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2019 Golden Globe Best Film Actor Nominees

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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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  • Christian Bale - Winner: Musical or Comedy
    Video: YouTube

    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: 41
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  • Bradley Cooper
    Video: YouTube

     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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  • Viggo Mortensen
    Video: YouTube

    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: 61
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  • Rami Malek - Winner: Drama
    Video: YouTube

    Bohemian Rhapsody as Freddie Mercury (Drama)

    2016: Nominated for Best Actor in Mr. Robot

    2017: Nominated for Best Actor in Mr. Robot

    • Age: 39
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