Netflix and HBO were the biggest TV winners at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards presented Sunday night, Jan. 25, 2015.
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series went to Netflix’s “Orange is the New Black,” and Uzo Aduba, who plays Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren on “Orange,” won the award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series.
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Kevin Spacey, who plays Francis Underwood in Netflix’s “House of Cards,” picked up the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series.
For HBO, Mark Ruffalo won for his performance as Ned Weeks in the TV movie “The Normal Heart.” Also for HBO, Frances McDormand won for her performance as Olive Kitteridge in the TV movie of that same name. And HBO’s “Game of Thrones” also picked up a SAG Award for Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series.
ABC, PBS and Showtime all came away as winners as well.
ABC’s “How to Get Away with Murder” won for lead actress’ Viola Davis portrayal of Annalise Keating. Davis also had the best speech of the night, saying “….It starts from the top up, so I’d like to thank Paul Lee, Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers, Bill D’Elia, and Peter Norwalk for thinking that a sexualized, messy, mysterious woman could be a 49-year-old dark-skinned African-American woman who looks like me.”
Bill Macy won a SAG Award for his portrayal of Frank Gallegher on the Showtime comedy “Shameless.”
And the PBS hit “Downton Abbey” won the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama series.
On the movie side of the ledger, “Birdman” won the award for Outstanding Cast in a Motion Picture.
Again, to see all the winners in both the TV and movie categories, please click here.