Screen Actors Guild Nominations Announced

Today the nominations for the the 19th Screen Actors Guild  were announced in Los Angeles.

The actors of Ben Affleck’s thriller Argo and historical drama Lincoln were among the top nominees for the Screen Actors Guild film awards on Wednesday, with both landing in the category for best ensemble cast.

The Screen Actors Guild, or SAG, awards are among the most-watched honors during Hollywood film awards season leading up to the Oscars, which will be given out in February, because actors make up one of the largest voting groups for Oscars.

The SAG awards will be given out in Los Angeles on Jan. 27 and shown live on TV networks TBS and TNT.

Following are nominees in key film categories:

Film categories

Best actor

  • Bradley Cooper – Silver Linings Playbook
  • Daniel Day-Lewis – Lincoln
  • John Hawkes – The Sessions
  • Hugh Jackman – Les Miserables
  • Denzel Washington – Flight

Best actress

  • Jessica Chastain – Zero Dark Thirty
  • Marion Cotillard – Rust And Bone
  • Jennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings Playbook
  • Helen Mirren – Hitchcock
  • Naomi Watts – The Impossible

Best supporting actor

  • Alan Arkin – Argo
  • Javier Bardem – Skyfall
  • Robert De Niro – Silver Linings Playbook
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman – The Master
  • Tommy Lee Jones – Lincoln

Best supporting actress

  • Sally Field – Lincoln
  • Anne Hathaway – Les Miserables
  • Helen Hunt – The Sessions
  • Nicole Kidman – The Paperboy
  • Maggie Smith – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture

  • Argo
  • The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
  • Les Miserables
  • Lincoln
  • Silver Linings Playbook

Television categories

Best actor (drama)

  • Steve Buscemi – Boardwalk Empire
  • Bryan Cranston – Breaking Bad
  • Jeff Daniels – The Newsroom
  • Jon Hamm – Mad Men
  • Damian Lewis – Homeland

Best actress (drama)

  • Claire Danes – Homeland
  • Michelle Dockery – Downton Abbey
  • Jessica Lange – American Horror Story: Asylum
  • Julianna Margulies – The Good Wife
  • Maggie Smith – Downton Abbey

Best ensemble cast (drama)

  • Boardwalk Empire
  • Breaking Bad
  • Downton Abbey
  • Homeland
  • Mad Men

Best actor (comedy)

  • Alec Baldwin – 30 Rock
  • Ty Burrell – Modern Family
  • Louis C.K – Louie
  • Jim Parsons – The Big Bang Theory
  • Eric Stonestreet – Modern Family

Best actress (comedy)

  • Edie Falco – Nurse Jackie
  • Tina Fey – 30 Rock
  • Amy Poehler – Parks and Recreation
  • Sofia Vergara – Modern Family
  • Betty White – Hot In Cleveland

Best ensemble cast (comedy)

  • 30 Rock
  • The Big Bang Theory
  • Glee
  • Modern Family
  • Nurse Jackie
  • The Office

Best actor (miniseries)

  • Kevin Costner – Hatfields and McCoys
  • Woody Harrelson – Game Change
  • Ed Harris – Game Change
  • Clive Owen – Hemingway and Gellhorn
  • Bill Paxton – Hatfield and McCoys

Best actress (miniseries)

  • Nicole Kidman – Hemingway and Gellhorn
  • Julianne Moore – Game Change
  • Charlotte Rampling – Restless
  • Sigourney Weaver – Political Animals
  • Alfre Woodard – Steel Magnolias


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