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1959 17th Golden Globe Awards

Best Picture - Drama
Anatomy of a Murder - Otto Preminger
Ben-Hur - Sam Zimbalist
The Diary of Anne Frank - George Stevens
The Nun's Story - Henry Blanke
On the Beach - Stanley Kramer

Best Actor - Drama
Richard Burton - Look Back in Anger
Anthony Franciosa - Career
Charlton Heston - Ben-Hur
Fredric March - Middle of the Night
Joseph Schildkraut - The Diary of Anne Frank

Best Actress - Drama
Audrey Hepburn - The Nun's Story
Katharine Hepburn - Suddenly, Last Summer
Lee Remick - Anatomy of a Murder
Simone Signoret - Room At the Top
Elizabeth Taylor - Suddenly, Last Summer

Best Picture - Comedy
But Not for Me - William Perlberg, George Seaton
Operation Petticoat - Robert Arthur
Pillow Talk - Ross Hunter, Martin Melcher
Some Like It Hot - Billy Wilder
Who Was That Lady? - Norman Krasna

Best Picture - Musical
The Five Pennies - Jack Rose
Li'l Abner - Norman Panama
Porgy and Bess - Samuel Goldwyn
A Private's Affair - David Weisbart
Say One for Me - Frank Tashlin

Best Actor - Comedy or Musical
Clark Gable - But Not For Me
Cary Grant - Operation Petticoat
Jack Lemmon - Some Like It Hot
Dean Martin - Who Was That Lady?
Sidney Poitier - Porgy and Bess

Best Actress - Comedy or Musical
Dorothy Dandridge - Porgy and Bess
Doris Day - Pillow Talk
Shirley MacLaine - Ask Any Girl
Marilyn Monroe - Some Like It Hot
Lilli Palmer - But Not For Me

Best Supporting Actor
Fred Astaire - On the Beach
Stephen Boyd - Ben-Hur
Tony Randall - Pillow Talk
Robert Vaughn - The Young Philadelphians
Joseph Welch - Anatomy of a Murder

Best Supporting Actress
Edith Evans - The Nun's Story
Estelle Hemsley - Take a Giant Step
Susan Kohner - Imitation of Life
Juanita Moore - Imitation of Life
Shelley Winters - The Diary of Anne Frank

Best Director
Stanley Kramer - On the Beach
Otto Preminger - Anatomy of a Murder
George Stevens - The Diary of Anne Frank
William Wyler - Ben-Hur
Fred Zinnemann - The Nun's Story

Best Score
On the Beach - Ernest Gold

Best Foreign Language Films (all winners)
Aren't We Wonderful? - West Germany
Black Orpheus - France
The Bridge - West Germany
Odd Obsession - Japan
Wild Strawberries - Sweden

Most Promising Female Newcomers
Diane Baker
Angie Dickinson
Carol Lynley
Yvette Mimieux
Janet Munro
Cindy Robbins
Stella Stevens
Tuesday Weld

Most Promising Male Newcomers
Michael Callen
Barry Coe
Troy Donahue
George Hamilton
James Shigata

Special Award
Andrew Morton - Ben-Hur

Best Film Promoting International Understanding
The Diary of Anne Frank
The Nun's Story
Odds Against Tomorrow
On the Beach
Take a Giant Step

Cecil B. DeMille Award
Bing Crosby

Samuel Goldwyn Award
Room at the Top

World Female Film Favorite
Doris Day

World Male Film Favorite
Rock Hudson

Outstanding Merit Award
The Nun's Story

Journalistic Merit Award
Hedda Hopper and Louella Parsons

Special Awards
Francis X. Bushman and Ramon Navarro