“Moving forward, I really want to play all kinds of roles. That was not available to me when I was much, much younger,” he said. “I’m grateful the landscape has changed, there’s a lot more progress now. I just want to keep an open mind and to see what’s out there.”
Tyler James Williams snags supporting actor honor for ‘Abbott Elementary’
“Abbott Elementary” star Tyler James Williams won best supporting actor in a TV show for his role in the ABC comedy.
“The magnitude of the moment is not lost on me,” Williams said, adding that he “hopes this is a win for (his character) Gregory Eddie and for stories like his that need to be told out here.”
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Ryan Murphy honored with the Carol Burnett Award
Ryan Murphy was presented with the Carol Burnett Award, an award given for achievement in television. During his speech, Murphy gave a shout-out to “Pose” star Michaela Jaé Rodriguez as the first trans woman to win a Globe (since last year’s awards ceremony wasn’t televised).
“When I was a young person at home in the ’70s watching ‘The Carol Burnett Show,’ I never ever saw a person like me getting an award or even being a character on a TV show,” Murphy said. “It’s hard being an LGBTQ kid in America, in fact all over the world, then and now.”
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Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Pinocchio’ wins best animated film
Guillermo del Toro was awarded best animated film for his stop-motion remake of “Pinocchio.”
“I’m very grateful for this and I’m happy to here in person. We’re back! Some of us are drunk, what could be better,” Del Toro said. “Animation is cinema – it’s not a genre for kids. It’s a medium.”
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