SAG Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
The 2021 recipient: Daniel Kaluuya
Awarded forOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
LocationLos Angeles, California
Presented bySAG-AFTRA
First awardedMartin Landau for Ed Wood (1994)
Currently held byDaniel Kaluuya for Judas and the Black Messiah (2020)
Websitesagawards.org

The Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture is an award given by the Screen Actors Guild to honor the finest acting achievements in film.

Winners and nominees

Martin Landau won for his portrayal of Bela Lugosi in Ed Wood (1994)
Martin Landau won for his portrayal of Bela Lugosi in Ed Wood (1994)
Cuba Gooding Jr. won for his performance in Jerry Maguire (1996)
Cuba Gooding Jr. won for his performance in Jerry Maguire (1996)
Robin Williams won for his performance in Good Will Hunting (1997)
Robin Williams won for his performance in Good Will Hunting (1997)
Robert Duvall won for his performance in A Civil Action (1998)
Robert Duvall won for his performance in A Civil Action (1998)
Ian McKellen won for his performance as Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Tim Robbins won for his performance in Mystic River (2003)
Tim Robbins won for his performance in Mystic River (2003)
Morgan Freeman won for his performance in Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Morgan Freeman won for his performance in Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Javier Bardem won for his performance as Anton Chigurh in No Country for Old Men (2007)
Javier Bardem won for his performance as Anton Chigurh in No Country for Old Men (2007)
Heath Ledger won posthumously for his performance as The Joker in The Dark Knight (2008)
Heath Ledger won posthumously for his performance as The Joker in The Dark Knight (2008)
Christoph Waltz won for his performance as Col. Hans Landa in Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Christoph Waltz won for his performance as Col. Hans Landa in Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Christian Bale won for his portrayal of Dicky Eklund in The Fighter (2010)
Christian Bale won for his portrayal of Dicky Eklund in The Fighter (2010)
Christopher Plummer won for his performance in Beginners (2011)
Christopher Plummer won for his performance in Beginners (2011)
Mahershala Ali won twice for his roles in Moonlight (2016) and Green Book (2018)
Mahershala Ali won twice for his roles in Moonlight (2016) and Green Book (2018)

Legend:

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1990s

Year Nominee Film Role
1994

(1st)

Martin Landau Ed Wood Bela Lugosi
Samuel L. Jackson Pulp Fiction Jules Winnfield
Chazz Palminteri Bullets over Broadway Cheech
Gary Sinise Forrest Gump Lt. Dan Taylor
John Turturro Quiz Show Herb Stempel
1995

(2nd)

Ed Harris Apollo 13 Gene Kranz
Kevin Bacon Murder in the First Henri Young
Kenneth Branagh Othello Iago
Don Cheadle Devil in a Blue Dress Mouse Alexander
Kevin Spacey The Usual Suspects Roger "Verbal" Kint
1996

(3rd)

Cuba Gooding Jr. Jerry Maguire Rod Tidwell
Hank Azaria The Birdcage Agador Spartacus
Nathan Lane Albert Goldman
William H. Macy Fargo Jerry Lundegaard
Noah Taylor Shine David Helfgott – Adolescent
1997

(4th)

Robin Williams Good Will Hunting Sean Maguire
Billy Connolly Mrs Brown John Brown
Anthony Hopkins Amistad John Quincy Adams
Greg Kinnear As Good as It Gets Simon Bishop
Burt Reynolds Boogie Nights Jack Horner
1998

(5th)

Robert Duvall A Civil Action Jerome Facher
James Coburn Affliction Glen Whitehouse
David Kelly Waking Ned Devine Michael O'Sullivan
Geoffrey Rush Shakespeare in Love Philip Henslowe
Billy Bob Thornton A Simple Plan Jacob Mitchell
1999

(6th)

Michael Caine The Cider House Rules Dr. Wilbur Larch
Chris Cooper American Beauty Col. Frank Fitts
Tom Cruise Magnolia Frank T.J. Mackey
Michael Clarke Duncan The Green Mile John Coffey
Haley Joel Osment The Sixth Sense Cole Sear

2000s

Year Nominee Film Role
2000

(7th)

Albert Finney Erin Brockovich Edward L. Masry
Jeff Bridges The Contender President Jackson Evans
Willem Dafoe Shadow of the Vampire Max Schreck
Gary Oldman The Contender Shelly Runyon
Joaquin Phoenix Gladiator Commodus
2001

(8th)

Ian McKellen The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Gandalf
Jim Broadbent Iris John Bayley
Hayden Christensen Life as a House Sam Monroe
Ethan Hawke Training Day Jake Hoyt
Ben Kingsley Sexy Beast Don Logan
2002

(9th)

Christopher Walken Catch Me If You Can Frank Abagnale Sr.
Chris Cooper Adaptation. John Laroche
Ed Harris The Hours Richard Brown
Alfred Molina Frida Diego Rivera
Dennis Quaid Far from Heaven Frank Whitaker
2003

(10th)

Tim Robbins Mystic River Dave Boyle
Alec Baldwin The Cooler Shelly Kaplow
Chris Cooper Seabiscuit Tom Smith
Benicio del Toro 21 Grams Jack Jordan
Ken Watanabe The Last Samurai Lord Moritsugu Katsumoto
2004

(11th)

Morgan Freeman Million Dollar Baby Eddie "Scrap-Iron" Dupris
Thomas Haden Church Sideways Jack Cole
Jamie Foxx Collateral Maxine Gray
James Garner The Notebook Old Noah Calhoun
Freddie Highmore Finding Neverland Peter Llewelyn Davies
2005

(12th)

Paul Giamatti Cinderella Man Joe Gould
Don Cheadle Crash Det. Graham Waters
George Clooney Syriana Bob Barnes
Matt Dillon Crash Sgt. John Ryan
Jake Gyllenhaal Brokeback Mountain Jack Twist
2006

(13th)

Eddie Murphy Dreamgirls James "Thunder" Early
Alan Arkin Little Miss Sunshine Edwin Hoover
Leonardo DiCaprio The Departed William "Billy" Costigan, Jr.
Jackie Earle Haley Little Children Ronald "Ronnie" McGorvey
Djimon Hounsou Blood Diamond Solomon Vandy
2007

(14th)

Javier Bardem No Country for Old Men Anton Chigurh
Casey Affleck The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford Robert Ford
Hal Holbrook Into the Wild Ron Franz
Tommy Lee Jones No Country for Old Men Ed Tom Bell
Tom Wilkinson Michael Clayton Arthur Edens
2008

(15th)

Heath Ledger (posthumous) The Dark Knight The Joker
Josh Brolin Milk Dan White
Robert Downey Jr. Tropic Thunder Kirk Lazarus
Philip Seymour Hoffman Doubt Father Brendan Flynn
Dev Patel Slumdog Millionaire Jamal Malik
2009

(16th)

Christoph Waltz Inglourious Basterds Col. Hans Landa
Matt Damon Invictus Francois Pienaar
Woody Harrelson The Messenger Captain Tony Stone
Christopher Plummer The Last Station Leo Tolstoy
Stanley Tucci The Lovely Bones George Harvey

2010s

Year Nominee Film Role
2010

(17th)

Christian Bale The Fighter Dicky Eklund
John Hawkes Winter's Bone Teardrop Dolly
Jeremy Renner The Town James "Jem" Coughlin
Mark Ruffalo The Kids Are All Right Paul Hatfield
Geoffrey Rush The King's Speech Lionel Logue
2011

(18th)

Christopher Plummer Beginners Hal Fields
Kenneth Branagh My Week with Marilyn Laurence Olivier
Armie Hammer J. Edgar Clyde Tolson
Jonah Hill Moneyball Peter Brand
Nick Nolte Warrior Paddy Conlon
2012

(19th)

Tommy Lee Jones Lincoln Thaddeus Stevens
Alan Arkin Argo Lester Siegel
Javier Bardem Skyfall Raoul Silva
Robert De Niro Silver Linings Playbook Patrizio "Pat" Solitano, Sr.
Philip Seymour Hoffman The Master Lancaster Dodd
2013

(20th)

Jared Leto Dallas Buyers Club Rayon
Barkhad Abdi Captain Phillips Abduwali Muse
Daniel Brühl Rush Niki Lauda
Michael Fassbender 12 Years a Slave Edwin Epps
James Gandolfini (posthumous) Enough Said Albert
2014

(21st)

J. K. Simmons Whiplash Terrence Fletcher
Robert Duvall The Judge Judge Joseph Palmer
Ethan Hawke Boyhood Mason Evans Sr.
Edward Norton Birdman Mike Shiner
Mark Ruffalo Foxcatcher Dave Schultz
2015

(22nd)

Idris Elba Beasts of No Nation Commandant
Christian Bale The Big Short Michael Burry
Mark Rylance Bridge of Spies Rudolf Abel
Michael Shannon 99 Homes Rick Carver
Jacob Tremblay Room Jack Newsome
2016

(23rd)

Mahershala Ali Moonlight Juan
Jeff Bridges Hell or High Water Marcus Hamilton
Hugh Grant Florence Foster Jenkins St. Clair Bayfield
Lucas Hedges Manchester by the Sea Patrick Chandler
Dev Patel Lion Saroo Brierley
2017

(24th)

Sam Rockwell Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Jason Dixon
Steve Carell Battle of the Sexes Bobby Riggs
Willem Dafoe The Florida Project Bobby Hicks
Woody Harrelson Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Sheriff William Willoughby
Richard Jenkins The Shape of Water Giles
2018

(25th)

Mahershala Ali Green Book Don Shirley
Timothée Chalamet Beautiful Boy Nic Sheff
Adam Driver BlacKkKlansman Detective Philip "Flip" Zimmerman
Sam Elliott A Star Is Born Bobby Maine
Richard E. Grant Can You Ever Forgive Me? Jack Hock
2019

(26th)

Brad Pitt Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Cliff Booth
Jamie Foxx Just Mercy Walter McMillian
Tom Hanks A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Fred Rogers
Al Pacino The Irishman Jimmy Hoffa
Joe Pesci Russell Bufalino

2020s

Year Nominee Film Role
2020

(27th)

Daniel Kaluuya Judas and the Black Messiah Fred Hampton
Sacha Baron Cohen The Trial of the Chicago 7 Abbie Hoffman
Chadwick Boseman (posthumous) Da 5 Bloods Norman Earl Holloway
Jared Leto The Little Things Albert Sparma
Leslie Odom Jr. One Night in Miami... Sam Cooke

Superlatives

Superlative Leading Actor Supporting Actor Overall
Actor with most awards Daniel Day-Lewis 3 Mahershala Ali 2 Daniel Day-Lewis 3
Actor with most nominations Leonardo DiCaprio, Denzel Washington 5 Chris Cooper 3 Leonardo DiCaprio 6
Actor with most nominations without ever winning George Clooney, Ryan Gosling, Viggo Mortensen 3 George Clooney 4
Film with most nominations The Shawshank Redemption 2 The Birdcage, The Contender, Crash, The Irishman, No Country for Old Men, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri 2 Several films* 2
Oldest winner Denzel Washington
(Fences, 2017)
62 Christopher Plummer
(Beginners, 2012)
82 Christopher Plummer
(Beginners, 2012)
82
Oldest nominee Anthony Hopkins
(The Father, 2021)
83 Robert Duvall
(The Judge, 2015)
83 Robert Duvall
(The Judge, 2015)
83
Youngest winner Nicolas Cage
(Leaving Las Vegas, 1996)
32 Heath Ledger
(The Dark Knight, 2009)
28 Heath Ledger
(The Dark Knight, 2009)
28
Youngest nominee Jamie Bell
(Billy Elliot, 2001)
14 Jacob Tremblay
(Room, 2016)
9 Jacob Tremblay
(Room, 2016)
9
* 12 Years a Slave, Affliction, As Good as It Gets, The Birdcage, Birdman, BlacKkKlansman, Captain Phillips, The Contender, Crash, Dallas Buyers Club, Forrest Gump, Foxcatcher, Good Will Hunting, Green Book, The Irishman, Jerry Maguire, The King's Speech, Lincoln, Manchester by the Sea, Moneyball, No Country for Old Men, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Pulp Fiction, The Shawshank Redemption, Silver Linings Playbook, A Star is Born, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Multiple winners

Two awards

Multiple nominees

Note: Winners are indicated in bold type.

Two nominations
Three nominations

See also