The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
SAG-AFTRA presented its coveted Actor statuettes for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2014 at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in a lavish ceremony attended by film and television’s leading actors, held at the Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium. Honored with individual awards were Patricia Arquette, Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne and J.K. Simmons for performances in motion pictures and Uzo Aduba, Viola Davis, William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Mark Ruffalo and Kevin Spacey for performances in television. The Actor for a motion picture cast performance went this year to “Birdman”, while the Actors for television drama and comedy ensemble performances went to “Downton Abbey” and “Orange is the New Black”. Carrie Fisher presented her mother Debbie Reynolds with the union's highest honor, the 51st Annual Life Achievement Award, following a filmed salute. Liev Schreiber introduced a filmed “In Memoriam” tribute to the members lost in the past year. Prior to the televised ceremony, honorees for outstanding television and film stunt ensemble action performances were announced from the red carpet during the SAG Awards Red Carpet Pre-show. Celebrities dazzled on the red carpet with their unique style, extravagant jewels and designer outfits.