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UPDATED: Feb. 24, 2021

How much does the Hollywood Foreign Press Assoc. love Olivia Colman? She’s up for two awards this year, including best TV drama actress (“The Crown”) and best supporting actress in a motion picture for “The Father.” Colman is the reigning champ, having won the Globe last year in the drama actress category, also for “The Crown.” Overall, she has three wins — every time she’s been nominated in the past, as a matter of fact. She faces tough competition in Laura Linney, who has been nominated seven times (winning twice) — although it’s been 10 years since Linney last picked up a Globe, in 2011 for “The Big C.” Sarah Paulson is also a past Globe winner, while Comer repeated a nom from last year. Newcomer Emma Corrin could siphon some of Colman’s “The Crown” votes away, but not enough to matter. 

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Olivia Colman, “The Crown” Sophie Mutevelian


  1. Olivia Colman
    "The Crown" (Netflix)
    GLOBES HISTORY: 5 nominations, 3 wins (2017's "The Night Manager," 2019's "The Favourite," 2020's "The Crown")
    ROLE: Queen Elizabeth II


  • Emma Corrin
    "The Crown" (Netflix)
    GLOBES HISTORY: 1 nomination
    ROLE: Diana, Princess of Wales

  • Laura Linney
    "Ozark" (Netflix)
    : 7 nominations, 2 wins (2009's "John Adams," 2011's "The Big C")
    ROLE: Wendy Byrde

  • Sarah Paulson
    "Ratched" (Netflix)
    GLOBES HISTORY: 4 nominations, 1 win (2017's "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story"
    ROLE: Nurse Mildred Ratched

  • Jodie Comer 
    "Killing Eve" (BBC America)
    GLOBES HISTORY: 2 nominations
    ROLE: Villanelle

2021 Golden Globes Final Predictions (TV)

2020-2021 Golden Globes Awards Timeline

      • Deadline for submission of Golden Globe Motion Picture and Television entry forms – Nov. 30, 2020
      • Deadline for Television nomination ballots to be mailed to all HFPA members by Ernst & Young – Dec. 30, 2020
      • Deadline for receipt of Television nomination ballots by Ernst & Young at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT – Jan. 12, 2021
      • Deadline for Motion Picture nomination ballots to be mailed to all HFPA members by Ernst & Young at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT – Jan. 13, 2021
      • The final screening date for Motion Pictures – Jan. 26, 2021
      • The final date for Motion Picture press conferences – Jan. 27, 2021
      • Deadline for receipt of Motion Picture nomination ballots by Ernst & Young at 3:00 p.m. ET / 12:00 p.m. PT – Jan. 30, 2021
      • Nominations for the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards announced at 8:00 a.m. ET / 5:00 a.m. PT – Feb. 3, 2021
      • Final ballots mailed to all HFPA members by Ernst & Young – Feb. 23, 2021
      • 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards will air live coast to coast at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on NBC from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California – Feb. 28, 2021

2021 Golden Globes Predictions (Film)

About the Golden Globes

The Golden Globes Awards, hosted by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, is held annually with 93 members since 1944. The group recognizes excellence in film and television, across drama and comedy or musical categories. “Mad Men” and “The X-Files” hold the record for most wins as best drama, at three each, while “All in the Family” has won the most awards for best comedy/musical, with four wins. Carol Burnett has the record for most TV nominations, at 13 (she won five), while Alan Alda has the most TV wins, with 6 (out of 12 nominations).