Notable Nominations: The 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

By  December 13, 2012

Let awards season begin! Wednesday’s announcement of the Screen Actors Guild Awards Nominations has become the firing shot in the Oscars race. Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln, the epic Les Misérables, and the rom-com Silver Linings Playbook each nabbed four nominations in a three-way tie for the most nods. The biggest surprise? Maggie Smith scored four nominations for not just her hit show Downton Abbey but for The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel as well. Check out some of the highlights below:

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture:
Argo
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Les Misérables
Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role:
Bradley Cooper
Daniel Day-Lewis
John Hawkes
Hugh Jackman
Denzel Washington

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role:
Jessica Chastain
Marion Cotillard
Jennifer Lawrence
Helen Mirren
Naomi Watts

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role:
Alan Arkin
Javier Bardem
Robert De Niro
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Tommy Lee Jones

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role:
Sally Field
Anne Hathaway
Helen Hunt
Nicole Kidman
Maggie Smith

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series:
Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
Homeland
Mad Men

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series:

30 Rock
The Big Bang Theory
Glee
Modern family
Nurse Jackie
The Office

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series:
Steve Buscemi
Bryan Cranston
Jeff Daniels
Jon Hamm
Damian Lewis

Outstanding Performance by a female Actor in a Drama Series:
Claire Danes
Michelle Dockery
Jessica Lange
Julianna Margulies
Maggie Smith

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series:
Alec Baldwin
Ty Burrell
Louis C.K.
Jim Parsons
Eric Stonestreet

Outstanding performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series:
Edie Falco
Tina Fey
Amy Poehler
Sofia Vergara
Betty White

The Screen Actors Guild Awards air on January 27th. For the full list, please visit SAGAwards.org.