SAG-AFTRA Summer 2012

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HONORING THE ARTISTS Old-Fashioned Glamour Meets Modern Hollywood at the SAG Awards® S creen Actors Guild presented its coveted Actor® statuettes for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2011 at the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® on January 29 at the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles. It was televised on TNT and TBS. From the vintage feel of The Artist to the 21st-century Modern Family, actors honored the best work of their peers at the annual awards ceremony. The SAG Awards benefits the SAG Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance and learning opportunities for performers, hosts workshops and seminars, promotes literacy and offers a variety of other services. Find out more at 1. Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer generated plenty of buzz for their roles in the Civil Rights-era film The Help. Davis took home an Actor for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role, while Spencer received the Actor for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role. The Help also took the honor of Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. 2. SAG members chose Jean Dujardin to receive The Actor for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a 38 SAG-AFTRA | Summer 2012 | 6 2 3 1 Angela Weiss/SAG-AFTRA Terry Chan/SAG-AFTRA Terry Chan/SAG-AFTRA

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