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The Descendants & The Artist triumph at the Golden Globes

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Jan 16, 2012 | 4:00am EST

The Artist was a triple winner, claiming trophies for Best Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and Best Actor (Jean Dujardin), while director Alexander Payne's film The Descendants took home the Best Motion Picture Drama prize and a Best Actor gong for George Clooney.

The Artist was also a winner for Best Score.

There were no multiple wins for any other movie, but TV series Homeland picked up two honours for Best TV Drama and Best Actress (Claire Danes).

It was also a big night for Meryl Streep (The Iron Lady), Michelle Williams (My Week With Marilyn), Octavia Spencer (The Help) and Christopher Plummer (Beginners), who all won acting awards, and Martin Scorsese, who picked up the Best Director honour for Hugo.

TV winners included Kate Winslet (Mildred Pierce), Idris Elba (Luther), Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones) and Jessica Lange (American Horror Story), while Modern Family was named Best TV Comedy and period drama Downton Abbey picked up the Best Mini-Series honour.

The full list of winners is:

Best Motion Picture Drama - The Descendants

Best Motion Picture Comedy or Musical - The Artist

Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama - George Clooney (The Descendants)

Best Actor in a Motion Picture Comedy or Musical - Jean Dujardin (The Artist)

Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama - Meryl Streep (The Iron Lady)

Best Actress in a Motion Picture Comedy of Musical - Michelle Williams (My Week With Marilyn)

Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture - Christopher Plummer (Beginners)

Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture - Octavia Spencer (The Help)

Best Director - Martin Scorsese (Hugo)

Best Screenplay - Woody Allen (Midnight in Paris)

Best Original Score - Ludovic Bource (The Artist)

Best Original Song - Masterpiece by Madonna (W.E.)

Best Foreign Language Film - A Separation

Best Animated Feature Film - The Adventures of Tintin

Best TV Series Drama - Homeland

Best TV Series Comedy - Modern Family

Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made For TV - Downton Abbey

Best Performance by an Actor in a TV Series Drama - Kelsey Grammer (Boss)

Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Series Drama - Claire Danes (Homeland)

Best Performance by and Actor in a TV Series Comedy or Musical - Matt LeBlanc (Episodes)

Best Performance by and Actress in a TV Series Comedy or Musical - Laura Dern (Enlightened)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for TV - Idris Elba (Luther)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for TV - Kate Winslet (Mildred Pierce)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a TV Series, Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for TV - Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a TV Series, Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for TV - Jessica Lange (American Horror Story)

Cecil B. DeMille Award - Morgan Freeman

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