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

Updated November 17, 2020 96 votes 17 voters10 items

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 Meryl Streep's musical and ingenious character of Dee Dee Allen in The Prom, these are the roles that add to a long list of legacy performances. While Millie Bobby Brown's witty antics in Enola Holmes showcased a rising star, 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 Carey Mulligan in Promising Young Woman, Rashida Jones in On the Rocks, and Evan Rachel Wood in Kajillionaire

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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  • Michelle Pfeiffer
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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 on Wikipedia
    • Age: 62
    • Birthplace: Santa Ana, California, United States of America
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  • Meryl Streep
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    Dee Dee Allen in The Prom

    Mary Louise "Meryl" Streep (born June 22, 1949) is an American actress. Often described as the "best actress of her generation", Streep is particularly known for her versatility and accents. She has received several accolades, including being nominated for a record 21 Academy Awards, of which she has won three, and receiving a record 32 Golden Globe nominations, winning eight. Streep has been the recipient of many honorary awards. She was awarded the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2004, Gala Tribute from the Film Society of Lincoln Center in 2008, and Kennedy Center Honor in 2011 for her contribution to American culture, through performing arts. President Barack Obama awarded her the 2010... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 71
    • Birthplace: Summit, New Jersey, United States of America
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  • Millie Bobby Brown
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    Enola Holmes in Enola Holmes

    Millie Bobby Brown (born 19 February 2004) is an English actress and producer. At the age of twelve, she rose to prominence for her role as Jane "Eleven" Ives in the first season of Netflix science fiction series Stranger Things (2016–present), which was renewed for three seasons. She received Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2017 and 2018, making her one of the youngest nominees ever. She starred in and produced the mystery film Enola Holmes (2020), and starred in the monster film Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019). In 2018, Brown was featured in the Time 100 list of the world's most influential people. That year she was appointed... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 16
    • Birthplace: Marbella, Spain
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  • Anya Taylor-Joy
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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 on Wikipedia
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