2012 SAG awards nominations: 'The Help,' 'The Artist' lead the movie categories

the-help-sag.jpgThe nominations have been announced for the 18th annual Screen Actors Guild awards. "The Help" leads the movie nominations with four, though conspicuously absent is lead Emma Stone. French film "The Artist" is next with three nominations.

The full list of nominations are below. See all the nominees in our photo gallery here.

Outstanding Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Movie
Berenice Bejo, "The Artist"
Jessica Chastain, "The Help"
Melissa McCarthy, "Bridesmaids"
Janet McTeer, "Albert Nobbs"
Octavia Spencer, "The Help"

Outstanding Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Movie

Kenneth Branagh, "My Week With Marilyn"
Armie Hammer, "J. Edgar"
Jonah Hill, "Moneyball"
Nick Nolte, "Warrior"
Christopher Plummer, "Beginners"

Outstanding Female Actor in a Lead Role in a Movie
Glenn Close, "Albert Nobbs"
Viola Davis, "The Help"
Meryl Streep, "The Iron Lady"
Tilda Swinton, "We Need to Talk About Kevin"
Michelle Williams, "My Week with Marilyn"

Outstanding Male Actor in a Lead Role in a Movie

Demian Bichir, "A Better Life"
George Clooney, "The Descendants"
Leonardo DiCaprio, "J. Edgar"
Jean Dujardin, "The Artist"
Brad Pitt, "Moneyball"

Outstanding Cast in a Movie
"The Artist"
"Bridesmaids"
"The Descendants"
"The Help
"Midnight in Paris"

Outstanding Female Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries

Diane Lane, "Cinema Verite"
Maggie Smith, "Downton Abbey"
Emily Watson, "Appropriate Adult"
Betty White, "The Lost Valentine"
Kate Winslet, "Mildred Pierce"

Outstanding Male Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries
Laurence Fishburne, "Thurgood"
Paul Giamatti, "Too Big to Fail"
Greg Kinnear, "The Kennedys"
Guy Pearce, "Mildred Pierce"
James Woods, "Too Big to Fail"

Outstanding Female Actor in a TV Comedy Series
Julie Bowen, "Modern Family"
Edie Falco, "Nurse Jackie"
Tina Fey, "30 Rock"
Sofia Vergara, "Modern Family"
Betty White, "Hot in Cleveland"

Outstanding Male Actor in a TV Comedy Series
Alec Baldwin, "30 Rock"
Ty Burrell, "Modern Family"
Steve Carell, "The Office"
Jon Cryer, "Two and a Half Men"
Eric Stonestreet, "Modern Family"

Outstanding Ensemble in a TV Comedy Series

"30 Rock"
"The Big Bang Theory"
"Glee"
"Modern Family"
"The Office"

Outstanding Female Actor in a TV Drama Series
Kathy Bates, "Harry's Law"
Glenn Close, "Damages"
Jessica Lange, "American Horror Story"
Julianna Margulies, "The Good Wife"
Kyra Sedgwick, "The Closer"

Outstanding Male Actor in a TV Drama Series
Patrick J. Adams, "Suits"
Steve Buscemi, "Boardwalk Empire"
Kyle Chandler, "Friday Night Lights"
Bryan Cranston, "Breaking Bad"
Michael C. Hall, "Dexter"

Outstanding Ensemble in a TV Drama Series

"Boardwalk Empire"
"Breaking Bad"
"Dexter"
"Game of Thrones"
"The Good Wife"


The SAG awards air live Sunday, Jan 29 at 8 p.m. ET on TNT and TBS.

Photo/Video credit: DreamWorks SKG
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