Golden Globes 2015: Matthew McConaughey Nominated For Best Actor


In what seems like a running thing in Hollywood, Matthew McConaughey has been nominated for Best Actor yet again at a major awards show, this time at the Golden Globes for his role in True Detective. 

The Golden Globes announced their nominations for this year, and Matthew McConaughey was among the names announced by the Hollywood Foreign Press but not for his latest film role.

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Rather than getting a nod for his work in Interstellar — which was snubbed for all but one Golden Globe nod for the Hans Zimmer score — McConaughey predictably landed a nod for his role on True Detective this past year. He was going for the trifecta of awards with an Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe but he only has one of those awards and nothing to show for True Detective — yet.

Unlike the Emmy Awards though, McConaughey is not nominated alongside the Best Drama Series actors. Instead, he’ll be going head-to-head with the Miniseries and TV Movie field.

Here’s a look at the actors nominated for Best Actor in a TV Miniseries or Movie.

Best Performance by an Actor in a TV Miniseries or Movie

Martin Freeman – “Fargo”
Woody Harrelson – “True Detective”
Matthew McConaughey – “True Detective”
Mark Ruffalo – “The Normal Heart”
Billy Bob Thornton – “Fargo”

It’s a bittersweet nomination for McConaughey as a win for him would mean a loss for friend and co-star Woody Harrelson. It’s a tough category, but fans finally get to see the debate of whether Fargo or True Detective is the better show settled once and for all.

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