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The 29th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television for 1971 films, were held on February 6, 1972.


Winners and nomineesEdit


Best Actor - DramaEdit

Gene HackmanThe French Connection

Best Actor - Musical or ComedyEdit

TopolFiddler on the Roof

Best Actress - DramaEdit

Jane FondaKlute

Best Actress - Musical or ComedyEdit

TwiggyThe Boy Friend

Best DirectorEdit

William FriedkinThe French Connection

Best Film - DramaEdit

The French Connection

Best Film - Musical or ComedyEdit

Fiddler on the Roof

Best Foreign Film (English language)Edit

Sunday Bloody SundayUK

Best Foreign Film (Foreign language)Edit

The Policeman (HaShoter Azulai)Israel

Best Music, Original ScoreEdit

"Shaft" – Isaac Hayes

Best Original SongEdit

"Life Is What You Make It" – Kotch

Best ScreenplayEdit

The HospitalPaddy Chayefsky

Best Supporting ActorEdit

Ben JohnsonThe Last Picture Show

Best Supporting ActressEdit

Ann-MargretCarnal Knowledge


Best Actor - Drama SeriesEdit

Robert YoungMarcus Welby, M.D.

Best Actor - Musical or Comedy SeriesEdit

Carroll O'Connor - All in the Family

Best Actress - Drama SeriesEdit

Patricia NealThe Homecoming: A Christmas Story

Best Actress - Musical or Comedy SeriesEdit

Carol BurnettThe Carol Burnett Show

Best Series - DramaEdit


Best Series - Musical or ComedyEdit

All in the Family

Best Supporting ActorEdit

Edward AsnerThe Mary Tyler Moore Show

Best Supporting ActressEdit

Sue Ane LangdonArnie

Best Television FilmEdit

The Snow Goose