3rd Annual SAG Awards™ Nominees

FEBRUARY 22, 1997

- FOR PERFORMANCES IN 1996 -

(* Denotes recipient of Award)

THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role:

Tom Cruise - Jerry Maguire

Ralph Fiennes - The English Patient

Woody Harrelson - The People vs. Larry Flynt

*Geoffrey Rush - Shine

Billy Bob Thornton - Sling Blade

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role:

Brenda Blethyn - Secrets & Lies

Diane Keaton - Marvin's Room

*Frances McDormand - Fargo

Gena Rowlands - Unhook The Stars

Kristin Scott Thomas - The English Patient

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role:

Hank Azaria - The Birdcage

*Cuba Gooding, Jr. - Jerry Maguire

Nathan Lane - The Birdcage

William H. Macy - Fargo

Noah Taylor - Shine

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role:

*Lauren Bacall - The Mirror Has Two Faces

Juliette Binoche - The English Patient

Marisa Tomei - Unhook The Stars

Gwen Verdon - Marvin's Room

Renee Zellweger - Jerry Maguire

Outstanding Performance by a Cast:

*The Birdcage

The English Patient

Marvin's Room

Shine

Sling Blade

TELEVISION OR CABLE PROGRAMS:

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries:

Armand Assante - Gotti

Beau Bridges - Hidden In America

Robert Duvall - The Man Who Captured Eichmann

Ed Harris - Riders of the Purple Sage

*Alan Rickman - Rasputin

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries:

Anne Bancroft - The Homecoming

*Kathy Bates - The Late Shift

Stockard Channing - An Unexpected Family

Jena Malone - Bastard Out Of Carolina

Cicely Tyson - The Road to Galveston

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series George Clooney - ER

David Duchovny - The X-Files

Anthony Edwards - ER

*Dennis Franz - NYPD Blue

Jimmy Smits - NYPD Blue

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series

*Gillian Anderson - The X-Files

Kim Delaney - NYPD Blue

Christine Lahti - Chicago Hope

Della Reese - Touched By An Angel

Jane Seymour - Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series

Jason Alexander - Seinfeld

Kelsey Grammer - Frasier

*John Lithgow - 3rd Rock From The Sun

David Hyde Pierce - Frasier

Michael Richards - Seinfeld

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series

Christine Baranski - Cybill

Ellen DeGeneres - Ellen

Helen Hunt - Mad About You

Kristen Johnston - 3rd Rock From The Sun

*Julia Louis-Dreyfus - Seinfeld

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

Chicago Hope

*ER

Law & Order

NYPD Blue

The X-Files

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

3rd Rock From The Sun

Frasier

Mad About You

Remember WENN

*Seinfeld