Meryl Streep has won a Golden Globe as chef Julia Child in the crowd-pleaser "Julie & Julia," while Mo'Nique earned the supporting-actress honor for her role as a loathsome, abusive welfare mother in the Harlem drama "Precious.
The blockbuster "Up" came away with the award for animated film Sunday.
Streep's win came for best actress in a musical or comedy, her competition including herself for the romance "It's Complicated."
The Globe wins could boost recipients' prospects at the Oscars, whose nominations come out Feb. 2.
"Precious" also was up for best drama, along with the sci-fi blockbuster "Avatar," the recession tale "Up in the Air" and the war stories "The Hurt Locker" and "Inglourious Basterds."
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