Golden Globes

2019 Golden Globe Best Film Actor Nominees 

Jason Bancroft
Updated November 5, 2019 155 votes 47 voters 10 items

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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.

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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

Age: 45

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 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

Age: 43

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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

Age: 60

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Bohemian Rhapsody as Freddie Mercury (Drama)

2016: Nominated for Best Actor in Mr. Robot

2017: Nominated for Best Actor in Mr. Robot

Age: 37

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