Golden Globes

2019 Golden Globe Best TV Actor Nominees  

Jules Burke
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List Rules Vote up the 2018 lead TV actors who most deserve to win.

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It's awards season and the nominations for the 2019 Golden Globe best actor in a television series are in so you can make your predictions on which actors will win. Half of the best actor nominees across both the drama and comedy or musical categories have earned their first Golden Globe nomination, while the other half are veterans with multiple wins - but which actor from a 2018 show will take home the prize in each category?

The 2019 Golden Globe Best Actor nominees for a musical or comedy category include: Jim Carrey in Kidding, Sascha Baron Cohen in the political satire show Who Is America, five-time nominee Michael Douglas for The Kominsky Method, first-time nominee Bill Hader for Barry, and Donald Glover as Earnest Marks in Atlanta - a role he already received a Golden Globe for in 2017.

In the Golden Globe's drama category, the actors include Jason Bateman in Ozark and four first-time nominees: Stephan James in the psychological thriller Homecoming, Richard Madden in Bodyguard, Billy Porter in Pose, Matthew Rhys in FX period spy thriller series The Americans.

Vote for the 2019 Golden Globe-nominated lead actors from a tv show 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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Barry as Barry Berkman/Barry Block (Musical or Comedy)

First Golden Globe nomination

William "Bill" Hader is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, producer and writer. He is known for his work as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, his lead role in The Skeleton Twins, his lead voice role in Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, and his supporting roles in comedy films such as Superbad, Pineapple Express, Tropic Thunder, Adventureland, Men in Black 3, Paul, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Doogal, and Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 37

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Ozark as Marty Byrde (Drama)

2005: Won for Best Actor in Arrested Development

2013: Nominated for Best Actor in Arrested Development

Jason Kent Bateman is an American actor, director and producer who rose to prominence as a high-profile teen actor in the 1980s, in sitcoms such as Silver Spoons and The Hogan Family, before returning in the early 2000s in the role of Michael Bluth on Arrested Development, for which he won a TV Land Award, a Golden Globe, and two Satellite Awards. He has since established himself in Hollywood by appearing in several films, including Juno, Hancock, Up in the Air, Horrible Bosses, Paul, Bad Words, and Horrible Bosses 2. He is the younger brother of actress Justine Bateman. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 46

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Bodyguard as David Budd (Drama)

First Golden Globe nomination

Richard Madden (born 18 June 1986) is a Scottish actor and producer. Born and raised near Glasgow, in Renfrewshire, he made his screen debut as a child actor and stage debut whilst a student at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. Madden continued his acting career before landing his breakout role in 2011, as Robb Stark in HBO's fantasy drama Game of Thrones, for which he received the Screen International Award for Star of Tomorrow and two SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series nominations, amongst other accolades. His subsequent roles include leading the first season of the historical fiction series Medici: Masters of Florence (2016) as Cosimo de' ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 29

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The Americans as Philip Jennings (Drama)

First Golden Globe nomination

Matthew Rhys Evans, known as Matthew Rhys, is a Welsh actor best known as Kevin Walker in the ABC family drama Brothers & Sisters, and as Dylan Thomas in The Edge of Love. He stars as Philip Jennings in the FX drama series The Americans. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 41

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