Boardwalk Empire and The King's Speechtopped Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards, each winning two statuettes, as the British drama picked up more momentum for the Oscars.
Boardwalk went two-for-two: Steve Buscemi won TV drama actor and the cast won drama ensemble.
The Good Wife's Julianna Margulies, already SAG's winningest performer, won her eighth award, repeating as TV drama actress. It is her fourth win in the category; she was previously honored for her work on ER.In the comedy races, 30 Rock's Alec Baldwin five-peated in actor and remains undefeated in the category, while Betty White (Hot in Cleveland) won her first SAG for actress.The cast of Modern Family won comedy ensemble. The show has now swept all the guild awards this season, earning Producers Guild and Directors Guild honors earlier this month.
The ABC sitcom's feat was matched by The King's Speech. Also already a PGA and DGA winner, the film added an ensemble win to its haul. Star Colin Firth won best actor.Firth's fellow Oscar front-runners Natalie Portman (Black Swan), Christian Bale (The Fighter) and Melissa Leo (The Fighter) all picked up statuettes as well.
Ernest Borgnine received the Life Achievement Award.
Drama Actor: Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
: Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Comedy Actress: Betty White, Hot in Cleveland
TV Movie/Miniseries Actor:
Al Pacino, You Don't Know Jack
TV Movie/Miniseries Actress
: Claire Danes, Temple Grandin
: The King's Speech
Colin Firth, The King's SpeechLead Actress: Natalie Portman, Black SwanSupporting Actor: Christian Bale, The FighterSupporting Actress: Melissa Leo, The Fighter