Saoirse Ronan Accepts Golden Globe Award While FaceTiming Her Mom Plus the Full List of Winners

Hot off the back of her award at the Palm Springs awards last week, Saoirse Ronan has won her first ever Golden Globe.

The 23-year-old Carlow native won Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical at the 75th Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night.

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The award comes on the back of her most recent role, Lady Bird, which also won Best Picture, where Saoirse stars as a restless teenager desperate to get out of her stifling and uncultured town in California.

Saoirse delivered a brief speech but entertained the crowds by announcing that she was FaceTiming her mother at the same time.

“My mam is on FaceTime over there on someone’s phone right now, so hi,” she began.

“I have no time at all to say thank you, but I just want to say how inspirational it’s been to be here in this room tonight. I’m here with my best friend Eileen.

“All of the women who I love so much in my own life who support me every single day – my mother, who’s on FaceTime. Margot, all of my friends and family and actually everyone in this room.”

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Speculations that Saoirse would win have been mounting since she received won best actress at the New York Film awards late last year, which was swiftly followed by a Golden Globe nomination.

Nominated in the past for two Oscars, for both Atonement and Brooklyn, This most recent award adds to the speculation that 2017 will be her year at the Academy Awards.

Saoirse Ronan Golden Globe

Nominations for this year’s Oscars will be announced on January 23rd, though Saoirse will face stiff competition from other leading ladies including Margot Robbie for I, Tonya, Jessica Chastain for Molly’s Game, Frances McDormand for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Meryl Streep for The Post.

You can watch Saoirse’s full acceptance speech below:

 

The full list of 2018 Golden Globe winners is as follows:

– Best Motion Picture, Drama: ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’

– Best Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical: ‘Lady Bird’

– Best Director of a Motion Picture: Guillermo Del Toro, ‘The Shape of Water’

– Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama: Gary Oldman, ‘Darkest Hour’

-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama: Frances McDormand, ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’

– Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical: James Franco, ‘The Disaster Artist’

– Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical: Saoirse Ronan, ‘Lady Bird’

– Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Sam Rockwell, ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’

– Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Alison Janney, ‘I, Tonya’

– Best Screenplay: ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’

– Best Original Score: Alexander Desplat, ‘The Shape of Water’

– Best Animated Feature: ‘Coco’

– Best Foreign Language Film: ‘In the Fade’

– Best Original Song : ‘This Is Me’, ‘The Greatest Showman’

– Best TV Series, Drama: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

– Best TV Series, Comedy or Musical: ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’

– Best Limited Series or TV Movie: ‘Big Little Lies’

– Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Drama: Sterling K Brown, ‘This Is Us’

– Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series, Drama: Elisabeth Moss, ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

– Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Comedy or Musical: Aziz Ansari, ‘Master of None’

– Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series, Comedy or Musical: Rachel Brosnahan, ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’

– Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Limited Series or TV Movie: Laura Dern, ‘Big Little Lies’

– Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Limited Series or TV Movie: Alexander Skarsgard, ‘Big Little Lies’

– Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie: Ewan McGregor, ‘Fargo’

– Best Actress, Limited Series or Television Movie: Nicole Kidman, ‘Big Little Lies’

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