SAG Awards 2015 nominations list: Birdman paves path to Oscars with four nods

The Imitation Game and The Theory of Everything are also up for awards

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Eddie Redmayne, Benedict Cumberbatch, Felicity Jones and Rosamund Pike are among the stars nominated for Screen Actors Guild Awards this year.

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Now in their 21st year and voted for by more than 100,000 actors, the annual awards have often indicated who will take home the big prizes at the Golden Globes and Oscars.


Existential comedy Birdman leads the 2015 film shortlist with four nominations while coming-of-age story Boyhood, Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything and World War II drama The Imitation Game have three nods each.

The TV nominations are dominated by House of Cards, Game of Thrones, Modern Family and The Big Bang Theory, with Maggie Smith winning a nod for her role as the Dowager Countess in Downton Abbey.

The winners will be announced live from Los Angeles on Sunday 25 January.

SAG Awards nominations


Best Ensemble Cast



The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Imitation Game

The Theory of Everything


Best Actor

Steve Carell- Foxcatcher

Benedict Cumberbatch - The Imitation Game

Jake Gyllenhaal - Nightcrawler

Michael Keaton  - Birdman

Eddie Redmayne - The Theory of Everything


Best Actress

Jennifer Aniston - Cake

Felicity Jones - The Theory of Everything

Julianne Moore - Still Alice

Rosamund Pike - Gone Girl

Reese Witherspoon - Wild


Best Supporting Actor

Robert Duvall - The Judge

Ethan Hawke - Boyhood

Edward Norton - Birdman

Mark Ruffalo - Foxcatcher

JK Simmons - Whiplash


Best Supporting Actress

Patricia Arquette - Boyhood

Keira Knightley - The Imitation Game

Emma Stone - Birdman

Meryl Streep - Into the Woods

Naomi Watts - St. Vincent



Best Ensemble Cast (Drama)

Boardwalk Empire

Downton Abbey

Game of Thrones


House of Cards


Best Ensemble Cast (Comedy)

The Big Bang Theory

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Modern Family

Orange Is The New Black



Best Actor (Drama)

Steve Buscemi - Boardwalk Empire

Peter Dinklage - Game of Thrones

Woody Harrelson - True Detective

Matthew McConaughey - True Detective

Kevin Spacey - House of Cards


Best Actress (Drama)

Claire Danes - Homeland

Viola Davis - How To Get Away With Murder

Julianna Margulies - The Good Wife

Tatiane Maslany - Orphan Black

Maggie Smith - Downton Abbey

Robin Wright - House of Cards


Best Actor (Comedy)

Ty Burrell - Modern Family

Louis CK - Louie

William H Macy - Shameless

Jim Parsons - The Big Bang Theory

Eric Stonestreet - Modern Family


Best Actress (Comedy)

Uzo Aduba - Orange Is The New Black

Julie Bowen - Modern Family

Edie Falco - Nurse Jackie

Julia Louis-Dreyfus - Veep

Amy Poehler - Parks and Recreation


Best Actor (TV movie or miniseries)

Adrien Brody - Houdini

Benedict Cumberbatch - Sherlock: His Last Vow

Richard Jenkins - Oliver Kitteridge

Mark Ruffalo - The Normal Heart

Billy Bob Thornton - Fargo


Best Actress (TV movie or miniseries)

Ellen Burstyn - Flowers In The Attic

Maggie Gyllenhaal - The Honorable Woman

Frances McDormand - Olive Kitteridge

Julia Roberts - The Normal Heart

Cicely Tyson - The Trip To Bountiful