7 Fun Facts About the Golden Globes

Before you settle in for the telecast here are some fun Golden Globe facts

The very best from film and television will be honored at the 75th Golden Globes Award on Jan. 7th. Before you settle in for the telecast here are some fun Golden Globe facts:

1. Legendary actress Meryl Streep has won the most Golden Globes, with eight wins. She is also the most nominated actor, with 28 nominations.

2. Since 1952, the Cecil B. DeMille Award has been awarded to those in Hollywood for their contribution to entertainment. The only exception was in 2008, where the writers strike forced the Hollywood Foreign Press to cancel the show.

3. The show aired on television only in Los Angeles from 1958-1963.

4. The Golden Globe statuette is plated in 24-karat gold and costs $800 to make.

5. The youngest winner in Globes history was Rick Schroeder, who was only nine years old when he won for “The Champ.” The oldest winner was 80-year-old Jessica Tandy for “Driving Miss Daisy.”

6. “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” “Doctor Zhivago” and “A Star is Born” are the only films to win in every category it was nominated in.

7. Jamie Foxx holds the record for the actor with the most nominations in one year, with three. In 2005, he was nominated for Best Actor in a musical or comedy for “Ray,” Best Supporting Actor in a drama for “Collateral” and Best Actor in a miniseries or motion picture made for television for “Redemption.” Foxx won for his performance in “Ray.”

Watch NBC's broadcast of the 75th Golden Globes Awards Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at 8/9c

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