Screen Actors Guild nominations announced

Black Swan and The King's Speech lead the nomination for this year's 17th annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards.

The psychological thriller, which stars Natalie Portman as a ballet dancer experiencing a mental trauma, and the Tom Hooper-directed drama starring Colin Firth as Britain's King George VI both received nominations in four categories, including Best Cast in a Motion Picture and Leading Actor for the main stars.

Supporting cast on both movies, Mila Kunis in Black Swan and Geoffrey Rush in The King's Speech, also received nods for their work.

The Fighter is also up for four awards in three categories, including Best Cast in a Motion Picture, Best Supporting Actress for both Amy Adams and Melissa Leo, and Best Supporting Actor.

Comedy drama The Kids Are All Right, about a lesbian couple and their two children's sperm donor father also received two nominations in the film categories.

In the TV categories, Jane Lynch has received another nomination for her portrayal of angry sports coach Sue Sylvester in Glee in the Best Female Actor in a Comedy Series, while newcomer Chris Colfer - who portrays gay school student Kurt Hummel - is up for Best Male Actor in a Comedy Series.

Other notable inclusions are Mad Men stars Jon Hamm and Elisabeth Moss for Best Actor and Best Actress in a TV Drama Series.

Ernest Borgnine, the 93-year-old actor best known for play Quinty McHale in 1960s TV series McHale's Navy, is to be given the Life Achievement Award for his career.

The winners will be announced on January 30 from the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Centre.

Complete list of nominations for the 17th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.


Male Actor, Leading:
Jeff Bridges, True Grit
Robert Duvall, Get Low
Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network
Colin Firth, The King's Speech
James Franco, 127 Hours

Female Actor, Leading:
Annette Bening, The Kids Are All Right
Nicole Kidman, Rabbit Hole
Jennifer Lawrence, Winter's Bone
Natalie Portman, Black Swan
Hilary Swank, Conviction

Male Actor, Supporting:
Christian Bale, The Fighter
Jon Hawkes, Winter's Bone
Jeremy Renner, The Town
Mark Ruffalo, The Kids Are All Right
Geoffrey Rush, The King's Speech

Female Actor, Supporting:
Amy Adams, The Fighter
Helena Bonham Carter, The King's Speech
Mila Kunis, Black Swan
Melissa Leo, The Fighter
Hailey Steinfeld, True Grit

Cast in a Motion Picture:
Black Swan
The Fighter
The Kids Are All Right
The King's Speech
The Social Network


Male Actor, TV Movie or Miniseries:
John Goodman, You Don't Know Jack
Al Pacino, You Don't Know Jack
Dennis Quaid, The Special Relationship
Edgar Ramirez, Carlos
Patrick Stewart, Macbeth: Great Performances

Female Actor, TV Movie or Miniseries:
Claire Danes, Temple Grandin
Catherin O'Hara, Temple Grandin
Julia Ormond, Temple Grandin
Winona Ryder, When Love Is Not Enough
Susan Sarandon, You Don't Know Jack

Male Actor, Drama Series:
Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Michael C. Hall, Dexter
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Hugh Laurie, House

Female Actor, Drama Series:
Glenn Close, Damages
Mariska Hargitay, Law & Order: SVU
Julianna Marguiles, The Good Wife
Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men
Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer

Male Actor, Comedy Series:
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Steve Carell, The Office
Chris Colfer, Glee
Ed O'Neill, Modern Family

Female Actor, Comedy Series:
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Jane Lynch, Glee
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family
Betty White, Hot in Cleveland

Ensemble, Drama Series:
Boardwalk Empire
The Closer
The Good Wife
Mad Men

Ensemble, Comedy Series:
30 Rock
Hot in Cleveland
Modern Family
The Office


Green Zone
Robin Hood

CSI: New York
True Blood

Ernest Borgnine

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