Stunt Performers from “Inception” and “True Blood” are Recipients of Screen Actors Guild’s Honors for Film and Television Stunt Ensembles
LOS ANGELES (January 30, 2011) - The stunt performers and coordinators from “Inception” and “True Blood” are recipients of this year’s Screen Actors Guild honors for Outstanding Performance by Film and Television Stunt Ensembles, it was announced today from the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® red carpet by Screen Actors Guild Awards Committee Chair JoBeth Williams and Screen Actors Guild President Ken Howard. The announcement was made on the live SAG Awards® red carpet pre-show webcast on tnt.tv and tbs.com which streams until 8:00 p.m. (ET) / 5:00 p.m. (PT).
Screen Actors Guild Stunt Ensemble Honors commend work within the stunt community during 2010 and recognize stunt performers and coordinators. Nominees that were chosen by their respective SAG Awards® film and television nominating committees — each consisting of 2,100 SAG members from around the country, randomly selected anew each year — were announced on Dec. 16, 2010. Balloting procedures to choose the final recipients were sent to the nearly 100,000 eligible voting members of Screen Actors Guild on Dec. 30. Voting closed on Friday, Jan. 28 at noon PT. Results were sealed by the Guild’s official election teller until Williams and Howard announced them on the SAG Awards red carpet. The recipients are:
Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
INCEPTION (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Danny Le Boyer
Richard L. Bucher
Terry J. Leonard
Diana R. Lupo
Rex J. Reddick
Melissa R. Stubbs
Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series
TRUE BLOOD (HBO)
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