MANILA, Philippines - The cast of "The Help" led the winners of the 18th Screen Actors Guild Awards, Hollywood's only awards ceremonies devoted exclusively to performers.
The awards were given out in a ceremony Sunday, January 29 (Monday, January 30 in Manila) at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center.
The cast of the film, which tackled racism at the onset of the Civil Rights Movement in the US in the early 1960s, won Outstanding Performance By A Cast In A Motion Picture, while Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer won individual awards (Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Leading Role and Supporting Role, respectively).
Jean Dujardin of "The Artist," a French dramedy set in 1920s Hollywood, was awarded Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Leading Role.
For television, Alec Baldwin, Jessica Lange, and the casts of "Modern Family" and "Boardwalk Empire" led the awardees.
Meanwhile, legendary TV star Mary Tyler Moore was honored with the SAG Lifetime Achievement Award.
The SAG Awards are given by the Screen Actors' Guild, the largest labor union in the US representing around 120,000 working actors. The awards have been given since 1995.
Here is a list of nominees and winners, courtesy of the SAG. Winners are highlighted.
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Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
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