Laura Dern Honored with Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

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Tonight, television’s biggest stars gathered at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles for the 77th annual Golden Globes. During the ceremony, Laura Dern won the award for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for playing Nora Fanshaw in Marriage Story.

She was up against Kathy Bates for Richard Jewell (played Barbara “Bobi” Jewell), Annette Bening for The Report (played Dianne Feinstein), Jennifer Lopez for Hustlers (played Ramona Vega) and Margot Robbie for Bombshell (played Kayle Pospisil).

The Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture has been around since 1944, though it was originally called Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture. Previous winners include Regina King for If Beale Street Could Talk, Allison Janney for I, Tonya, Viola Davis for Fences, Kate Winslet for Steve Jobs, Patricia Arquette for Boyhood, Jennifer Lawrence for American Hustle, Anne Hathaway for Les Misérables, Octavia Spencer for The Help, Melissa Leo for The Fighter, Mo’Nique for Precious and Cate Blanchett for I’m Not There.

There’s currently a three-way tie for the most nominations in this category, with a total of five nods each for Lee Grant, Maureen Stapleton and Meryl Streep.

Cue the standing ovation.

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