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43rd Golden Globe Awards

The 43rd Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television for 1985, were held on January 24, 1986.

43rd Golden Globe Awards
Date January 24, 1986
Best Film: Drama Out of Africa
Best Film: Musical or Comedy Prizzi's Honor
Best Drama Series Murder, She Wrote
Best Musical or Comedy Series The Golden Girls




Best Actor – DramaEdit

Jon Voight - Runaway Train

Best Actor – Musical or ComedyEdit

Jack Nicholson - Prizzi's Honor

Best Actress – DramaEdit

Whoopi Goldberg - The Color Purple

Best Actress – Musical or ComedyEdit

Kathleen Turner - Prizzi's Honor

Best DirectorEdit

John Huston - Prizzi's Honor

Best Film – DramaEdit

Out of Africa

Best Film – Musical or ComedyEdit

Prizzi's Honor

Best Foreign FilmEdit

The Official Story (La historia oficial), Argentina

Best Music, Original ScoreEdit

Out of Africa - John Barry

Best Original SongEdit

"Say You, Say Me" performed by Lionel Richie - White Nights

Best ScreenplayEdit

The Purple Rose of Cairo - Woody Allen

Best Supporting ActorEdit

Klaus Maria Brandauer - Out of Africa

Best Supporting ActressEdit

Meg Tilly - Agnes of God


Best Actor – Drama SeriesEdit

Don Johnson - Miami Vice

Best Actor – Musical or Comedy SeriesEdit

Bill Cosby - The Cosby Show

Best Actor – Miniseries or TV FilmEdit

Dustin Hoffman - Death of a Salesman

Best Actress – Drama SeriesEdit

Sharon Gless - Cagney & Lacey

Best Actress – Musical or Comedy SeriesEdit

Estelle Getty - The Golden Girls
Cybill Shepherd - Moonlighting

Best Actress – Miniseries or TV FilmEdit

Liza Minnelli - A Time to Live

Best Series – DramaEdit

Murder, She Wrote

Best Series – Musical or ComedyEdit

The Golden Girls

Best Miniseries or TV FilmEdit

The Jewel in the Crown

Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or TV FilmEdit

Edward James Olmos - Miami Vice

Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or TV FilmEdit

Sylvia Sidney - An Early Frost

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