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SAG Awards 2017: Biggest Winners of the Night

The Screen Actors Guild Awards or popularly known as the SAG Awards recently rolled out its annual red carpet to welcome the biggest stars in the industry. After the champagne has been poured and the glitzy gowns sashayed down the runway, it was time to announce the winners.

SAG Awards 2017: Winners of the Night

SAG Awards 2017

The 23rd annual SAG Awards was held last Sunday, January 29, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The awards show honors the greatest achievement in both film and television for the year 2016. While Hollywood royalties may have been standing on the podium, it was the subject of politics that took front and center with many celebrities expressing their opinions toward Pres. Donald Trump.

Find out more SAG Awards highlights and winners below.

Lily Tomlin honored with lifetime achievement award

Lily Tomlin

American actress Lily Tomlin was given the Life Achievement Award. There to present the honor to her was co-star and longtime friend Dolly Parton. Parton was supposed to head onstage with Jane Fonda when the latter cancelled as she was too ill to attend the show.

Fonda, Parton, and Tomlin notably starred together in the 1980 comedy Nine to Five.

SAG Awards 2017: TV

TV Series

Outstanding performance by a female actor in a comedy series

Winner: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Other nominees:

    • Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New Black
    • Jane Fonda, Grace and Frankie
    • Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
    • Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

Outstanding performance by a male actor in a comedy series

Winner: William H. Macy, Shameless

Other nominees:

    • Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
    • Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
    • Ty Burrell, Modern Family
    • Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series

Winner: Orange Is the New Black

Other nominees:

    • The Big Bang Theory
    • Black-ish
    • Modern Family

Outstanding performance by a female actor in a television movie or limited series

Sarah Paulson

Winner: Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Other nominees:

    • Bryce Dallas Howard, Black Mirror
    • Felicity Huffman, American Crime
    • Audra McDonald, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill
    • Kerry Washington, Confirmation

Outstanding performance by a male actor in a television movie or limited series

Winner: Bryan Cranston, All the Way

Other nominees:

    • Riz Ahmed, The Night Of
    • Sterling K. Brown, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
    • John Turturro, The Night Of
    • Courtney B. Vance, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Outstanding performance by a male actor in a drama series

Winner: John Lithgow, The Crown

Other nominees:

    • Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us
    • Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
    • Rami Malek, Mr. Robot
    • Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Outstanding performance by a female actor in a drama series

Winner: Claire Foy, The Crown

Other nominees:

    • Millie Bobby Brown, Stranger Things
    • Thandie Newton, Westworld
    • Winona Ryder, Stranger Things
    • Robin Wright, House of Cards

Outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series

Winner: Stranger Things

Other nominees:

    • The Crown
    • Downton Abbey
    • Game of Thrones
    • Westworld

SAG Awards 2017: Movies

SAG Awards Movie Nominees

Outstanding performance by a female actor in a supporting role

Winner: Viola Davis, Fences

Other nominees:

  • Naomie Harris, Moonlight
  • Nicole Kidman, Lion
  • Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures
  • Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea

Outstanding performance by a male actor in a supporting role

Winner: Mahershala Ali, Moonlight

Other nominees:

  • Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water
  • Hugh Grant, Florence Foster Jenkins
  • Lucas Hedges, Manchester by the Sea
  • Dev Patel, Lion

Outstanding performance by a female actor in a leading role

Emma Stone

(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/WireImage)

Winner: Emma Stone, La La Land

Other nominees:

    • Amy Adams, Arrival
    • Emily Blunt, The Girl on the Train
    • Natalie Portman, Jackie
    • Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins

Outstanding performance by a male actor in a leading role

Winner: Denzel Washington, Fences

Other nominees:

    • Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
    • Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge
    • Ryan Gosling, La La Land
    • Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic

Outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture

Winner: Hidden Figures

    • Captain Fantastic
    • Fences
    • Manchester by the Sea
    • Moonlight