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2017 Golden Globe Awards Nominations for Best Performance in a Motion Picture (Male)

The 74th Golden Globe Awards ceremony is an upcoming awarding event to honor the best in film and American television of 2016 and is scheduled to take place on January 8, 2017.The nominations were announced on December 12, 2016. Here is the nominees list for Best Actor in both Drama and Musical or Comedy categories.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/74th_Golden_Globe_Awards

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Casey Affleck

Casey Affleck

Drama

Movie : Manchester by the Sea
as Lee Chandler

Casey Affleck is an American actor and filmmaker. He first came to attention for his performances in Gus Van Sant's films To Die For (1995), Good Will Hunting (1997), and Gerry (2002). He appeared in the Ocean's Trilogy (2001–2007) as Virgil Malloy.

2

Joel Edgerton

Joel Edgerton

Drama

Movie – Loving
as Richard Loving

Joel Edgerton is an Australian actor and filmmaker. He has appeared in films such as Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002), Warrior (2011), The Thing (2011), Zero Dark Thirty (2012) and The Great Gatsby (2013). In 2014, Edgerton starred in the biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) as Ramesses II, the main antagonist, and in 2015 co-starred with Johnny Depp as corrupt FBI Agent John Connolly, in the biographical drama Black Mass (2015)

3

Andrew Garfield

Andrew Garfield

Drama

Movie– Hacksaw Ridge
as Desmond T. Doss


Andrew Garfield
is an American-British actorBorn in Los Angeles and raised in Epsom, Surrey, Garfield began his career on the UK stage and in television productions. He made his feature-film debut in the 2007 ensemble drama Lions for Lambs. Garfield first came to international attention in 2010 with supporting roles in the drama films The Social Network, for which he received Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations for his portrayal of Eduardo Saverin, and Never Let Me Go, for which he received a Saturn Award and another BAFTA nomination.

4

Viggo Mortensen

Viggo Mortensen

Drama

Movie – Captain Fantastic
as Ben Cash

Viggo Mortensen is a Danish-American actor. He made his film debut in Peter Weir's 1985 thriller Witness, and subsequently appeared in many notable films of subsequent years, including The Indian Runner (1991), Carlito's Way (1993), Crimson Tide (1995), Daylight (1996), The Portrait of a Lady (1996), G.I. Jane (1997), A Perfect Murder (1998), A Walk on the Moon (1999), and 28 Days (2000).

5

Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington

Drama

Movie – Fences
as Troy Maxson

Denzel Hayes Washington Jr is an American actor, director, and producer. He has received three Golden Globe awards, a Tony Award, and two Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor for the historical war drama film Glory (1989) and Best Actor for his role as a corrupt cop in the crime thriller Training Day (2001).

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Colin Farrell

Colin Farrell

Musical/Comedy

Movie– The Lobster
as David

Farrell first appeared on the BBC drama Ballykissangel in 1998, made his film debut in the Tim Roth-directed drama The War Zone in 1999, and was discovered by Hollywood when Joel Schumacher cast him in the lead role in the war drama Tigerland in 2000.

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Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling

Musical/Comedy

Movie– La La Land
as Sebastian Wilder

Ryan Gosling is a Canadian actor and musician. He began his career as a child star on the Disney Channel's Mickey Mouse Club (1993–95) and went on to appear in other family entertainment programs including Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1995) and Goosebumps (1996). He starred in the television series Breaker High (1997–98) as Sean Hanlon and Young Hercules (1998–99) as the title role. His first starring role was as a Jewish neo-Nazi in The Believer (2001), and he then built a reputation for starring in independent films such as Murder by Numbers (2002), The Slaughter Rule (2002), and The United States of Leland (2003).

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Hugh Grant

Hugh Grant

Musical/Comedy

Movie– Florence Foster Jenkins
as St. Clair Bayfield


Hugh Grant
is an English actor and film producer. Grant has received a Golden Globe, a BAFTA, and an Honorary César for his work. His films have earned more than US$2.4 billion from 25 theatrical releases worldwide. Grant first received attention after earning the Volpi Cup for his performance in James Ivory's Maurice (1987) but achieved international success after appearing in the Richard Curtis-scripted Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994).

9

Jonah Hill

Jonah Hill

Musical/Comedy

Movie – War Dogs
as Efraim Diveroli

Jonah Hill is an American actor, producer, screenwriter and comedian. Hill is known for his comedic roles in films such as Accepted (2006), Superbad (2007), Knocked Up (2007), 21 Jump Street (2012), This Is the End (2013), 22 Jump Street (2014) and War Dogs (2016 film), as well as his performances in Moneyball (2011) and The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), for which he received Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor.

10

Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds

Musical/Comedy

Movie – Deadpool
as Wade Wilson/Deadpool

Ryan Reynolds is a Canadian actor and producer. He portrayed Michael Bergen on the ABC sitcom Two Guys and a Girl (1998–2001), Billy Simpson in the YTV Canadian teen soap opera Hillside (1991), as well as Marvel Comics characters Hannibal King in Blade: Trinity (2004), Wade Wilson / Weapon XI in X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), and the title character in Deadpool (2016) for which he received a Golden Globe Award nomination.