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18 January 2014  |  Written by James White  |  Source: SAG Awards

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Awards season trundled on this weekend as the Screen Actors Guild in the US handed out the trophies in the 20th iteration of its annual ceremony. There were few surprises, and American Hustle walked away with the main ensemble prize for film.

Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto both continued their winning ways, picking up Actor and Supporting Actor respectively for Dallas Buyers Club. McConaughey delivered one of the night’s longer speeches, a rambling paean to performing that led the Leading Actress winner, Blue Jasmine’s Cate Blanchett, to comically grumble when she was given the sign to wrap up her own speech, pointing out that McConaughey had been allowed to talk for longer.

12 Years A Slave's Lupita Nyong’o was a pleasant change from Jennifer Lawrence’s near clean sweep in the Supporting Actress category, and she gave touching thanks to her colleagues and told a funny story about calling her dad to tell him she’d gotten the part and asking if he knew Brad Pitt. “I don’t know him personally,” he’d replied, “but I’m glad you got a job…”

TV-wise, Bryan Cranston lifted his first SAG award for Breaking Bad, while the show’s ensemble also claimed that gong. The Modern Family cast scooped comedy ensemble, with Family’s Ty Burrell as Lead Actor and Julia Louis Dreyfus winning Comedy Actress for Veep. An absent Dame Maggie Smith won the dramatic award for Downton Abbey.

Here’s the full list of winners:


Outstanding Performance By A Cast In A Motion Picture
American Hustle
12 Years A Slave
August: Osage County
Dallas Buyers Club
Lee Daniels’ The Butler

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Leading Role
Matthew McConaughey – Dallas Buyers Club
Bruce Dern – Nebraska
Chiwetel Ejiofor – 12 Years A Slave
Tom Hanks – Captain Phillips
Forest Whitaker – Lee Daniels’ The Butler

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Leading Role
Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock – Gravity
Judi Dench – Philomena
Meryl Streep – August: Osage County
Emma Thompson – Saving Mr. Banks

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Supporting Role
Jared Leto – Dallas Buyers Club
Barkhad Abdi – Captain Phillips
Daniel Bruhl – Rush
Michael Fassbender – 12 Years A Slave
James Gandolfini – Enough Said

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Supporting Role
Lupita Nyong’o – 12 Years A Slave
Jennifer Lawrence – American Hustle
Julia Roberts – August: Osage County
June Squibb – Nebraska
Oprah Winfrey – Lee Daniels’ The Butler


Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Television Movie Or Miniseries
Michael Douglas – Behind The Candelabra
Matt Damon – Behind The Candelabra
Jeremy Irons – The Hollow Crown
Rob Lowe – Killing Kennedy
Al Pacino – Phil Spector

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Television Movie Or Miniseries
Helen Mirren – Phil Spector
Angela Bassett – Betty & Coretta
Holly Hunter – Top Of The Lake
Elisabeth Moss – Top Of The Lake

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In Drama Series
Bryan Cranston – Breaking Bad
Steve Buscemi – Boardwalk Empire
Jeff Daniels – The Newsroom
Peter Dinklage – Game Of Thrones
Kevin Spacey – House Of Cards

Outstanding Performance By Female Actor In Drama Series
Maggie Smith – Downton Abbey
Anna Gunn – Breaking Bad
Claire Danes – Homeland
Jessica Lange – American Horror Story
Kerry Washington – Scandal

Outstanding Performance By An Ensemble In A Drama Series
Breaking Bad
Boardwalk Empire
Downton Abbey
Game Of Thrones

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In Comedy Series
Ty Burrell – Modern Family
Alec Baldwin – 30 Rock
Jason Bateman – Arrested Development
Don Cheadle – House Of Lies
Jim Parsons – The Big Bang Theory

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In Comedy Series
Julia Louis Dreyfus – Veep

Mayim Bialik – The Big Bang Theory
Julie Bowen – Modern Family
Edie Falco – Nurse Jackie
Tina Fey – 30 Rock

Outstanding Performance By An Ensemble In A Comedy Series
Modern Family
30 Rock
Arrested Development
The Big Bang Theory

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