The Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Drama was awarded Sunday night in Los Angeles, with Daniel Day-Lewis taking home the honor.
The "Lincoln" star beat out Richard Gere of "Arbitrage," John Hawkes of "The Sessions," Joaquin Phoenix of "The Master," and Denzel Washington of "Flight."
This year's nod was Day-Lewis' seventh nomination. The Method actor won the same award for his turn in 2007's "There Will Be Blood." "Lincoln" is directed by Steven Spielberg and tied "Argo" with the most nominations at the 2013 Globes.
Last year, George Clooney took this category for his turn as Matt King in "The Descendants." Clooney did not go on to win Best Actor at the Oscars -- that honor fell to Jean Dujardin of "The Artist."
The 2013 Golden Globes were held in Los Angeles, with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosting at the Beverly Hilton. More winners are available in our liveblog at the bottom of this post. Complete coverage of television's winners is available on HuffPost TV.
The Golden Globes are voted on by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which was found during World War II. More about the organization can be found here. The Academy Awards are voted on by members of the film industry.
Golden Globes Winners And More
01/13/2013 11:49 PM EST
Good Night From The HuffPost Golden Globes War Room
We'll see you at the Grammy Awards on Feb. 10!
@ m1keh0gan :
Trying to persuade @Kia_Mak and @chrisjrosen that IT AIN'T YOU, ABE is a great headline that we need to use right now.
01/13/2013 11:48 PM EST
Golden Globes Winners
It was a big night for "Girls," "Homeland," "Argo," Ben Affleck, "Les Miserables," Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Jodie Foster.
For a full list of winners from the 2013 Golden Globes, click here.
01/13/2013 11:37 PM EST
Did Jodie Foster Come Out?
More on Jodie Foster's big night at the Golden Globes:
After being introduced by Robert Downey Jr., Foster coyly said, "While I’m here being all confessional, I just have the sudden urge to say something I’ve never been able to air in public. A declaration that I’m a little nervous about. Not quite as nervous as my publicist, huh, Jennifer? But uh, you know, I’m just going to put it out there. Loud and proud. I’m going to need your support. I am -- single!"
More here, from HuffPost Gay Voices.
01/13/2013 11:31 PM EST
We Agree On This
@ m1keh0gan :
J-Law rocks. I think she wins Best Actress next month on the strength of being awesome tonight.
01/13/2013 11:25 PM EST
In An Alternate Reality ...
@ mattsinger :
SALMON FLAVORED JELL-O SHOTS! #salmonfishingintheyemengoldenglobesafterparty
01/13/2013 11:24 PM EST
@ Breznican :
Most interesting theory heard at Globes: Argo gets Best Picture Oscar as rest of Academy overcompensates for directors' Affleck snub.
01/13/2013 11:24 PM EST
@ AmyKinLA :
Affleck just WON'T say he's upset about the Oscar snub. Says he's a member of the Academy & so are the filmmakers he admires. #GoldenGlobes
01/13/2013 11:22 PM EST
She Beat Meryl
Remember when Jennifer Lawrence said "I beat Meryl" and everyone thought she was slamming Meryl Streep and not referencing "First Wives Club."
01/13/2013 11:20 PM EST
Some stars didn't make the best-dressed list. From HuffPost Style:
The 2013 Golden Globes took place on Sunday night in Los Angeles, and true to form, brought out the very best in fashion and style. As it happens, they also brought out the worst in red carpet dresses, from misplaced cutouts to heavy fabric to frocks that don't belong at a prestigious awards ceremony.
01/13/2013 11:19 PM EST
From the red carpet, some of the Golden Globes best-dressed celebrities. Via HuffPost Style.
The 2013 Golden Globes had us jumping for joy. Not because some of our favorite TV shows and movies won (yay, "Homeland"), but because actresses took style chances on the red carpet this year, making for an interesting awards show (and an amazing best-dressed list).