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Slumdog Millionaire Wins At SAG Awards January 26, 2009 1:03 am

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Movies, News, SAG Awards, Slumdog Millionaire, Television.

saglogo-012609Slumdog Millionaire won yet another award, this time SAG’s top award for ensemble cast last night at the 15th Annual Screen Actor’s Guild Awards.

“I just hope that I don’t wake up tomorrow and someone says ‘Hey you were dreaming,'” the film’s Freida Pinto said backstage.

In the night’s other categories, Meryl Streep of Doubt and Sean Penn of Milk took lead actor honors. Kate Winslet won the supporting actress prize for The Reader, while Heath Ledger became the first posthumous SAG winner for his supporting role as The Joker in The Dark Knight.  Co-star Gary Oldman accepted the award on his behalf:

“It is a great honor to be asked to accept this award on behalf of Heath Ledger,” he said. “He was an extraordinary young man and an extraordinary talent.”

On the TV side, AMC’s Mad Men was named best drama and NBC’s 30 Rock took top comedy honors, while Hugh Laurie of House and Sally Field of Brothers & Sisters took best actor honors on the drama side and 30 Rock’s Alec Baldwin and Tina Fey took top honors on the comedy side.

Click through the jump to see a complete list of the night’s winners.MOTION PICTURE
Richard Jenkins – “The Visitor”
Frank Langella“Frost/Nixon”
WINNER: Sean Penn“Milk”
Brad Pitt“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
Mickey Rourke“The Wrestler”

Anne Hathaway – “Rachel Getting Married”
Angelina Jolie“Changeling”
Melissa Leo – “Frozen River”
WINNER: Meryl Streep – “Doubt”
Kate Winslet“Revolutionary Road”

Supporting Actor
Josh Brolin – “Milk”
Robert Downey, Jr. – “Tropic Thunder”
Philip Seymour Hoffman – “Doubt”
WINNER: Heath Ledger“The Dark Knight”
Dev Patel – “Slumdog Millionaire”

Supporting Actress
Amy Adams – “Doubt”
Penelope Cruz“Vicky Cristina Barcelona”
Viola Davis – “Doubt”
Taraji P. Henson – “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
WINNER: Kate Winslet – “The Reader”

Ensemble Cast
WINNER: “Slumdog Millionaire”
“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”

Stunt Ensemble
WINNER: “The Dark Knight”
“Hellboy II: The Golden Army”
“Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull”
“Iron Man”

Actor in a television movie or miniseries
Ralph Fiennes – “Bernard and Doris”
WINNER: Paul Giamatti“John Adams”
Kevin Spacey – “Recount”
Kiefer Sutherland – “24: Redemption”
Tom Wilkinson – “John Adams”

Actress in a television movie or miniseries
Laura Dern – “Recount”
WINNER: Laura Linney – “John Adams”
Shirley Maclaine – “Coco Chanel”
Phylicia Rashad“A Raisin in the Sun”
Susan Sarandon – “Bernard And Doris”

Actor in a drama series
Michael C. Hall – “Dexter”
Jon Hamm“Mad Men”
WINNER: Hugh Laurie“House”
William Shatner“Boston Legal”
James Spader – “Boston Legal”

Actress in a drama series
WINNER: Sally Field“Brothers & Sisters”
Mariska Hargitay“Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”
Holly Hunter“Saving Grace”
Elisabeth Moss – “Mad Men”
Kyra Sedgwick“The Closer”

Actor in a comedy series
WINNER: Alec Baldwin“30 Rock”
Steve Carell – “The Office”
David Duchovny“Californication”
Jeremy Piven“Entourage”
Tony Shalhoub“Monk”

Actress in a comedy series
Christina Applegate – “Samantha Who?”
America Ferrera“Ugly Betty”
WINNER: Tina Fey – “30 Rock”
Mary-Louise Parker“Weeds”
Tracey Ullman – “Tracey Ullman’s State of the Union”

Ensemble in a drama Series
“Boston Legal”
WINNER: “Mad Men”
“The Closer”

Ensemble in a comedy series
WINNER: “30 Rock”
“Desperate Housewives”
“The Office”

Stunt ensemble
“Friday Night Lights”
WINNER: “Heroes”
“Prison Break”
“The Unit”
“The Closer”

Life achievement award
James Earl Jones

Source: Variety



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