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Nashville star Connie Britton leaves Music City for Los Angeles, where Audi hosted a pre-Golden Globe Awards cocktail party on Sunday at Cecconi’s restaurant ahead of this week’s ceremony. TV’s resident country vet is nominated for her work on the musical drama.
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Showing Britton some support: , who breaks away from her date, fiancé Michael Polish (not pictured), to chat up the nominee.
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It’s date night for Liev Schreiber and , who’s nominated for her dramatic turn on the big screen playing a tsunami survivor in The Impossible.
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Greeting fans, Julie Benz makes her mark and a stylish statement in a sparkling St. John number. However, “If I had my way, I’d probably show up here in a pair of yoga pants, some sneakers, a tank top and a hoodie,” she told PEOPLE at the bash.
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It’s a bold night for Once Upon a Time actress Jamie Chung, whose The Hangover III costar received a Golden Globe nod for his role in Silver Linings Playbook.
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Costars Eric Stonestreet and Julie Bowen squeeze in some off-the-clock quality time away from the set of Modern Family, which is up for best comedy television series at Sunday’s awards show. Stonestreet is also up for an individual award for his portrayal of doting dad Cameron Tucker, although he told PEOPLE, “I don’t expect anything. People always say that being nominated is an award in itself and an honor, and truly it is that.”
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EYE ON THE GUYS
Also hanging with Stonestreet: Bryan Cranston, who’s up for honors for his portrayal of cancer patient Walter White on crime drama Breaking Bad. “If it ever gets old, then that’s when someone should retire because we’re very lucky what we get to do,” he told PEOPLE of red-carpet season. (His film Argo is also up for the top prize in the drama category.)
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Earlier Bosworth sneaks in plenty of one-on-one time with her fiancé on the red carpet, where the matchy-matchy couple stepped into the dark side – of their closet, that is.
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Even away from the halls of William McKinley High School, Glee costars Harry Shum Jr. and Darren Criss stick together – in color-coordinating attire, no less.
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Anthony Mackie keeps it cool and casual, ditching his red carpet finest for something a little more comfy: a pair of jeans.