Glenn Close, best TV actress/drama for FX's Damages, was in a bar in New York's meatpacking district with the show's cast and crew. "It's a wonderful way to watch -- we were rooting for our team." If she had been there to thank people, she would have said: "I'm so happy to be working with FX. Of course, Dan Zelman, Todd and Glenn Kessler, for creating this character -- to be part of that is thrilling." As for celebrating, she would be "back home with my husband (David Shaw); we're going to have a nice evening."
Glenn Close won best TV actress/drama for FX's Damages.
David Duchovny, TV actor/comedy for Showtime's Californication, said he went to a movie instead of watching the news conference. "It would give me a stomachache. I'm sitting in a dark hotel room now with a glass of wine by myself. It's great for the show. I'm very happy."
David Duchovny got a Globe for his role in Californication.
Who would he have thanked? "The creator of the show. I was really looking forward to thanking my kids (Madelaine, 8, and Kyd, 5) since I haven't won anything since they understood the English language. It would be nice to go on TV and thank them."
Jon Hamm, TV actor/drama for AMC's Mad Men, did watch the show. "AMC decided to host something at the top of the Chateau Marmont. At the penthouse. It's beautiful. It was amazing. It felt special to be surrounded by close friends and family."
He was able to thank everyone there. "I was surrounded by everyone who meant so much to me. The only people I didn't get to thank are the other nominees and the Hollywood Foreign Press."
Among winners releasing statements:
Javier Bardem, supporting film actor, No Country for Old Men: "Thank you to the Hollywood Foreign Press! It is a great honor to have been recognized with this award in a time when there are so many outstanding performances in this category. I would like to thank the Coens for their trust and for allowing me to be part of their creative process in this incredible project. I want to share this award with Josh Brolin, Tommy Lee Jones and Kelly McDonald and thank Scott Rudin, Miramax and Paramount Vantage."
Javier Bardem won best supporting actor for No Country for Old Men.
Cate Blanchett, supporting film actress, I'm Not There: "I wish circumstances would allow me to be there. Firstly thank you to the Hollywood Foreign Press for this recognition. I'd like to thank above all else Todd Haynes for his flair, his chutzpah and his vision. As this is a true ensemble piece, I share this totally with Christian Bale, Marcus Carl Franklin, Heath Ledger, Richard Gere and Ben Whishaw. And of course none of this would be possible without the great man himself, Bob Dylan, wherever you are, whoever you are, I thank you deeply."
Cate Blanchett got a Globe for her role in I'm Not There.
Contributing: Anthony Breznican