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TV Stars React to Golden Globe Nominations

by AOL TV Staff, posted Dec 15th 2009 2:30PM
Lea Michele GleeNominations for the 67th annual Golden Globes are in -- and now, so are the reactions.

What did Lea Michele, Glenn Close, Neil Patrick Harris and more have to say about the good news?

Check out the best nominee reactions from around the web.Lea Michele GleeNominations for the 67th annual Golden Globes are in -- and now, so are the reactions.

What did Lea Michele, Glenn Close, Neil Patrick Harris and more have to say about the good news?

Check out the best nominee reactions from around the web.

Glenn Close, Best Actress (Drama), 'Damages': "I'm thrilled to be in such great company, and it underlines my conviction that the best writing for women today is on television. I know I wouldn't have received this wonderful nomination if it weren't for our writers on 'Damages.' " [Hollywood Reporter]

Jane Lynch, Best Supporting Actress, 'Glee': "There's nothing better than affirmation in this way. I get the honor and the joy of saying words and wearing the track suit." [LA Times]

Kevin Bacon, Best Actor in a Miniseries or Made for TV Movie, 'Taking Chance': "You check to see if you got any messages. If you didn't get a lot of calls, then you know you're in trouble. Fortunately, I got a lot of calls ... Such great actors. How the hell did I get on the list with all these guys?" [Hollywood Reporter]

Neil Patrick Harris, Best Supporting Actor, 'How I Met Your Mother': "Thanks, gang, for the Globe love. I'm most excited to be in the same category as Michael Emerson! His work on Lost is spectacumazing." [Twitter, @ActuallyNPH]

Hugh Laurie, Best Actor (Drama),
'House': "I feel very honored, and very very very lucky."

Alec Baldwin, Best Actor (Comedy), '30 Rock':
"I'm grateful for anything that helps the show." [NBC]

Michael C. Hall DexterMichael C. Hall, Best Actor (Drama), 'Dexter': "Thanks to the HFPA for this collective and individual recognition. I'm very gratified that John received an individual nomination as well. His performance as Trinity is an instant classic." [Hollywood Reporter]

Steve Levitan, Best Comedy Series, 'Modern Family': "Maybe it means that tonight I can get out of doing the dishes." [LA Times]

Toni Collette, Best Actress (Comedy), 'The United States of Tara':
"Insomnia is not usually this much fun. I am ridiculously happy for our show. What a thrill." [Hollywood Reporter]

Matthew Morrison, Best Actor (Comedy), 'Glee': "I mean, c'mon, it's just ridiculous. I can't even believe it. This moment is not lost on me at all. I'm just going to enjoy the evening with no expectations of wining at all." [Hollywood Reporter]

Lea Michele, Best Actress (Comedy), 'Glee': "It's probably the most incredible moment of my career thus far. To say that my first nomination ever in my life was for a Golden Globe for best actress in a comedy is incredible. I feel so honored that Ryan Murphy wrote this incredible role, Rachel Berry; she's so much fun to play. To have moments like this is completely mind-boggling. I can't even believe it. I'm just a girl from the Bronx who's from musical theater, and now here we are!" [Hollywood Reporter]

David Shore, Best Drama Series, 'House':
"It is always nice, but I try very hard to have a level head whenever we get honored. This season we worked hard to give the show a natural build to where we are and worked hard to keep it fresh and natural." [Hollywood Reporter]

Diablo Cody, creator, 'The United States of Tara':
"AWW YEAH! Golden Globe nom for Toni Colette!" [Twitter, @diablocody]

And a few reactions to "snubs" ...

Kurt Sutter (censored), Creator, 'Sons of Anarchy': "GGs like the emmys are a popularity contest voted on by lazy old reporters who pick the buzz-worthy and the obvious. yes, i'm f***ing bitter." [Twitter, @sutterink]

Kunal Nayyar, 'The Big Bang Theory': "Dear Golden Globes let me introduce you to a little actor called Jim Parsons on a little show called the Big Bang Theory ..." [Twitter, @kunalnayyar]


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