Laura Dern Wins Yet Another Golden Globe and Warms Hearts with Her Acceptance Speech

Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson weren’t the only stars of this Netflix movie. Laura Dern won a Golden Globe for her role as Nora in the film Marriage Story and stole a few hearts along the way. Here are some clips of Laura Dern’s acceptance speech and her history with this award ceremony.

Laura Dern won the Golden Globe for ‘Best Supporting Actress’ in ‘Marriage Story’

The 77th Golden Globes announced its winners on Jan. 5, 2020. Among those winners was Laura Dern, who earned the award for “Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture – Drama” She portrayed the divorce attorney, Nora, in the Netflix original film, Marriage Story.

In the past, Laura Dern won the “Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries, or Motion Picture Made for Television” for her role in Big Little Lies. In 1993, she won the Golden Globe Award for “Best Performance by an Actress In A Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television” for Afterburn.

Her first involvement with the award show, however, was in 1982. Laura Dern acted as a “Golden Globe Ambassador,” escorting the winners off the stage during the award ceremony.

Laura Dern arrives to the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards
Laura Dern arrives at the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards | Kevork Djansezian/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

This actress used her Golden Globes acceptance speech to highlight the wildfires in Australia

During her acceptance speech, Laura Dern made a joke about her character, saying how excited she was to “give a voice to the voiceless.” She also took an opportunity to address the planet and the current wildfire crisis in Australia.

“My first time here I was 14 years old, it’s a great honor to be with you again tonight,” Dern said in her speech. “We long to be of service to give voice to the voiceless. And thanks to the brilliant Noah Baumbach, I got to do just that — give voice, pay tribute, to the divorce lawyer.”

“I just want to say I feel so blessed to be part of a film that, yes, tells the story of a family finding their way for their child through the end of a marriage, but the global look that Noah takes at what divisiveness is and how we must all come together as one for the sake of something greater,” she continued. “Perhaps our planet, even. So thank you so much, Noah, for the most incredible ride ever. All my love. Thank you all.”

What other movies has Laura Dern been in?

She may be known for her starring role in the film, Jurassic Park. However, Laura Dern recently acted in movies like Little Women, directed by Greta Gerwig. This film also picked up a few Golden Globe nominations, including “Best Original Score” and “Best Actress – Motion Picture – Drama.”

Laura Dern had a role in the Star Wars movie, The Last Jedi. She also appeared in films like The Fault in Our Stars and Blue Velvet. According to IMDB, Laura Dern is set to portray Ellie Sattler in the third Jurrasic World movie, which premieres sometime during 2021. She also earned directing, producing, and writing credits for working on films and television shows like Enlightened and Inland Empire.

Marriage Story is available for streaming exclusively on Netflix.