Nominations Announced for the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

actress Lauren Velez nominated with the Cast of DEXTER

Nominees for the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® for outstanding performances in 2011 in five film and eight primetime television categories and for the SAG honors for outstanding action performances by film and television stunt ensembles were announced this morning in Los Angeles at the Pacific Design Center’s SilverScreen Theater in West Hollywood.

The 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will be simulcast live nationally on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 8 p.m. (ET)/5 p.m. (PT) from the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center.

And the Nominees are:

18th ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS® NOMINATIONS

THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

DEMIÁN BICHIR / Carlos Galindo – “A BETTER LIFE” (Summit Entertainment) GEORGE CLOONEY / Matt King – “THE DESCENDANTS” (Fox Searchlight Pictures) LEONARDO DiCAPRIO / J. Edgar Hoover – “J. EDGAR” (Warner Bros. Pictures) JEAN DUJARDIN / George – “THE ARTIST” (The Weinstein Company) BRAD PITT / Billy Beane – “MONEYBALL” (Columbia Pictures)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

GLENN CLOSE / Albert Nobbs – “ALBERT NOBBS” (Roadside Attractions) VIOLA DAVIS / Aibileen Clark – “THE HELP” (DreamWorks Pictures / Touchstone Pictures) MERYL STREEP / Margaret Thatcher – “THE IRON LADY” (The Weinstein Company) TILDA SWINTON / Eva – “WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN” ( ) MICHELLE WILLIAMS / Marilyn Monroe – “MY WEEK WITH MARILYN” (The Weinstein Company)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

KENNETH BRANAGH / Sir Laurence Olivier – “MY WEEK WITH MARILYN” (The Weinstein Company) ARMIE HAMMER / Clyde Tolson – “J. EDGAR” (Warner Bros. Pictures) JONAH HILL / Peter Brand – “MONEYBALL” (Columbia Pictures) NICK NOLTE / Paddy Conlon – “WARRIOR” (Lionsgate) CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER / Hal – “BEGINNERS” (Focus Features)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

BÉRÉNICE BEJO / Peppy – “THE ARTIST” (The Weinstein Company) JESSICA CHASTAIN / Celia Foote – “THE HELP” (DreamWorks Pictures / Touchstone Pictures) MELISSA McCARTHY / Megan – “BRIDESMAIDS” (Universal Pictures) JANET McTEER / Hubert Page – “ALBERT NOBBS” (Roadside Attractions) OCTAVIA SPENCER / Minny Jackson – “THE HELP” (DreamWorks Pictures / Touchstone Pictures)

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture THE ARTIST (The Weinstein Company) BÉRÉNICE BEJO / Peppy JAMES CROMWELL / Clifton JEAN DUJARDIN / George JOHN GOODMAN / Al Zimmer PENELOPE ANN MILLER / Doris

BRIDESMAIDS (Universal Pictures)

ROSE BYRNE / Helen JILL CLAYBURGH / Annie’s Mom ELLIE KEMPER / Becca MATT LUCAS / Gil MELISSA McCARTHY / Megan WENDI McLENDON-COVEY / Rita CHRIS O’DOWD / Rhodes MAYA RUDOLPH / Lillian KRISTEN WIIG / Annie

THE DESCENDANTS (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

BEAU BRIDGES / Cousin Hugh GEORGE CLOONEY / Matt King ROBERT FORSTER / Scott Thorson JUDY GREER / Julie Speer MATTHEW LILLARD / Brian Speer SHAILENE WOODLEY / Alexandra King Oscilloscope Laboratories

THE HELP (DreamWorks Pictures / Touchstone Pictures)

JESSICA CHASTAIN / Celia Foote VIOLA DAVIS / Aibileen Clark BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD / Hilly Holbrook ALLISON JANNEY / Charlotte Phelan CHRIS LOWELL / Stuart Whitworth AHNA O’REILLY / Elizabeth Leefolt SISSY SPACEK / Missus Walters OCTAVIA SPENCER / Minny Jackson MARY STEENBURGEN / Elaine Stein EMMA STONE / Skeeter Phelan CICELY TYSON / Constantine Jefferson MIKE VOGEL / Johnny Foote

MIDNIGHT IN PARIS (Sony Pictures Classics)

KATHY BATES / Gertrude Stein ADRIEN BRODY / Salvador Dali CARLA BRUNI / Museum Guide MARION COTILLARD / Adriana RACHEL McADAMS / Inez MICHAEL SHEEN / Paul OWEN WILSON / Gil

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

LAURENCE FISHBURNE / Thurgood Marshall – “THURGOOD” (HBO) PAUL GIAMATTI / Ben Bernanke – “TOO BIG TO FAIL” (HBO) GREG KINNEAR / Jack Kennedy – “THE KENNEDYS” (REELZ CHANNEL) GUY PEARCE / Monty Beragon – “MILDRED PIERCE“ (HBO) JAMES WOODS / Richard Fuld – “TOO BIG TO FAIL” (HBO)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

DIANE LANE / Pat Loud – “CINEMA VERITE” (HBO) MAGGIE SMITH / Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham – “DOWNTON ABBEY” (PBS) EMILY WATSON / Janet Leach – “APPROPRIATE ADULT” (Sundance Channel) BETTY WHITE / Caroline Thomas – “HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: THE LOST VALENTINE” (CBS) KATE WINSLET / Mildred Pierce – “MILDRED PIERCE” (HBO)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series

PATRICK J. ADAMS / Mike Ross – “SUITS” (USA) STEVE BUSCEMI / Enoch “Nucky” Thomson – “BOARDWALK EMPIRE” (HBO) KYLE CHANDLER / Eric Taylor – “FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS” (DirecTV) BRYAN CRANSTON / Walter White – “BREAKING BAD” (AMC) MICHAEL C. HALL / Dexter Morgan – “DEXTER” (Showtime)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series

KATHY BATES / Harriet Korn – “HARRY’S LAW” (NBC) GLENN CLOSE / Patty Hewes – “DAMAGES” (DirecTV) JESSICA LANGE / Constance – “AMERICAN HORROR STORY” (FX) JULIANNA MARGULIES / Alicia Florrick – “THE GOOD WIFE” (CBS) KYRA SEDGWICK / Dept. Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson – “THE CLOSER” (TNT)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series

ALEC BALDWIN / Jack Donaghy – “30 ROCK” (NBC) TY BURRELL / Phil Dunphy – “MODERN FAMILY” (ABC) STEVE CARELL / Michael Scott – “THE OFFICE” (NBC) JON CRYER / Alan Harper – “TWO AND A HALF MEN” (CBS) ERIC STONESTREET / Cameron Tucker – “MODERN FAMILY” (ABC)

PRIMETIME TELEVISION

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series

JULIE BOWEN / Claire Dunphy – “MODERN FAMILY” (ABC) EDIE FALCO / Jackie Peyton – “NURSE JACKIE” (Showtime) TINA FEY / Liz Lemon – “30 ROCK” (NBC) SOFIA VERGARA / Gloria Delgado-Pritchett – “MODERN FAMILY” (ABC) BETTY WHITE / Elka Ostrovsky – “HOT IN CLEVELAND” (TV Land)

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

BOARDWALK EMPIRE (HBO)

STEVE BUSCEMI / Enoch “Nucky” Thompson DOMINIC CHIANESE / Leander Cephas Whitlock ROBERT CLOHESSY / Ward Boss Jim Neary DABNEY COLEMAN / Commodore Louis Kaestner CHARLIE COX / Owen Sleater JOSIE & LUCY GALLINA / Emily Schroeder STEPHEN GRAHAM / Al Capone JACK HUSTON / Richard Harrow ANTHONY LACIURA / Eddie Kessler HEATHER LIND / Katy KELLY MACDONALD / Margaret Schroeder RORY & DECLAN McTIGUE / Teddy Schroeder GRETCHEN MOL / Gillian Darmody BRADY & CONNOR NOON/ Tommy Darmody KEVIN O’ROURKE / Mayor Edward Bader ALEKSA PALLADINO / Angela Darmody JACQUELINE PENNEWILL / Lilian VINCENT PIAZZA / Lucky Luciano MICHAEL PITT / Jimmy Darmody MICHAEL SHANNON / Agent Nelson Van Alden PAUL SPARKS / Mickey Doyle MICHAEL STUHLBARG / Arnold Rothstein PETER VAN WAGNER / Isaac “Icky” Ginsburg SHEA WHIGHAM / Sheriff Elias Thompson MICHAEL KENNETH WILLIAMS / Chalky White ANATOL YUSEF / Meyer Lansky

BREAKING BAD (AMC)

JONATHAN BANKS / Mike BETSY BRANDT / Marie Schrader RAY CAMPBELL / Tyrus Kitt BRYAN CRANSTON / Walter White GIANCARLO ESPOSITO / Gus Fring ANNA GUNN / Skyler White RJ MITTE / Walter White, Jr. DEAN NORRIS / Hank Schrader BOB ODENKIRK / Saul Goodman AARON PAUL / Jesse Pinkman

DEXTER (Showtime)

BILLY BROWN / Chicago Mike JENNIFER CARPENTER / Debra Morgan JOSH COOKE / Louis AIMEE GARCIA / Jamie Batista MICHAEL C. HALL / Dexter Morgan COLIN HANKS / Travis Marshall DESMOND HARRINGTON / Joey Quinn MARIA DOYLE KENNEDY / Sonya RYA KIHLSTEDT / Michelle C.S. LEE / Vince Masuka EDWARD JAMES OLMOS / Professor Gellar JAMES REMAR / Harry Morgan LAUREN VELEZ / Lt. Maria LaGuerta PETER WELLER / Liddy DAVID ZAYAS / Sgt. Angel Batista

GAME OF THRONES (HBO)

AMRITA ACHARIA / Irri MARK ADDY / King Robert Baratheon ALFIE ALLEN / Theon Greyjoy JOSEF ALTIN / Pypar SEAN BEAN / Lord Eddard “Ned” Stark SUSAN BROWN / Septa Mordane EMILIA CLARKE / Daenerys Targaryen NIKOLAJ COSTER-WALDAU / Ser Jaime Lannister PETER DINKLAGE / Tyrion Lannister RON DONACHIE / Ser Rodrik Cassel MICHELLE FAIRLEY / Lady Catelyn Stark JEROME FLYNN / Bronn ELYES GABEL / Rakharo AIDEN GILLEN / “Littlefinger” Petyr Baelish JACK GLEESON / Joffrey Baratheon IAIN GLEN / Ser Jorah Mormont JULIAN GLOVER / Grand Maester Pycelle KIT HARINGTON / Jon Snow LENA HEADEY / Queen Cersei Lannister ISAAC HEMPSTEAD WRIGHT / Bran Stark CONLETH HILL / Lord Varys RICHARD MADDEN / Robb Stark JASON MAMOA / Kahl Drogo RORY McCANN / Sandor Clegane IAN McELHINNEY / Barristan Selmy LUKE McEWAN / Rast ROXANNE McKEE / Doreah DAR SALIM / Qotho MARK STANLEY / Grenn DONALD SUMPTER / Maester Luwin SOPHIE TURNER / Sansa Stark MAISIE WILLIAMS / Arya Stark

THE GOOD WIFE (CBS)

CHRISTINE BARANSKI / Diane Lockhart JOSH CHARLES / Will Gardner ALAN CUMMING / Eli Gold MATT CZUCHRY / Cary Agos JULIANNA MARGULIES / Alicia Florrick CHRIS NOTH / Peter Florrick ARCHIE PANJABI / Kalinda Sharma GRAHAM PHILLIPS / Zach Florrick MAKENZIE VEGA / Grace Florrick

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

30 ROCK (NBC)

SCOTT ADSIT / Pete Hornberger ALEC BALDWIN / Jack Donaghy KATRINA BOWDEN / Cerie KEVIN BROWN / Dotcom GRIZZ CHAPMAN / Grizz TINA FEY / Liz Lemon JUDAH FRIEDLANDER / Frank Rossitano JANE KRAKOWSKI / Jenna Maroney JOHN LUTZ / Lutz JACK MCBRAYER / Kenneth Parcell TRACY MORGAN / Tracy Jordan MAULIK PANCHOLY / Jonathan KEITH POWELL / Toofer

THE BIG BANG THEORY (CBS)

MAYIM BIALIK / Amy Farrah Fowler KALEY CUOCO / Penny JOHNNY GALECKI / Leonard Hofstadter SIMON HELBERG / Howard Wolowitz KUNAL NAYYAR / Rajesh Koothrappali JIM PARSONS / Sheldon Cooper MELISSA RAUCH / Bernadette Rostenkowski

GLEE (FOX)

DIANNA AGRON / Quinn Fabray CHRIS COLFER / Kurt Hummel DARREN CRISS / Blaine Anderson ASHLEY FINK / Lauren Zizes DOT MARIE JONES / Coach Beiste JANE LYNCH / Sue Sylvester JAYMA MAYS / Emma Pillsbury KEVIN McHALE / Artie Abrams LEA MICHELE / Rachel Berry CORY MONTEITH / Finn Hudson HEATHER MORRIS / Brittany Pierce MATTHEW MORRISON / Will Schuester MIKE O’MALLEY / Burt Hummel CHORD OVERSTREET / Sam Evans LAUREN POTTER / Becky Johnson AMBER RILEY / Mercedes Jones NAYA RIVERA / Santana Lopez MARK SALLING / Noah ‘Puck’ Puckerman HARRY SHUM, JR. / Mike Chang IQBAL THEBA / Principal Figgins JENNA USHKOWITZ / Tina Cohen-Chang

MODERN FAMILY (ABC)

AUBREY ANDERSON-EMMONS / Lily JULIE BOWEN / Claire TY BURRELL / Phil JESSE TYLER FERGUSON / Mitchell NOLAN GOULD / Luke SARAH HYLAND / Haley ED O’NEILL / Jay RICO RODRIGUEZ / Manny ERIC STONESTREET / Cameron SOFIA VERGARA / Gloria ARIEL WINTER / Alex

THE OFFICE (NBC)

LESLIE DAVID BAKER / Stanley Hudson BRIAN BAUMGARTNER / Kevin Malone CREED BRATTON / Creed Bratton STEVE CARELL / Michael Scott JENNA FISCHER / Pam Beesly Halpert KATE FLANNERY / Meredith Palmer ED HELMS / Andy Bernard  MINDY KALING / Kelly Kapoor ELLIE KEMPER / Erin Hannon ANGELA KINSEY / Angela Martin JOHN KRASINSKI / Jim Halpert PAUL LIEBERSTEIN / Toby Flenderson B.J. NOVAK / Ryan Howard  OSCAR NUÑEZ / Oscar Martinez CRAIG ROBINSON / Daryll Philbin JAMES SPADER / Robert California PHYLLIS SMITH / Phyllis Lapin-Vance RAINN WILSON / Dwight Schrute ZACH WOODS / Gabe Lewis

SAG HONORS FOR STUNT ENSEMBLES

Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture

THE ADJUSTMENT BUREAU (UNIVERSAL PICTURES) COWBOYS & ALIENS (UNIVERSAL PICTURES) HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART 2 (WARNER BROS. PICTURES) TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON (PARAMOUNT PICTURES) X-MEN: FIRST CLASS (20TH CENTURY FOX)

Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series

DEXTER (SHOWTIME) GAME OF THRONES (HBO) SOUTHLAND (TNT) SPARTACUS: GODS OF THE ARENA (STARZ) TRUE BLOOD (HBO)

LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Screen Actors Guild Awards 48th Annual Life Achievement Award

MARY TYLER MOORE

Author: Richard Sandoval

Richard Sandoval is an award winning journalist who also produces Hispanic Lifestyle a television program broadcasting on several PBS stations throughout the United States. editorial@Hispaniclifestyle.com

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