SAG Awards Presented Tonight; "Birdman," "The Normal Heart," "Modern Family" and Meryl Streep Among Nominees

News   SAG Awards Presented Tonight; "Birdman," "The Normal Heart," "Modern Family" and Meryl Streep Among Nominees
 
The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards are presented Jan. 25 at the Pacific Design Center’s SilverScreen Theater in West Hollywood, CA.

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Held at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition, the awards honor outstanding performances in 2014 in five film and eight television categories.

The ceremony is broadcast on TNT and TBS.

The cast of "Birdman," about an actor struggling to make a comeback on Broadway, leads the nominations with four: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role (Michael Keaton), Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role (Edward Norton), Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role (Emma Stone) and Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

Ensemble nominations went to the films "Boyhood," "Grand Budapest Hotel," "The Imitation Game" and "The Theory of Everything."

Meryl Streep received a nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role for her performance in "Into the Woods," the adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine musical. Nominations for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role also include Benedict Cumberbatch for "The Imitation Game," Jake Gyllenhaal for "Nightcrawler" and Eddie Redmayne for "The Theory of Everything." Cumberbatch was also nominated for "Sherlock: His Last Vow."

Mark Ruffalo and Julia Roberts received nominations for Outstanding Performance in a Television Movie or Miniseries for "The Normal Heart," the TV movie adaptation of Larry Kramer's award-winning play.

Cicely Tyson, who won a Tony Award for her performance in Horton Foote's The Trip to Bountiful on Broadway, was nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries for her performance in the Lifetime movie of the same name. Viola Davis, a two-time Tony Award winner, was nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series for her starring role in "How to Get Away With Murder."

The comedy "Modern Family" received four nominations: Julie Bowen for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series and Ty Burrell and Eric Stonestreet for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series and Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.

"Boardwalk Empire" received nominations for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series and Steve Buscemi for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series.

A complete list of nominees follows.

Theatrical Motion Pictures Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Leading Role
Steve Carell – "Foxcatcher"
Benedict Cumberbatch – "The Imitation Game"
Jake Gyllenhaal – "Nightcrawler"
Michael Keaton – "Birdman"
Eddie Redmayne – "The Theory Of Everything"

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Leading Role
Jennifer Aniston – "Cake"
Felicity Jones – "The Theory Of Everything"
Julianne Moore – "Still Alice"
Rosamund Pike – "Gone Girl"
Reese Witherspoon – "Wild"

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Supporting Role
Robert Duvall – "The Judge"
Ethan Hawke – "Boyhood"
Edward Norton – "Birdman"
Mark Ruffalo – "Foxcatcher"
J.K. Simmons – "Whiplash"

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Supporting Role
Patricia Arquette – "Boyhood"
Keira Knightley – "The Imitation Game"
Emma Stone – "Birdman"
Meryl Streep – "Into The Woods"
Naomi Watts – "St. Vincent"

Outstanding Performance By A Cast In A Motion Picture
"Birdman"
Zach Galifianakis
Michael Keaton
Edward Norton
Andrea Riseborough
Amy Ryan
Emma Stone
Naomi Watts

"Boyhood" Patricia Arquette
Ellar Coltrane
Ethan Hawke
Lorelei Linklater

"The Grand Budapest Hotel"
F. Murray Abraham
Mathieu Amalric
Adrien Brody
Willem Dafoe
Ralph Fiennes
Jeff Goldblum
Harvey Keitel
Jude Law
Bill Murray
Edward Norton
Tony Revolori
Saoirse Ronan
Jason Schwartzman
Léa Seydoux
Tilda Swinton
Tom Wilkinson
Owen Wilson

"The Imitation Game"
Matthew Beard
Benedict Cumberbatch
Charles Dance
Matthew Goode
Rory Kinnear
Keira Knightley
Allen Leech
Mark Strong

"The Theory Of Everything"
Charlie Cox
Felicity Jones
Simon Mcburney
Eddie Redmayne
David Thewlis
Emily Watson

Television Programs

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Television Movie Or Miniseries
Adrien Brody – "Houdini"
Benedict Cumberbatch – "Sherlock: His Last Vow"
Richard Jenkins – "Olive Kitteridge"
Mark Ruffalo – "The Normal Heart"
Billy Bob Thornton – "Fargo"

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Television Movie Or Miniseries
Ellen Burstyn – "Flowers In The Attic"
Maggie Gyllenhaal – "The Honorable Woman"
Frances Mcdormand – "Olive Kitteridge"
Julia Roberts – "The Normal Heart"
Cicely Tyson – "The Trip To Bountiful

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Drama Series
Steve Buscemi – "Boardwalk Empire"
Peter Dinklage – "Game Of Thrones"
Woody Harrelson – "True Detective"
Matthew Mcconaughey – "True Detective"
Kevin Spacey – "House Of Cards"

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Drama Series
Claire Danes – "Homeland"
Viola Davis – "How To Get Away With Murder"
Julianna Margulies – "The Good Wife"
Tatiana Maslany – "Orphan Black"
Maggie Smith – "Downton Abbey"
Robin Wright – "House Of Cards"

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Comedy Series
Ty Burrell – "Modern Family"
Louis C.K. – "Louie"
William H. Macy – "Shameless"
Jim Parsons – "The Big Bang Theory"
Eric Stonestreet – "Modern Family"

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Comedy Series
Uzo Aduba – "Orange Is The New Black"
Julie Bowen – "Modern Family"
Edie Falco – "Nurse Jackie"
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – "Veep"
Amy Poehler – "Parks And Recreation"

Outstanding Performance By An Ensemble In A Drama Series
"Boardwalk Empire"
Steve Buscemi
Paul Calderon
Nicholas Calhoun
Louis Cancelmi
John Ellison Conlee
Michael Countryman
Stephen Graham
Domenick Lombardozzi
Nolan Lyons(Young)
Kelly Macdonald
Boris Mcgiver
Vincent Piazza
Paul Sparks
Travis Tope
Shea Whigham
Anatol Yusef
Michael Zegen

"Downton Abbey"
Hugh Bonneville
Laura Carmichael
Jim Carter
Brendan Coyle
Michelle Dockery
Kevin Doyle
Joanne Froggatt
Lily James
Robert James-Collier
Allen Leech
Phyllis Logan
Elizabeth McGovern
Sophie McShera
Matt Milne
Lesley Nicol
David Robb
Maggie Smith
Ed Speleers
Cara Theobold
Penelope Wilton

"Game Of Thrones"
Josef Altin
Jacob Anderson
John Bradley
Dominic Carter
Gwendoline Christie
Emilia Clarke
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
Ben Crompton
Charles Dance
Peter Dinklage
Natalie Dormer
Nathalie Emmanuel
Iain Glen
Julian Glover
Kit Harington
Lena Headey
Conleth Hill
Rory Mccann
Ian Mcelhinney
Pedro Pascal
Daniel Portman
Mark Stanley
Sophie Turner
Maisie Williams

"Homeland"
Numan Acar
Nazanin Boniadi
Claire Danes
Rupert Friend
Raza Jaffrey
Nimrat Kaur
Tracy Letts
Mark Moses
Michael O'Keefe
Mandy Patinkin
Laila Robins
Maury Sterling

"House Of Cards"
Mahershala Ali
Jayne Atkinson
Rachel Brosnahan
Derek Cecil
Nathan Darrow
Michel Gill
Joanna Going
Sakina Jaffrey
Michael Kelly
Mozhan Marnò
Gerald Mcraney
Molly Parker
Jimmi Simpson
Kevin Spacey
Robin Wright

Outstanding Performance By An Ensemble In A Comedy Series

"The Big Bang Theory"
Mayim Bialik
Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting
Johnny Galecki
Simon Helberg
Kunal Nayyar
Jim Parsons
Melissa Rauch

"Brooklyn Nine-Nine"
Stephanie Beatriz
Dirk Blocker
Andre Braugher
Terry Crews
Melissa Fumero
Joe Lo Truglio
Joel Mckinnon Miller
Chelsea Peretti
Andy Samberg

"Modern Family"
Aubrey Anderson Emmons
Julie Bowen
Ty Burrell
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Nolan Gould
Sarah Hyland
Ed O’Neill
Rico Rodriguez
Eric Stonestreet
Sofia Vergara
Ariel Winter

"Orange Is The New Black"
Uzo Aduba
Jason Biggs
Danielle Brooks
Laverne Cox
Jackie Cruz
Catherine Curtin
Lea Delaria
Beth Fowler
Yvette Freeman
Germar Terrell Gardner
Kimiko Glenn
Annie Golden
Diane Guerrero
Michael J. Harney
Vicky Jeudy
Julie Lake
Lauren Lapkus
Selenis Leyva
Natasha Lyonne
Taryn Manning
Joel Marsh Garland
Matt Mcgorry
Adrienne C. Moore
Kate Mulgrew
Emma Myles
Jessica Pimentel
Dascha Polanco
Alysia Reiner
Judith Roberts
Elizabeth Rodriguez
Barbara Rosenblat
Nick Sandow
Abigail Savage
Taylor Schilling
Constance Shulman
Dale Soules
Yael Stone
Lorraine Toussaint
Lin Tucci
Samira Wiley

"Veep"
Sufe Bradshaw
Anna Chlumsky
Gary Cole
Kevin Dunn
Tony Hale
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Reid Scott
Timothy Simons
Matt Walsh

SAG Awards Honors For Stunt Ensembles

Outstanding Action Performance By A Stunt Ensemble In A Motion Picture
"Fury"
"Get On Up"
"The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies"
"Unbroken"
"X-Men: Days Of Future Past"

Outstanding Action Performance By A Stunt Ensemble In A Comedy Or Drama Series
"24: Live Another Day"
"Boardwalk Empire"
"Game Of Thrones"
"Homeland"
"Sons Of Anarchy"
"The Walking Dead"

Screen Actors Guild 51St Annual Life Achievement Award
Debbie Reynolds

The Screen Actors Guild Awards are selected by actors’ peers in SAG-AFTRA. Two nominating panels — one for television and one for film — of 2,200 randomly selected union members from across the United States, chose this year’s nominees.

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