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45 Talents over 50 Earn Golden Globe Nominations

Tom Hanks, Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Annette Bening and Michael Douglas are among the honorees

Presenter Susan Kelechi Watson speaks at the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominations Announcement at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on December 09, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California.

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Presenter Susan Kelechi Watson speaks at the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominations Announcement at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on December 09, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California.

En español | Tim Allen, 66, had good news for fellow grownups when he, Dakota Fanning and Susan Kelechi Watson announced the Golden Globe Award nominations on Dec. 9: 45 talents over age 50 are among those eligible to win the prize, which helps predict who will earn nominations for the still more coveted Oscars (it's a bit less predictive of the Emmys). Two earned triple honors: Quentin Tarantino, 56, whose Once Upon a Time in Hollywood fetched nominations for best picture, director and screenplay; and Bong Joon-ho, 50, whose Parasite was nominated for best foreign film, director and screenplay.

Grownup actors took 33 nominations, versus 37 for actors under 50, and dominated the supporting-actor categories. All five supporting-movie-actor nominees were over 50, ranging from Anthony Hopkins, 81, to Brad Pitt, 55. So were four of the five supporting actress honorees in both movies (including Kathy Bates, 71) and TV (Meryl Streep, 70).

Talent over age 50 also swept the five screenplay nominations and four of the five directing nominations. Three honored songwriters were over 50 (Elton John, 72, Bernie Taupin, 69, and Andrew Lloyd Webber, 71), as were three composers, including the cousins Randy Newman, 76, and Thomas Newman, 64.

The winners will be honored at the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards, hosted by Ricky Gervais, 58, on NBC Jan. 5.

77th Annual Golden Globe Award Nominees:

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MOTION PICTURE

Tom Hanks, 63, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Anthony Hopkins, 81The Two Popes

Al Pacino, 79The Irishman

Joe Pesci, 76The Irishman

Brad Pitt, 55Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MOTION PICTURE

Kathy Bates, 71Richard Jewell

Annette Bening, 61, The Report

Laura Dern, 52Marriage Story

Jennifer Lopez, 50Hustlers

Margot Robbie, Bombshell

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE — DRAMA

Christian Bale, Ford v Ferrari

Antonio Banderas, 59Pain and Glory

Adam Driver, Marriage Story

Joaquin Phoenix, Joker

Jonathan Pryce, 72The Two Popes

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE — DRAMA

Cynthia Erivo, Harriet

Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story

Saoirse Ronan, Little Women

Charlize Theron, Bombshell

Renée Zellweger, 50Judy

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE — MUSICAL OR COMEDY

Ana de Armas, Knives Out

Awkwafina, The Farewell

Cate Blanchett, 50Where'd You Go, Bernadette?

Beanie Feldstein, Booksmart

Emma Thompson, 60Late Night

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE — MUSICAL OR COMEDY

Daniel Craig, 51, Knives Out

Roman Griffin Davis, Jojo Rabbit

Leonardo DiCaprio, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Taron Egerton, Rocketman

Eddie Murphy, 58Dolemite Is My Name

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, LIMITED SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Patricia Arquette, 51The Act

Helena Bonham Carter, 53The Crown

Toni Collette, Unbelievable

Meryl Streep, 70Big Little Lies

Emily Watson, 52Chernobyl

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, LIMITED SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Alan Arkin, 85The Kominsky Method

Kieran Culkin, Succession

Andrew Scott, Fleabag

Stellan Skarsgard, 68Chernobyl

Henry Winkler, 74Barry

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR A MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Kaitlyn Dever, Unbelievable

Joey King, The Act

Helen Mirren, 74Catherine the Great

Merritt Wever, Unbelievable

Michelle Williams, Fosse/Verdon

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR A MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Christopher Abbott, Catch-22

Sacha Baron Cohen, The Spy

Russell Crowe, 55The Loudest Voice

Jared Harris, 58Chernobyl

Sam Rockwell, 51Fosse/Verdon

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES — DRAMA

Jennifer Aniston, 50The Morning Show

Olivia Colman, The Crown

Jodie Comer, Killing Eve

Nicole Kidman, 52, Big Little Lies

Reese Witherspoon, The Morning Show

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES — DRAMA

Brian Cox 73Succession

Kit Harrington, Game of Thrones

Rami Malek, Mr. Robot

Tobias Menzies, The Crown

Billy Porter, 50Pose

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BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES — MUSICAL OR COMEDY

Christina Applegate, Dead to Me

Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Kirsten Dunst, On Becoming a God in Central Florida

Natasha Lyonne, Russian Doll

Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES — MUSICAL OR COMEDY

Michael Douglas, 75The Kominsky Method

Bill Hader, Barry

Ben Platt, The Politician

Paul Rudd, 50Living With Yourself

Ramy Youssef, Ramy

BEST DIRECTOR — MOTION PICTURE

Bong Joon-ho, 50Parasite

Sam Mendes, 54, 1917

Todd Phillips, 49 on Dec. 20, Joker

Martin Scorsese, 77The Irishman

Quentin Tarantino, 56Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

BEST SCREENPLAY — MOTION PICTURE

Marriage Story — Noah Baumbach, 50

Parasite — Bong Joon-ho, 50; Han Jin-won

The Two Popes — Anthony McCarten, 58

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood — Quentin Tarantino, 56

The Irishman — Steven Zaillian, 66

BEST MOTION PICTURE — DRAMA

The Irishman

Joker

Marriage Story

1917

The Two Popes

BEST MOTION PICTURE — MUSICAL OR COMEDY

Dolemite Is My Name

Jojo Rabbit

Knives Out

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Rocketman

BEST MOTION PICTURE — ANIMATED

Frozen II

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

The Lion King

Missing Link

Toy Story 4

BEST MOTION PICTURE — FOREIGN LANGUAGE

The Farewell

Parasite

Pain and Glory

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Les Misérables

BEST TELEVISION SERIES — DRAMA

Big Little Lies

The Crown

Killing Eve

The Morning Show

Succession

BEST TELEVISION SERIES — MUSICAL OR COMEDY

Barry

Fleabag

The Kominsky Method

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

The Politician

BEST TELEVISION LIMITED SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Catch-22

Chernobyl

Fosse/Verdon

The Loudest Voice

Unbelievable

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE — MOTION PICTURE

Little Women — Alexandre Desplat, 58

Joker — Hildur Guðnadóttir

Marriage Story — Randy Newman, 76

1917 - Thomas Newman, 64

Motherless Brooklyn — Daniel Pemberton

BEST ORIGINAL SONG — MOTION PICTURE

"Beautiful Ghosts,” Cats — Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lloyd Webber, 71; Taylor Swift

"I'm Gonna Love Me Again,” Rocketman — Music by Elton John, 72; Lyrics by Bernie Taupin, 69

"Into the Unknown,” Frozen II — Music and Lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez

"Spirits,” The Lion King — Music and Lyrics by Timothy McKenzie, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Beyoncé

"Stand Up,” Harriet — Music and Lyrics by Joshuah Brian Campbell, Cynthia Erivo


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