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Sag Awards

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Sag Awards - 'The Help' Wins Big at SAG Awards VOA News The Help, a movie about African American maids in the 1960s in (the US state of) Mississippi was the big winner at Sunday's 18th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. The film won best ensemble, ...

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Sag Awards

  1. 1. SEARCH LATEST NEWS Sag Awards Home Privacy ArchiveSAG AWARDSPOSTED BY EIZ ON THURSDAY, 19 JANUARY, 2012, 7:14 AM GO   Sag-Awards.png January 30, 2012 The Help Wins Big at SAG Awards VOA News The Help, a movie about African American maids in the 1960s in (the US state of) Mississippi was the big winner at Sundays 18th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. The film won best ensemble, ... Share |SAG AWARDSPOSTED BY EIZ ON THURSDAY, 19 JANUARY, 2012, 7:14 AM Octavia Spencer, winner of award for outstanding performance by a female actor in a supporting role for "The Help," left, and Viola Davis, winner of the award for outstanding performance by a female actor in a leading role for "The Help," pose backstage at the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles, January 29, 2012. The Help, a movie about African American maids in the 1960s in (the U.S. state of) Mississippi was the big winner at Sundays 18th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. The film won best ensemble, best actress for Viola Davis and best supporting actress for Octavia Spencer. In accepting her award Davis said the "stain of racism and sexism" is not just for people of color or women, but is "all of our burden." French actor Jean Dujardin was named best actor for the silent film The Artist, while 82-year-old Christopher Plummer took the supporting actor award for his role in Beginners, where he plays a man who comes to terms with his homosexuality late in life. The TV drama show winners were Jessica Lange as best actress for American Horror Story on FX and Steve Buscemi as best actor for HBOs Boardwalk Empire which also won the ensemble prize. For TV movie or miniseries, Kate Winslet won as best actress for HBOs Mildred Pierce, while Paul Giamatti was named best actor for HBOs Too Big to Fail. Mary Tyler Moore received SAGs lifetime achievement award. Dick Van Dyke, her co-star in the 1960s television comedy, The Dick Van Dyke Show, presented her the award. SAGs movie awards are generally seen as a prelude to the culmination of the Hollywood awards season, the Oscars, to be held next month. Share |

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