38th Golden Globe Awards

38th Golden Globe Awards
DateJanuary 31, 1981
Highlights
Best Film: Drama Ordinary People
Best Film: Musical or Comedy Coal Miner's Daughter

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 Motion Picture
Drama Musical or Comedy
Best Performance in a Motion Picture – Drama
Actor Actress
Best Performance in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Actor Actress
Best Supporting Performance in a Motion Picture – Drama, Musical or Comedy
Supporting Actor Supporting Actress
Other
Best Director Best Screenplay
Best Original Score Best Original Song
New Star of the Year – Actor New Star of the Year – Actress
Best Foreign Film

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