BABEL, DREAMGIRLS, LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE, Leonardo Dicaprio and DAME Helen Mirren will lead the way at the Screen Actor's Guild Awards later this month.
The three films each earned three nominations, while DiCaprio and Mirren won two acting nominations - DiCaprio in the Best Actor category for BLOOD DIAMOND and as Best Supporting Actor for THE DEPARTED. Mirren was nominated as Best actress in the movie category for THE QUEEN and in the TV movie category for ELIZABETH I.
Other actors up for awards include Dreamgirls stars Eddie Murphy and JENNIFER HUDSON, Babel stars ADRIANA BARRAZA and RINKO KIKUCHI and Little Miss Sunshine actors Alan Arkin and Abigail Breslin.
A Lifetime Achievement award will presented to Julie Andrews at the SAG Award ceremony in Hollywood on 28 January (07). SAG winners traditionally go on to scoop prizes at the Academy Awards, held a month later.
The full list of nominees is as follows
THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role:
LEONARDO DICAPRIO - BLOOD DIAMOND
RYAN GOSLING - HALF NELSON
PETER O'TOOLE - VENUS
WILL SMITH - THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS
FOREST WHITAKER - THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role:
PENELOPE CRUZ - VOLVER
JUDI DENCH - NOTES ON A SCANDAL
HELEN MIRREN - THE QUEEN
MERYL STREEP - THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA
KATE WINSLET - LITTLE CHILDREN
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role:
ALAN ARKIN - LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE
LEONARDO DICAPRIO - THE DEPARTED
JACKIE EARLE HALEY - LITTLE CHILDREN
DJIMON HOUNSOU - BLOOD DIAMOND
EDDIE MURPHY - DREAMGIRLS
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role:
ADRIANA BARRAZA - BABEL
CATE BLANCHETT - NOTES ON A SCANDAL
ABIGAIL BRESLIN - LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE
JENNIFER HUDSON - DREAMGIRLS
RINKO KIKUCHI - BABEL
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture:
LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries:
THOMAS HADEN CHURCH - BROKEN TRAIL
ROBERT DUVALL - BROKEN TRAIL
JEREMY IRONS - ELIZABETH I
WILLIAM H MACY - NIGHTMARES + DREAMSCAPES
MATTHEW PERRY - THE RON CLARK STORY
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries:
ANNETTE BENING - MRS HARRIS
SHIRLEY JONES - HIDDEN PLACES
CLORIS LEACHMAN - MRS HARRIS
HELEN MIRREN - ELIZABETH I
GRETA SCACCHI - BROKEN TRAIL
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series:
JAMES GANDOLFINI - The Sopranos
MICHAEL C HALL - DEXTER
HUGH LAURIE - HOUSE
JAMES SPADER - Boston Legal
KIEFER SUTHERLAND - 24
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series:
PATRICIA ARQUETTE - MEDIUM
EDIE FALCO - THE SOPRANOS
MARISKA HARGITAY - LAW + ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT
KYRA SEDGWICK - THE CLOSER
CHANDRA WILSON - GREY'S ANATOMY
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series:
ALEC BALDWIN - 30 ROCK
STEVE CARELL - The Office
JASON LEE - MY NAME IS EAR
JEREMY PIVEN - ENTOURAGE
TONY SHALHOUB - MONK
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series:
AMERICA FERRERA - UGLY BETTY
FELICITY HUFFMAN - Desperate Housewives
JULIA LOUIS-DREYFUS - THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE
MEGAN MULLALLY - WILL + GRACE
MARY-LOUISE PARKER - WEEDS
JAIME PRESSLY - MY NAME IS EARL
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series:
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series:
Screen Actors Guild Awards 43rd Annual Life Achievement Award: JULIE ANDREWS.
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