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Will be Squid gameLee Jung-jae, O Yeong-su, or do both win their first Golden Globe trophies in their first nominations?
At 77, Yeong-su is the longest-serving actor nominated for the 2022 Golden Globe Awards, which will be announced on January 7. He and Jung-jae are part of a bumper crop of 17 first-time TV nominees.
With 12 first-year film nominated actors and 17 television actors, the total number of Golden Globe-nominated first-time actors in the “class” of 2022 is 29. How many will also come out as first-time winners?
Will a real mother (Andie MacDowell) and daughter (Margaret Qualley) duo, who also stars as such in Maid and are nominated in separate categories, both win?
Steve Martin, at 76 and after six nominations, will he win his first Golden Globe?
Jennifer Aniston will she win her second Globe?
These questions and more will be answered when the Golden Globes, voted on and presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, are revealed in January.
Following my column last week on the numbers of nominees for actors and directors at the Golden Globes, this time I am highlighting the nominees for television actors.
Best Actress in a Television Series – Drama
After two nods for Orange is the new black, Uzo Aduba is in contention for a Golden Globe again, this time for playing a therapist coping with his own sanity in Processing.
Jennifer Aniston, whose last Globes victory was for Friends in 2003, is again in the running for The morning show. This is the fifth quote from Aniston.
High-level lawyer, Christine Baranski sets up The good fight in his third nod, after two for Cybille.
Already single winner for The Handmaid’s Tale, Elizabeth Moss is nominated again for the third time as a June / Offred Slave. His other two previous nods were for Top of the lake and Mad Men.
Pioneering transgender actress Michaela Jaé (MJ) Rodriguez, the only first-time nominee in the group, is bidding for her first Golden Globe. Rodriguez’s post is her portrayal of “stay-at-home mom” Bianca Rodriguez in Pose.
Best Actor in a Television Series – Drama
Will Brian Cox win his second Globe as a ruthless media mogul and Logan Roy family patriarch in Succession? Cox is nominated three times, with his first nod for Nuremberg.
As Seong Gi-hun, a debt-ridden gambling addict trying to support himself and his daughter, who takes part in a deadly survival contest in Squid game, Lee Jung-jae is in the running for his first Globe. A popular actor in his native South Korea, Jung-jae also rose to international prominence with his worldwide hit show.
Will the third time be Billy Porter’s charm? The actor’s performance as Pray Tell, the ballroom host in Pose, has earned him nominations in 2019, 2020 and 2022.
Jeremy Strong (Succession) and Omar Sy (Lupine) are the two other Globes freshmen in this field. Strong was cited for his performance as Kendall, the prodigal son of the Roy family, while Sy was given the nod as gentleman thief Assane Diop.
Best Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy
Hannah Einbinder landed her first chance at a Golden Globe as Ava, a Gen Z comedy writer working for a veteran Las Vegas comedian in Hacks.
At 23, Elle Fanning is the youngest of the nominees for television actors. She received her second consecutive Golden Globe nomination in this category for her portrayal of Catherine the Great in the satirical comedy, Great.
The third time could also be the charm of Issa Rae, who was cited for her Issa Dee, liaison officer for a non-profit youth organization, in Unsafe.
Tracee Ellis Ross, who won her first nomination as Rainbow Johnson, physician, wife and mother of Blackish, is back with his second nod for the role.
For her Deborah Vance, a veteran stand-up comedian who would have been inspired by Joan Rivers in Hacks, Jean Smart got his first citation.
Best Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy
Anthony Anderson is also nominated for the third time for the same role, Dr. Johnson, husband, publicity manager and narrator, in Blackish.
As Emperor Peter III in Great, Nicholas Hoult won his second consecutive citation.
At 76, Steve Martin earned his first Globe nomination in television, thanks to his Charles-Haden Savage, a television star in the 80s who was part of a trio of aspiring sleuths trying to solve a homicide , in Only the murders in the building. It’s the veteran’s sixth nod, after five quotes for cinematic performances.
Martin’s co-star Martin Short landed a nomination for the same show. It’s the 71-year-old actor’s first nod at the Globes.
Jason Sudeikis is cited again for his role as college football coach in Ted lasso, for which he won last year and memorably wore a hoodie from his sister’s dance studio in his acceptance speech.
Best Actress in a Limited Series, Anthology Series or Made-for-Television Movie
Jessica Chastain has the honor this year of being the only nominated double actor, cited for the mini-series TV, Scenes from a wedding, and for the film, Tammy Faye’s eyes.
She is also first nominated on television for Scenes from a wedding, where she plays the woman in a troubled relationship. The actress’ previous five nominations were for her movie performances.
For playing Aretha Franklin in Genie, Cynthia Erivo got her third Globe citation. Erivo was previously nominated for portraying fellow real-life figure Harriet Tubman in Harriet. She has a third nomination for Best Original Song, Get up, also for Harriet, which she shared with Joshuah Brian Campbell.
Two contenders in this category are nominated for the first time:
Elizabeth Olsen for her groundbreaking performance as Wanda Maximoff in WandaVision; and Margaret Qualley as a housekeeper who aspires to be a writer in Maid.
With three wins and 12 nominations in film and television, Kate Winslet is the most honored by the Golden Globes among the nominees for television actors. She has a chance to win a fourth globe for her demarcation from a small town detective in Easttown mare.
Outstanding Actor in a Limited Series, Anthology Series or Made-for-Television Movie
Paul Bettany is known for his serious dramatic roles but it took a red-skinned android, Vision, in a sitcom-like TV miniseries, WandaVision, for him to win his first Golden Globe nomination.
Like the other half of a couple grappling with the growing tensions of their relationship in Scenes from a wedding, Oscar Isaac is in the running for his second Globe. He has three nominations to date.
Six years since I played with a Globe for Bird manMichael Keaton is again a nominee, this time for his small town doctor’s tour at the start of the opioid epidemic in Sick. This is Keaton’s third nod.
Ewan McGregor’s turn as an iconic fashion designer in the ’70s and’ 80s in Halston marked the actor his fourth quote. McGregor won a Globe for Fargo.
Nominated last year at the cinema for Mauritanian, Tahar Rahim is in the running again this year for his portrayal of a real French murderer in the television series The snake.
Best Supporting Actress in Television
Jennifer Coolidge’s performance as a guest of the resort mourning the death of her mother in The white lotus the actress scored her first Globe nod.
As an opioid addicted coal miner in Sick, Kaitlyn Dever received her second Globe citation.
Andie MacDowell landed her first television nod as a mother with undiagnosed bipolar disorder in Maid. She and the cast of Shortcuts won a special Globes award in 1994. The actress has been nominated four times.
If MacDowell and Qualley triumph in their respective categories, it will be a historic mother-daughter victory at the Globes.
Best Supporting Actress Remaining – TV Contenders Are Newbies: Sarah Snook As The Clever Heiress In Succession and Hannah Waddington as the owner of a football team at Ted lasso.
Best Supporting Actor in Television
Interestingly, four of the supporting actor contenders are first-year Globe contestants: Billy Crudup as a network director in The morning show; Mark Duplass as producer also in The morning show; Brett Goldstein as an aging football player in Ted lasso; and O Yeung-su, the underdog player aged Squid game.
While Yeong-su is a respected stage actor in his native South Korea, his Globe nod is his very first nomination in a major awards ceremony.
Kieran Culkin is the ‘veteran’ contender of this group, having won three citations as the youngest descendant of Succession and one for the film, Igby goes down.
Who among these nominees will win the Golden Globes? To be discovered on January 9. – Rappler.com