Christoph Waltz

Christoph Waltz

Name: Christoph Waltz

Age: 56

Character: Dr King Schultz

Film: Django Unchained

Synopsis: Set in the South two years before the Civil War, Django Unchained stars Jamie Foxx as Django, a slave whose brutal history with his former owners lands him face-to-face with German-born bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz (Christoph Waltz).

Schultz is on the trail of the murderous Brittle brothers, and only Django can lead him to his bounty. Honing vital hunting skills, Django remains focused on one goal: finding and rescuing Broomhilda (Kerry Washington), the wife he lost to the slave trade long ago.

Previous Golden Globe Wins: Christoph Waltz has one Golden Globe win for Best Actor for Inglourious Basterds

Previous Golden Globe Nominations: This is the second nomination of his career.

Award/Nominations for role: He has already won Best Supporting Actor at the Austin Film Critics Association Awards, San Diego Film Critics Society Awards and St Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Awards.

And he has also been nominated at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards and Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

Critics: Brilliant comic turns from Christoph Waltz and Samuel L. Jackson help string together this audience-pleasing, highly uneven Quentin Tarantino spaghetti western/slave vengeance mash-up. - Film Journal International

- Django Unchained is the wildest cinematic ride of the year. - MovieWeb

- An immensely satisfying taste of antebellum empowerment packaged as spaghetti-Western homage. - Variety

Check out the other nominees:

Alan Arkin

Leonardo DiCaprio

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Tommy Lee Jones

FemaleFirst Helen Earnshaw

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