`Sense And Sensibility' Tops Nominations For Golden Globe Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - "Sense and Sensibility" collected a leading six nominations today for the Golden Globe Awards, and "The American President" earned the second most selections with five.

In television nominations in major categories, "ER" lead with five; "Cybill," "Frasier" and "Mad About You" had three each.

Nominations for the 53rd annual awards were made by about 90 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The Globes often presage the Academy Awards. The awards, plus an honorary award for Sean Connery, will be presented Jan. 21 on NBC.

Here are the major nominations:


Drama: "Apollo 13," "Braveheart," "The Bridges of Madison County," "Leaving Las Vegas," "Sense and Sensibility."

Musical or comedy: "The American President," "Babe," "Get Shorty," "Sabrina," "Toy Story."

Actor, drama: Nicolas Cage, "Leaving Las Vegas"; Richard Dreyfuss, "Mr. Holland's Opus"; Anthony Hopkins, "Nixon"; Ian McKellen, "Richard III"; Sean Penn, "Dead Man Walking."

Actress, drama: Susan Sarandon, "Dead Man Walking"; Elisabeth Shue, "Leaving Las Vegas"; Sharon Stone, "Casino"; Meryl Streep, "The Bridges of Madison County"; Emma Thompson, "Sense and Sensibility."

Actor, musical or comedy: Michael Douglas, "The American President"; Harrison Ford, "Sabrina"; Steve Martin, "Father of the Bride"; Patrick Swayze, "To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything! Julie Newmar"; John Travolta, "Get Shorty."

Actress, musical or comedy: Annette Bening, "The American President"; Sandra Bullock, "While You Were Sleeping"; Toni Collette, "Muriel's Wedding"; Nicole Kidman, "To Die For"; Vanessa Redgrave, "A Month by the Lake."

Foreign language film: "Brothers of Sleep," "French Twist," "Les Miserables," "Like Two Crocodiles," "Shanghai Triad."

Supporting actor: Ed Harris, "Apollo 13"; John Leguizamo, "To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything! Julie Newmar"; Brad Pitt, "Twelve Monkeys"; Tim Roth, "Rob Roy"; Kevin Spacey, "The Usual Suspects."

Supporting actress: Anjelica Huston, "The Crossing Guard"; Kathleen Quinlan, "Apollo 13"; Kyra Sedgwick, "Something to Talk About"; Mira Sorvino, "Mighty Aphrodite"; Kate Winslet, "Sense and Sensibility."

Director: Mike Figgis, "Leaving Las Vegas"; Mel Gibson, "Braveheart"; Ron Howard, "Apollo 13"; Ang Lee, "Sense and Sensibility"; Rob Reiner, "The American President"; Martin Scorsese, "Casino."

Screenplay: "Mr. Holland's Opus," "Get Shorty," "Dead Man Walking," "The American President," "Sense and Sensibility," "Braveheart."

Original score: "Sense and Sensibility," "Braveheart," "A Walk in the Clouds," "Don Juan DeMarco," "Pocahontas."

Original song: "Colors of the Wind" from "Pocahontas"; "Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?" from "Don Juan DeMarco"; "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me" from "Batman Forever"; "Moonlight" from "Sabrina"; "You Got a Friend in Me" from "Toy Story."


Series, drama: "Chicago Hope," "ER," "Murder One," "NYPD Blue," "Party of Five."

Actor, drama: Daniel Benzali, "Murder One"; George Clooney, "ER"; David Duchovny, "The X-Files"; Anthony Edwards, "ER"; Jimmy Smits, "NYPD Blue."

Actress, drama: Gillian Anderson, "The X-Files"; Kathy Baker, "Picket Fences"; Heather Locklear, "Melrose Place"; Jane Seymour, "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman"; Sherry Stringfield, "ER."

Series, musical or comedy: "Cybill," "Frasier," "Friends," "Mad About You," "Seinfeld."

Actor, musical or comedy: Tim Allen, "Home Improvement"; Kelsey Grammer, "Frasier"; Paul Reiser, "Mad About You"; Jerry Seinfeld, "Seinfeld"; Garry Shandling, "The Larry Sanders Show."

Actress, musical or comedy: Candice Bergen, "Murphy Brown"; Ellen DeGeneres, "Ellen"; Fran Drescher, "The Nanny"; Helen Hunt, "Mad About You"; Cybill Shepherd, "Cybill."

Miniseries or movie made for television: "Citizen X," "The Heidi Chronicles," "Indictment: The McMartin Trial," "Serving In Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story," "Truman."

Actor, miniseries or movie made for television: Alec Baldwin, "A Streetcar Named Desire"; Charles S. Dutton, "The Piano Lesson"; Laurence Fishburne, "The Tuskegee Airmen"; Gary Sinise, "Truman"; James Woods, "Indictment: The McMartin Trial."

Actress, miniseries or movie: Glenn Close, "Serving In Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story"; Jamie Lee Curtis, "The Heidi Chronicles"; Sally Field, "A Woman of Independent Means"; Linda Hamilton, "A Mother's Prayer"; Jessica Lange, "A Streetcar Named Desire."

Supporting actor, series, miniseries or movie: Sam Elliott, "Buffalo Girls"; Tom Hulce, "The Heidi Chronicles"; David Hyde Pierce, "Frasier"; Donald Sutherland, "Citizen X"; Henry Thomas, "Indictment: The McMartin Trial."

Supporting actress, series, miniseries or movie: Christine Baranski, "Cybill"; Judy Davis, "Serving In Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story"; Melanie Griffith, "Buffalo Girls"; Shirley Knight, "Indictment: The McMartin Trial"; Lisa Kudrow, "Friends"; Julianna Margulies, "ER."