During the award ceremony, Owens said, "Somewhere in the middle of the road of my life I found myself in the dark wood of unemployment and debt, but instead of switching careers like a sane person I took a job at a local Trader Joe's to see if I could hang in there with my career and it's actually worked out pretty well". That is what we went to work with every day because we knew. that we had something special that we wanted to give the world.
"My answer to that is to be young, gifted and black", he added, referencing the classic Nina Simone song of the same name. The actor offered a passionate response to the most-asked questions castmembers received while promoting the film. Mahershala Ali took home the award for best male supporting actor for his role in Green Book.
With the eyes of his peers on him, Alan Alda shed light on the craft of acting the way only a legend could while accepting his SAG Lifetime Achievement Award.
"Guys. That truly has blown my slicked hair back", said Blunt, who praised her husband and A Quiet Place director John Krasinski as a "stunning filmmaker".
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"This is Us", on Comcast Corp's NBC, won best ensemble cast for a television drama. It won best ensemble in a comedy series, as well as individual honors Rachel Brosnahan and Tony Shalhoub, whose win was a surprise in a category that included Bill Hader ("Barry") and Michael Douglas ("The Kominsky Method").
Tom Hanks will be on hand to present his fellow actor with the SAG Life Achievement Award. TNT and TBS subscribers can also watch live using the networks' websites, mobile apps, and connected device apps (Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire). "Actors can help, a little, just by doing what we do".
Best actor went to Jason Bateman for Ozark, with Sandra Oh honoured with best actress for Killing Eve. He was among the performers who began the show with the SAG Awards' typical "I am an actor" testimony.
That scenario could repeat itself this year as SAG snubbed some of the best picture candidates in the ensemble category, including Spanish-language drama "Roma", British period comedy "The Favourite" and Golden Globe best comedy victor "Green Book".
Only one film in the last 23 years has won the prestigious best picture Oscar without being nominated for SAG's ensemble prize.