino

1973 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

The Godfather Marlon Brando

The Godfather

Marlon Brando

1972 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

The French Connection Gene Hackman

The French Connection

Gene Hackman

1971 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Patton George C. Scott

Patton

George C. Scott

1970 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

True Grit John Wayne

True Grit

John Wayne

1969 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

The Lion in Winter Peter O'Toole

The Lion in Winter

Peter O’Toole

1968 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

In the Heat of the Night Rod Steiger

In the Heat of the Night

Rod Steiger

1967 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

A Man for All Seasons Paul Scofield

A Man for All Seasons

Paul Scofield

1966 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Doctor Zhivago Omar Sharif

Doctor Zhivago

Omar Sharif

1965 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Becket Peter O'Toole

Becket

Peter O’Toole

1964 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Lilies of the Field Sidney Poitier

Lilies of the Field

Sidney Poitier

1963 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

To Kill a Mockingbird Gregory Peck

To Kill a Mockingbird

Gregory Peck

1962 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Judgment at Nuremberg Maximilian Schell

Judgment at Nuremberg

Maximilian Schell

1961 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Elmer Gantry Burt Lancaster

Elmer Gantry

Burt Lancaster

1960 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Career Anthony Franciosa

Career

Anthony Franciosa

1959 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Separate Tables David Niven

Separate Tables

David Niven

1958 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

The Bridge on the River Kwai Alec Guinness

The Bridge on the River Kwai

Alec Guinness

1957 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Lust for Life Kirk Douglas

Lust for Life

Kirk Douglas

1956 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Marty Ernest Borgnine

Marty

Ernest Borgnine

1955 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

On the Waterfront Marlon Brando

On the Waterfront

Marlon Brando

1954 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

The Actress Spencer Tracy

The Actress

Spencer Tracy

1953 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

High Noon Gary Cooper

High Noon

Gary Cooper

1952 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Death of a Salesman Fredric March

Death of a Salesman

Fredric March

1951 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Cyrano de Bergerac José Ferrer

Cyrano de Bergerac

José Ferrer

1950 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

All the King's Men Broderick Crawford

All the King’s Men

Broderick Crawford

1949 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Hamlet Laurence Olivier

Hamlet

Laurence Olivier

1948 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

A Double Life Ronald Colman

A Double Life

Ronald Colman

1947 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

The Yearling Gregory Peck

The Yearling

Gregory Peck

1946 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

The Lost Weekend Ray Milland

The Lost Weekend

Ray Milland

1945 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Wilson Alexander Knox

Wilson

Alexander Knox

1944 Golden Globe Awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Watch on the Rhine Paul Lukas

Watch on the Rhine

Paul Lukas