This Article is From Jan 11, 2016

Golden Globes: Matt Damon Wins Best Actor For The Martian

Golden Globes: Matt Damon Wins Best Actor For The Martian

Matt Damon photographed at the Golden Globe Awards. (Image courtesy: AFP)

Los Angeles: Matt Damon won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical on Sunday for his role in The Martian.

The Oscar-winning actor, who played an astronaut stranded on Mars in the blockbuster film, bested Christian Bale and Steve Carell from The Big Short, Al Pacino for Danny Collins and Mark Ruffalo for Infinitely Polar Bear.

"It has literally been 18 years since I have been here, doing this. And with a little more context, I know how lucky I am and how lucky I am to do this for a living," Matt told attendees at the Beverly Hilton. (Also Read: Complete List of Winners at the Golden Globe Awards)

"We had this incredible crew and incredible cast, and it really all came down to Ridley Scott," he said, paying tribute to the British director.