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14th Screen Actors Guild Awards

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First awarded  1995
Date  27 January 2008
Country  United States of America
Official website  www.sagawards.org
Other ceremonies  2007, 2009
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Awarded for  Outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances
Most nominations  Film: Into the Wild (4) Television: The Sopranos, 30 Rock, Ugly Betty (3)
Network  TNT and TBS simultaneous broadcast
Location  Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, United States

The 14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony, honoring the best in film and television acting achievement for the year 2007, took place on January 27, 2008 and, for the 12th consecutive time was held at the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles, California. It was broadcast live simultaneously by TNT and TBS.

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The nominees were announced on December 20, 2007 by Jeanne Tripplehorn and Terrence Howard at Los Angeles' Pacific Design Center's Silver Screen Theater.

Into the Wild received the highest number of nominations among the film categories with four, three for acting and one for ensemble performance. In the television categories The Sopranos, 30 Rock and Ugly Betty had the most nominations with three each.

The 2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards was the first to give awards for Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture and Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series.

The 2007 ceremony celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Screen Actors Guild with historical background and film clips presented in segments introduced by Blair Underwood throughout the ceremony. Charles Durning was presented with an award for Lifetime Achievement following accolades by Denis Leary and Burt Reynolds.

The ceremony was held in the midst of the ongoing Writers Guild of America strike. Because the acting community steadfastly had supported the writers during this period, the WGA granted a waiver on December 11, 2007, to SAG for the awards show, allowing members to attend without having to cross picket lines. While talk of the strike was kept to a minimum, Julie Christie openly acknowledged it in her acceptance speech, commenting, "It's lovely to receive an award from your own union, especially at a time when we're being so forcefully reminded how important unions are." In her acceptance speech, Tina Fey thanked the Screen Actors Guild for its support of the WGA.

After acknowledging the recent death of Heath Ledger, Daniel Day-Lewis dedicated his award to the actor.

Winners and nominees

Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.

Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award

  • Charles Durning
  • In Memoriam

    Denis Leary introduced a previously recorded "In Memoriam" segment which honored the life and career of the great actors who died last year:

    References

    14th Screen Actors Guild Awards Wikipedia


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