LOS ANGELES – The Screen Actors Guild presented its coveted Actor® statuette for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2009 at the “16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®”.
Attended by film and television’s leading actors, and held at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center, Sandra Bullock presented Betty White with Screen Actors Guild’s highest honor, the 46th Annual Life Achievement Award, following a filmed tribute.
Also honored with individual awards were Kevin Bacon, Alec Baldwin, Drew Barrymore, Tina Fey and Julianna Margulies for performances in television. Jeff Bridges, Sandra Bullock, Christoph Waltz and Mo’Nique received individual awards for performances in motion pictures.
Waltz was honored for his role as a ruthless Nazi in “Inglourious Basterds,” whilst Mo’Nique’s trophy came for her searing portrayal of an abusive mother in “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ By Sapphire.”
“Star Trek” and “24” received the Guild’s honors for outstanding performances by a stunt ensemble in film and television.
The 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards is a presentation of Jeff Margolis Productions in association with Screen Actors Guild Awards®, LLC.
Samantha Ofole-Prince is an entertainment journalist based in Los Angeles and can be reached on email@example.com
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