30 Jan – In the wake of the nominations for the Academy Awards comes another of Hollywood's major events, the 18th Screen Actors Guild Awards 2012 and the cast of "The Help" helped the social drama land the best picture, best actress for Viola Davis and supporting actress for Octavia Spencer awards in the ceremony, according to CBS News.
On the other hand, French actor Jean Dujardin scored the lead actor award for the black-and-white silent film, "The Artist" while veteran actor Christopher Plummer took home outstanding male actor in a supporting role for "Beginners".
82-year-old Plummer said, "I'm so flattered to be on the same bill as the other actors in the category", while accepting the honor, and added that his co-star Ewan McGregor makes "acting look so easy."
Receiving the guild's life-achievement award was Mary Tyler Moore. The prize was presented by Dick Van Dyke, her co-star on the 1960s sitcom "The Dick Van Dyke Show."
"I love that woman," Van Dyke said during his introduction. "Beautiful and bright and talented ... She's given so much of herself to help other people."
For those not in the know, the SAG Actor honors are handed out to both television and film actors. Winners are chosen by their acting peers and typically go on to earn Oscars.
Below is the full list of winners for the 18th Screen Actors Guild Awards:
Outstanding Ensemble in a Motion Picture
Male Actor in a Leading Role
Jean Dujardin, "The Artist"
Female Actor in a Leading Role
Viola Davis, "The Help"
Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Christopher Plummer, "Beginners"
Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Octavia Spencer, "The Help"
Outstanding Ensemble in a Drama Series
Male Actor in a Drama Series
Steve Buscemi, "Boardwalk Empire"
Female Actor in a Drama Series
Jessica Lange, "American Horror Story"
Outstanding Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Male Actor in a Comedy Series
Alec Baldwin, "30 Rock"
Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Betty White, "Hot in Cleveland"
Male Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries
Paul Giamatti, "Too Big to Fail"
Female Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries
Kate Winslet, "Mildred Pierce"
Stunt Ensemble, Motion Picture
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2"
Stunt Ensemble, Television Series
"Game of Thrones"
Lifetime Achievement Award
Mary Tyler Moore