Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom Stars Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, More Win SAG Awards

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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom Stars Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, More Win SAG Awards

Davis and the late Boseman are both currently Oscar-nominated for their performances in the August Wilson adaptation.

The Screen Actors Guild Awards celebrated outstanding motion picture and television performances of 2020 at the 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, which aired April 4 on TNT and TBS.

Viola Davis and the late Chadwick Boseman were honored for their performances as, respectively, Ma Rainey and Levee in the film of August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Others who received individual awards for their work in motion pictures included Daniel Kaluuya and Yuh-Jung Youn, while Mark Ruffalo, Anya Taylor-Joy, Jason Bateman, Gillian Anderson, Jason Sudeikis, and Catherine O’Hara were honored for performances on TV.

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“The Actor” for a motion picture cast performance went to The Trial of The Chicago 7, while the Actors for TV drama and comedy ensemble performances went to The Crown and Schitt’s Creek.

Tony and Oscar winner Davis also led the In Memoriam tribute honoring the union members lost since last year’s gathering.

Nominees were chosen by their respective SAG Awards film and television nominating committees. The eligibility period was January 1, 2020–February 28, 2021. Final voting was open to 129,500 SAG-AFTRA members in good standing.

The complete list of winners follows:

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

Viola Davis, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

Daniel Kaluuya, Judas And The Black Messiah

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Yuh-Jung Youn, Minari

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

The Trial of the Chicago 7

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture

Wonder Woman 1984

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series

Mark Ruffalo, I Know This Much Is True

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series

Anya Taylor-Joy, The Queen’s Gambit

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series

Jason Bateman, Ozark

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series

Gillian Anderson, The Crown

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series

Jason Sudeikis, Ted Lasso

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series

Catherine O’Hara, Schitt’s Creek

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

The Crown

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

Schitt’s Creek

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series

The Mandalorian

A First Look at Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom Starring Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman

A First Look at Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom Starring Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman

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Michael Potts, Chadwick Boseman, and Colman Domingo in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

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Viola Davis and cast in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

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