The 2008 Screen Actors Guild awards have come and gone, and the winners of this year's ceremony took even the biggest movie buffs by surprise.
The top honors for Best Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role went to Daniel Day Lewis for his role in There Will Be Blood, while the top leading lady ended up being Julie Christie for her work in Away From Her.
The buildup to the Oscars continues, with the Screen Actors Guild Awards held Sunday, January 28th. Top movie releases and television shows vied for yet another piece of hardware to throw in the trophy case. Also at stake, another stab at swaying Academy voters' last second ballots.
The ceremonies were attended by film and television’s leading actors at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. The honorees were selected by the active Guild membership nationwide.
Released by the SAG website, Julie Andrews was presented with Screen Actors Guild’s highest honor, the 43rd Annual Life Achievement
Honored with individual awards were Jennifer Hudson, Helen Mirren, Eddie Murphy and Forest Whitaker for performances in motion pictures and Alec Baldwin, America Ferrera, Jeremy Irons, Hugh Laurie, Helen Mirren and Chandra Wilson for performances in television.