East Hampton director Steven Spielberg—who earned seven nominations for his biopic Lincoln—failed to take home the awards for best director and best picture in the drama category, but actor Daniel Day-Lewis won best actor for his role as the 16th president. Ben Affleck took both the best picture and best director awards for his film Argo, which was not nominated in the best actor category.
Amagansett actor and star of 30 Rock, Alec Baldwin lost the best actor in a TV comedy award to Don Cheadle of Showtime‘s House of Lies, which premiered the first episode of its second season on Sunday night.
One bright spot, Hamptons visitor Hugh Jackman won best actor in a comedy or musical for his role in Les Miserables, which won best picture in the musical or comedy category. Jackman‘s costar, Anne Hathaway also won best actress for her role in the film.
Showtime‘s Homeland made a big splash at the Golden Globes, winning awards for best TV drama, best actor (Damian Lewis) and best actress (Claire Danes) in a TV drama. In the TV comedy category, HBO‘s Girls won best series and best actress (Lena Dunham). Girls also premiered on HBO Sunday night.
Water Mill resident Jennifer Lopez wasn’t nominated this year, but she was a vision on stage presenting the awards for best movie score and best original song. JLo wore a daring and curve-hugging flesh-colored Zuhair Murad gown with white lace detail, coupled with nude Christian Louboutin heels and a metallic clutch.