11:16 PM CST, January 27, 2013
Ben Affleck's "Argo," a drama about the Iranian hostage crisis, won the highest acting honor Sunday night at the 19th Screen Actors Guild Awards. The CIA thriller, which won best ensemble cast, also won the directing honor at the Golden Globe Awards two weeks ago and the best picture award at the Producer's Guild Awards on Saturday night. Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln," the musical epic "Les Miserables" and the romantic comedy "Silver Linings Playbook" dominated the 2013 Screen Actors Guild Award nominations with four nominations apiece.
"Lincoln's" Daniel Day-Lewis won the best male actor award and Jennifer Lawrence of the quirky dramedy "Silver Linings Playbook" won best female actress. Tommy Lee Jones of "Lincoln" and Anne Hathaway of the musical "Les Miserables" won in the supporting actor categories.
On the TV side, British import "Downton Abbey" took the prize for ensemble cast in a television drama series and the cast of the ABC show "Modern Family" won in the comedy category.
Bryan Cranston, who was part of the "Argo" cast, took best actor in a drama series for "Breaking Bad." "Homeland's" Claire Danes followed her Golden Globe Award win with another win at the SAG Awards for dramatic actress in a TV series.
As for comedy, it was a good night for "30 Rock." The show, about to conclude its seventh and final season, received acting honors for its stars, Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin.
Dick Van Dyke was also awarded the guild's Life Achievement Award.
The complete list of nominees follows.