The Golden Globes Honor ‘Bear’ Star Jeremy Allen White as Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy Series

A very deserving actor just received one of Hollywood's top honors.

At the 80th annual Golden Globes, Jeremy Allen White took home the statuette for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy Series for The Bear.

Other nominees included Donald Glover for Atlanta, Bill Hader for Barry, Steve Martin for Only Murders in the Building and Martin Short for Only Murders in the Building.

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Other previous winners include Jason Sudeikis for Ted Lasso, Ramy Youssef for Ramy, Michael Douglas for The Kominsky Method, Aziz Ansari for Master of None, Donald Glover for Atlanta, Gael García Bernal for Mozart in the Jungle, Jeffrey Tambor for Transparent, Andy Samberg for Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Don Cheadle for House of Lies.

The honor was first awarded at the 19th Golden Globe Awards on March 5, 1962 under the title Best TV Star–Male. Both comedy and drama genres were combined until 1969, when the award was split into two categories.

The 80th annual Golden Globes were hosted by comedian Jerrod Carmichael at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. The ceremony was exclusively broadcast on Peacock and NBC.

Congrats, White. You earned it.

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