1. Sidney Poitier became the first American American to win a Golden Globe. He won Best Actor for his role in “Lillies Of The Field.”
2. Denzel Washington took home the Golden Globe for Best Actor for his role in “The Hurricane” and for Best Supporting Actor for his part in “Glory.”
3. Whoopi Goldberg took home an award twice! One for Best Supporting Actress for her role in “Ghost,” and another for Best Actress for her iconic role in “The Color Purple.”
4. Diana Ross won the Golden Globe for Most Promising Newcomer in 1973.
5. Eddie Murphy took home the award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Jimmy Early in “Dreamgirls.”
6. Comedienne Mo’Nique won Best Supporting Actress for her role in “Precious.”
7. Stevie Wonder took home the award for Best Original Song for his ballad “I Just Called To Say I Love You.”
8. James Earl Jones won the award for Most Promising Male Newcomer back in 1971.
9. Lou Gosset Jr. won Best Supporting Actor in the film “An Officer & A Gentleman.”
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