23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

One of the other prestigious awards actors and all film industry representatives have the opportunity to be nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award. This year in 2017 it was held on 29 January 2017 after the nominations were announced a few weeks earlier on 14 December 2016. The first awards were back in 1995 form outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances. It was held in Los Angeles in the Shrine Auditorium this year with live coverage from TBS and TNT.

Winners and nominees attended the prestigious affair and this year some surprises were in store for many as is the case every year with all awards ceremonies and results.

Categories and winners for 2017

  • Outstanding Performance for Leading Role Female actors – Emma Stone as Mia Dolan in La La Land
  • Outstanding Performance for Leading Role Male actors – Denzel Washington as Troy Maxson in Fences
  • Outstanding Performance for Supporting Role Female actors – Viola Davis as Rose Maxson in Fences
  • Outstanding Performance for Supporting Role Male actors – Mahersala Ali as Juan in Moonlight
  • Outstanding Performance in a Motion Picture by a Cast – Hidden Figures with Octavia Spencer, Glen Powell, Jim Parsons, Janelle Monae, Aldis Hodge, Taraji P. Henson, Kristen Dunst, Kevin Costner, Mahersala Ali
  • Outstanding Performance in a Motion Picture by a Stunt Ensemble – Hawksaw Ridge
  • Outstanding Performance by Female actor in Television or Mini Series – Sarah Paulson – as Marcia Clarck in the People v. O.J. Simpson
  • Outstanding Performance by Male actor in Television or Mini Series – Bryan Cranston as President Lyndon Johnson in All the Way
  • Outstanding performance for Drama series by a Female Actor – Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II in The Crown
  • Outstanding performance for Drama series by a Male Actor - John Lithgow as Winston Churchill in The Crown
  • Outstanding Performance for Comedy series by a Female Actor – Julia Dreyfus as Selina Meyer in Veep
  • Outstanding Performance for Comedy series by a Male Actor – William H. Macy as Frank Gallagher in Shameless
  • Outstanding Performance by a cast ensemble in Drama series – Stranger things with cast Finn Wolfhard, Mark Steger, Noah Schnapp, Winona Ryder, John Paul Reynolds, Rob Morgan, Matthew Modine, Natalia Dyer, Joe Crest, Cara Buono, Milly Bobby Brown
  • Outstanding Performance in a Comedy Series by an Ensemble – Orange Is the New Black with cast
  • Outstanding Performance but stunt ensemble in television – Game of Thrones

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