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The 56th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television for 1998, were held on January 24, 1999, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.[1][2][3][4] The nominations were announced on December 17, 1998.[5]

56th Golden Globe Awards
DateJanuary 24, 1999
Best Film: DramaSaving Private Ryan
Best Film: Musical or ComedyShakespeare in Love
Best Drama SeriesThe Practice
Best Musical or Comedy SeriesAlly McBeal


Winners and nomineesEdit


Best Motion Picture
Drama Musical or Comedy
Saving Private Ryan Shakespeare in Love
Best Performance in a Motion Picture – Drama
Actor Actress
Jim CarreyThe Truman Show Cate BlanchettElizabeth
Best Performance in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Actor Actress
Michael CaineLittle Voice Gwyneth PaltrowShakespeare in Love
Best Supporting Performance in a Motion Picture – Drama, Musical or Comedy
Supporting Actor Supporting Actress
Ed HarrisThe Truman Show Lynn RedgraveGods and Monsters
Best Director Best Screenplay
Steven SpielbergSaving Private Ryan Shakespeare in LoveMarc Norman and Tom Stoppard
Best Original Score Best Original Song
"The Truman Show" – Burkhard Dallwitz and Philip Glass "The Prayer" performed by Celine Dion & Andrea BocelliQuest for Camelot
Best Foreign Language Film
Central Station (Central do Brasil)Brazil


Best Television Series
Drama Series Comedy or Musical Series
The Practice Ally McBeal
Best Lead Actor in a Television Series
Best Actor - Drama Series Best Actor - Comedy or Musical Series
Dylan McDermottThe Practice Michael J. FoxSpin City
Best Lead Actress in a Television Series
Best Actress - Drama Series Best Actress - Comedy or Musical Series
Keri RussellFelicity Jenna ElfmanDharma & Greg
Best Supporting Performance - Series, Miniseries or Television Film
Best Supporting Actor - Series, Miniseries or Television Film Best Supporting Actress - Series, Miniseries or Television Film
Don CheadleThe Rat Pack

Gregory PeckMoby Dick

Faye DunawayGia

Camryn ManheimThe Practice

Best Actor - Miniseries or Television Film Best Actress - Miniseries or Television Film
Stanley TucciWinchell Angelina JolieGia
Best Miniseries or Television Film
From the Earth to the Moon

Awards breakdownEdit

Multiple WinsEdit


The following 3 films received multiple wins:

Wins Film
3 Shakespeare in Love
The Truman Show
2 Saving Private Ryan


The following 2 series received multiple wins:

Wins Series
2 The Practice

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Higgins, Bill (24 January 1999). "Globes 'In Love' and war". Variety. Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  2. ^ Welkos, Robert; King, Susan (25 January 1999). "All's Fair in 'Love' and War". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  3. ^ Lister, David (26 January 1999). "Caine leads British charge at Golden Globes". The Independent. Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  4. ^ Karger, Dave; Laine, Tricia (5 February 1999). "The Golden Globe winners". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  5. ^ Higgins, Bill; Hontz, Jenny (16 December 1998). "'Truman,' Bard win noms". Variety. Retrieved 11 January 2018.