Golden Globe win for Top of the Lake star

Elisabeth Moss poses with the award for best actress in a mini-series for 'Top of the Lake' at the 71st annual Golden Globes. Photo / AP
Elisabeth Moss poses with the award for best actress in a mini-series for 'Top of the Lake' at the 71st annual Golden Globes. Photo / AP

Elisabeth Moss has won a Golden Globe award for her role in Jane Campion's Top of the Lake.

The six-part series, filmed in New Zealand, earned the Mad Men star the Golden Globe for best actress in a mini -series.

She seemed truly shocked by the announcement and opened her acceptance speech with an expletive.

"Oh s***. I really didn't expect this to happen. I'm totally shaking," she told the star-studded crowd in Los Angeles.

"The idea that I would ever be in the same breath as any of you is really a dream come true ... This is for you mum."

Top of the Lake was also nominated for Best TV Mini-series or TV Movie but lost to Behind the Candelabra.

Read our live Golden Globes blog here.

- nzherald.co.nz

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