22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Nominations

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  • Date of Ceremony: Saturday, January 30, 2016
  • For performances seen in: 2015
  • Nominations Announcement: Wednesday, December 9, 2015
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Here’s a look at the complete list of nominations for the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, which were announced on December 9th, 2015.

And the nominees are:

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

  • Beasts of No Nation
    Abraham Attah, Kurt Egyiawan and Idris Elba
  • The Big Short
    Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Melissa Leo, Hamish Linklater, John Magaro, Brad Pitt, Rafe Spall, Jeremy Strong, Marisa Tomei and Finn Wittrock
  • Spotlight
    Billy Crudup, Brian d'Arcy James, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, Liev Schreiber, John Slattery and Stanley Tucci
  • Straight Outta Compton
    Neil Brown Jr, Paul Giamatti, Corey Hawkins, Aldis Hodge, O'Shea Jackson Jr. and Jason Mitchell
  • Trumbo
    Adewale Akinnoye-Agbage, Louis C.K., Bryan Cranston, David James Elliott, Elle Fanning, John Goodman, Diane Lane, Helen Mirren, Michael Stuhlbarg and Alan Tudyk

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

  • Brooklyn
    Saoirse Ronan
  • Carol
    Cate Blanchett
  • I Smile Back
    Sarah Silverman
  • Room
    Brie Larson
  • Woman in Gold
    Helen Mirren

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

  • 99 Homes
    Michael Shannon
  • Beasts of No Nation
    Idris Elba
  • The Big Short
    Christian Bale
  • Bridge of Spies
    Mark Rylance
  • Room
    Jacob Tremblay

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Carol
    Rooney Mara
  • The Danish Girl
    Alicia Vikander
  • Spotlight
    Rachel McAdams
  • Steve Jobs
    Kate Winslet
  • Trumbo
    Helen Mirren

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

  • Downton Abbey
    Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Raquel Cassidy, Brendan Coyle, Tom Cullen, Michelle Dockery, Kevin Doyle, Joanne Froggatt, Lily James, Robert James-Collier, Allen Leech, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Sophie McShera, Lesley Nicol, Julian Ovenden, David Robb, Maggie Smith and Penelope Wilton
  • Game of Thrones
    Alfie Allen, Ian Beattie, John Bradley, Gwendoline Christie, Emilia Clarke, Michael Condron, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Ben Crompton, Liam Cunningham, Stephen Dillane, Peter Dinklage, Nathalie Emmanuel, Tara Fitzgerald, Jerome Flynn, Brian Fortune, Joel Fry, Aidan Gillen, Iain Glen, Kit Harington, Lena Headey, Michiel Huisman, Hannah Murray, Brenock O'Connor, Daniel Portman, Iwan Rheon, Owen Teale, Sophie Turner, Carice van Houten, Maisie Williams and Tom Wlaschiha
  • Homeland
    F. Murray Abraham, Atheer Adel, Claire Danes, Alexander Fehling, Rupert Friend, Nina Hoss, René Ifrah, Mark Ivanir, Sebastian Koch, Miranda Otto, Mandy Patinkin and Sarah Sokolovic
  • House of Cards
    Mahershala Ali, Derek Cecil, Nathan Darrow, Michael Kelly, Elizabeth Marvel, Molly Parker, Jimmi Simpson, Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright and Paul Sparks
  • Mad Men
    Solo Bamis, Stephanie Drake, Jay R. Ferguson, Bruce Greenwood, Jon Hamm, Christina Hendricks, January Jones, Vincent Kartheiser, Elisabeth Moss, Kevin Rahm, Kiernan Shipka, John Slattery, Rich Sommer, Aaron Staton and Mason Vale Cotton

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series

  • Better
    Bob Odenkirk
  • Game of Thrones
    Peter Dinklage
  • House of Cards
    Kevin Spacey
  • Mad Men
    Jon Hamm
  • Mr. Robot
    Rami Malek

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series

  • Downton Abbey
    Maggie Smith
  • The Good Wife
    Julianna Margulies
  • Homeland
    Claire Danes
  • House of Cards
    Robin Wright
  • How to Get Away with Murder
    Viola Davis

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

  • The Big Bang Theory
    Mayim Bialik, Kaley Cuoco, Johnny Galecki, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar, Jim Parsons and Melissa Rauch
  • Key & Peele
    Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele
  • Modern Family
    Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Aubrey Anderson-Emmons, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Nolan Gould, Sarah Hyland, Ed O'Neill, Rico Rodriguez, Eric Stonestreet, Sofia Vergara and Ariel Winter
  • Orange Is The New Black
    Uzo Aduba, Mike Birbiglia, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Danielle Brooks, Laverne Cox, Jackie Cruz, Catherine Curtin, Lea Delaria, Beth Fowler, Joel Marsh Garland, Kimiko Glenn, Annie Golden, Diane Guerrero, Michael J. Harney, Vicky Jeudy, Selenis Leyva, Taryn Manning, Adrienne C. Moore, Kate Mulgrew, Emma Myles, Matt Peters, Lori Petty, Jessica Pimentel, Dascha Polanco, Laura Prepon, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Ruby Rose, Nick Sandow, Abigail Savage, Taylor Schilling, Constance Shulman, Dale Soules, Yael Stone and Samira Wiley
  • Transparent
    Alexandra Billings, Carrie Brownstein, Jay Duplass, Kathryn Hahn, Gaby Hoffman, Cherry Jones, Amy Landecker, Judith Light, Hari Nef, Emily Robinson and Jeffrey Tambor
  • Veep
    Sarah Sutherland, Timothy Simons, Reid Scott, Sam Richardson, Phil Reeves, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Hugh Laurie, Tony Hale, Kevin Dunn, Gary Cole, Anna Chlumsky, Sufe Bradshaw, Diedrich Bader and Matt Walsh

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series

  • The Big Bang Theory
    Jim Parsons
  • Louie
    Louis C.K.
  • Modern Family
    Ty Burrell
  • Shameless
    William H. Macy
  • Transparent
    Jeffrey Tambor

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series

  • Nurse Jackie
    Edie Falco
  • Orange Is The New Black
    Uzo Aduba
  • Parks and Recreation
    Amy Poehler
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
    Ellie Kemper
  • Veep
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

  • Luther
    Idris Elba
  • Texas Rising
    Ray Liotta
  • Tut
    Ben Kingsley
  • A Very Murray Christmas
    Bill Murray
  • Wolf Hall
    Mark Rylance

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture

  • Everest
  • Furious 7
  • Jurassic World
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

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

  • The Blacklist
  • Game of Thrones
  • Homeland
  • Marvel's Daredevil
  • The Walking Dead
The Actor Statuette Photo Credit: Mark Hill ©2005 Screen Actors Guild.