SCREEN ACTORS GUILD HONORS OUTSTANDING FILM AND TELEVISION PERFORMANCES IN 13 CATEGORIES AT THE 13th ANNUAL SAG AWARDS®

Los Angeles, California - Screen Actors Guild presented its coveted Actor® statuette for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2006 at the 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® in ceremonies attended by film and television’s leading actors, held Sunday, Jan. 28 at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. The 13h Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® was simulcast by TNT and TBS at 8 p.m., ET/PT, 7 p.m. CT and 6 p.m. MT

The honorees were selected by the active Guild membership nationwide.

Julie Andrews was presented with Screen Actors Guild’s highest honor, the 43rd Annual Life Achievement Award by Dick Van Dyke following a filmed tribute introduced by Anne Hathaway.

Honored with individual awards were Jennifer Hudson, Helen Mirren, Eddie Murphy and Forest Whitaker for performances in motion pictures and Alec Baldwin, America Ferrera, Jeremy Irons, Hugh Laurie, Helen Mirren and Chandra Wilson for performances in television. Screen Actors Guild originated awards for the outstanding performances by a motion picture cast and by television comedy and drama ensembles. The Actor® for a motion picture cast performance went this year to Little Miss Sunshine and the Actors® for television comedy and drama ensemble performances went this year to The Office and Grey’s Anatomy.

Kiefer Sutherland introduced a cinematic salute to SAG members who are “Heard but Not Seen”.

PEOPLE magazine and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) hosted the Screen Actors Guild Post-Awards Gala for the eleventh consecutive year. This exclusive event honors the philanthropic causes and good works of the members of the Screen Actors Guild. The gala, benefiting the Screen Actors Guild Foundation, immediately followed the SAG Awards on the back lot of the Shrine Exposition Center.

The Screen Actors Guild Awards® is a presentation of Jeff Margolis Productions in association with Screen Actors Guild. Jeff Margolis is the executive producer and director. Kathy Connell is the producer. Yale Summers, Daryl Anderson, Shelley Fabares, Paul Napier and JoBeth Williams are producers for SAG. Gloria Fujita O’Brien and Mick McCullough are supervising producers. Stephen Pouliot is the writer. Benn Fleishman is executive in charge of production.

The complete list of recipients of the 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® follows.

13TH ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS® NOMINATIONS:

THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Forest Whitaker / THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND – Idi Amin / Fox Searchlight Pictures

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Helen Mirren / THE QUEEN – The Queen / Miramax Films.

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Eddie Murphy / DREAMGIRLS – James “Thunder” Early / Paramount Pictures

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Jennifer Hudson / DREAMGIRLS – Effie White / Paramount Pictures

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE / Fox Searchlight Pictures
Alan Arkin - Grandpa
Abigail Breslin - Olive
Steve Carell - Frank
Toni Collette - Sheryl
Paul Dano - Dwayne
Greg Kinnear - Richard

PRIMETIME TELEVISION

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Jeremy Irons / ELIZABETH I – Earl of Leicester / HBO

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Helen Mirren / ELIZABETH I – Elizabeth I / HBO

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Hugh Laurie / HOUSE – Dr. Gregory House / FOX

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Chandra Wilson / GREY’S ANATOMY – Dr. Miranda Bailey / ABC

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
Alec Baldwin / 30 ROCK – Jack Donaghy / NBC

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
America Ferrera / UGLY BETTY – Betty Suarez / ABC

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
GREY’S ANATOMY / ABC
Justin Chambers - Alex Karev
Eric Dane - Mark Sloan
Patrick Dempsey - Derek Shepherd
Katherine Heigl - Isobel “Izzie” Stevens
T.R. Knight - George O’Malley
Sandra Oh - Cristina Yang
James Pickens, Jr. - Richard Webber
Ellen Pompeo - Meredith Grey
Sara Ramirez - Callie Torres
Kate Walsh - Addison Montgomery Shepherd
Isaiah Washington - Preston Burke
Chandra Wilson - Miranda Bailey

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
THE OFFICE / NBC
Leslie David Baker - Stanley Hudson
Brian Baumgartner - Kevin Malone
Steve Carell - Michael Scott
David Denman - Roy Anderson
Jenna Fischer - Pam Beesly
Kate Flannery - Meredith Palmer
Melora Hardin - Jan Levinson
Mindy Kaling - Kelly Kapoor
Angela Kinsey - Angela Martin
John Krasinski - Jim Halpert
Paul Lieberstein - Toby Flenderson
B.J. Novak - Ryan Howard
Oscar Nunez - Oscar Martinez
Phyllis Smith - Phyllis Lapin
Rainn Wilson - Dwight Schrute

Screen Actors Guild Awards 43rd Annual Life Achievement Award
Julie Andrews