38th Golden Globe Awards

38th Golden Globe Awards
DateJanuary 31, 1981

The 38th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television for 1980, were held on January 31, 1981.

Winners and nominees

Film

Best Actor - Drama

Robert De Niro - Raging Bull

Best Actor - Musical or Comedy

Ray Sharkey - The Idolmaker

Best Actress - Drama

Mary Tyler Moore - Ordinary People

Best Actress - Musical or Comedy

Sissy Spacek - Coal Miner's Daughter

Best Director

Robert Redford - Ordinary People

Best Film - Drama

Ordinary People

Best Film - Musical or Comedy

Coal Miner's Daughter

Best Foreign Film

Tess, United Kingdom

Best Original Song

"Fame" - Fame

Best Music, Original Score

The Stunt Man - Dominic Frontiere

Best Screenplay

The Ninth Configuration - William Peter Blatty

Best Supporting Actor

Timothy Hutton - Ordinary People

Best Supporting Actress

Mary Steenburgen - Melvin and Howard

New Star of the Year - Male

Timothy Hutton - Ordinary People

New Star of the Year - Female

Nastassja Kinski - Tess

Television

Best Actor - Drama Series

Richard Chamberlain - Shōgun

Best Actor - Musical or Comedy Series

Alan Alda - M*A*S*H

Best Actress - Drama Series

Yoko Shimada - Shōgun

Best Actress - Musical or Comedy Series

Katherine Helmond - Soap

Best Series - Drama

Shōgun

Best Series - Musical or Comedy

Taxi

Best Miniseries or TV Film

The Shadow Box

Best Supporting Actor - Series, Miniseries or TV Film

Vic Tayback - Alice
Pat Harrington - One Day at a Time

Best Supporting Actress - Series, Miniseries or TV Film

Valerie Bertinelli - One Day at a Time
Diane Ladd - Alice