SAG Award winners announced, including “Downton Abbey” and “How to Get Away with Murder”
The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards took place this weekend in Los Angeles. A notable number of Potter alumni were involved in projects that were nominated – you can find out who was nominated here – and there were several Potter winners on the list.
In TV, Downton Abbey picked up the award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. The series features Dame Maggie Smith (Professor McGonagall).
Viola Davis, star of How to Get Away with Murder, which features Alfie Enoch (Dean Thomas), picked up Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series.
Game of Thrones, which has featured many Potter alumni, picked up the award for Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series. The series currently features Julian Glover (voice of Aragog) and Ciarán Hinds (Aberforth Dumbledore). Previous cast members include David Bradley (Argus Filch), Michelle Fairley (Mrs. Granger), and Natalia Tena (Tonks).
Moving on to film, the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role Award went to Eddie Redmayne, star of The Theory of Everything, for his role as Stephen Hawking. The film features David Thewlis (Professor Lupin).
Finally, Unbroken picked up the award for Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture. The film features Domhnall Gleeson (Bill Weasley).
See the full list of winners here.
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