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The 36th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television for 1978, were held on January 27, 1979.

36th Golden Globe Awards
DateJanuary 27, 1979
Best Film: Drama Midnight Express
Best Film: Musical or Comedy Heaven Can Wait
Best Drama Series 60 Minutes
Best Musical or Comedy Series Taxi


Winners and nomineesEdit


Best Motion Picture
Drama Comedy or Musical
Best Performance in a Motion Picture – Drama
Actor Actress
Best Performance in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical
Actor Actress
Best Supporting Performance in a Motion Picture – Drama, Comedy or Musical
Supporting Actor Supporting Actress
Best Director Best Screenplay
Best Original Score Best Original Song
New Star of the Year – Actor New Star of the Year – Actress
Best Foreign Film


Best Series - DramaEdit

60 Minutes

Best Series - Comedy or MusicalEdit


Best Actor - Drama SeriesEdit

Michael Moriarty - Holocaust

Best Actress - Drama SeriesEdit

Rosemary Harris - Holocaust

Best Actor - Comedy or Musical SeriesEdit

Robin Williams - Mork and Mindy

Best Actress - Comedy or Musical SeriesEdit

Linda Lavin - Alice

Best Supporting ActorEdit

Norman Fell - Three's Company

Best Supporting ActressEdit

Polly Holliday - Alice

See alsoEdit