Brosnahan, Dafoe are Globe nominees
Rachel Brosnahan is still marvelous with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Brosnahan, who was born in Milwaukee and grew up in the Chicago area, was nominated for a Golden Globe for best actress in a comedy series for the Amazon Prime series “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” She took home the Globe for the role last year, and later won an Emmy as well.
Season 2 of “Mrs. Maisel” began streaming on Prime Wednesday.
The Golden Globes, the annual awards/party sponsored by the HFPA, highlighted other showbiz talents with Wisconsin connections in its nominations, which were announced Thursday morning.
Willem Dafoe, who’s from Appleton and cut his teeth in theater at Theatre X and the University of WisconsinMilwaukee, received a nomination for best actor in a drama for his performance as Vincent Van Gogh in “At Eternity’s Gate.” (The movie is scheduled to open in Milwaukee theaters Dec. 14.)
Justin Hurwitz, the Nicolet High School grad who won two Golden Globes (and two Oscars) for the music for 2016’s “La La Land,” was nominated for best original score Thursday for “First Man,” Damien Chazelle’s drama about Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 moon landing.
“Vice,” Adam McKay’s semi-comic biopic of former Vice President Dick Cheney, led the movies categories with six nominations; “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” led the TV side with four.
Sandra Oh, star of the hitwoman drama “Killing Eve,” and Andy Samberg, of the sitcom “Brooklyn NineNine,” will co-host the Golden Globes telecast, live on NBC Jan. 6. For a complete list of nominees, go to goldenglobes.com.
Appleton native Willem Dafoe channels painter Vincent van Gogh in “At Eternity’s Gate.” His performance earned him a Golden Globe nomination Thursday.