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George Clooney, Meryl Streep best actors at Golden Globes

PTI  Los Angeles, January 16, 2012
First Published: 09:52 IST(16/1/2012) | Last Updated: 17:25 IST(16/1/2012)

The 69th Golden Globe Awards this year had some starry names like George Clooney, Kate Winslet, Meryl Streep and Madonna landing major honours and The Descendants taking home the Best Motion Picture prize.

As Clooney bagged the Best Actor in a Motion Picture -Drama award for his role in The Descendants, beating superstars like Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt, Streep won the Best Performance by an Actress in the same category for her performance as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady.

The Descendants was nominated alongside The Help, Hugo, The Ides Of March, Moneyball and War Horse.

Queen of pop Madonna's track Masterpiece from her directorial venture W.E. proved to be one as she took home the Best Original Song - Motion Picture trophy for the track.

Oscar winner Kate Winslet grabbed a globe for her performance in the mini series Mildred Pierce.

Veteran filmmaker Martin Scorsese clinched the best director - Motion Picture for his Hugo, while Woody Allen took home the Best Screenplay award for Midnight In Paris.

Jean Dujardin was named the best actor in a comedy or musical for his performance in The Artist, which was named the best motion picture - comedy or musical.

George Clooney and Meryl Streep pose with their Golden Globes
The film was nominated alongwith 50/50, Bridesmaids, Midnight In Paris and My Week With Marilyn, whose lead star Michelle Williams won in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical category.

The Adventures Of Tintin was named the Best Animated Feature Film.

Veteran actor Morgan Freeman was honoured with the Cecil B DeMille Award.

The list of Golden Globe winners
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