George Clooney won the Best Actor Award (Dramatic category) for the film "The Descendants" at the 69th Golden Globe Awards. Meryl Streep won the Best Actor Award (Dramatic category) for the film "The Iron Lady".

Martin Scorsese won the Best Director for the film "Hugo" at the annual awards.

Best Actor (in Comedy) was won by French actor Jean Dujardin for his role in "The Artist".

Iranian film "A Separation," was picked for the best the Foreign Language Film.

The star-studded event in Beverly Hills, California, was hosted by British actor Ricky Gervais.

Hollywood's top actors, actress and directors were seen at the red carpet, including Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, Leonardo Caprio, and host of others. Jolie looked radiant in an Atelier Versace with a red fold across her chest.

The Golden Globe Award was instituted by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in 1944, recognising excellence in film and television. Both domestic and foreign films and television prgrammes are included.

Other winners of the award are:

Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture: Christopher Plummer for "Beginners"

Animated Feature Film: Steven Spielberg's "The Adventures of Tintin"

Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries or TV Movie: Peter Dinklage for "Game of Thrones"

Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy: Michelle Williams for "My Week With Marilyn"

Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie: Idris Elba for "Luther"

Original Song, Motion Picture: "Masterpiece," by Madonna, Julie Frost and Jimmy Harry

Original Score, Motion Picture: "The Artist" by Ludovic Bource

TV Series, Drama: "Homeland"

Actor in a TV Series, Drama: Kelsey Grammer in "Boss"

Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie: Kate Winslet in "Mildred Pierce"

TV Movie or Miniseries: "Downton Abbey"

Actress in a TV Series, Comedy: Laura Dern in "Enlightened"