The Crown stars Emma Corrin, Josh O'Connor and Gillian Anderson all took home Critic's Choice Awards.

The awards came as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex made a series of revelations about the royal family in their interview with Oprah Winfrey.

The Crown's Gillian Anderson, Emma Corrin and Josh O’Connor won acting prizes for their roles as Margaret Thatcher Diana, Princess of Wales and the Prince of Wales, respectively.

The Netflix show which, Prince Harry recently said was it's loosely based on the truth, also scooped best drama series at the US awards.

O’Connor and Corrin won best actor and actress in a drama series, while Anderson took best supporting actress.

There was no luck on the night for Normal People's Paul Mescal and Daisy Edgar-Jones who were both nominated in best acting categories. 

Chess drama The Queen’s Gambit took the prize for best-limited series, with its star Anya Taylor-Joy winning an actress gong.

John Boyega was named best actor in a limited series for his role in Small Axe, which aired on BBC One.

The best comedy special was a tie between two Netflix shows, Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours To Kill and Michelle Buteau: Welcome To Buteaupia.

Apple TV+ show Ted Lasso won best comedy series, as well as actor in a comedy series for Jason Sudeikis, and supporting actress for Hannah Waddingham.

In the film categories, Nomadland took home four awards including best picture, director and adapted screenplay for Chloe Zhao, and cinematography.

Zhao, who is based in the US, is the first Chinese woman to win as either director or writer.

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom won three awards, including best actor for the late Chadwick Boseman, as well as prizes for costume design, hair and make-up.

Carey Mulligan was named best actress for Promising Young Woman, while best supporting actor went to Daniel Kaluuya for Judas And The Black Messiah.

Supporting actress went to Maria Bakalova for Borat Subsequent Moviefilm.

Netflix won the most awards of any studio/network with a total of 14, while Amazon Studios and Searchlight Pictures each won four.

The Critic's Choice Award Winners 2021 in full


Best Picture
Da 5 Bloods 
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
News of the World
Nomadland – WINNER
One Night in Miami
Promising Young Woman
Sound of Metal
The Trial of the Chicago 7

Best Director
Lee Isaac Chung, Minari 
Emerald Fennell, Promising Young Woman
David Fincher, Mank
Spike Lee, Da 5 Bloods
Regina King, One Night in Miami
Aaron Sorkin, "The Trial of the Chicago 7" (Netflix)
Chloé Zhao, Nomadland - WINNER

Best Actor
Ben Affleck, The Way Back
Riz Ahmed, Sound of Metal
Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom  – WINNER
Tom Hanks, News of the World
Anthony Hopkins, The Father
Delroy Lindo, Da 5 Bloods
Gary Oldman, Mank
Steven Yeun, Minari 

Best Actress
Viola Davis, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Andra Day, The United States vs. Billie Holiday
Sidney Flanigan, Never Rarely Sometimes Always
Vanessa Kirby, Pieces of a Woman
Frances McDormand, Nomadland
Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman  – WINNER
Zendaya, Malcolm & Marie 

Best Supporting Actor
Chadwick Boseman, Da 5 Bloods
Sacha Baron Cohen, The Trial of the Chicago 7
Daniel Kaluuya, Judas and the Black Messiah  – WINNER
Bill Murray, On the Rocks
Leslie Odom Jr., One Night in Miami
Paul Raci, Sound of Metal 

Best Supporting Actress
Maria Bakalova, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm  – WINNER
Ellen Burstyn, Pieces of a Woman
Glenn Close, Hillbilly Elegy
Olivia Colman, The Father
Amanda Seyfried, Mank
Yuh-Jung Youn, Minari 

Best Young Actor/Actress
Ryder Allen, Palmer
Ibrahima Gueye, The Life Ahead
Alan Kim, Minari  – WINNER
Talia Ryder, Never Rarely Sometimes Always
Caoilinn Springall, The Midnight Sky
Helena Zengel, News of the World 

Best Acting Ensemble
Da 5 Bloods
Judas and the Black Messiah
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Minari One Night in Miami
The Trial of the Chicago 7  – WINNER

Best Original Screenplay
Mank – Jack Fincher
Minari – Lee Isaac Chung
Never Rarely Sometimes Always – Eliza Hittman
Promising Young Woman – Emerald Fennell – WINNER
Sound of Metal – Darius Marder, Abraham Marder
The Trial of the Chicago 7 – Aaron Sorkin

Best Adapted Screenplay
The Father – Christopher Hampton, Florian Zeller
First Cow – Jonathan Raymond, Kelly Reichardt
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom – Ruben Santiago-Hudson
News of the World – Luke Davies, Paul Greengrass
Nomadland – Chloé Zhao – WINNER
One Night in Miami – Kemp Powers

Best Production Design
Emma – Kave Quinn, Stella Fox
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom  – Mark Ricker, Karen O’Hara, Diana Stoughton
Mank – Donald Graham Burt, Jan Pascale – WINNER
News of the World – David Crank, Elizabeth Keenan
The Personal History of David Copperfield – Cristina Casali, Charlotte DirickxTenet  – Nathan Crowley, Kathy Lucas

Best Cinematography
Da 5 Bloods – Newton Thomas Sigel
First Cow – Christopher Blauvelt
Mank – Erik Messerschmidt
Minari – Lachlan Milne
News of the World – Dariusz Wolski
Nomadland – Joshua James Richards – WINNER
Tenet – Hoyte Van Hoytema

Best Costume Design
Emma – Alexandra Byrne
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom – Ann Roth – WINNER
Mank – Trish Summerville
Mulan – Bina Daigeler
The Personal History of David Copperfield – Suzie Harman, Robert Worley
Promising Young Woman – Nancy Steiner

Best Editing
The Father – Yorgos Lamprinos
Mank – Kirk Baxter
Nomadland – Chloé Zhao
Sound of Metal – Mikkel E.G. Nielsen – WINNER *TIE*
Tenet – Jennifer Lame
The Trial of the Chicago 7 – Alan Baumgarten – WINNER *TIE*

Best Hair and Makeup
Hillbilly Elegy

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom – WINNER
Promising Young Woman
The United States vs. Billie Holiday

Best Visual Effects
The Invisible Man
The Midnight Sky
Wonder Woman 1984 

Best Score
The Midnight Sky – Alexandre Desplat
Mank – Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross
Minari – Emile Mosseri
News of the World – James Newton Howard
Soul – Jon Batiste, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross – WINNER
Tenet – Ludwig Göransson

Best Song
Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga Husavik (My Home Town)
The Life Ahead – Io Si (Seen)
Judas and the Black Messiah – Fight for You
One Night in Miami – Speak Now – WINNER
The Outpost – Everybody Cries
The United States vs. Billie Holiday – Tigress & Tweed

Best Foreign Language Film
Another Round 
La Llorona
The Life Ahead
Minari – WINNER
Two Of Us 

Best Comedy
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
The Forty-Year-Old Version
The King of Staten Island
On the Rocks

Palm Springs – WINNER
The Prom 


Best Drama Series
Better Call Saul
The Crown – WINNER
The Good Fight
Lovecraft Country
The Mandalorian
Perry Mason
This Is Us 

Best Actor in a Drama Series
Jason Bateman – Ozark
Sterling K. Brown – This Is Us
Jonathan Majors – Lovecraft Country
Josh O'Connor – The Crown – WINNER
Bob Odenkirk – Better Call Saul
Matthew Rhys – Perry Mason 

Best Actress in a Drama Series
Christine Baranski – The Good Fight
Olivia Colman – The Crown
Emma Corrin – The Crown – WINNER
Claire Danes – Homeland
Laura Linney – Ozark
Jurnee Smollett – Lovecraft Country

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Jonathan Banks – Better Call Saul 
Justin Hartley – This Is Us
John Lithgow – Perry Mason
Tobias Menzies – The Crown
Tom Pelphrey – Ozark
Michael K. Williams – Lovecraft Country – WINNER

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Gillian Anderson – The Crown  – WINNER
Cynthia Erivo – The Outsider
Julia Garner – Ozark
Janet McTeer – Ozark
Wunmi Mosaku – Lovecraft Country
Rhea Seehorn – Better Call Saul 

Best Comedy Series
Better Things
The Flight Attendant
Schitt’s Creek

Ted Lasso – WINNER
What We Do in the Shadows 

Best Actor in a Comedy Series
Hank Azaria – Brockmire
Matt Berry – What We Do in the Shadows
Nicholas Hoult – The Great
Eugene Levy – Schitt’s Creek
Jason Sudeikis – Ted Lasso – WINNER
Ramy Youssef – Ramy

Best Actress in a Comedy Series
Pamela Adlon – Better Things
Christina Applegate – Dead to Me
Kaley Cuoco – The Flight Attendant
Natasia Demetriou – What We Do in the Shadows
Catherine O’Hara – Schitt’s Creek – WINNER
Issa Rae – Insecure

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
William Fichtner – Mom
Harvey Guillén – What We Do in the Shadows
Daniel Levy – Schitt’s Creek – WINNER
Alex Newell – Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist
Mark Proksch – What We Do in the Shadows
Andrew Rannells – Black Monday

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Lecy Goranson – The Conners
Rita Moreno – One Day at a Time
Annie Murphy – Schitt’s Creek
Ashley Park – Emily in Paris
Jaime Pressly – Mom
Hannah Waddingham – Ted Lasso – WINNER

Best Limited Series
I May Destroy You
Mrs. America
Normal People
The Plot Against America

The Queen’s Gambit  – WINNER
Small Axe
The Undoing

TV Movie
Bad Education
Between the World and Me
The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel

Hamilton – WINNER
Sylvie’s Love
What the Constitution Means to Me

Best Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie
John Boyega – Small Axe – WINNER
Hugh Grant – The Undoing
Paul Mescal – Normal People
Chris Rock – Fargo
Mark Ruffalo – I Know This Much is True
Morgan Spector – The Plot Against America 

Best Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie
Cate Blanchett – Mrs. America
Michaela Coel – I May Destroy You
Daisy Edgar-Jones – Normal People
Shira Haas – Unorthodox
Anya Taylor-Joy – The Queen's Gambit  – WINNER
Tessa Thompson – Sylvie’s Love 

Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie
Daveed Diggs – The Good Lord Bird
Joshua Caleb Johnson – The Good Lord Bird
Dylan McDermott – Hollywood
Donald Sutherland – The Undoing – WINNER
Glynn Turman – Fargo
John Turturro – The Plot Against America 

Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie
Uzo Aduba – Mrs. America – WINNER
Betsy Brandt – Soulmates
Marielle Heller – The Queen’s Gambit
Margo Martindale – Mrs. America
Winona Ryder – The Plot Against America
Tracey Ullman – Mrs. America 

Best Talk Show
Desus & Mero
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
The Kelly Clarkson Show

Late Night with Seth Meyers – WINNER
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Red Table Talk

Best Comedy Special
Fortune Feimster: Sweet & Salty
Hannah Gadsby: Douglas

Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill – WINNER *TIE*
Marc Maron: End Times Fun
Michelle Buteau: Welcome to Buteaupia – WINNER *TIE*
Patton Oswalt: I Love Everything 

Best Short Form Series
The Andy Cohen Diaries
Better Call Saul: Ethics
Training with Kim Wexler –
Mapleworth Murders
Nikki Fre$h
Reno 911!
Tooning Out the News