The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards was a gala event with Hollywood celebrities and A-listers coming together under one roof.
The nominees were selected by 4,200 SAG members: 2,100 members
who chose honorees in film, and the other half in television. The
selection process for each category has been made by all 4,200
At the SAG Awards 2015, Birdman has led with the biggest win
(Best Picture) which is roaring the Oscar win buzz further. "This
is the ultimate team sport, what we are doing for a living. Every
time I turned around, I ran into another tremendous actor," said
star Michael Keaton during the acceptance speech. "I'm proud to be
a part of this group."
Coming to TV, 'Orange is the New Black' and 'Downton Abbey' won
Here is the list of SAG Awards 2105 winners in both TV and
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Birdman won the biggest award this evening.
"This is the ultimate team sport, what we are doing for a living.
Every time I turned around, I ran into another tremendous actor," said star Michael Keaton during the acceptance speech. "I'm proud
to be a part of this group."
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Eddie Redmayne won the Best Actor award for his performance as
Stephen Hawking in biopic, The Theory of Everything. This is his
second big win after bagging Best Actor at Golden Globes earlier
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Julianne Moore won the Best Actress for her performance in Still
Alice. This is her second big win too after winning Best Actress at
Golden Globes 2015.
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
As expected, the talented actor, J.K. Simmons won for Whiplash.
He said, "I feel like all of us actors are supporting actors. Each
of us is not only supporting the story, the movie, the play,
whatever it is we're doing, each of us is essential and completely
crucial to the story. If there's one false moment the train comes
off the rails and our willing suspension of disbelief Is gone and
we have to earn it back. I would like to thank the 49 actors who
appear on screen in Whiplash for realizing (director) Damien
Chazelle's vision so beautifully."
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Patricia Arquette wont the award for her performance in Boyhood.
"My father Lewis Arquette taught me to approach work with
compassion and gratitude, and also taught me how hard it is to make
a living as an actor."
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Downtown Abbey won the Best TV drama award. "The best bad
boy/bad girl award ever," Downton actress Phyllis Logan
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Kevin Spacey was honoured with the award for outstanding male
actor in a drama for House of Cards.
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Orange is the New Black garnered major honours which includes
this. The whole cast went up on the stage.
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Viola Davis won the female actor in a drama award, for How to
Get Away with Murder. Thanking producer Shonda Rhimes and others
for "thinking that a sexualized, messy, mysterious woman could be a
49-year-old dark-skinned African-American who looks like me," Viola
accepted the award.
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Mark Ruffalo outstanding actor in a TV movie/miniseries for his
role in the HBO AIDS drama The Normal Heart.
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Winner, Frances McDormand for Olive Kitteridge said "This is
really swell and everything, but I wish we could all get some
really cozy sleepers, a box of See's nuts and chews, hang out and
watch more of our work. Because every little snippet I see, I want
to see more and more."