It was a starry night at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on January 29th, 2012, as we witnessed the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Award.

Inaugurated in 1995, the Screen Actors Guild Award has since established itself as one of the industry’s most prized honors.




And in this year’s award ceremony, we witnessed Jean Dujardin and Viola Davis walking home with the outstanding male and female performance awards in a leading role (for the movie “The Artist” and “The Help” respectively).

Other award recipients include Christopher Plummer and Octavia Spencer (for best supporting actor and actress), Alec Baldwin and Betty White (for outstanding performance in a comedy series), as well as Mary Tyler Moore (who received the Lifetime Achievement Award).

Here’s a list of all the award winners during the ceremony:

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Supporting Role: Christopher Plummer, Beginners

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Supporting Role: Octavia Spencer, The Help

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Comedy Series: Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Comedy Series: Betty White, Hot In Cleveland

Outstanding Performance By An Ensemble In A Comedy Series: Modern Family

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Television Movie Or Miniseries: Kate Winslet, Mildred Pierce

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Television Movie Or Miniseries: Paul Giamatti, Too Big to Fail

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Drama Series: Jessica Lange, American Horror Story

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Drama Series: Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire

Outstanding Performance By An Ensemble In A Drama Series: Boardwalk Empire

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Leading Role: Jean Dujardin, The Artist

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Leading Role: Viola Davis, The Help

Outstanding Performance By A Cast In A Motion Picture: The Help

Outstanding Performance By A Stunt Ensemble In A Motion Picture: Harry Potter and the Deahtly Hallows: Part II

Outstanding Performance By A Stunt Ensemble In A Television Series: Game of Thrones
 
 
And here are some photographs that were taken during the event for your visual pleasure:
 


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