5th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

Nominees announced: January 26, 1999

Ceremony: March 7, 1999

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The nominees for the 5th Annual Screen Actors Guild awards were announced January 26th, 1999. The winners, as presented March 7th, 1999:

Thanks to JMSTREEP for confirming nominee list and for complete winner coverage.

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Leading Role
Roberto Benigni, Life Is Beautiful (Miramax)

Other Nominees:
Ian McKellen, Gods And Monsters (Lions Gate)
Joseph Fiennes, Shakespeare In Love (Miramax)
Tom Hanks, Saving Private Ryan (Dreamworks)
Nick Nolte, Affliction (Lions Gate)

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Leading Role
Gwyneth Paltrow, Shakespeare In Love (Miramax)

Other Nominees:
Cate Blanchett, Elizabeth (Gramercy)
Jane Horrocks, Little Voice (Miramax)
Meryl Streep, One True Thing (Universal)
Emily Watson, Hilary And Jackie (October)

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Supporting Role
Robert Duvall, A Civil Action (Touchstone)

Other Nominees:
James Coburn, Affliction (Lions Gate)
David Kelly, Waking Ned Devine (Fox Searchlight)
Geoffrey Rush, Shakespeare In Love (Miramax)
Billy Bob Thornton, A Simple Plan (Paramount)

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Supporting Role
Kathy Bates, Primary Colors (Universal)

Other Nominees:
Brenda Blethyn, Little Voice (Miramax)
Judi Dench, Shakespeare In Love (Miramax)
Rachel Griffiths, Hilary And Jackie (October)
Lynn Redgrave, Gods And Monsters (Lions Gate)

Outstanding Performance By A Cast In A Theatrical Motion Picture
The cast of Shakespeare In Love (Miramax)
Ben Affleck, Simon Callow, Jim Carter, Martin Clunes, Judi Dench, Joseph Fiennes, Colin Firth, Gwyneth Paltrow, Geoffrey Rush, Antony Sher, Imelda Staunton, Tom Wilkinson, Mark Williams

Other Nominees:
The cast of Life Is Beautiful (Miramax)
Lydia Alfonsi, Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Sergio Bustric, Giustino Durano, Amerigo Fontani, Giuliana Lojodice

The cast of Little Voice (Miramax)
Annette Badland, Brenda Blethyn, Jim Broadbent, Michael Caine, Jane Horrocks, Philip Jackson, Ewan McGregor

The cast of Saving Private Ryan (Dreamworks)
Edward Burns, Matt Damon, Jeremy Davies, Vin Diesel, Adam Goldberg, Tom Hanks, Barry Pepper, Giovanni Ribisi, Tom Sizemore

The cast of Waking Ned Devine (Fox Searchlight)
Ian Bannen, Fionnula Flanagan, David Kelly, Susan Lynch, James Nesbitt

Life Achievement Award
Kirk Douglas

Alex Fung (aw220@freenet.carleton.ca)

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