Beauty and the Beast (1987 TV Series)
In 1989, Ron Perlman received the Golden Globe award for best actor in a television series drama for his role in the late 1980s television adaptation Beauty and the Beast. He starred as Vincent, a creature of nobility that resides in the "World Below," a hidden realm beneath New York City. In the "World Above," aka NYC, he rescues ADA Catherine Chandler (Linda Hamilton) from a savage attack. As she pursues the criminals who attacked her, Vincent serves as her protector and the two develop a relationship. However, as the danger increases, it becomes more and more difficult to keep their two worlds from colliding.
Fun fact: Game of Thrones author George R. R. Martin, served as one of the writers and producers of the show.