2012 SAG Award Nominations Announced

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Here at AMP Radio, we’re all about the music, but we also love to indulge in some TV and movies too!

Awards season officially kicked off this morning with the announcement of the 2012 SAG Award nominations.

So far, cult favorites Modern Family and Bridesmaids look like the ones to beat, but we’ve got the full list of nominees available for your perusal!

THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

  • DEMIÁN BICHIR / Carlos Galindo – “A BETTER LIFE”
  • GEORGE CLOONEY / Matt King – “THE DESCENDANTS”
  • LEONARDO DiCAPRIO / J. Edgar Hoover – “J. EDGAR”
  • JEAN DUJARDIN / George – “THE ARTIST”
  • BRAD PITT / Billy Beane – “MONEYBALL”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

  • GLENN CLOSE / Albert Nobbs – “ALBERT NOBBS”
  • VIOLA DAVIS / Aibileen Clark – “THE HELP”
  • MERYL STREEP / Margaret Thatcher – “THE IRON LADY”
  • TILDA SWINTON / Eva – “WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN”
  • MICHELLE WILLIAMS / Marilyn Monroe – “MY WEEK WITH MARILYN”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

  • KENNETH BRANAGH / Sir Laurence Olivier – “MY WEEK WITH MARILYN”
  • ARMIE HAMMER / Clyde Tolson – “J. EDGAR”
  • JONAH HILL / Peter Brand – “MONEYBALL”
  • NICK NOLTE / Paddy Conlon – “WARRIOR”
  • CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER / Hal – “BEGINNERS”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

  • BÉRÉNICE BEJO / Peppy – “THE ARTIST”
  • JESSICA CHASTAIN / Celia Foote – “THE HELP”
  • MELISSA McCARTHY / Megan – “BRIDESMAIDS”
  • JANET McTEER / Hubert Page – “ALBERT NOBBS”
  • OCTAVIA SPENCER / Minny Jackson – “THE HELP”

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

  • THE ARTIST (The Weinstein Company)
  • BRIDESMAIDS (Universal Pictures)
  • THE DESCENDANTS (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
  • THE HELP (DreamWorks Pictures / Touchstone Pictures)
  • MIDNIGHT IN PARIS (Sony Pictures Classics)
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PRIMETIME TELEVISION

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)

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)
  • BREAKING BAD (AMC)
  • DEXTER (Showtime)
  • GAME OF THRONES (HBO)
  • THE GOOD WIFE (CBS)

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

  • 30 ROCK (NBC)
  • THE BIG BANG THEORY (CBS)
  • GLEE (FOX)
  • MODERN FAMILY (ABC)
  • THE OFFICE (NBC)

The SAG Awards will air live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, January 29th at 8pm ET/5pm PT.

  • Who do you think is going to win? Share with us in the comments!

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