Here we highlight stand-out nominees with connections to New England. The nominees for the 2013 Golden Globes were announced early Dec. 13, and the annual ceremony took place on Jan. 13, 2013.
Not only is the Cambridge local’s film “Argo” nominated for best picture, his third directorial venture also bagged him a nomination for Best Director. This should be a good week for Affleck: Barbara Walters chose him for her annual list highlighting he most fascinating people of the year and “Good Will Hunting” turned 15 years old on Dec. 12.
Affleck, along with George Clooney, were two of the producers of “Argo.” Affleck also starred in and produced the film.
Local connection: Lived in Cambridge, attended Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, and briefly attended the University of Vermont.
Nominations: Best Picture, Best Director for “Argo” (pictured)