NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 15th ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS®

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LOS ANGELES (RushPRNews)12/18/08—Nominations for the 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® for outstanding performances in 2008 in five film and eight primetime television categories and for the SAG honors for film and television stunt ensembles were announced this morning in Los Angeles at the Pacific Design Center’s Silver Screen Theater in West Hollywood.

Screen Actors Guild President Alan Rosenberg introduced Angela Bassett (“ER”) and Actor® recipient Eric McCormack (“Will & Grace”), who announced the nominees for this year’s Actors®. SAG Awards® Committee member JoBeth Williams and Committee Vice Chair Daryl Anderson announced the stunt ensemble nominees.

The 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will be simulcast live nationally on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2009 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. CT, and 6 p.m. MT from the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. Recipients of the stunt ensemble honors will be announced from the SAG Awards red carpet during the TNT.TV and TBS.COM live pre-show webcasts.

Of the top industry accolades presented to performers, only the Screen Actors Guild Awards are selected solely by actors’ peers. Two randomly selected panels–one for television and one for film–each comprised of 2,100 Guild members from across the United States, chose this year’s Actor and stunt honors nominees. Integrity Voting Systems, the Awards’ official teller mailed the nominations secret ballots were mailed on November 26. Voting was completed by noon Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008.
Awards ballots will be mailed on Friday, Dec. 26, 2008. The entire active membership of the Guild across the country will vote on all categories. Votes must be received by Integrity Voting Systems by noon Friday, Jan. 23, 2009 where results will be tallied and sealed until they are opened by the presenters at the 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremonies on Jan. 25.

The Screen Actors Guild Post-Awards Gala, benefiting the Screen Actors Guild Foundation, will be hosted for the 13th consecutive year by People Magazine and by the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF).

The complete list of nominations for the 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards follows. A replay of both announcements will be available for viewing on TNT.TV

15th ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS® NOMINATIONS

THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
RICHARD JENKINS / Walter Vale – “THE VISITOR” (Overture Films)
FRANK LANGELLA / Richard Nixon – “FROST/NIXON” (Universal Pictures)
SEAN PENN / Harvey Milk – “MILK” (Focus Features)
BRAD PITT / Benjamin Button – “THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON” (Paramount Pictures)
MICKEY ROURKE / Randy – “THE WRESTLER” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
ANNE HATHAWAY / Kym – “RACHEL GETTING MARRIED” (Sony Pictures Classics)
ANGELINA JOLIE / Christine Collins – “CHANGELING” (Universal Pictures)
MELISSA LEO / Ray Eddy – “FROZEN RIVER” (Sony Pictures Classics)
MERYL STREEP / Sister Aloysius Beauvier – “DOUBT” (Miramax Films)
KATE WINSLET / April Wheeler – “REVOLUTIONARY ROAD” (Paramount Vantage)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
JOSH BROLIN / Dan White – “MILK” (Focus Features)
ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. / Kirk Lazarus – “TROPIC THUNDER” (Paramount Pictures)
PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN / Father Brendan Flynn – “DOUBT” (Miramax Films)
HEATH LEDGER / Joker – “THE DARK KNIGHT” (Warner Bros. Pictures)
DEV PATEL / Older Jamal – “SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
AMY ADAMS / Sister James – “DOUBT” (Miramax Flms)
PENÉLOPE CRUZ / Maria Elena – “VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA” (The Weinstein Company)
VIOLA DAVIS / Mrs. Miller – “DOUBT” (Miramax Films)
TARAJI P. HENSON / Queenie – “THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON” (Paramount Pictures)
KATE WINSLET / Hanna Schmitz – “THE READER” (The Weinstein Company)

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
DOUBT (Miramax)
FROST/NIXON (Universal Pictures)
MILK (Focus Features)
SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON (Paramount Pictures)

PRIMETIME TELEVISION

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
RALPH FIENNES / Bernard Lafferty – “BERNARD AND DORIS” (HBO)
PAUL GIAMATTI / John Adams – “JOHN ADAMS” (HBO)
KEVIN SPACEY / Ron Klain – “RECOUNT” (HBO)
KIEFER SUTHERLAND / Jack Bauer – “24: REDEMPTION” (FOX)
TOM WILKINSON / Benjamin Franklin – “JOHN ADAMS” (HBO)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
LAURA DERN / Katherine Harris – “RECOUNT” (HBO)
LAURA LINNEY / Abigail Adams – “JOHN ADAMS” (HBO)
SHIRLEY MacLAINE / Coco Chanel – “COCO CHANEL” (Lifetime)
PHYLICIA RASHAD / Lena Younger – “A RAISIN IN THE SUN” (Lifetime)
SUSAN SARANDON / Doris Duke – “BERNARD AND DORIS” (HBO)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
MICHAEL C. HALL / Dexter Morgan – “DEXTER” (Showtime)
JON HAMM / Don Draper – “MAD MEN” (AMC)
HUGH LAURIE / Gregory House – “HOUSE” (FOX)
WILLIAM SHATNER / Denny Crane – “BOSTON LEGAL” (ABC)
JAMES SPADER / Alan Shore – “BOSTON LEGAL” (ABC)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
SALLY FIELD / Nora Walker – “BROTHERS & SISTERS” (ABC)
MARISKA HARGITAY / Det. Olivia Benson – “LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT” (NBC)
HOLLY HUNTER / Grace Hanadarko – “SAVING GRACE” (TNT)
ELISABETH MOSS / Peggy Olson – “MAD MEN” (AMC)
KYRA SEDGWICK / Dep. Chief Brenda Johnson – “THE CLOSER” (TNT)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
ALEC BALDWIN / Jack Donaghy – “30 ROCK” (NBC)
STEVE CARELL / Michael Scott – “THE OFFICE” (NBC)
DAVID DUCHOVNY / Hank Moody – “CALIFORNICATION” (Showtime)
JEREMY PIVEN / Ari Gold – “ENTOURAGE” (HBO)
TONY SHALHOUB / Adrian Monk – “MONK” (USA)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
CHRISTINA APPLEGATE / Samantha Newly – “SAMANTHA WHO?” (ABC)
AMERICA FERRERA / Betty Suarez – “UGLY BETTY” (ABC)
TINA FEY / Liz Lemon – “30 ROCK” (NBC)
MARY-LOUISE PARKER / Nancy Botwin – “WEEDS” (Showtime)
TRACEY ULLMAN / Various Characters – “TRACEY ULLMAN’S STATE OF THE UNION” (Showtime)

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
BOSTON LEGAL (ABC)
DEXTER (Showtime)
HOUSE (Fox)
MAD MEN (AMC)
THE CLOSER (TNT)

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
30 ROCK (NBC)
DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (ABC)
ENTOURAGE (HBO)
THE OFFICE (NBC)
WEEDS (Showtime)

SAG HONORS FOR STUNT ENSEMBLES

Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
THE DARK KNIGHT (Warner Bros. Pictures)
HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY (Universal Pictures)
INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL (Paramount Pictures)
IRON MAN (Paramount Pictures)
WANTED (Universal Pictures)

Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series
FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS (NBC)
HEROES (NBC)
PRISON BREAK (FOX)
THE UNIT (CBS)
THE CLOSER (TNT)

LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Screen Actors Guild Awards 45th Annual Life Achievement Award
James Earl Jones

15th ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS®
NOMINATIONS FACT SHEET

ACTORS WITH MULTIPLE NOMINATIONS – THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES AND PRIMETIME TELEVISION
TARAJI P. HENSON (3)
FEMALE SUPPORT – “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
CAST – “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
ENSEMBLE DRAMA – “Boston Legal”

ACTORS WITH MULTIPLE NOMINATIONS – THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES
AMY ADAMS (2)
FEMALE SUPPORT – “Doubt”
CAST – “Doubt”

JOSH BROLIN (2)
MALE SUPPORT – “Milk”
CAST – “Milk”

VIOLA DAVIS (2)
FEMALE SUPPORT – “Doubt”
CAST – “Doubt”

PHILLIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN (2)
MALE SUPPORT – “Doubt”
CAST – “Doubt”

FRANK LANGELLA (2)
MALE LEAD – “Frost/Nixon”
CAST – “Frost/Nixon”

DEV PATEL (2)
MALE SUPPORT – “Slumdog Millionaire”
CAST – “Slumdog Millionaire”

SEAN PENN (2)
MALE LEAD – “MILK”
CAST – “MILK”

BRAD PITT (2)
MALE LEAD – “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
CAST – “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”

MERYL STREEP (2)
FEMALE LEAD – “Doubt”
CAST – “Doubt”

KATE WINSLET (2)
FEMALE LEAD – “Revolutionary Road”
FEMALE SUPPORT – “The Reader

ACTORS WITH MULTIPLE NOMINATIONS – PRIMETIME TELEVISION
ALEC BALDWIN (2)
MALE COMEDY – “30 Rock”
ENSEMBLE COMEDY – “30 Rock”

STEVE CARELL (2)
MALE COMEDY – “The Office”
ENSEMBLE COMEDY – “The Office”

TINA FEY (2)
FEMALE COMEDY – “30 Rock”
ENSEMBLE COMEDY – “30 Rock”

MICHAEL C. HALL (2)
MALE DRAMA – “Dexter”
ENSEMBLE DRAMA – “Dexter”

JON HAMM (2)
MALE DRAMA – “Mad Men”
ENSEMBLE DRAMA – “Mad Men”

HUGH LAURIE (2)
MALE DRAMA – “House”
ENSEMBLE DRAMA – “House”

MARY LOUISE-PARKER (2)
FEMALE COMEDY – “Weeds”
ENSEMBLE COMEDY – “Weeds”

ELISABETH MOSS (2)
FEMALE DRAMA – “Mad Men”
ENSEMBLE DRAMA – “Mad Men”

JEREMY PIVEN (2)
MALE COMEDY – “Entourage”
ENSEMBLE COMEDY – “Entourage”

KYRA SEDGWICK (2)
FEMALE DRAMA – “The Closer”
ENSEMBLE DRAMA – “The Closer”

WILLIAM SHATNER (2)
MALE DRAMA – “Boston Legal”
ENSEMBLE DRAMA – “Boston Legal”

JAMES SPADER (2)
MALE DRAMA – “Boston Legal”
ENSEMBLE DRAMA – “Boston Legal”

THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES WITH MULTIPLE NOMINATIONS
DOUBT – 5
MILK – 3
THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON – 3
THE DARK KNIGHT – 2
FROST/NIXON – 2
SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE – 2

PRIMETIME TELEVISION PROGRAMS WITH MULTIPLE NOMINATIONS
30 ROCK – 3
JOHN ADAMS – 3
MAD MEN- 3
THE CLOSER – 3
BERNARD AND DORIS – 2
DEXTER – 2
ENTOURAGE – 2
HOUSE – 2
RECOUNT – 2
THE OFFICE – 2
WEEDS – 2

NOMINATIONS BY STUDIO FOR THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES
PARAMOUNT PICTURES – 6
MIRAMAX FILMS – 5
UNIVERSAL PICTURES – 5
FOCUS FEATURES – 3
FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES – 3
SONY PICTURES CLASSICS – 2
WARNER BROS. PICTURES – 2
THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY – 2
OVERTURE FILMS – 1
PARAMOUNT VANTAGE – 1

NOMINATIONS BY NETWORK FOR PRIMETIME TELEVISION
HBO – 9
NBC – 8
ABC – 7
SHOWTIME – 6
FOX – 4
TNT – 4
AMC – 3
LIFETIME – 2
CBS – 1
USA – 1

NOMINEE SAG AWARDSâ„¢ HISTORIES
(Note: “Total” tallies include this year’s nominations)

THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Richard Jenkins / “The Visitor”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 2
Previous Actor® nominations:
2002 – ENSEMBLE IN A DRAMA SERIES – “Six Feet Under”

FRANK LANGELLA / “Frost/Nixon”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 3
Concurrent nominations this year:
MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Frost/Nixon”
Previous Actor® nominations:
2006 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Good Night, and Good Luck”

SEAN PENN / “Milk”
Total nominations in this category: 4
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 6
Concurrent nominations this year:
MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Milk”
Previous Actor® nominations:
2004 – MALE LEAD – “Mystic River”
2004 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Mystic River”
2002 – MALE LEAD – “I Am Sam”
1996 – MALE LEAD – “Dead Man Walking”

BRAD PITT / “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 3
Concurrent nominations this year:
MOTION PICTURE CAST – “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
Previous Actor® nominations:
2007 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Babel”

MICKEY ROURKE / “The Wrestler”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 1
This is Mickey Rourke’s first Actor® nomination

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
ANNE HATHAWAY / “Rachel Getting Married”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 2
Previous Actor® nominations:
2006 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Brokeback Mountain”

ANGELINA JOLIE / “Changeling”
Total nominations in this category: 2
Previous Actors®: 2
Total Actor® nominations: 4
Previous Actors®:
2000 – FEMALE SUPPORT – “Girl, Interrupted”
1999 – FEMALE TV MOVIE OR MINISERIES – “Gia”
Previous Actor® nominations:
2008 – FEMALE LEAD – “A Mighty Heart”

MELISSA LEO / “Frozen River”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 1
This is Melissa Leo’s first Actor® nomination

MERYL STREEP / “Doubt”
Total nominations in this category: 6
Previous Actors®: 1
Total Actor® nominations: 11
Concurrent nominations this year:
MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Doubt”
Previous Actors®:
2004 – FEMALE TV MOVIE OR MINISERIES – “Angels In America”
Previous Actor® nominations:
2007 – FEMALE LEAD – “The Devil Wears Prada”
2003 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Adaptation”
2003 – MOTION PICTURE CAST– “The Hours”
2000 – FEMALE LEAD – “Music Of The Heart”
1999 – FEMALE LEAD – “One True Thing”
1997 – MOTION PICTURE CAST– “Marvin’s Room”
1996 – FEMALE LEAD – “The Bridges of Madison County”
1995 – FEMALE LEAD – “The River Wild”

KATE WINSLET / “Revolutionary Road”
Total nominations in this category: 4
Previous Actors®: 1
Total Actor® nominations: 10
Concurrent nominations this year:
FEMALE SUPPORT – “The Reader”
Previous Actors®:
1996 – FEMALE SUPPORT – “Sense and Sensibility”
Previous Actor® nominations:
2007 – FEMALE LEAD – “Little Children”
2005 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Finding Neverland”
2005 – FEMALE LEAD – “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”
2001 – FEMALE SUPPORT – “Quills”
1998 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Titanic”
1998 – FEMALE LEAD – “Titanic”
1996 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Sense and Sensibility”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
JOSH BROLIN / “Milk”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors®: 1
Total Actor® nominations: 4
Concurrent nominations this year:
MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Milk”
Previous Actors®:
2008 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “No Country for Old Men”
Previous Actor® nominations:
2008 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “American Gangster”

ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. / “Tropic Thunder”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors®: 1
Total Actor® nominations: 4
Previous Actors®:
2001 – MALE COMEDY SERIES – “Ally McBeal”
Previous Actor® nominations:
2006 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Good Night, and Good Luck”
2001 – COMEDY SERIES ENSEMBLE – “Ally McBeal”

PHILLIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN / “Doubt”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors®: 1
Total Actor® nominations: 8
Concurrent nominations this year:
MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Doubt”
Previous Actors®:
2006 – MALE LEAD – “Capote”
Previous Actor® nominations:
2006 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Capote”
2001 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Almost Famous”
2000 – MALE LEAD – “Flawless”
2000 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Magnolia”
1998 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Boogie Nights”

HEATH LEDGER / “The Dark Knight”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 3
Previous Actor® nominations:
2006 – MALE LEAD – “Brokeback Mountain”
2006 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Brokeback Mountain”

DEV PATEL / “Slumdog Millionaire”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 2
Concurrent nominations this year:
2009 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Slumdog Millionaire”
These are Dev Patel’s first Actor® nominations

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
AMY ADAMS / “Doubt”
Total nominations in this category: 2
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 3
Concurrent nominations this year:
MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Doubt”
Previous Actor® nominations:
2006 – FEMALE SUPPORT – “Junebug”

PENELOPE CRUZ / “Vicky Christina Barcelona”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 2
Previous Actor® nominations:
2007 – FEMALE LEAD – “Volver”

VIOLA DAVIS / “Doubt”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 2
Concurrent nominations this year:
MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Doubt”

TARAJI P. HENSON / “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 5
Concurrent nominations this year:
MOTION PICTURE CAST – “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
DRAMA SERIES ENSEMBLE – “Boston Legal”
Previous Actor® nominations:
2007 – DRAMA SERIES ENSEMBLE – “Boston Legal”
2006 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Hustle & Flow”

KATE WINSLET / “The Reader”
Total nominations in this category: 3
Previous Actors®: 1
Total Actor® nominations: 10
Concurrent nominations this year:
FEMALE LEAD – “Revolutionary Road”
Previous Actors®:
1996 – FEMALE SUPPORT – “Sense and Sensibility”
Previous Actor® nominations:
2007 – FEMALE LEAD – “Little Children”
2005 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Finding Neverland”
2005 – FEMALE LEAD – “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”
2001 – FEMALE SUPPORT – “Quills”
1998 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Titanic”
1998 – FEMALE LEAD – “Titanic”
1996 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Sense and Sensibility”

PRIMETIME TELEVISION

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
RALPH FIENNES / “Bernard and Doris”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors® 1
Total Actor® nominations: 5
Previous Actors®:
1999 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Shakespeare in Love”
Previous Actor® nominations:
1999 – MALE LEAD – “Shakespeare in Love”
1997 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “The English Patient”
1997 – MALE LEAD – “The English Patient”

PAUL GIAMATTI / “John Adams”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors® 2
Total Actor® nominations: 4
Previous Actors®:
2006 – MALE SUPPORT – “Cinderella Man”
2005 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Sideways”
Previous Actor® nominations:
1999 – MALE LEAD – “Sideways”

KEVIN SPACEY / “Recount”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors® 2
Total Actor® nominations: 5
Previous Actors®:
2000 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “American Beauty”
2000 – MALE LEAD – “American Beauty”
Previous Actor® nominations:
1998 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “L.A. Confidential”
1996 – MALE SUPPORT – “The Usual Suspects

KIEFER SUTHERLAND / “24:Redemption”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors® 2
Total Actor® nominations: 9
Previous Actors®:
2006, 2004 – MALE DRAMA SERIES– “24”
Previous Actor® nominations:
2007 – DRAMA SERIES ENSEMBLE – “24”
2007 – MALE DRAMA SERIES – “24”
2005 – DRAMA SERIES ENSEMBLE – “24”
2005 – MALE DRAMA SERIES – “24”
2003 – DRAMA SERIES ENSEMBLE – “24”
2003 – MALE DRAMA SERIES – “24”

TOM WILKINSON / “John Adams”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors® 2
Total Actor® nominations: 6
Previous Actors®:
1999 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Shakespeare in Love”
1999 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “The Full Monty”
Previous Actor® nominations:
2008 – MALE SUPPORT – “Michael Clayton”
2002 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “In the Bedroom”
2002 – MALE LEAD – “In the Bedroom”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
LAURA DERN / “Recount”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors® 0
Total Actor® nominations: 1
This is Laura Dern’s first Actor® nomination

LAURA LINNEY / “John Adams”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors® 0
Total Actor® nominations: 4
Previous Actor® nominations:
2005 – FEMALE SUPPORT – “Kinsey”
2004 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Mystic River”
2001 – FEMALE LEAD – “You Can Count On Me”

SHIRLEY MacLAINE / “Coco Chanel”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors® 0
Total Actor® nominations: 1
This is Shirley MacLaine’s first Actor® nomination

PHYLICIA RASHAD / “A Raisin In The Sun”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors® 0
Total Actor® nominations: 1
This is Phylicia Rashad’s first Actor® nomination

SUSAN SARANDON / “Bernard and Doris”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors® 1
Total Actor® nominations: 3
Previous Actors®:
1996 – FEMALE LEAD – “Dead Man Walking”
Previous Actor® nominations:
1995 – FEMALE LEAD – “The Client”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
MICHAEL C. HALL / “Dexter”
Total nominations in this category: 3
Previous Actors®: 2
Total Actor® nominations: 9
Concurrent nominations this year:
DRAMA SERIES ENSEMBLE – “Dexter”
Previous Actors®:
2004, 2003 – DRAMA SERIES ENSEMBLE- “Six Feet Under”
Previous Actor® nominations:
2008, 2007 – MALE DRAMA SERIES- “Dexter”
2006, 2005, 2002 -DRAMA SERIES ENSEMBLE– “Six Feet Under”

JON HAMM / “Mad Men”
Total nominations in this category: 2
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 4
Concurrent nominations this year:
DRAMA SERIES ENSEMBLE – “Mad Men”
Previous Actor® nominations:
2008 – MALE DRAMA SERIES – “Mad Men”
2008 – DRAMA SERIES ENSEMBLE – “Mad Men”

HUGH LAURIE / “House”
Total nominations in this category: 4
Previous Actors®: 1
Total Actor® nominations: 5
Concurrent nominations this year:
DRAMA SERIES ENSEMBLE – “House”
Previous Actors®:
2007 – MALE DRAMA SERIES – “House”
Previous Actor® nominations:
2008, 2006 – MALE DRAMA SERIES – “House”

WILLIAM SHATNER / “Boston Legal”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 6
Concurrent nominations this year:
DRAMA SERIES ENSEMBLE – “Boston Legal”
Previous Actor® nominations:
2008, 2007, 2006 – DRAMA SERIES ENSEMBLE – “Boston Legal”
2006 – MALE COMEDY SERIES – “Boston Legal”

JAMES SPADER / “Boston Legal”
Total nominations in this category: 4
Previous Actors® 0
Total Actor® nominations: 8
Concurrent nominations this year:
DRAMA SERIES ENSEMBLE – “Boston Legal”
Previous Actor® nominations:
2008, 2007, 2006 – DRAMA SERIES ENSEMBLE – “Boston Legal”
2008, 2007, 2006 – MALE DRAMA SERIES – “Boston Legal”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
SALLY FIELD / “Brothers & Sisters”
Total nominations in this category: 3
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 7
Previous Actor® nominations:
2008 – FEMALE DRAMA SERIES – “Brothers & Sisters”
2001 – FEMALE DRAMA SERIES – “ER”
2001 – FEMALE TV MOVIE OR MINISERIES – “David Copperfield”
2000 – FEMALE TV MOVIE OR MINISERIES – “A Cooler Climate”
1996 – FEMALE TV MOVIE OR MINISERIES – “A Woman of Independent Means”
1995 – FEMALE SUPPORT – “Forrest Gump”

MARISKA HARGITAY / “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”
Total nominations in this category: 4
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 4
Previous Actor® nominations:
2007, 2006, 2004 – FEMALE DRAMA SERIES – “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”

HOLLY HUNTER / “Saving Grace”
Total nominations in this category: 2
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 3
Previous Actor® nominations:
2008 – FEMALE DRAMA SERIES – “Saving Grace”
1995 – FEMALE SUPPORT – “Thirteen”

ELISABETH MOSS / “Mad Men”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 3
Concurrent nominations this year:
DRAMA SERIES ENSEMBLE – “Mad Men”
Previous Actor® nominations:
2008 – DRAMA SERIES ENSEMBLE – “Mad Men”

KYRA SEDGWICK / “The Closer”
Total nominations in this category: 4
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 7
Concurrent nominations this year:
DRAMA SERIES ENSEMBLE – “The Closer”
Previous Actor® nominations:2008, 2007, 2006 – FEMALE DRAMA SERIES – “The Closer”
2008, 2006 – DRAMA SERIES ENSEMBLE – ‘The Closer”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
ALEC BALDWIN / “30 Rock”
Total nominations in this category: 3
Previous Actors®: 2
Total Actor® nominations: 10
Concurrent nominations this year:
COMEDY SERIES ENSEMBLE – “30 Rock”
Previous Actors®:
2008, 2007 – MALE COMEDY SERIES – “30 Rock”
Previous Actor® nominations:
2008 – COMEDY SERIES ENSEMBLE – “30 Rock”
2007 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “The Departed”
2005 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “The Aviator”
2004 – MALE SUPPORT – “The Cooler”
2001 – MALE TV MOVIE OR MINISERIES – “Nuremberg”
1996 – MALE TV MOVIE OR MINISERIES – “A Streetcar Named Desire”

STEVE CARELL / “The Office”
Total nominations in this category: 3
Previous Actors®: 3
Total Actor® nominations: 7
Concurrent nominations this year:
COMEDY SERIES ENSEMBLE – “The Office”
Previous Actors®:
2008, 2007 – COMEDY SERIES ENSEMBLE – “The Office”
2007 – MOTION PICTURE CAST – “Little Miss Sunshine”
Previous Actor® nominations:
2008, 2007 – MALE COMEDY SERIES – “The Office”

DAVID DUCHOVNY / “Californication”
Total nominations in this category: 1
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 9
Previous Actor® nominations:
2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996 – MALE DRAMA SERIES – “The X-Files”
1999, 1998, 1997 – DRAMA SERIES ENSEMBLE – “The X-Files”

JEREMY PIVEN / “Entourage”
Total nominations in this category: 3
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 6
Concurrent nominations this year:
COMEDY SERIES ENSEMBLE – “Entourage”
Previous Actor® nominations:
2008, 2007 – MALE COMEDY SERIES – “Entourage”
2008, 2007 – COMEDY SERIES ENSEMBLE – “Entourage”

TONY SHALOUB / “Monk”
Total nominations in this category: 6
Previous Actors®: 2
Total Actor® nominations: 6
Previous Actors®:
2005, 2004 – MALE COMEDY SERIES – “Monk”
Previous Actor® nominations:
2008, 2007, 2003 – MALE COMEDY SERIES – “Monk”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
CHRISTINA APPLEGATE / “Samantha Who?”
Total nominations in this category: 2
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 2
Previous Actor® Nominations
2007 – FEMALE COMEDY SERIES – “Samantha Who?”

AMERICA FERRARA / “Ugly Betty”
Total nominations in this category: 3
Previous Actors®: 1
Total Actor® nominations: 5
Previous Actors®:
2007 – FEMALE COMEDY SERIES – “Ugly Betty”
Previous Actor® Nominations
2008 – FEMALE COMEDY SERIES – “Ugly Betty”
2008, 2007 – COMEDY SERIES ENSEMBLE – “Ugly Betty”

TINA FEY / “30 Rock”
Total nominations in this category: 2
Previous Actors®: 1
Total Actor® nominations: 4
Previous Actors®:
2008 – FEMALE COMEDY SERIES – “30 Rock”
Concurrent nominations this year:
COMEDY SERIES ENSEMBLE – “30 Rock”
Previous Actor® Nominations
2008 – COMEDY SERIES ENSEMBLE – “30 Rock”

MARY-LOUISE PARKER / “Weeds”
Total nominations in this category: 4
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 8
Concurrent nominations this year:
COMEDY SERIES ENSEMBLE – “Weeds”
Previous Actor® nominations:
2008, 2007, 2006 – FEMALE COMEDY SERIES – “Weeds”
2007 – COMEDY SERIES ENSEMBLE – “Weeds”
2004 – FEMALE TV MOVIE OR MINISERIES – “Angels in America”
2003 – DRAMA SERIES ENSEMBLE – “The West Wing”

TRACEY ULLMAN / “Tracey Ullman’s State of the Union”
Total nominations in this category: 3
Previous Actors®: 1
Total Actor® nominations: 3
Previous Actors®:
1999 – FEMALE COMEDY SERIES – “Tracey Takes On”
Previous Actor® nominations:
2000 – FEMALE COMEDY SERIES – “Tracey Takes On”

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
BOSTON LEGAL
Total nominations in this category 3
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 4
Previous Actor® nominations:
2008, 2007– DRAMA SERIES ENSEMBLE
2006 – COMEDY SERIES ENSEMBLE

DEXTER
Total nominations in this category 1
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 1
This is the “Dexter” ensemble’s first Actor® nomination

HOUSE
Total nominations in this category 1
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 1
This is the “House” ensemble’s first Actor® nomination

MAD MEN
Total nominations in this category 2
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 2
Previous Actor® nominations:
2008 – DRAMA SERIES ENSEMBLE

THE CLOSER
Total nominations in this category 3
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 2
Previous Actor® nominations:
2008, 2006 – DRAMA SERIES ENSEMBLE

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
30 ROCK
Total nominations in this category 2
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 2
Previous Actor® nominations:
2008 – COMEDY SERIES ENSEMBLE

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES
Total nominations in this category 5
Previous Actors®: 2
Total Actor® nominations: 5
Previous Actors®
2006, 2005 – COMEDY SERIES ENSEMBLE
Previous Actor® nominations:
2008, 2007 – COMEDY SERIES ENSEMBLE

ENTOURAGE
Total nominations in this category 3
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 3
Previous Actor® nominations:
2008, 2007 – COMEDY SERIES ENSEMBLE

THE OFFICE
Total nominations in this category 3
Previous Actors®: 2
Total Actor® nominations: 3
Previous Actors®:
2008, 2007 – COMEDY SERIES ENSEMBLE

WEEDS
Total nominations in this category 2
Previous Actors®: 0
Total Actor® nominations: 2
Previous Actor® nominations:
2007 – COMEDY SERIES ENSEMBLE

Outstanding Performance by an Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS
This is their first Stunt Ensemble Nomination

HEROES
Total nominations in this category 2
Previous Stunt Honors 0
Total Stunt Ensemble nominations: 2
Previous Stunt Ensemble nominations: 2008

PRISON BREAK
This is their first Stunt Ensemble Nomination

THE CLOSER
This is their first Stunt Ensemble Nomination

THE UNIT
Total nominations in this category 2
Previous Stunt Honors 0
Total Stunt Ensemble nominations: 2
Previous Stunt Ensemble nominations: 2008

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