Actress Julianne Moore has won a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for his role in "Game Change" on Jan. 13 at the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards, Beverly Hills, Calif. The Golden Globe Awards are presented by The Hollywood Foreign Press Association and honor the best in film and television. Tonight’s show was hosted by SNL alumni Tina Fey and Amy Poehler and broadcast around the world from the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
This is Julianne Moore's second Golden Globe win and eighth nomination. Her previous Golden Globe Award was won in 1994 for Best Ensemble Cast for her performance in "Short Cuts."
"Game Change," is an HBO television film that follows John McCain's (Ed Harris) 2008 presidential campaign, from his selection of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin (Julianne Moore) as his running mate to their ultimate defeat in the general election.
"Game Change" was nominated for five Golden Globe Awards this evening. With other nominations going to:
- Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
- Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television to Sarah Paulson
- Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television to Woody Harrelson
- Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television to actor Ed Harris.
Check back here later for a complete wrap-up of the Golden Globe Awards and all the winners from the night.
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-Kay Shackleton is a film historian with special focus on Silent Films, see her work at SilentHollywood.com