'The Help' Dominates SAG Awards Nominations

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The 18th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations were announced this morning by Regina King and Judy Greer, marking the start of awards season.

The Help was the most nominated film, scoring four Screen Actors Guild nominations, including the big one for Viola Davis for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actress in a Lead Role.

A number of A-list leading men also scored nominations, including Leonardo DiCaprio for J. Edgar, George Clooney for The Descendants and Brad Pitt for Moneyball.

On the television end, ensemble comedy Modern Family clearly dominated, with five nominations total.

The 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will be simulcast live nationally on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 8 p.m. from the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center.

Check out all the nominees below.

Film:

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role:

Demian Bichir for A Better Life

George Clooney for The Descendants

Leonardo DiCaprio for J. Edgar

Jean Dujardin for The Artist

Brad Pitt for Moneyball

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role:

Glenn Close for Albert Nobbs

Viola Davis for The Help

Meryl Streep for The Iron Lady

Tilda Swinton for We Need to Talk About Kevin

Michelle Williams for My Week with Marilyn

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role:

Kenneth Branagh for My Week with Marilyn

Armie Hammer for J. Edgar

Jonah Hill for Moneyball

Nick Nolte for Warrior

Christopher Plummer for Beginners

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role:

Berenice Bejo for The Artist

Jessica Chastain for The Help

Melissa McCarthy for Bridesmaids

Janet McTeer for Albert Nobbs

Octavia Spencer for The Help

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture:

The Artist

Bridesmaids

The Descendants

The Help

Midnight in Paris

Television:

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries:

Diane Lane for Cinema Verite

Maggie Smith for Downton Abbey

Emily Watson for Appropriate Adult

Betty White for Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Last Valentine

Kate Winslet for Mildred Pierce

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries:

Laurence Fishburne for Thurgood

Paul Giamatti for Too Big to Fail

Greg Kinnear for The Kennedys

Guy Pierce for Mildred Pierce

James Woods for Too Big to Fail

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series:

Julie Bowen for Modern Family

Edie Falco for Nurse Jackie

Tina Fey for 30 Rock

Sofia Vergara for Modern Family

Betty White for Hot in Cleveland

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series:

Alec Baldwin for 30 Rock

Ty Burrell for Modern Family

Steve Carell for The Office

Jon Cryer for Two and a Half Men

Eric Stonestreet for Modern Family

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series:

30 Rock

The Big Bang Theory

Glee

Modern Family

The Office

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series:

Kathy Bates for Harry's Law

Glenn Close for Damages

Jessica Lange for American Horror Story

Julianna Margulies for The Good Wife

Kyra Sedgwick for The Closer

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series:

Patrick J. Adams for Suits

Steve Buscemi for Boardwalk Empire

Kyle Chandler for Friday Night Lights

Bryan Cranston for Breaking Bad

Michael C. Hall for Dexter

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series:

Boardwalk Empire

Breaking Bad

Dexter

Game of Thrones

The Good Wife