2023 Golden Globes: Evan Peters Thanks DAHMER Viewers For Supporting a "Difficult" Show to Watch

During his acceptance speech at the 2023 Golden Globe Awards, DAHMER star Evan Peters saved a special thank you for the show's legions of viewers. Find out what he said directly to them.

By Daniel Trainor Jan 11, 2023 4:10 AMTags

There was nothing sinister about Evan Peters' big Golden Globe moment.

The star of Netflix's DAHMER - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story took home the 2023 Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Limited Series, Anthology Series or Television Motion Picture—and he used his brief acceptance speech to give thanks to his extensive support system.

Peters began, "Thank you to Netflix and Mr. Ryan Murphy for letting me be part of your brilliant vision again." The actor previously appeared in nine installments of Murphy's American Horror Story anthology series and the first season of Murphy's Pose

"I want to thank this incredible cast and crew and directors," Peters continued during his speech from the Beverly Hills Hilton ballroom. "It was a colossal team effort. Everyone gave it their all and I would not be up here without them." 

DAHMER also starred Richard Jenkins, Molly RingwaldPenelope Ann MillerMichael Learned and Niecy Nash-Betts, who was also nominated for her work on the series.

Peters was victorious over category mates Black Bird's Taron Egerton, The Staircase's Colin Firth, Under the Banner of Heaven's Andrew Garfield and Pam & Tommy's Sebastian Stan.

(For a full list of the ceremony's winners, click here.)

See the Winners of the 2023 Golden Globes

"I want to thank my family, friends and loved ones," Peters said, "who helped pick me up when I fell and carried me to the finish line."

However, Peters saved his most heartfelt thanks for the end of his speech.

"Last and most importantly," he said, "I want to thank everyone who watched this show. It was a difficult one to make, a difficult one to watch. But I sincerely hope some good came out of it."

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Peters has been vocal about how playing serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer took a toll on him.

In November, the actor said, "I put in so much negativity and darkness to portray the character that I thought, ‘OK, once this is done, all of that goes away and I have to get back into the light and start filling myself back up with comedies and romance and sorts of things like that.'" 

We'll keep our eyes out for the rom-com, Evan.

For all of the best dressed stars from the 2023 Golden Globe Awards, keep scrolling.

Daisy Edgar-Jones

In Gucci.

Billy Porter

In Christian Siriano.

Michelle Yeoh

In Armani Privé and wearing Moussaieff Jewellers.

Jennifer Hudson

In C.D. Green

Jessica Chastain

In Oscar de la Renta and wearing Gucci jewelry.

Lily James

In custom Atelier Versace, wearing Tiffany & Co. jewelry and Charlotte Tilbury makeup.

Margot Robbie

In custom Chanel.

Salma Hayek

In Gucci.

Selena Gomez

In Valentino, with hair styled by René Furterer products.

Letitia Wright

In Prada.

Colman Domingo

In Dolce & Gabbana.

Ana de Armas

In custom Louis Vuitton.

Angela Bassett

In Pamella Roland and wearing Sarah Flint shoes and Chopard jewelry.

Viola Davis

In Jason Wu.

Jean Smart

In Tadashi Shoji.

Kaley Cuoco

In Vera Wang Haute Couture.

Claire Danes

In Giambattista Valli, with hair styled by RŌZ products.

Nicole Byer

In Christian Siriano.

Tyler James Williams

In Amiri.

Niecy Nash-Betts

In Dolce & Gabbana.

Julia Garner

In Gucci and wearing De Beers jewelry.

Jennifer Coolidge

In custom Dolce & Gabbana and wearing Victoria Beckham Beauty.

Monica Barbaro

In Dolce & Gabbana and wearing Giuseple Zanotti shoes.

Michaela "MJ" Rodriguez

In Balmain.

Jenna Ortega

In Gucci and Tiffany & Co. jewelry.

Jamie Lee Curtis

In Safiyaa jumpsuit and wearing Anastasia Beverly Hills makeup.

Sheryl Lee Ralph

In custom Aliétte and wearing Natalie Mills jewelry and Danessa Myricks Beauty.

Elizabeth Debicki

In Christian Dior, with her hair styled with PHYTO products.

Kerry Condon

In custom Brandon Maxwell.

Quinta Brunson

In Christian Siriano.

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