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The 42nd Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television for 1984, were held on January 27, 1985.

42nd Golden Globe Awards
DateJanuary 27, 1985
Best Film: Drama Amadeus
Best Film: Musical or Comedy Romancing the Stone
Best Drama Series Murder, She Wrote
Best Musical or Comedy Series The Cosby Show


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
Best Foreign Film


Best Series - DramaEdit

Murder, She Wrote

Best Series - Comedy or MusicalEdit

The Cosby Show

Best Miniseries or TV FilmEdit

Something About Amelia

Best Actor - Drama SeriesEdit

Tom Selleck - Magnum, P.I.

Best Actress - Drama SeriesEdit

Angela Lansbury - Murder, She Wrote

Best Actor - Comedy or Musical SeriesEdit

Bill Cosby - The Cosby Show

Best Actress - Comedy or Musical SeriesEdit

Shelley Long - Cheers

Best Actor - Miniseries or TV FilmEdit

Ted Danson - Something About Amelia

Best Actress - Miniseries or TV FilmEdit

Ann-Margret - A Streetcar Named Desire

Best Supporting Actor - TV Series, Miniseries or TV FilmEdit

Paul Le Mat - The Burning Bed

Best Supporting Actress - TV Series, Miniseries or TV FilmEdit

Faye Dunaway - Ellis Island

See alsoEdit