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SAG-aftra presented its coveted Actor® statuette for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2013 at the “20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®” in ceremonies attended by film and television’s leading actors, held Saturday, January. 18, at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center.
Honored with individual awards were Cate Blanchett, Jared Leto, Matthew McConaughey and Lupita Nyong’o for performances in motion pictures and Ty Burrell, Bryan Cranston, Michael Douglas, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Helen Mirren and Maggie Smith for performances in television.
The Screen Actors Guild Awards originated awards for the outstanding performances by a motion picture cast and by television drama and comedy ensembles. The Actor® for a motion picture cast performance went this year to American Hustle, while the Actors »
- Michelle McCue
SAG Awards 2014 winners: Lupita Nyong’o surprises, shoo-in Cate Blanchett doesn’t (photo: Chiwetel Ejiofor and Lupita Nyong’o in ’12 Years a Slave’) The 2014 SAG Awards ceremony was held at downtown Los Angeles’ Shrine Exposition Center earlier this evening, January 18. Presenters included Ben Affleck, John Goodman, Josh Holloway, Clark Gregg, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Mindy Kaling, and Pauley Perrette, in addition to about a couple of dozen nominees. Most of the winners — including those in the television categories — were the expected ones, e.g., Bryan Cranston for Breaking Bad, Best Actor Oscar winner Michael Douglas (Wall Street, 1987) for his portrayal of Liberace in Steven Soderbergh’s Behind the Candelabra, Jared Leto for Jean-Marc Vallée’s Dallas Buyers Club, two-time Oscar winner Maggie Smith (The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, 1969; California Suite, 1978) for Downton Abbey, and Best Actress Oscar winner Helen Mirren (The Queen, 2006) for Phil Spector. Even so, there »
- Steve Montgomery
The Screen Actors Guild Awards took place on Saturday night in Los Angeles, where the best of film and television were celebrated.
Screen Actors Guild Awards
Top film honors went to David O. Russell’s American Hustle, which won Outstanding Cast in a Motion Picture. It beat out 12 Years a Slave, August: Osage County, Lee Daniel’s The Butler and Dallas Buyers Club for the win.
Cate Blanchett received the award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine, while Matthew McConaughey won Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for Dallas Buyers Club. Supporting role awards went to McConaughey’s Dallas Buyer’s Club costar Jared Leto and 12 Year’s a Slave breakout star Lupita Nyong’o.
“American Hustle” has won the Screen Actors Guild award for ensemble cast.
McConaughey’s portrayl of Ron Woodroof won him the the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. The role required him to lose 38 pounds.
Leto, who was heavily favored, topped Barkhad Abdi (“Captain Phillips”), Michael Fassbender (“12 Years a Slave”), Daniel Bruhl (“Rush”) and the late James Gandolfini (“Enough Said”). The actor, who portrays a transgender woman named Rayon, dedicated the award to those who have died of AIDS and those living with HIV and said he wanted to share the award to “the Rayons of the world.”
“The epidemic isn’t over,” Leto said backstage. “There still is not a cure.”
Lupita Nyong’o won the supporting »
- Dave McNary
4 items from 2014
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