Olivia Colman Wins Golden Globe for Role in Lanthimos’ “The Favourite”

Olivia Colman poses in the press room with the award for best performance by an actress in a motion picture, musical or comedy for "The Favourite" at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES – Her part in Yorgos Lanthimos’ film “The Favourite” earned actress Olivia Colman a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Musical/Comedy during the Golden Globes ceremony on Sunday night. The Greek director’s film had a total of five nominations in four categories.

The film “Bohemian Rhapsody” was the big winner of the night, winning the Golden Globe for “Best Motion Picture – Drama” and best actor for Rami Malek, while Lanthimos’ film was beaten for “Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy” by Peter Farrelly’s film “Green Book”.

Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz were both nominees for best supporting actress for their parts in ‘The Favourite’ but the award finally went to Regina King for her part in “If Beale Street Could Talk”.

In the last category for which ‘The Favourite’ was nominated, that of best screenplay, “Green Book” prevailed once more with screenwriters Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie and Peter Farrelly.