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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 Thomas Hader Jr. (born June 7, 1978) is an American comedian, actor, voice actor, writer, producer and director. He was a cast member on Saturday Night Live (2005–2013), for which he has received four Emmy Award nominations and a Peabody Award, a writer on South Park (2008–present) and co-creator of the IFC series Documentary Now! (2015–present). In 2018, he created and began starring as the titular assassin in the HBO dark comedy series Barry, which earned Hader an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and consecutive nominations for Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series for its first two ...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 (born January 14, 1969) is an American actor, director, and producer. He began acting on television in the early 1980s on Little House on the Prairie, Silver Spoons, and The Hogan Family. In the 2000s, he became known for his role of Michael Bluth using deadpan comedy in the sitcom Arrested Development, for which he won a Golden Globe and a Satellite Award. He has also starred in the films Teen Wolf Too (1987), The Break-Up (2006), Juno (2007), Hancock (2008), Up in the Air, Couples Retreat, Extract (all 2009), The Switch (2010), Horrible Bosses (2011), The Gift (2015), Office Christmas Party, Zootopia (both 2016) and Game Night (2018). Bateman made his directorial debut ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 50

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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 (born 4 November 1974; ) is a Welsh actor. He is known for playing Philip Jennings in the acclaimed television series The Americans (2013–2018), for which he received two Golden Globe Award nominations and a Primetime Emmy Award. He has also played Kevin Walker in the television series Brothers & Sisters (2006–2011), Dylan Thomas in the film The Edge of Love (2008) and Daniel Ellsberg in the film The Post (2017). ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 41

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