1955 Golden Globe Winners

The 12th Golden Globe Awards were held on Thursday, February 24, 1955 at the Cocoanut Grove, Ambassador Hotel.

Motion Picture Awards

Best Motion Picture (Drama)

On the Waterfront won the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture (Drama)

On the Waterfront

Columbia Pictures

Directed by Elia Kazan

Starring Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Eva Marie Saint, Don Blackman & Leif Erickson

Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)

Carmen Jones won the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)

Carmen Jones

20th Century Fox

Directed by Otto Preminger

Starring Dorothy Dandridge, Harry Belafonte, Olga James, Pearl Bailey & Joe Adams

Best Director
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama)
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Best Screenplay

Cecil B. deMille Award Recipient

Jean Hersholt won the Cecil B. deMille Award Jean Hersholt

The Cecil B. deMille Award is a special award given out each year by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.