Sag Awards 2010 Nominees

Saturday, August 6 by Joshua Wade

These SAG Awards 2010 nominees exemplify the talent and skill of the acting community whose work is praised by their fellow members each year at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. Held at the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles on January 23, 2010, these awards honored outstanding work in films and television of 2009 including “Inglorious Basterds,” “True Blood,” and “Glee.”

  1. Hugh Laurie A gifted British actor known for his role as Dr. Gregory House on the medical drama “House,” Hugh Laurie was a SAG awards 2010 nominee for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series, only to lose to Michael C. Hall for his portrayal of the titular serial killer in “Dexter.”
  2. Anna Kendrick and Vera Farmiga In a disappointing upset, these SAG Awards 2010 nominees, recognized for the brilliant work in the 2009 film “Up in the Air,” lost the award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role to “Precious” star Mo’nique.
  3. Jeff Bridges An acclaimed, multitalented actor, Bridges won a number of prestigious awards for his work as the tortured musician Bad Blake in 2009’s “Crazy Heart,” among them a much deserved SAG award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role.
  4. “An Education” This moving character study about a young student who falls in love with a less-than-honest older man earned critical praise for young Carey Mulligan and was a SAG Awards nominee for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, losing to Quentin Tarantino’s epic, “Inglorious Basterds.”
  5. “Dexter” A major hit for the Showtime network, this intriguing thriller about a serial killer was a SAG Awards 2010 nominee for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series and earned star Michael C. Hall an award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor.
  6. Tina Fey A comedy veteran known for her work on “Saturday Night Live,” Fey was once again a SAG Award 2010 nominee for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series for her role as Liz Lemon in NBC's "30 Rock", beating out stars like Christina Applegate and Edie Falco for the win.
  7. “Glee” A sensational hit for the Fox network, “Glee” beat out a number of shows poised to win the award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series including favorites like “30 Rock” and “Modern Family.”
  8. Kevin Bacon An exceptionally talented character actor known for his work in films like “Footloose,” Bacon took home the award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries for the HBO historical drama "Taking Chance", beating out veterans like Tom Wilkinson and Kevin Kline.
  9. Drew Barrymore Praised for her exceptional work in the HBO miniseries “Grey Gardens,” Barrymore took home the award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries for her portrayal of Little Edie Beale.
  10. Tony Shalhoub Noted for his standout work on USA Network’s “Monk,” past SAG Award winner Tony Shalhoub lost the award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series to “30 Rock” star Alec Baldwin.

- Joshua Wade

Do you like this story?