Golden Globes 2012 Nominations

15/12/2011 16:27 | Updated 22 May 2015

While we've only just got over the first wave of nominations after the SAG Awards contenders were announced yesterday, the hot list for the Charlize Theron and Michelle Williams for the Best Actress in a Motion Picture award, while George Clooney has been picked for Best Actor, along with Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt and Leonardo Di Caprio. We're sure girls will be swooning when the camera pans through the names in that category.

Take a look below to see who else made nominations list and yes, Downton Abbey made it...

Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy

Jean Dujardin, The Artist

Brendan Gleeson, The Guard

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, 50/50

Ryan Gosling, Crazy, Stupid, Love

Owen Wilson, Midnight in Paris

Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy

Jodie Foster, Carnage

Charlize Theron, Young Adult

Kristen Wiig, Bridesmaids

Michelle Williams, My Week with Marilyn

Kate Winslet, Carnage

Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Berenice Bejo, The Artist

Jessica Chastain, The Help

Janet McTeer, Albert Nobbs

Octavia Spencer, The Help

Shailene Woodley, The Descendants

Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

Kenneth Branagh, My Week with Marilyn

Albert Brooks, Drive

Jonah Hill, Moneyball

Viggo Mortensen, A Dangerous Method

Christopher Plummer, Beginners

Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

George Clooney, The Descendants

Leonardo DiCaprio, J Edgar

Michael Fassbender, Shame

Ryan Gosling, The Ides of March

Brad Pitt, Moneyball

Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs

Viola Davis, The Help

Rooney Mara, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady

Tilda Swinton, We Need to Talk About Kevin

Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy


The Artist


Midnight in Paris

My Week with Marilyn

Best TV Movie or Mini-series

Cinema Verite

Downton Abbey

The Hour

Mildred Pierce

Too Big to Fail

See the full list of this year's nominations at the Golden Globes site.


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