Patricia Arquette, Michael Douglas and Justin Hurwitz among Jewish winners at 2019 Golden Globes

The awards ceremony was held on Sunday evening


Jewish winners at this year's Golden Globes include Justin Hurwitz, the composer who won best score and Michael Douglas, star of the new hit comedy series on Netflix the Kominsky Method.

Mr Hurwitz won the award for Best Original Score for a Motion Picture at Sunday night’s awards ceremony for his musicfor First Man, last year's biopic of astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first person to set foot on the moon.

The Kominsky Method, the Netflix series focusing on the relationship between two aging Jewish men (Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin) in Hollywood, won the Best Television Series, Musical or Comedy award.

Michael Douglas, who plays protagonist Sandy Kominsky, scooped the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy.

In his acceptance speech, the actor dedicated the award to his 102-year old father, Jewish actor Kirk Douglas.

He said the best advice he ever got from his father was to exhibit “stamina and tenacity. He was out of the school where you get your best shot, you walk away after you’ve done the best you can. Then f*** it!

"That’s the best advice I got.”

Meanwhile, Patricia Arquette received won a Golden Globe in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television category for her performance in Escape at Dannemora, the TV series based on the true story of a 2015 prison break in New York State.

Mark Ronson, the singer-songwriter, picked up a Golden Globe for Best Original Song with co-writers Lady Gaga, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt for Shallow from 2018 blockbuster A Star is Born.


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