2012 SAG Awards: The Show, The Winners

Posted Sunday January 29, 2012 11:01 PM GMT

Gathering together to honor the year's best in cinema, the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards winners have officially been named.

With the event taking place at the Shrine Exposition Center on Sunday evening (January 29), honorees followed suit with prior awards shows as "The Help" was named top film.

Other big winners at the SAG Awards were Jean Dujardin, who was named as Best Actor for his work in "The Artist" while Viola Davis was doted with Best Actress honors stemming from her role in "The Help".

On the television end of things, "Modern Family" and "Boardwalk Empire" both emerged triumphant while individual accolades were bestowed upon Steve Buscemi, Jessica Lange, Betty White and Alec Baldwin.

Another highlight of the evening saw Dick Van Dyke take the stage to present the SAG 48th Life Achievement Award to television legend Mary Tyler Moore.

Meanwhile, the complete list of winners from the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards is as follows:

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Outstanding Performance By A Cast In A Motion Picture
Bridesmaids
The Artist
The Descendants
WINNER: The Help
Midnight in Paris

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Leading Role
George Clooney, The Descendants
Demian Bichir, A Better Life
Leonardo DiCaprio, J. Edgar
WINNER: Jean Dujardin, The Artist
Brad Pitt, Moneyball

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Leading Role
Michelle Williams, My Week With Marilyn
Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs
WINNER: Viola Davis, The Help
Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady
Tilda Swinton, We Need to Talk About Kevin

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Supporting Role
Nick Nolte, Warrior
Kenneth Branagh, My Week With Marilyn
Armie Hammer, J. Edgar
Jonah Hill, Moneyball
WINNER: Christopher Plummer, Beginners

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Supporting Role
WINNER: Octavia Spencer, The Help
Berenice Bejo, The Artist
Jessica Chastain, The Help
Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids
Janet McTeer, Albert Nobbs

Outstanding Performance By A Stunt Ensemble In A Motion Picture
The Adjustment Bureau
Cowboys & Aliens
WINNER: Harry Potter and the Deahtly Hallows: Part II
Transformers: Dark of the Moon
X-Men: First Class

TELEVISION

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Television Movie Or Miniseries
Laurence Fishburne, Thurgood
WINNER: Paul Giamatti, Too Big to Fail
Greg Kinnear, The Kennedys
Guy Pearce, Mildred Pierce
James Woods, Too Big to Fail

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Television Movie Or Miniseries
Diane Lane, Cinema Verite
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Emily Watson, Appropriate Adult
Betty White, The Lost Valentine
WINNER: Kate Winslet, Mildred Pierce

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Drama Series
Patrick J. Adams, Suits
WINNER: Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Kyle Chandler, Friday Night Lights
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Michael C. Hall, Dexter

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Drama Series
Kathy Bates, Harry’s Law
Glenn Close, Damages
WINNER: Jessica Lange, American Horror Story
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Comedy Series
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Steve Carell, The Office
WINNER: Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Comedy Series
Julie Bowen, Modern Family
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family
WINNER: Betty White, Hot In Cleveland

Outstanding Performance By An Ensemble In A Drama Series
WINNER: Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad
Dexter
Game of Thrones
The Good Wife

Outstanding Performance By An Ensemble In A Comedy Series
30 Rock
The Big Bang Theory
Glee
WINNER: Modern Family
The Office

Outstanding Performance By A Stunt Ensemble In A Television Series
Dexter
WINNER: Game of Thrones
Southland
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena
True Blood

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