Stars React To Golden Globe Nominations

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With the nominations for the 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards announced on Thursday morning, the stars’ reactions are pouring in to Access Hollywood.

“I am pleased to be nominated for this award and would like to also congratulate David, Eric and Alexandre on their nominations. We’re all very proud of the film and thankful to the Hollywood Foreign Press for recognizing our work.”

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-Brad Pitt, nominated for Best Actor in a Motion Picture of “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”

“We thank the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for honoring Heath’s performance in ‘The Dark Knight.’ This nomination is deeply appreciated and is not lost on those of us who continue to love and miss him. We are so proud that our boy’s work is being recognized in this way.”

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-Kim Ledger, Heath’s father, on his son’s nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture — Drama for “The Dark Knight”

“I am absolutely thrilled and cannot be happier that ‘The Wrestler’ has been given so much attention. It is such an honor for the HFPA to have recognized my work and Mickey’s in this beautiful film.”

-Marisa Tomei, nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for “The Wrestler”

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“When my phone started ringing this morning, my instinct was that something was wrong because I’ve never picked up the phone to good news at 5:30 AM. I could feel the excitement in the voices on the machine so I was unsure what was going on. I called my mom who started to cry, she’s so excited, I can’t wait to bring her as my date. This is an incredible honor, I am thrilled. Thank you so much HFPA, this means the world to me.”

-Kevin Connolly, nominated for Best Performance By An Actor In A Television Series – Comedy Or Musical for “Entourage”

“I am thrilled and deeply indebted to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.”

-Alec Baldwin, nominated for Best Performance By An Actor In A Television Series – Comedy Or Musical for “30 Rock”

“I’m so thrilled to be nominated, and especially thrilled for the show and for [Executive Producer] Jenji (Kohan) because we all felt like it was our best season.”

-Mary-Louise Parker, nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical for “Weeds”

“It is a hugely gratifying honor to be recognized by the Hollywood Foreign Press. I am also really happy the mini-series continues to generate so much enthusiasm. It was a great experience to be a part of.”

-Paul Giamatti, nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV for HBO’s “John Adams”

“I am really thrilled! I guess I should dress up more. Maybe Chanel could do a couture line for seniors?”

-Shirley MacLaine, nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for “Coco Chanel”

“It is so exciting to be nominated, but working with Emma [Thompson] was reward enough. Don’t get me wrong, I still want to win!”

-Dustin Hoffman, nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture for “Last Chance Harvey

“Dustin and I had the best time making this film. It seems insane to get an award nomination on top of that, but I’m thrilled.”

-Emma Thompson, nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture for “Last Chance Harvey”

“When I got a phone call early this morning, my heart dropped because I thought my nanny was calling in sick!!! I am so thrilled! It is a joy to go to work everyday and this is the icing on the cake. Congratulations to Sally!”

-Rachel Griffiths, nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for “Brothers and Sisters”

“I am thrilled. Nine feet tall and thrilled.”

-Hugh Laurie, nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series — Drama, for “House”

“I am thrilled and humbled to be nominated among all of these amazing actors. ‘Henry’ is such a great character to play and I am so happy that people watch and enjoy the show.”

-Jonathan Rhys Meyers, nominated for Best Actor in a Television Series — Drama for “The Tudors”

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