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Who Will Win Best Comedy/Musical Film Actress At The 2021 Golden Globes?

Updated March 1, 2021 52 votes 22 voters5 items
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Here are the versatile actresses considered for Best Comedy or Musical Actress at the 2021 Golden Globes. From first-time nominees to Hollywood icons, this year's nominees have delivered great comedic performances with heart. 

From Michelle Pfeiffer's elegant and surreal portrayal of Frances Price in French Exit to Kate Hudson's musical and ingenious in Musicthese are the roles that add to a long list of legacy performances. While Anya Taylor-Joy's romantic meddling in Emma. produced a notable adaptation to the Jane Austen novel legacy. Other strong contenders for the award include Maria Bakalova in Borat Subsequent Moviefilm and Rosamund Pike in I Care a Lot. 

Make your 2021 Golden Globes predictions by voting up the nominees you think will win, and don't miss the 78th Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, February 28, 2021.

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    Frances Price in French Exit

    Michelle Marie Pfeiffer (born April 29, 1958) is an American actress, producer and businesswoman. Pfeiffer's performances in a variety of film genres have consistently earned acclaim and several accolades, including a Golden Globe Award, three Academy Award nominations and an Emmy Award nomination. Pfeiffer began to pursue an acting career in 1978 and had her first leading role in the musical film Grease 2 (1982). Frustrated with being typecast as the token pretty girl, she actively pursued more serious material and had her breakthrough role as gangster moll Elvira Hancock in the crime film Scarface (1983). Further success came with leading roles in the fantasy feature Ladyhawke (1985) and...  more
    • Age: 62
    • Birthplace: Santa Ana, California, United States of America
    • Gender: Female
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    Emma Woodhouse in Emma.

    Anya Taylor-Joy (born April 16, 1996) is an American-born Argentine-British actress. Her breakthrough role was Thomasin in the horror film The Witch. She was nominated for the BAFTA Rising Star Award in 2017. She has also starred in Glass (2019), Thoroughbreds (2017), and Split (2016)....  more
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      Kazu Gamble in Music

      Kate Garry Hudson (born April 19, 1979) is an American actress, author, and fashion designer. She rose to prominence for her performance in the film Almost Famous (2000), for which she won a Golden Globe and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Her other films include How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003), Raising Helen (2004), The Skeleton Key (2005), You, Me and Dupree (2006), Fool's Gold (2008), Bride Wars (2009), Nine (2009), and Deepwater Horizon (2016). Hudson co-founded the fitness brand and membership program, Fabletics, operated by JustFab. In 2016, Hudson released her first book, Pretty Happy: Healthy Ways to Love Your Body, and in 2017, she released her...  more
      • Age: 41
      • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
      • Gender: Female
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      Rosamund Pike won Best Actress - Motion Picture – Musical/Comedy, her first Golden Globe award. 
      Marla Grayson in I Care a Lot

      Rosamund Mary Ellen Pike (born 27 January 1979) is an English actress who began her acting career by appearing in stage productions such as Romeo and Juliet and Skylight. After her screen debut in the television film A Rather English Marriage (1998) and television roles in Wives and Daughters (1999) and Love in a Cold Climate (2001), she received international recognition for her film debut as Bond girl Miranda Frost in Die Another Day (2002), for which she received the Empire Award for Best Newcomer. Following her breakthrough, she won the BIFA Award for Best Supporting Actress for The Libertine (2004) and portrayed Jane Bennet in Pride & Prejudice (2005). Pike had film appearances in the...  more
      • Age: 41
      • Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom
      • Gender: Female
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