1st Screen Actors Guild Awards

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1st Screen Actors Guild Awards
Inaugural Screen Actors Guild Awards
Screen Actors Guild Award trophy.png
The trophy of Screen Actors Guild Award
Awarded for Outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances
Date February 25, 1995 (1995-02-25)
Location Universal Studios, Stage 12
Country United States
First awarded 1995
Most awards Television: NYPD Blue, Seinfeld (2)
Most nominations

Film: Forrest Gump (4)

Television: Chicago Hope, Frasier, Mad About You, Picket Fences, Seinfeld (3)
Official website www.sagawards.org
Television/Radio coverage
Network NBC
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The Inaugural Screen Actors Guild Awards aired on NBC from Stage 12, Universal Studios, on February 25, 1995. Unveiled during this evening for the first time was the Guild’s new award statuette, The Actor, as well as the first awards for ensembles in drama series and comedy series which honor all of the actors who are the regulars in television series. From this auspicious beginning the Screen Actors Guild Awards® has been embraced as one of the most prestigious in the entertainment industry.[1]

Nominees and Recipients[edit]

Film[edit]

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

Tom HanksForrest Gump as Forrest Gump

Jodie FosterNell as Nell Kellty

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

Martin LandauEd Wood as Bela Lugosi

Dianne WiestBullets over Broadway as Helen Sinclair

Television[edit]

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

Raul JuliaThe Burning Season as Francisco "Chico" Mendes

Joanne WoodwardBreathing Lessons as Maggie Moran

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

Kathy BakerPicket Fences as Jill Brock

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

Jason AlexanderSeinfeld as George Costanza

Helen HuntMad About You as Jamie Buchman

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

NYPD BlueGordon Clapp, Dennis Franz, Sharon Lawrence, James McDaniel, Gail O'Grady, Jimmy Smits, and Nicholas Turturro

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

SeinfeldJason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, and Jerry Seinfeld

Multiple nominations[edit]

Films[edit]

Four films received multiple nominations.

Nominations Film
4
Forrest Gump
3 Pulp Fiction
2 Bullets over Broadway
The Shawshank Redemption

Television programs[edit]

Eight television programs received multiple nominations.

Nominations Program
3 Chicago Hope
Frasier
Mad About You
Picket Fences
Seinfeld
2 Murphy Brown
NYPD Blue
Roseanne

Multiple wins[edit]

Television programs[edit]

Two television programs received multiple wins.

Awards Program
2
NYPD Blue
Seinfeld

In Memoriam[edit]

During the telecast. it was presented a memorial with pay tribute to the dead actors in the last year: Claude Akins, Noah Beery, Jr., Sorrell Booke, Rossano Brazzi, Pat Buttram, John Candy, William Conrad, Joseph Cotten, Peter Cushing, Royal Dano, Tom Ewell, Frances Heflin, Raúl Juliá, Nancy Kelly, Burt Lancaster, Robert Lansing, Cameron Mitchell, Priscilla Morrill, Mildred Natwick, Harriet Nelson, George Peppard, Dack Rambo, Cesar Romero, Dick Sargent, Telly Savalas, Dinah Shore, Hal Smith, Lilia Skala, Lionel Stander, Woody Strode, Barry Sullivan, Jessica Tandy, Paula Trueman, Danitra Vance and Pedro Zamora

Life Achievement Award[edit]

  • Screen Actors Guild Awards 31st Annual Life Achievement Award:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Inaugural Screen Actors Guild Awards - 1995". Screen Actors Guild Awards. SAG-AFTRA. Retrieved 18 April 2015.