The SAG Awards recognize only the work of actors – you won’t see Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, etc awards distributed at this event. This is an awards organization that exclusively honors their own.
Bradley Cooper’s up for an award this year for his work in Silver Linings Playbook while Viola Davis is a two-time SAG winner for her performance in The Help. Anne Hathaway won a SAG Award as a member of the Brokeback Mountain cast and in 2009 for starring in Rachel Getting Married. She’s up for awards this year in the supporting female actor category as well as the best ensemble category.
Hugh Jackman earned two SAG Award nominations this year for Les Miserables while Justin Timberlake was nominated in 2011 for being a member of The Social Network ensemble. Jennifer Lawrence was nominated in 2010 for Winter’s Bone and is up for two awards this year for Silver Linings Playbook. And Sigourney Weaver has three SAG Award nominations to her credit for The Political Animals (2013), Prayers for Bobby (2010), and 1998 (Snow White: A Tale of Terror).
Source: Screen Actors Guild
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