Screen Actors Guild presented its coveted Actor® statuette for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2008 at the 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® in ceremonies attended by film and television's leading actors, held Sunday, Jan. 25, at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. The 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® was simulcast by TNT and TBS at 8 p.m., ET/PT, 7 p.m. CT and 6 p.m. MT

The honorees were selected by the approximately 100,000 active members of the Screen Actors Guild nationwide.

Forest Whitaker presented James Earl Jones with Screen Actors Guild's highest honor, the 45th Annual Life Achievement Award, following a filmed tribute.

Honored with individual awards were Sean Penn, Meryl Streep, Heath Ledger and Kate Winslet for performances in motion pictures and Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Hugh Laurie, Sally Field, Alec Baldwin and Tina Fey for performances in television. Screen Actors Guild originated awards for the outstanding performances by a motion picture cast and by television comedy and drama ensembles. The Actor® for a motion picture cast performance went this year to Slumdog Millionaire, while the Actors® for television comedy and drama ensemble performances went this year to 30 Rock and Mad Men. Screen Actors Guild's honors for outstanding performances by a stunt ensemble in film and television were awarded to The Dark Knight and Heroes.

Evan Rachel Wood introduced a filmed salute to performances that were "Trailblazers" either in their casting or subject matter.

The complete list of recipients of the 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® follows.

Next year's 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will be simulcast on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010 on TNT and TBS from the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center

15th ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS® RECIPIENTS

THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

SEAN PENN Harvey Milk Milk Focus Features

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

MERYL STREEP Sister Aloysius Beauvier Doubt Miramax Films

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

HEATH LEDGER Joker The Dark Knight Warner Bros. Pictures

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

KATE WINSLET Hanna Schmitz The Reader The Weinstein Company

Outstanding Performance by the Cast of a Motion Picture

Slumdog Millionaire Fox Searchlight Pictures

RUBINA ALI Youngest Latika

TANAY HEMANT CHHEDA Middle Jamal

ASHUTOSH LOBO GAJIWALA Middle Salim

AZHARUDDIN MOHAMMED ISMAIL Youngest Salim

ANIL KAPOOR Prem

IRRFAN KHAN Police Inspector

AYUSH MAHESH KHEDEKAR Youngest Jamal

TANVI GANESH LONKAR Middle Latika

MADHUR MITTAL Oldest Salim

DEV PATEL Older Jamal

FREIDA PINTO Older Latika

PRIMETIME TELEVISION

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

PAUL GIAMATTI John Adams John Adams HBO

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

LAURA LINNEY Abigail Adams John Adams HBO

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series

HUGH LAURIE Gregory House House FOX

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series

SALLY FIELD Nora Walker Brothers & Sisters ABC

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series

ALEC BALDWIN Jack Donaghy 30 Rock NBC

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

30 Rock NBC

SCOTT ADSIT Pete Hornberger

ALEC BALDWIN Jack Donaghy

KATRINA BOWDEN Cerie

TINA FEY Liz Lemon

JUDAH FRIEDLANDER Frank Rossitano

JANE KRAKOWSKI Jenna Maroney

JACK McBRAYER Kenneth Parcell

TRACY MORGAN Tracy Jordan

MAULIK PANCHOLY Jonathan

KEITH POWELL Toofer

SAG HONORS FOR STUNT ENSEMBLES

Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture

The Dark Knight (Warner Bros. Pictures)

WADE ALLEN

RICK AVERY

DEAN BAILEY

RICHARD BURDEN

FRANK CALZAVARA

MARK CHADWICK

BRIAN CHRISTENSEN

GEORGE COTTLE

TOBIASZ DASKIEWICZ

JUSTO DIEGUEZ

MARIE FINK

JEAN-PIERRE GOY

MARK HARPER

ADAM HART

JAMES HEISNER

SY HOLLANDS

TERRY JACKSON

PAUL JENNINGS

LUKE KEARNEY

MATT LeFEVOUR

RICK LeFEVOUR

TOM LOWELL

TONY LUCKEN

DANIEL MALDONADO

JON MALDONADO

JAMES MAMMOSER

KEVIN MATHEWS

TOM McCOMAS

TIM McHENRY

NATALIE M. MEYER

RICK MILLER

MARK MOTTRAM

CHRIS NOLTE

ANDY NORMAN

CARL PAOLI

LINDA PERLIN

BRIAN PETERS

SCOTT PHILYAW

BUSTER REEVES

KEN REMER

RICHARD RYAN

JEFF SHANNON

KEVIN SORENSEN

JODI STARNES

TOM STRUTHERS

TODD ROGERS TERRY

JIM WILKEY

RICH WILKIE

Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series

Heroes (NBC)

ROBERT ALONZO

HEATHER ARTHUR

ALLISON CAETANO

CHRIS CARNEL

DANE FARWELL

TIM GILBERT

TROY GILBERT

RYAN JAMES HAPPY

CHRIS HOWELL

HORACE KNIGHT

WILL LEONG

JIM LEWIS

RICK MARCUS

AUSTIN PRIESTER

SIMON RHEE

MARK RICCARDI

PAT ROMANO

SPIKE SILVER

LEE SMITH

ERIK STABENAU

NANCY THURSTON

XUYEN "SAMMY" VALDIVIA

MARK WAGNER

MARCUS YOUNG

Screen Actors Guild Awards 45th Annual Life Achievement Award

James Earl Jones

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