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Screen Actors Guild Announces Nominees

Posted Thursday December 18, 2008 4:33 PM GMT

As the road to awards season continues, Eric McCormack and Angela Bassett were at the Pacific Design Center to announce nominees for the 15th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.

And of course, expected names like Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, and Heath Ledger were all included in the extensive list, as well as the cast of “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” and critical favorite “Milk.”

The list of nominees is as follows:

FILM

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role Richard Jenkins, The Visitor Frank Langella, Frost/Nixon Sean Penn, Milk Brad Pitt, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role Anne Hathaway, Rachel Getting Married Angelina Jolie, Changeling Melissa Leo, Frozen River Meryl Streep, Doubt Kate Winslet, Revolutionary Road

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role Josh Brolin, Milk Robert Downey Jr., Tropic Thunder Philip Seymour Hoffman, Doubt Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight Dev Patel, Slumdog Millionaire

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role Amy Adams, Doubt Penélope Cruz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona Viola Davis, Doubt Taraji P. Henson, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Kate Winslet, The Reader

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Doubt Frost/Nixon Milk Slumdog Millionaire The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

TV

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries Ralph Fiennes, Bernard and Doris Paul Giamatti, John Adams Kevin Spacey, Recount Kiefer Sutherland, 24: Redemption Tom Wilkinson, John Adams

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries Laura Dern, Recount Laura Linney, John Adams Shirley MacLaine, Coco Chanel Phylicia Rashad, A Raisin in the Sun Susan Sarandon, Bernard and Doris

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series Michael C. Hall, Dexter Jon Hamm, Mad Men Hugh Laurie, House William Shatner, Boston Legal James Spader, Boston Legal

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Sally Field, Brothers & Sisters Mariska Hargitay, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Holly Hunter, Saving Grace Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock Steve Carell, The Office David Duchovny, Californication Jeremy Piven, Entourage Tony Shalhoub, Monk

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series Christina Applegate, Samantha Who? America Ferrera, Ugly Betty Tina Fey, 30 Rock Mary-Louise Parker, Weeds Tracey Ullman, Tracey Ullman's State of the Union

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Boston Legal Dexter House Mad Men The Closer

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series 30 Rock Desperate Housewives Entourage The Office Weeds

SAG HONORS FOR STUNT ENSEMBLES

Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture The Dark Knight Hellboy II: The Golden Army Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Iron Man Wanted

Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series Friday Night Lights Heroes Prison Break The Unit The Closer

SCREEN ACTORS GUILD’S 45th LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

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Enjoy the pictures of Eric McCormack and Angela Bassett announcing the 2009 SAG Award nominations (December 18).

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