AceShowbiz - Will Smith has been hailed as one of the best actors at the 2022 Golden Globe Awards. The 53-year-old star won Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama for his role in "King Richard".
It's his first Golden Globe win though he had been nominated five times before, including twice for his role on the TV series "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air". He defeated Mahershala Ali ("Swan Song"), Javier Bardem ("Being the Ricardos"), Benedict Cumberbatch ("The Power of the Dog") and Denzel Washington ("The Tragedy of Macbeth") for the prize.
Andrew Garfield was another first-time winner at the Sunday, January 9 ceremony. "The Amazing Spider-Man" star was named Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy for his role in "Tick, Tick... Boom!", edging out Leonardo DiCaprio ("Don't Look Up"), Peter Dinklage ("Cyrano"), Cooper Hoffman ("Licorice Pizza") and Anthony Ramos ("In the Heights").
Kodi Smit-McPhee, who received his first Golden Globe nomination through his role in "The Power of the Dog", won the prize for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture. He won over other strong contenders, including Ben Affleck ("The Tender Bar"), Jamie Dornan ("Belfast"), Ciaran Hinds ("Belfast") and Troy Kotsur ("CODA").
Japanese movie "Drive My Car" won another top prize at the event, being named as Best Motion Picture - Foreign Language. Kenneth Branagh snatched one in Best Screenplay - Motion Picture category for penning "Belfast".
Hans Zimmer won his third Golden Globe for Best Original Score - Motion Picture, thanks to his work in "Dune". Meanwhile, Best Original Song - Motion Picture went to "No Time to Die" (from "No Time to Die"), which is sung by Billie Eilish, who also wrote it with her brother Finneas. The song earned the two Grammy Award-winning artists their first Golden Globe win.
More winners will be announced through real-time updates on the Golden Globes websites and social media accounts.