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As all 29 of our Oscars Experts predicted, Patricia Arquette won Best Supporting Actress for "Boyhood" on Sunday night. She filmed her role as the struggling mother of two children over the course of 12 years and swept the awards season with wins at the Golden Globes, Critics' Choice, SAG, and BAFTA Awards, in addition to prizes from the Los Angeles, New York, and National Society film critics. -Break- This was the first nomination for Arquette, who is a member of an acting dynasty that also includes her father Lewis Arquette, grandfather Cliff Arquette, and siblings Rosanna, David, and Alexis Arquette. She is the first in the family to win an Oscar, but this isn't her first brush with awards success. She won an Emmy in 2005 for her starring role as psychic crime-solver Allison DuBois in "Medium." She was the overwhelming favorite in this race with 1/10 odds, and she was also predicted by all seven Editors, »
Both won Golden Globes this year for their performances, and are nominated for Oscars
Arquette beat Keira Knightley, Emma Stone, Meryl Streep and Naomi Watts to claim the SAG trophy for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role, while Simmons bested Robert Duvall, Ethan Hawke, Edward Norton, and Mark Ruffalo in the supporting male category.
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- Greg Gilman
It was a big weekend for “Birdman,” which moved into front-runner status with its SAG win, combined with the Darryl F. Zanuck award for best picture from the Producers Guild of America on Saturday night.
The winner of the SAG ensemble trophy has matched the Oscar best picture winner just nine times in 19 years, and last year “American Hustle” won the SAG cast award and was shut out at the Oscars. “Argo” won both awards two years ago.
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