3rd Screen Actors Guild Awards
Awarded forOutstanding motion picture and primetime television performances
DateFebruary 22, 1997 (1997-02-22)
LocationShrine Auditorium
Los Angeles, California
CountryUnited States
Presented byScreen Actors Guild
First awarded1995
Websitewww.sagawards.org
Television/radio coverage
NetworkNBC

The 3rd Screen Actors Guild Awards, honoring the best achievements in film and television performances for the year 1996, took place on February 22, 1997. The ceremony was held at the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles, California, and was televised live by NBC. The nominees were announced on January 23, 1997.[1][2][3]

Winners and nominees

Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.

Geoffrey Rush, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role winner
Geoffrey Rush, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role winner
Frances McDormand, Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role winner
Frances McDormand, Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role winner
Cuba Gooding Jr., Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role winner
Cuba Gooding Jr., Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role winner
Lauren Bacall, Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role winner
Lauren Bacall, Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role winner
Alan Rickman, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie winner
Alan Rickman, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie winner
Kathy Bates, Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie winner
Kathy Bates, Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie winner
Dennis Franz, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series winner
Dennis Franz, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series winner
Gillian Anderson, Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series winner
Gillian Anderson, Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series winner
John Lithgow, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series winner
John Lithgow, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series winner
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series winner
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series winner

Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award

Film

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

Geoffrey RushShine as David Helfgott

Frances McDormandFargo as Marge Gunderson

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Cuba Gooding Jr.Jerry Maguire as Rodney "Rod" Tidwell

Lauren BacallThe Mirror Has Two Faces as Hannah Morgan

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

The Birdcage – Hank Azaria, Christine Baranski, Dan Futterman, Gene Hackman, Nathan Lane, Dianne Wiest, and Robin Williams

Television

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

Alan RickmanRasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny as Grigori Rasputin

Kathy BatesThe Late Shift as Helen Kushnick

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series

Dennis FranzNYPD Blue as Andy Sipowicz

Gillian AndersonThe X-Files as Dana Scully

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series

John Lithgow3rd Rock from the Sun as Dick Solomon

Julia Louis-DreyfusSeinfeld as Elaine Benes

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

ER – George Clooney, Anthony Edwards, Laura Innes, Julianna Margulies, Gloria Reuben, Eriq La Salle, Sherry Stringfield, and Noah Wyle

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

Seinfeld – Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, and Jerry Seinfeld

In Memoriam

It was presented a memorial to the SAG's members who died during last year:

References

  1. ^ King, Susan (24 January 1997). "SAG Award Nominations Include Surprises". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on 25 June 2017. Retrieved 25 June 2017.
  2. ^ "'Seinfeld,' 'ER' Casts Win Guild Awards". Los Angeles Times. 23 February 1997. Archived from the original on 25 June 2017. Retrieved 25 June 2017.
  3. ^ Johnson, Ted (23 February 1997). "'Birdcage' bunch wins SAG award". Variety. Archived from the original on 25 June 2017. Retrieved 25 June 2017.