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SAG Awards Winners 2012 - 'The Help', Viola Davis & Jean Dujardin

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January 29, 2012
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SAG Awards

The Artist is on a roll with awards this weekend, next comes Oscar glory. The 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony was broadcast live from Los Angeles tonight. What separates the annual SAG awards from the Golden Globes and the Oscars is not only its exclusivity to honoring only performers, but it's the only award show where the best performances are chosen by their fellow acting peers. The winners of the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards have been announced, and we have the official list of all the motion picture winners (for everything else, head to Deadline). It was a big night for The Help, and Jean Dujardin.

The complete list of 2012 nominees and winners can be seen below. Winners are highlighted in BOLD.

ACTOR:
Demián Bichir - A Better Life
George Clooney - The Descendants
Leonardo DiCaprio - J. Edgar
Jean Dujardin - The Artist
Brad Pitt - Moneyball

ACTRESS:
Glenn Close - Albert Nobbs
Viola Davis - The Help
Meryl Streep - The Iron Lady
Tilda Swinton - We Need to Talk About Kevin
Michelle Williams - My Week with Marilyn

SUPPORTING ACTOR:
Kenneth Branagh - My Week with Marilyn
Armie Hammer - J. Edgar
Jonah Hill - Moneyball
Nick Nolte - Warrior
Christopher Plummer - Beginners

SUPPORTING ACTRESS:
Bérénice Bejo - The Artist
Jessica Chastain - The Help
Melissa McCarthy - Bridesmaids
Janet McTeer - Albert Nobbs
Octavia Spencer - The Help

ENSEMBLE CAST:
The Artist - Bérénice Bejo, James Cromwell, Jean Dujardin, John Goodman, Penelope Ann Miller

Bridesmaids - Rose Byrne, Jill Clayburgh, Ellie Kemper, Matt Lucas, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Chris O'Dowd, Maya Rudolph, Kristen Wiig

The Descendants - Beau Bridges, George Clooney, Robert Forster, Judy Greer, Matthew Lillard, Shailene Woodley

The Help - Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Allison Janney, Chris Lowell, Ahna O'Reilly, Sissy Spacek, Octavia Spencer, Mary Steenburgen, Emma Stone, Cicely Tyson, Mike Vogel

Midnight in Paris - Kathy Bates, Adrien Brody, Carla Bruni, Marion Cotillard, Rachel McAdams, Michael Sheen, Owen Wilson

ENSEMBLE STUNTS:
The Adjustment Bureau
Cowboys & Aliens
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Transformers: Dark of the Moon
X-Men: First Class

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD:
Mary Tyler Moore

"I was a very bad student," Best Actor winner Jean Dujardin said in his speech. "I didn't listen in class, I was always dreaming. My teachers called me 'Jean of the Moon', and I realize now that I never stopped dreaming. Thank you very much for this dream." Viola Davis echoed similar dreamy sentiments: "What is there but a dream. You can’t trade in your dream for another dream." Congratulations to all of this year's SAG Awards winners. This is definitely a big indication that The Artist will certainly get some Oscar love, but it's also good to see The Help getting some decent recognition, too, for everyone who's in it. Thoughts?

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  • Nik
    Yay for Jean over George! 
    • filmineeer
      NAY! its an atrocity that a French actor, in a reviatlized "vision" from the 20s, gets to be honored by the SGA in AMERICA! TOTAL DISAPPOINTMENT!
  • Anonymous
    For best actress I was between Viola Davis and Tilda Swinton. Great choice for the winner.
  • Anonymous
    Jean has now won at Cannes,Golden globes,SAG if he wins the BAFTA he is all but a lock imo come Oscars
    • Duane
      Unless Clooney goes from front runner to spoiler.  But SAG did make the lead categories very interesting this year.
  • Twinzin
    Good wins all across the board.

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