Michelle Williams, Brian Cox, Elton John & More Broadway Alums Win 2020 Golden Globe Awards

first_img Brian Cox A slew of stage stars were honored for their work on-screen at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s 2020 Golden Globe Awards on January 5. Ricky Gervais hosted the event from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA. The ceremony was broadcast live on NBC. Among the winners was Tony nominee Michelle Williams (Blackbird) for her performance as Gwen Verdon in Fosse/Verdon, Brian Cox (The Great Society) for his turn on Succession and Tony-winning director Sam Mendes (The Ferryman) for helming 1917 (which also took home the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture, Drama). Reneé Zellweger earned a Golden Globe for her turn as stage-and-screen icon Judy Garland in Judy, the film based on Peter Quilter’s drama End of the Rainbow, which played Broadway in 2012.Also among the newly minted Golden Globe winners is Tony-winning songwriter Elton John (Aida, The Devil Wears Prada) for penning the song “I’m Gonna Love Me Again” (with longtime collaborator Bernie Taupin) from the biopic Rocketman. Taron Egerton also nabbed a Golden Globe for his turn as John.Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s acclaimed series Fleabag, which was adapted from a hit solo play, earned the Golden Globe for Best Television Series, Musical or Comedy, with Waller-Bridge also winning a Golden Globe for her performance in the series.Awkwafina, who will appear in the upcoming screen adaptation of the Tony-nominated musical The Prom, won a Golden Globe for her performance in The Farewell.For a full list of 2020 Golden Globe winners, click here. Michelle Williams View Commentscenter_img Star Files Brian Cox Michelle Williams(Photos: Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal Media, LLC via Getty Images)last_img

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