Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman in "Wonder Woman 1984." (Warner Bros. Pictures/TNS)
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The 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards celebrates outstanding television and film performances

The 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards celebrated outstanding Television and Film performances and honored many great actors of both the big and small screen. 

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On April 4, 2021 The Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG) celebrated the outstanding motion picture and television performances of 2020 at the 27th awards ceremony.

Actors like Chadwick Boseman, who was well known for his role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as the Black Panther who had tragically passed away on Aug. 27, 2020, were presented with individual honorary awards for their performances in movies. 

Meanwhile “Suicide Squad’s” Viola Davis, along with Daniel Kaluuya, Yuh-Jung Youn, Mark Ruffalo, Anya Taylor-Joy, Jason Bateman, Gillian Anderson, Jason Sudeikis and Catherine O’Hara were presented with honorary awards for their performances in television. 

The award for outstanding cast performance for a motion picture for the year went to “The Trial of The Chicago 7,” while the Actors for television drama and comedy ensemble performances went this year to “The Crown” and “Schitt’s Creek.” respectively.

SAG Awards Producers Jason George and JoBeth Williams revealed the honorees for outstanding action performances during the official live pre-show PEOPLE, Entertainment Weekly & TNT: Screen Actors Guild Awards event. The stunt ensemble from “Wonder Woman 1984” was honored for the film category and the stunt ensemble from “The Mandalorian” was honored for television.

Since their creation in 1995, the SAG Awards have benefitted the SAG-AFTRA Foundation. This past year, the SAG-AFTRA Foundation raised and granted over $6.5 million in disaster relief to more than 7,000 SAG-AFTRA artists and families in urgent need of emergency assistance due to COVID-19 and the industry shutdown.

The 27Th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards recipients

The Motion Picture Recipients are:

  • Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
    • CHADWICK BOSEMAN / Levee – “MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM”
  • Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
    • VIOLA DAVIS / Ma Rainey – “MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM”
  • Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
    • DANIEL KALUUYA / Fred Hampton – “JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH”
  • Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
    • YUH-JUNG YOUN / Soonja – “MINARI”
  • Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture 
    • THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7
    • YAHYA ABDUL-MATEEN II / Bobby Seale
    • SACHA BARON COHEN / Abbie Hoffman
    • JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT / Richard Schultz
    • KELVIN HARRISON JR. / Fred Hampton
    • MICHAEL KEATON / Ramsey Clark
    • FRANK LANGELLA / Judge Julius Hoffman
    • JOHN CARROLL LYNCH / David Dellinger
    • EDDIE REDMAYNE / Tom Hayden
    • MARK RYLANCE / William Kunstler
    • ALEX SHARP / Rennie Davis
    • JEREMY STRONG / Jerry Rubin
  • Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
    • “WONDER WOMAN 1984”

The Television Program Nominees are:

  • Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series
    • MARK RUFFALO / Dominick Birdsey/Thomas Birdsey – “I KNOW THIS MUCH IS TRUE”
  • Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series
    • ANYA TAYLOR-JOY / Beth Harmon – “THE QUEEN’S GAMBIT”
  • Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
    • JASON BATEMAN / Marty Byrde – “OZARK”
  • Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
    • GILLIAN ANDERSON / Margaret Thatcher – “THE CROWN”
  • Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
    • JASON SUDEIKIS / Ted Lasso – “TED LASSO”
  • Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
    • CATHERINE O’HARA / Moira Rose – “SCHITT’S CREEK”
  • Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
    • THE CROWN
    • GILLIAN ANDERSON / Margaret Thatcher
    • MARION BAILEY / Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother
    • HELENA BONHAM CARTER / Princess Margaret
    • STEPHEN BOXER / Denis Thatcher
    • OLIVIA COLMAN / Queen Elizabeth II
    • EMMA CORRIN / Princess Diana
    • ERIN DOHERTY / Princess Anne
    • CHARLES EDWARDS / Martin Charteris
    • EMERALD FENNELL / Camilla Shand
    • TOBIAS MENZIES / Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
    • JOSH O’CONNOR / Prince Charles
    • SAM PHILLIPS / Equerry
  • Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
    • SCHITT’S CREEK
    • CHRIS ELLIOTT / Roland Schitt
    • EMILY HAMPSHIRE / Stevie Budd
    • DANIEL LEVY / David Rose
    • EUGENE LEVY / Johnny Rose
    • SARAH LEVY / Twyla Sands
    • ANNIE MURPHY / Alexis Rose
    • CATHERINE O’HARA / Moira Rose
    • NOAH REID / Patrick Brewer
    • JENNIFER ROBERTSON / Jocelyn Schitt
    • KAREN ROBINSON / Ronnie Lee
  • Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series
    • “THE MANDALORIAN”

Sanjayan Karthikeyan

Sanjayan Karthikeyan has always loved super heroes and wants to become a comic book artist/writer. Over the years, he was introduced to Superman who went on to become an inspiration in his life. Superman was the reason he started writing, which has become one of his favorite activities. Karthikeyan just completed schooling and plans on pursuing a career in finance but also wants to pursue Journalism, a new passion of his.

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