Golden Globes Best Actor TV Drama 2021 Predictions

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UPDATED: Jan. 12, 2021

Jason Bateman already has a Golden Globe for TV comedy actor, which he received in 2005 because of “Arrested Development.” Could he choose up one other one this 12 months, however for drama through “Ozark”? It’s a chance, however his competitors can be one other HFPA favourite: Matthew Rhys, nominated twice (and not using a win) for “The Americans,” and now again with a brand new collection, “Perry Mason.” The discipline is open, as final 12 months’s winner, “Succession” star Brian Cox, is not within the working this time, nor are most different nominees from final 12 months (together with Kit Harington, Rami Malek and Billy Porter).

Jason Bateman, “Ozark”
Jackson Davis/Netflix


  1. Jason Bateman
    "Ozark" (Netflix)
    GLOBES HISTORY: 4 nominations, 1 win (2005's "Arrested Development")
    ROLE: Marty Byrde

  2. Matthew Rhys
    "Perry Mason" (HBO)
    : 2 nominations
    ROLE: Perry Mason

  3. Pedro Pascal
    "The Mandalorian" (Disney Plus)
    GLOBES HISTORY: Never nominated
    ROLE: The Mandalorian

  4. Jonathan Majors
    "Lovecraft Country" (HBO)
    GLOBES HISTORY: Never nominated
    ROLE: Atticus Freeman

  5. Al Pacino
    "Hunters" (Amazon Prime Video)
    GLOBES HISTORY: 18 nominations, 4 wins (1974's "Serpico," 1993's "Scent of a Woman," 2004's "Angels in America," 2011's "You Don't Know Jack"), Cecil B. DeMille Award recipient (2001)
    ROLE: Meyer Offerman

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Bob Odenkirk, “Better Call Saul”
Greg Lewis/AMC/Sony Pictures Television


  1. Bob Odenkirk
    "Better Call Saul" (AMC)
    GLOBES HISTORY: 3 nominations
    ROLE: Jimmy McGill/Saul Goodman

  2. Josh O'Connor
    "The Crown" (Netflix)
    GLOBES HISTORY: Never nominated
    ROLE: Charles, Prince of Wales

  3. Regé-Jean Page
    "Bridgerton" (Netflix)
    GLOBES HISTORY: Never nominated
    ROLE: Simon Basset, Duke of Hastings

  4. Sterling Ok. Brown
    "This Is Us" (NBC)
    GLOBES HISTORY: 2 nominations, 1 win (2018's "This Is Us")
    ROLE: Randall Pearson

  5. Antony Starr
    "The Boys" (Amazon Prime Video)
    GLOBES HISTORY: Never nominated
    ROLE: Homelander

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Jack Dylan Grazer, “We Are Who We Are”


  • Nicco Annan, “P-Valley” (Starz)
  • Matt Bomer, “The Sinner” (USA)
  • Jack Dylan Grazer, “We Are Who We Are” (HBO)
  • Justin Hartley, “This Is Us” (NBC)
  • Freddie Highmore, “The Good Doctor” (ABC)
  • Sam Heughan, “Outlander” (Starz)
  • Ben Mendelsohn, “The Outsider” (HBO)
  • Patrick Stewart, “Star Trek: Picard” (CBS All Access)
  • Karl Urban, “The Boys” (Amazon Prime Video)
  • Finn Wittrock, “Ratched” (Netflix)

2021 Golden Globes Predictions (Film)

2020-2021 Golden Globes Awards Timeline

  • Deadline for submission of Golden Globe Motion Picture and Television entry types – Nov. 30, 2020
  • Deadline for Television nomination ballots to be mailed to all HFPA members by Ernst & Young – Dec. 30, 2020
  • Deadline for receipt of Television nomination ballots by Ernst & Young at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT – Jan. 12, 2021
  • Deadline for Motion Picture nomination ballots to be mailed to all HFPA members by Ernst & Young at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT – Jan. 13, 2021
  • The last screening date for Motion Pictures – Jan. 26, 2021
  • The last date for Motion Picture press conferences – Jan. 27, 2021
  • Deadline for receipt of Motion Picture nomination ballots by Ernst & Young at 3:00 p.m. ET / 12:00 p.m. PT – Jan. 30, 2021
  • Nominations for the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards introduced at 8:00 a.m. ET / 5:00 a.m. PT – Feb. 3, 2021
  • Final ballots mailed to all HFPA members by Ernst & Young – Feb. 23, 2021
  • 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards will air stay coast to coast at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on NBC from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California – Feb. 28, 2021

2021 Academy Awards Predictions

About the Golden Globes

The Golden Globes Awards, hosted by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, is held yearly with 93 members since 1944. The group acknowledges excellence in movie and tv, throughout drama and comedy or musical classes. “Mad Men” and “The X-Files” maintain the document for many wins as greatest drama, at three every, whereas “All within the Family” has received essentially the most awards for greatest comedy/musical, with 4 wins. Carol Burnett has the document for many TV nominations, at 13 (she received 5), whereas Alan Alda has essentially the most TV wins, with 6 (out of 12 nominations).



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