Fences and The Crown Win Big at the SAG Awards

January 31, 2017
...and Westworld gets zip.

It’s genuinely surprising that HBO’s Westworld came up with bupkis at the SAGs, with even MVP Thandie Newton losing out. She did lose to Claire Foy for The Crown, though, so maybe that’s okay. The Crown‘s John Lithgow also picked up a win for his sterling work as Churchill.

Elsewhere, it’s a fairly diverse slate. Denzel Washington and Viola Davis both won for Fences, while Bryan Cranston needs to clear off more shelf space thanks to his turn as LBJ for HBO. Indeed, it was a good year to play world leaders: between Lithgow’s Churchill, Hoy’s QE11, Cranston’s LBJ and Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ fictional but formidable Selena Myer, playing a statesperson seemed to be the winning ticket this year.

And hey, at least the Stranger Things cast got a nod.

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Denbzel Washington as Troy Mason, Fences

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Emma Stone as Mia, La La Land

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Mahershala Ali as Juan, Moonlight

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Viola Davis as Rose Mason, Fences

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Hidden Figures

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series
Bryan Cranston as President Lyndon B. Johnson, All the Way

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series
Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark, The People Vs O.J. Simpson – American Crime Story

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
John Lithgow as Winston Churchill, The Crown

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II, The Crown

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
William H. Macy as Frank Gallagher, Shameless

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Julia Louis-Dreyfus as President Selina Meyer, Veep

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Stranger Things

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Orange is the New Black

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
Hacksaw Ridge

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series
Game of Thrones

53rd Annual SAG Life Achievement Award
Lily Tomlin

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