Golden Globes: Donald Glover Wins Best Actor In A Comedy Series Award

Atlanta’s Donald Glover wrapped up a big night for the Fx series with a Golden Globes win for best actor in a comedy series.

Glover, who plays Earnest “Earn” Marks in the freshman FX series, beat out Anthony Anderson (Black-ish), Gael Garcia Bernal (Mozart In The Jungle), Nick Nolte (Graves), and Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent) for top honors in the category.

Earlier in the night, Atlanta won the Golden Globes award for best comedy series.

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