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Actor Matt Bomer arrives at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California, Jan. 11, 2015. Reuters

Matt Bomer took home the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor in a series, Miniseries or TV Movie during the 72nd annual award show Sunday for his role in “The Normal Heart.” The 37-year-old was up against Bill Murray (“Olive Kitteridge”), Jon Voight (“Ray Donovan”), Alan Cumming (“The Good Wife”) and Colin Hanks (“Fargo”).

Bomer, a first-time nominee, embraced director Ryan Murphy before taking to the stage to accept the award.

“Thank you so much the Hollywood Foreign Press for acknowledging this film and including me among these incredible actors in this category, all of whom I admire so much,” the actor said during his acceptance speech. “Ryan Murphy, thank you for believing in me and trusting me with this role, walking me through it everyday. Larry Kramer, thank you for your anger and your passion, and writing a story that changed so many lives. Mark Ruffalo I don’t know where you are but you are the best actor anybody could hope to have as a scene partner and I thank you on behalf of the whole cast … to my husband Simon Halls and our three kids – Kit, Walker, Henry – I love you. Thank you for putting up with me when I was 130 pounds and really grumpy when you ate pizza in front of me. To everyone at HBO, thank you for making films like this continually that need to be heard …” Watch Matt Bomer’s full Golden Globes acceptance speech below:

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