Golden Globes 2014 NomineesBy Alex Marin
The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, will air on Sunday January 12, 2014.
Nominees for the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday morning from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The ceremony, produced by Dick Clark Productions in association with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, will be seen in more than 192 countries when it airs live on January 12, 2014, as hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. The following are the WhoSayers whose performances and/or shows and films received nominations this year. Click here for a full list of nominees.
1. Tom Hanks: The star of “Saving Mr. Banks” (out December 13) was nominated as Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) for his portrayal of real life hero merchant mariner Captain Richard Phillips, who was taken hostage by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean in 2009.
2. Matthew McConaughey: The star of “Failure to Launch,” “The Wedding Planner,” "Mud," and “Magic Mike,” among others, is nominated for the Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama for his role of Ron Woodroof in “Dallas Buyers Club.” He also stars in "The Wolf of Wall Street," which was nominated for Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical.
3. Kevin Spacey: The legend behind films such as “The Usual Suspects” and “American Beauty” received a nod for his role of Francis “Frank” Underwood in the Netflix political drama “House of Cards.”
4. Sofia Vergara: The “Machete” star is nominated as Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie for her role of Gloria in the hugely popular ABC comedy “Modern Family.”
5. Robin Wright: A Golden Globe-winning actress, for her role in “Forrest Gump,” Wright is now nominated as Best Actress in a TV Series Drama for her role of Claire Underwood in “House of Cards.”
6. Andrew McCarthy: Known for his acting roles in “Lipstick Jungle” and “White Collar,” Andrew McCarthy directed Taylor Schilling (nominated for Best Actress in a Drama Series) in several episodes of Netflix’s successful drama “Orange is the New Black”—“Fool Me Once,” “Bora Bora,” and “The Chickening."
7. Kristen Bell: The “Parks and Recreation” star plays Anna in the film “Frozen,” which was nominated for Best Animated Feature Film.
8. Elizabeth Banks: The star of “Pitch Perfect” plays Effie Trinket in “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.” The film's song “Atlas” (performed by Coldplay) got a nomination for Best Original Song for a Motion Picture.
9. Simon Helberg: After getting his start on the sketch comedy series “MADtv,” Helberg plays Howard Horowitz in the sitcom “The Big Bang Theory,” which is nominated as Best TV Series Comedy.
10. Terry Crews: The former NFL player and actor, known for his role of Hale Ceaser in “The Expendables 3” also plays Terry Jeffords in “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” which is nominated in the Best TV Series Comedy category.
11. Shiri Appleby: The film and television actress, known for her role in the movie “Charlie Wilson’s War” played Adam Sackler’s girlfriend Natalia in “Girls,” which is nominated in the Best TV Series Comedy category.
12. Eric Stonestreet: The film and television actor, known for his roles in the movies “Bad Teacher” and “Identity Thief,” plays Cameron “Cam” Tucker in “Modern Family,” which is also nominated for Best TV Series Comedy.
13. Julie Bowen: First known for her roles in “Ed” and “Boston Legal,” Bowen plays Claire Dunphy on “Modern Family,” which is nominated in the Best TV Series Comedy category.
14. Sarah Hyland: Sarah plays Haley Dunphy on the ABC sitcom “Modern Family” competing in the Best TV Series Comedy category.
15. Aubrey Anderson-Emmons: The youngest star to walk the red carpet at the 2013 Emmy Awards, Aubrey plays Lily Tucker-Pritchett on “Modern Family,” nominated for the Best TV Series Comedy category.
16. Retta: The actress and stand-up comedian plays Donna Meagle in “Parks and Recreation,” which is nominated in the Best TV Series Comedy category.
17. Cheyenne Jackson: The musician and “Glee” star plays Billy Leatherwood in “Behind the Candelabra,” nominated for Best TV Movie or Miniseries.
18. Margot Robbie: Known for her roles in the Australian soap opera “Neighbours” and the ABC drama series “Pan Am,” Robbie also plays Naomi Lapaglia in “The Wolf of Wall Street,” for which star Leonardo DiCaprio was nominated for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy.
19. Idina Menzel: Known for her flawless performance as Maureen Johnson in the Broadway hit musical “Rent,” Menzel also plays Elsa the Snow Queen in “Frozen.” Her song, “Let It Go” was nominated for Best Original Song.