Golden Globe Award For Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama

The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture - Drama was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. Previously, there was a single award for "Best Actor in a Motion Picture" but the splitting allowed for recognition of it and the Best Actor - Musical or Comedy.

The formal title has varied since its inception and as of 2005 is officially called: "Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture-Drama".

Notes:

  • "†" indicates an Academy Award-winning performance.
  • "‡" indicates an Academy Award—nominated performance that same year

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Golden Globe Award For Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama - Winners and Nominees - 2010s
... Year Actor Character Film 2010 Colin Firth † King George VI The King's Speech Jesse Eisenberg ‡ Mark Zuckerberg The Social Network ‡ James Franco ‡ Aron Ralston 127 Hours ...

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