Golden Globes: Julianne Moore Wins Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama

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Julianne Moore

Moore accepted the award from Matthew McConaughey

Julianne Moore won the Golden Globe for best actress in a motion picture, drama.

Others nominated in the category were Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl), Reese Witherspoon (Wild), Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything) and Jennifer Aniston (Cake).

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In Still Alice, Moore portrays a linguistics professor struggling with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. The Sony Pictures Classics film, co-directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland, also stars Kate Bosworth, Alec Baldwin and Kristen Stewart

Moore was also nominated this year for best actress in a motion picture, musical or comedy, for her role in Maps to the Stars. She previously won a special Golden Globe in 1994 and a Globe for best performance by an actress in a miniseries or a motion picture made for television for portraying Sarah Palin in HBO's Game Change.

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills on Jan. 11.