It's awards season and the nominations for the 2019 Golden Globe best film actor are in so you can make your predictions on which actors will win. In both the drama and comedy or musical categories there are both actors with a long Golden Globes history and strong contenders who have earned their first Golden Globe nomination - but which actor from a 2018 movie will take home the prize in each category?
The 2019 Golden Globe Best Actor nominees for a musical or comedy category include: Christian Bale for his portrayal of Dick Cheney in Vice, Robert Redford in the biographical crime comedy film The Old Man & the Gun, Lin-Manuel Miranda in Mary Poppins Returns, John C. Reilly as Oliver Hardy in the biopic Stan & Ollie, and Viggo Mortensen in the comedy-drama Green Book.
In the Golden Globe's drama category, the actors include: Lucas Hedges, receiving his first Golden Globe nomination for Boy Erased, Bradley Cooper in A Star Is Born, Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody, Willem Dafoe for his work as Vincent van Gogh in At Eternity' Gate, and John David Washington in BlacKkKlansman.
Vote for the 2019 Golden Globe-nominated actors most likely to win the drama category and the musical or comedy category. After casting your votes, wait for the big night on January 6, 2019, to see if your Golden Globe predictions prove accurate.
Vice as Dick Cheney (Musical or Comedy)
2010: Won for Best Supporting Actor in The Fighter
2013: Nominated for Best Actor in American Hustle
2015: Nominated for Best Actor in The Big Short
Christian Charles Philip Bale (born 30 January 1974) is a Welsh actor who is known for his intense method acting style, often transforming his body drastically for his roles. Bale is the recipient of many awards, including an Academy Award and two Golden Globes, and was featured in the Time 100 list of 2011. Born in Haverfordwest, Wales, to English parents, Bale had his first starring role at age 13 in Steven Spielberg's war film Empire of the Sun (1987). Following a decade of leading and supporting roles, including in Little Women (1994), he gained wider recognition for portraying the serial killer Patrick Bateman in American Psycho (2000). In 2004, he lost 63 pounds for his role in the ...more on Wikipedia
Green Book as Frank "Tony Lip" Vallelonga (Musical or Comedy)
2008: Nominated for Best Actor in Eastern Promises
2012: Nominated for Best Supporting Actor in A Dangerous Method
2017: Nominated for Best Actor in Captain Fantastic
Viggo Peter Mortensen Jr. (; Danish: [viːko ˈmɒːtn̩sn̩]; born October 20, 1958) is a Danish-American actor, author, musician, photographer, poet, and painter. Born in New York to a Danish father and American mother, he was a resident of Venezuela and Argentina during his childhood. He is the recipient of various accolades including a Screen Actors Guild Award and has been nominated for three Academy Awards, three BAFTA Awards, and four Golden Globe Awards. Mortensen made his film debut in a small role in Peter Weir's 1985 thriller Witness starring Harrison Ford and has appeared in several notable films since, including The Indian Runner (1991), Carlito's Way (1993), Crimson Tide (1995), ...more on Wikipedia
A Star Is Born as Jackson Maine (Drama)
2013: Nominated for Best Actor in Silver Linings Playbook
2014: Nominated for Best Supporting Actor in American Hustle
Bradley Charles Cooper (born January 5, 1975) is an American actor and filmmaker. He has been nominated for many awards, including seven Academy Awards and a Tony Award, and has won a Grammy Award and a BAFTA Award. Cooper appeared in Forbes Celebrity 100 on three occasions and Time's list of 100 most influential people in the world in 2015. His films have grossed $11 billion worldwide and he was named one of the world's highest-paid actors for four years. Cooper enrolled in the MFA program at the Actors Studio at The New School in New York City in 2000. His career began in 1999 with a guest role in the television series Sex and the City. He made his film debut two years later in the comedy ...more on Wikipedia
Bohemian Rhapsody as Freddie Mercury (Drama)
2016: Nominated for Best Actor in Mr. Robot
2017: Nominated for Best Actor in Mr. Robot
Rami Said Malek (English: ; Arabic: رامي سعيد مالك, Arabic: [ˈɾɑːmi sæˈʕiːd ˈmæːlek]; born May 12, 1981) is an American actor and producer. His breakthrough role was as computer hacker Elliot Alderson in the USA Network television series Mr. Robot (2015–present), for which he received several accolades, including the 2016 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. In 2018, he portrayed Freddie Mercury in the biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, for which he received critical acclaim and won several awards, including the Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and British Academy Film Award for Best Actor. He is the first actor of Egyptian heritage to win ...more on Wikipedia