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SAG nominees announced
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2015-12-10

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Nominees for the the 22nd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced Dec. 9.

On the film side, top male actor nominees include Bryan Cranston, Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Michael Fassbender and Eddie Redmayne ( the latter for The Danish Girl ). Female actor nominees are Cate Blanchett ( for the lesbian movie Carol ), Brie Larson, Helen Mirren, Saoirse Ronan and Sarah Silverman.

Rooney Mara ( Carol ) and Alicia Vikander ( The Danish Girl ) are among those vying in the supporting actress category.

On the television side, Queen Latifah ( as bisexual singer Bessie Smith in the HBO movie Bessie ) will vie against four others, including Susan Sarandon and Christina Ricci, in the category of Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries.

Kevin Spacey, as bisexual President Francis Underwood on House of Cards, will compete against Peter Dinklage, Jon Hamm, Rami Malek and Bob Odenkirk in the category of Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series. Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series nods went to Claire Danes, Viola Davis, Julianna Margulies, Maggie Smith and Robin Wright.

Out actor Jim Parsons has again been nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Sheldon Cooper on The Big Bang Theory. In addition, Jeffrey Tambor was nominated for his role as Maura Pfefferman in the show Transparent. Ty Burrell ( Phil Dunphy ) received the only acting nomination for the show Modern Family, which also picked up a nod for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series ( with Orange Is the New Black, Transparent and The Big Bang Theory being a few of the other series nominees ).

For Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series, Uzo Aduba received a nod for her role as Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren on Orange Is the New Black.

Also, Carol Burnett will receive the 52nd Annual SAG Life Achievement Award.

The ceremony will take place Jan. 30, 2016, on TNT and TBS.


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