The 2nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

Screen Actors Guild presented its coveted Actor® statuette for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 1995 at the 2nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® in ceremonies attended by film and television’s leading actors, held Saturday, February 24, 1996 at the Santa Monica Civic Center. The 2nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® was telecast on NBC at 8 p.m., ET/PT, 7 p.m. Central and 6 p.m. MT.

Theatrical Motion Pictures

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Apollo 13

  • Kevin Bacon — Jack Swigert
  • Tom Hanks — Jim Lovell
  • Ed Harris — Gene Kranz
  • Bill Paxton — Fred Haise
  • Kathleen Quinlan — Marilyn Lovell
  • Gary Sinise — Ken Mattingly
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Get Shorty

  • Danny Devito — Martin Weir
  • Dennis Farina — Ray 'Bones' Barboni
  • James Gandolfini — Bear
  • Gene Hackman — Harry Zimm
  • Delroy Lindo — Bo Catlett
  • David Paymer — Leo Devoe
  • Rene Russo — Karen Flores
  • John Travolta — Chili Palmer

How To Make An American Quilt

  • Maya Angelou — Anna
  • Anne Bancroft — Glady Joe Cleary
  • Ellen Burstyn — Hy Dodd
  • Samantha Mathis — Young Sophia Darling Richards
  • Kate Nelligan — Constance Saunders
  • Winona Ryder — Finn Dodd
  • Jean Simmons — Em Reed
  • Lois Smith — Sophia Darling Richards
  • Alfre Woodard — Marianna

Nixon

  • Joan Allen — Pat Nixon
  • Brian Bedford — Clyde Tolson
  • Powers Boothe — Alexander Haig
  • Kevin Dunn — Charles Colson
  • Fyvush Finkel — Murray Chotiner
  • Annabeth Gish — Julie Nixon Eisenhower
  • Tony Goldwyn — Harold Nixon
  • Larry Hagman — 'Jack Jones'
  • Ed Harris — E. Howard Hunt
  • Edward Herrmann — Nelson Rockefeller
  • Anthony Hopkins — Richard M. Nixon
  • Bob Hoskins — J. Edgar Hoover
  • Madeline Kahn — Martha Mitchell
  • E.G. Marshall — John Mitchell
  • David Paymer — Ron Ziegler
  • David Hyde Pierce — John Dean
  • Paul Sorvino — Henry Kissinger
  • Mary Steenburgen — Hannah Nixon
  • J.T. Walsh — John Ehrlichman
  • James Woods — H.R. Haldeman

Sense and Sensibility

  • Hugh Grant — Edward Ferrars
  • Alan Rickman — Col. Christopher Brandon
  • Emma Thompson — Elinor Dashwood
  • Kate Winslet — Marianne Dashwood

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

Nicolas Cage

Leaving Las Vegas

Ben Sanderson

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Anthony Hopkins

Nixon

Richard M. Nixon

James Earl Jones

Cry The Beloved Country

Rev. Stephen Kumalo

Sean Penn

Dead Man Walking

Matthew Poncelet

Massimo Troisi

The Postman / Il Postino

Mario Ruoppolo

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

Joan Allen

Nixon

Pat Nixon

Susan Sarandon

Dead Man Walking

Sister Helen Prejean

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Elisabeth Shue

Leaving Las Vegas

Sera

Meryl Streep

The Bridges Of Madison County

Francesca Johnson

Emma Thompson

Sense and Sensibility

Elinor Dashwood

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

Kevin Bacon

Murder In The First

Henri Young

Kenneth Branagh

Othello

Iago

Don Cheadle

Devil In A Blue Dress

Mouse Alexander

Ed Harris

Apollo 13

Gene Kranz

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Kevin Spacey

The Usual Suspects

Roger 'Berbal' Kint

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Stockard Channing

Smoke

Ruby McNutt

Anjelica Huston

The Crossing Gaurd

Mary

Mira Sorvino

Mighty Aphrodite

Linda Ash

Mare Winningham

Georgia

Georgia Flood

Kate Winslet

Sense and Sensibility

Marianne Dashwood

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Primetime Television

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

Chicago Hope

  • Adam Arkin — Dr. Aaron Shutt
  • Peter Berg — Dr. Billy Kronk
  • Jayne Brook — Dr. Diane Grad
  • Vondie Curtis-Hall — Dr. Dennis Hancock
  • Hector Elizondo — Dr. Phillip Watters
  • Thomas Gibson — Dr. Daniel Nyland
  • Roxanne Hart — Nurse Camille Shutt
  • Christine Lahti — Dr. Kathryn Austin
  • Peter Macnicol — Alan Birch
  • Mandy Patinkin — Dr. Jeffrey Geiger
  • Jamey Sheridan — Dr. John Sutton

ER

  • Geogre Clooney — Dr. Doug Ross
  • Anthony Edwards — Dr. Mark Greene
  • Julianna Margulies — Nurse Carol Hathaway
  • Gloria Reuben — Jeanie Boulet
  • Eriq La Salle — Dr. Peter Benton
  • Sherry Stringfield — Dr. Susan Lewis
  • Noah Wyle — Dr. John Carter
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Law & Order

  • Benjamin Bratt — Detective Rey Curtis
  • Jill Hennessey — A.D.A. Claire Kincaid
  • Steven Hill — D.A. Adam Schiff
  • S. Epatha Merkerson — Lt. Anita Van Buren
  • Chris Noth — Detective Mike Logan
  • Jerry Orbach — Detective Lennie Briscoe
  • Sam Waterston — Executive A.D.A. Jack McCoy

NYPD Blue

  • Gordon Clapp — Det. Greg Medavoy
  • Kim Delaney — Det. Diane Russell
  • Dennis Franz — Det. Andy Sipowicz
  • Gail O' Grady — Donna Abandando
  • Sharon Lawrence — A.D.A. Sylvia Costas
  • James McDaniel — Lt. Arthur Fancy
  • Justine Miceli — Det. Adrienne Lesniak
  • Jimmy Smits — Det. Bobby Simone
  • Nicholas Turturro — Det. James Martinez

Picket Fences

  • Amy Aquino — Dr. Joanna 'Joey' Diamond
  • Kathy Baker — Dr. Jill Brock
  • Don Cheadle — D.A. John Littleton
  • Kelly Connell — Carter Pike
  • Lauren Holly — Maxine Stewart
  • Fyvush Finkel — Douglas Wambaugh
  • Costas Mandylor — Kenny Lacos
  • Holly Marie Combs — Kimberly Brock
  • Marlee Matlin — Mayor Laurie Bey
  • Justin Shenkarow — Matthew Brock
  • Tom Skerritt — Sheriff Jimmy Brock
  • Adam Wylie — Zachary Brock
  • Ray Walston — Judge Henry Bone

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

Cybill

  • Christine Baranski — Maryann Thorpe
  • Dedee Pfeiffer — Rachel Blanders
  • Alan Rosenberg — Ira Woodbine
  • Cybill Shepherd — Cybill Sheridan
  • Alicia Witt — Zoey Woodbine
  • Tom Wopat — Jeff Robins

Frasier

  • Dan Butler — Bob 'Bulldog' Briscoe
  • Peri Gilpin — Roz Doyle
  • Kelsey Grammer — Dr. Frasier Crane
  • David Hyde Pierce — Dr. Niles Crane
  • Jane Leeves — Daphne Moon
  • John Mahoney — Martin Crane

Friends

  • Courteney Cox — Monica Geller
  • David Schwimmer — Dr. Ross Geller
  • Jennifer Aniston — Rachel Green
  • Matthew Perry — Chandler Bing
  • Matt Le Blanc — Joey Tribbiani
  • Lisa Kudrow — Pheobe Buffay
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Mad About You

  • Helen Hunt — Jamie Stemple Buchman
  • Leila Kenzle — Fran Devanow
  • John Pankow — Ira Buchman
  • Anne Ramsay — Lisa Stemple
  • Paul Reiser — Paul Buchman

Seinfeld

  • Jason Alexander — George Costanza
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus — Elaine Benes
  • Michael Richards — Cosmo Kramer
  • Jerry Seinfeld — Jerry Seinfeld

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series

George Clooney

ER

Dr. Doug Ross

David Duchovny

The X-Files

Fox Mulder

Anthony Edwards

ER

Dr. Mark Greene

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Dennis Franz

NYPD Blue

Det. Andy Sipowicz

Jimmy Smits

NYPD Blue

Det. Bobby Simone

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series

Gillian Anderson

The X-Files

Dana Scully

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Christine Lahti

Chicago Hope

Dr. Kathryn Austin

Sharon Lawrence

NYPD Blue

A.D.A. Sylvia Costas

Julianna Margulies

ER

Nurse Carol Hathaway

Sela Ward

Sisters

Theodora 'Teddy' Reed Margolis Falconer Sorenson

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series

Jason Alexander

Seinfeld

George Costanza

Kelsey Grammer

Frasier

Dr. Frasier Crane

David Hyde Pierce

Frasier

Dr. Niles Crane

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Paul Reiser

Mad About You

Paul Buchman

Michael Richards

Seinfeld

Cosmo Kramer

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series

Christine Baranski

Cybill

Maryann Thorpe

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Candice Bergen

Murphy Brown

Murphy Brown

Helen Hunt

Mad About You

Jamie Stemple Buchman

Lisa Kudrow

Friends

Pheobe Buffay

Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Seinfeld

Elaine Benes

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

Alec Baldwin

A Streetcar Named Desire

Stanley Kowalski

Laurence Fishburne

The Tuskegee Airman

Hannibal Lee

James Garner

The Rockford Files

Jim Rockford

Tommy Lee Jones

The Good Old Boys

Hewey Calloway

Gary Sinise

Truman

Harry S. Truman

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

Glenn Close

Serving in Silence

Col. Margarethe Cammermeyer

Sally Field

A Woman of Independent Means

Bess Alcott Steed Garner

Anjelica Huston

Buffalo Girls

Calamity Jane

Sela Ward

Almost Golden: The Jessica Sacitch Story

Jessica Savitch

Alfre Woodard

The Piano Lesson, Hallmark Hall of Fame

Berniece Charles

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