8 Nominations

4 Wins

Thorn Birds, The

This mini series covers 60 years in the lives of the Cleary family, brought from New Zealand to Australia to run their aunt Mary Carson's ranch. The story centers on their daughter, Meggie, and her love for the family's priest, Father Ralph de Bricassart. Meggie tries to forget Ralph by marrying dashing stockman Luke O'Neill, but she and Ralph are soon reunited, with tragic consequences for them both.


      
Role Credit
Producer: Edward Lewis
Cast: Richard Chamberlain , Rachel Ward , Christopher Plummer , Bryan Brown , Barbara Stanwyck , Jean Simmons , Piper Laurie , Earl Holliman , Philip Anglim , Richard Kiley , Mare Winningham

Golden Globe Awards

  • 1984 Winner
    Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series, Anthology Series, or a Motion Picture Made for Television
  • 1984 Nominee
    Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
  • 1984 Winner
    Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
  • 1984 Nominee
    Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series, Anthology Series, or a Motion Picture Made for Television
  • 1984 Winner
    Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
  • 1984 Nominee
    Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
  • 1984 Nominee
    Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
  • 1984 Winner
    Best Television Limited Series, Anthology Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television