British actors have made their mark on Hollywood after a successful night at the Golden Globes.
Kate Winslet lead the charge winning Best Television Actress for her role in Mildred Pierce.
Taking to the stage in a cascading monochrome gown, the English rose dedicated her award to her two kids, saying: “I share this with my beautiful children Mia and Joe who light up my life every day, I”m so proud to be their mum”.
“I”d like to thank the Hollywood Foreign Press for giving this award to me and for putting me in a category with such incredible heavyweights whom I feel honoured to stand alongside” she continued.
Small screen phenomenon Downtown Abbey was also recognised in the best Mini series for Television category.
And after a Golden Globe nomination last year, Idris Elba looked thrilled to finally hold aloft the Best Actor trophy for BBC Drama Luther.
The dashing actor was recognised for his role as a detective in the one of the BBC”s most gritty crime dramas since Prime Suspect
Other big winners on the night included Meryl Streep who won Best Actress for her silver screen re-incarnation of Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady.
George Clooney also continued his domination of awards season by taking home Best Actor for The Descendants.
Topping off a star-studded night was Madonna, who received a nod for her efforts on W.E. soundtrack scooping Best Original Song for Masterpiece.
69th Golden Globes Awards® Winners
BEST MALE ACTOR IN A DRAMA
- George Clooney – The Descendants
BEST FEMALE ACTRESS IN A DRAMA
- Meryl Streep – The Iron Lady
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
- Christopher Plummer – Beginners
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
- Octavia Spencer – The Help
- The Descendants
BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY
- Jean Dujardin – The Artist
BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY
- Michelle Williams – My Week With Marilyn
BEST COMEDY OR MUSICAL
- The Artist
BEST ANIMATED FILM
- The Adventures of Tintin
- Martin Scorsese – Hugo
- Woody Allen – Midnight in Paris
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
- A Separation Iran