1st Screen Actors Guild Awards
|1st Screen Actors Guild Awards|
|Inaugural Screen Actors Guild Awards|
|Awarded for||Outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances|
|Date||February 25, 1995|
|Location||Universal Studios, Stage 12
Los Angeles, California
|Most awards||Television: NYPD Blue, Seinfeld (2)|
Film: Forrest Gump (4)
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.
Nominees and Recipients
|Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role||Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role|
|Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role||Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role|
Four films received multiple nominations.
|2||Bullets over Broadway|
|The Shawshank Redemption|
Eight television programs received multiple nominations.
|Mad About You|
Two television programs received multiple wins.
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
- Screen Actors Guild Awards 31st Annual Life Achievement Award:
- "The Inaugural Screen Actors Guild Awards - 1995". Screen Actors Guild Awards. SAG-AFTRA. Retrieved 18 April 2015.