Thorn Birds, The

8 Nominations
4 Wins

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.

Golden Globe Awards

1984

1984 Winner

1984 Winner

Best Actor - Television Motion Picture
Richard Chamberlain

1984 Winner

1984 Winner

Best Supporting Actress – Television
Barbara Stanwyck

1984 Winner

1984 Winner

Best Supporting Actor - Television
Richard Kiley

1984 Winner

1984 Winner

Best Television Motion Picture
Thorn Birds, The

1984 Nominee

1984 Nominee

Best Supporting Actress – Television
Piper Laurie

1984 Nominee

1984 Nominee

Best Supporting Actress – Television
Jean Simmons

1984 Nominee

1984 Nominee

Best Actress - Television Motion Picture
Rachel Ward

1984 Nominee

1984 Nominee

Best Supporting Actor - Television
Bryan Brown