“Thoroughly shocked” Irish actress Caitriona Balfe nominated for Golden Globe

Caitriona Balfe

Irish actress Caitriona Balfe has said that she is ‘thoroughly shocked’ after receiving a Golden Globe nomination.

The star is nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Series – Drama for Outlander.

Also nominated in this category is Elizabeth Moss for The Handmaid’s Tale, Sandra Oh for Killing Eve, Julia Roberts for Homecoming and Kerri Russell for The Americans.

Taking to twitter to react to the news, Caitriona said:  “Wow, thoroughly shocked and completely ecstatic to hear I am among the nominees for this years A HUGE thank you to the HFPA for their continued support and a HUGE congratulations to Julia, Elizabeth, Sandra and Keri, I am beyond proud to be in your company.”

She added: “But, mostly, thank you to my incredible fellow actors and the wonderful team of writers, producers and crew on that push me to my best.”

The Favourite Director Yorgos Lanthimos and his actress wife  Ariane Labed
The Favourite Director Yorgos Lanthimos and his actress wife Ariane Labed

Irish produced film The Favourite is also nominated for five awards including Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy and Best Screenplay.

The film was produced by Ed Guiney and Element Pictures.

Check out all the nominations below.

Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy


Good Place


Kaminsky Method

Marvelous Mrs Maisel


Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series

Alan Arkin, The Kominsky Method

Kieran Culkin, Succession

Edgar Ramirez, The Assassination of Gianni Versace

Ben Whishaw, A Very English Scandal

Henry Winkler, Barry


Best Limited Series or TV Movie

The Alienist

The Assassination of Gianni Versace

Escape from Dannemora

Sharp Objects

A Very English Scandal


Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series

Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs Maisel

Patricia Clarkson, Sharp Objects

Penelope Cruz, The Assassination of Gianni Versace

Thandie Newton, Westworld

Yvonne Strahovski, The Handmaid’s Tale


Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy


The Good Place


The Komsinky Method

The Marvelous Mrs Maisel


Best Actor in a Limited Series

Antonio Banderas, Genius: Picasso

Daniel Bruhl, The Alienist

Darren Criss, Assassination of Gianni Versace

Benedict Cumberbatch, Patrick Melrose

Hugh Grant, A Very English Scandal


Leading TV actor – Comedy

Sacha Baron Cohen, Who Is America?

Jim Carrey, Kidding

Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method

Donald Glover, Atlanta Robbin’

Bill Hader, Barry


Best Actress in a TV series – Comedy

Kristen Bell, The Good Place

Candice Bergen,

Allison Brie, GLOW

Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvellous Mrs Maisel

Debra Messing, Will & Grace


Best Screenplay – Motion Picture


The Favourite

If Beale Street Could Talk


Green Book


Best Motion Picture – Animated

Incredibles 2

Isle of Dogs


Ralph Breaks the Internet

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse


Best Original Score – Motion Picture

A Quiet Place

Isle of Dogs

Black Panther

First Man

Mary Poppins Returns


Best Actress in a Limited Series

Amy Adams, Sharp Objects

Patricia Arquette, Escape at Dannemora

Connie Britton, Dirty John

Laura Dern, The Tale

Regina King, Seven Seconds


Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language



Never Look Away




Best Actress in a TV series – Drama

Catriona Balfe, Outlander

Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale

Sandra Oh, Killing Eve

Julia Roberts, Homecoming

Keri Russell, The Americans


Best Actor in a Film – Comedy or Musical

Christian Bale, Vice

Lin Manuel Miranda, Mary Poppins Returns

Viggo Mortensen, Green Book

Robert Redford, The Old Man and the Gun

John C Reilly, Stan & Ollie


Best Director

Bradley Cooper, A Star Is Born

Alfonso Cuaron, Roma

Peter Farrelly, Green Book

Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman

Adam McKay, Vice


Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Mahershala Ali, Green Book

Timothee Chalamet, Beautiful Boy

Adam Driver, BlacKkKlansman

Richard E Grant, Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Sam Rockwell, Vice


Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama

Glenn Close, The Wife

Lady Gaga, A Star Is Born

Nicole Kidman, Destroyer

Melissa McCarthy, Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Rosamund Pike, A Private War


Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy

Emily Blunt, Mary Poppins Returns

Olivia Colman, The Favourite

Charlize Theron, Tully

Elsie Fisher, Eighth Grade

Constance Wu, Crazy Rich Asians


Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Bradley Cooper, A Star Is Born

Willem Dafoe, At Eternity’s Gate

Lucas Hedges, Boy Erased

Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody

John David Washington, BlacKkKlansman


Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical

Crazy Rich Asians

The Favourite

Green Book

Mary Poppins Returns



Best Original Song – Motion Picture

“All the Stars”, Black Panther

“Girl in the Movies”, DUMPLIN’

“Requiem for a Private War”, A Private War

“Revelation”, Boy Erased

“Shallow”, A Star Is Born


Best Actor in a TV Show – Drama

Jason Bateman, Ozark

Steven James

Richard Madden, Bodyguard

Billy Porter, Pose

Matthew Rhys, The Americans


Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Amy Adams, Vice

Claire Foy, First Man

Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk

Emma Stone, The Favourite

Rachel Weisz, The Favourite


Best Television Series – Drama

The Americans



Killing Eve



Best Motion Picture – Drama

Black Panther


Bohemian Rhapsody

If Beale Streat Could Talk

A Star Is Born

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