Daniel Day Lewis, Jessica Chastain win best actors at Golden Globe


Jan,14 2013 11:34 22 IST

Los Angeles: Daniel Day-Lewis and Jessica Chastain were named the best actor and actress in a motion picture (drama) respectively, at the 70th Golden Globe awards ceremony.

Day-Lewis has won the honour for essaying US President Abraham Lincoln in historical drama Lincoln, while Chastain has been recognized for her role as Maya, an intelligence officer, in Kathryn Bigelow's spy thriller Zero Dark Thirty.


Other nominees in the best actor (drama) included Richard Gere (Arbitrage), John Hawkes (The Sessions), Joaquin Phoenix (The Master) and Denzel Washington (Flight).

Chastain competed with talents like Naomi Watts (The Impossible), Rachel Weisz (The Deep Blue Sea), Helen Mirren (HitchcockRust and Bone), for the best actress (drama) trophy.

The awards ceremony was held Sunday night.