The 27th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG Awards 2021) is done and dusted, and it looks like Netflix is this year’s big winner. The ceremony, which took place on 4 April 2021, was also affected by the pandemic, causing major changes to the presentation.

The SAG Awards 2021 cut down its duration to 60 minutes instead of the usual two hours. The show was entirely pre-recorded; there was no red carpet and no host.

Announcements were made in 15 categories including films and television. For the first time in SAG’s history, persons of colour won the top four acting honours. Korean actress Youn Yuh-jung, who won the award for best female actor for her supporting role in Minari, became the first Asian and the first Asian woman to win in any individual SAG motion picture category.

Interestingly, last year, all of SAG’s acting winners took home the Academy Award as well. Overall, Netflix was the major victor scoring wins for its movies and TV shows, including The Queen’s Gambit, Ozark and The Crown.

Below is the complete list of winners of the SAG Awards 2021.

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Trial of the Chicago 7 (Image: Netflix)

Da 5 Bloods
The Trial of the Chicago 7
One Night in Miami
Minari
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role in a Motion Picture
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Chadwick Boseman in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (Image: Netflix)

Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Anthony Hopkins, The Father
Riz Ahmed, Sound of Metal
Steven Yeun, Minari
Gary Oldman, Mank

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role in a Motion Picture

Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman
Amy Adams, Hillbilly Elegy
Vanessa Kirby, Pieces of a Woman
Viola Davis, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Frances McDormand, Nomadland

Outstanding Performance by a Ensemble in a Drama Series
The Crown
The Crown (Image: Netflix)

Better Call Saul
Bridgerton
The Crown
Lovecraft Country
Ozark

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series

Josh O’Connor, The Crown
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Jason Bateman, Ozark
Regé-Jean Page, Bridgerton
Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series

Emma Corrin, The Crown
Gillian Anderson, The Crown
Olivia Colman, The Crown
Laura Linney, Ozark
Julia Garner, Ozark

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
SAG Awards 2021 Minari
Youn Yuh-jung in Minari (Image credit: IMDb)

Youn Yuh-Jung, Minari
Helena Zengel, News of the World
Olivia Colman, The Father
Glenn Close, Hillbilly Elegy
Maria Bakalova, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Daniel Kaluuya, Judas and the Black Messiah
Chadwick Boseman, Da 5 Bloods
Leslie Odom Jr., One Night in Miami
Sacha Baron Cohen, The Trial of the Chicago 7
Jared Leto, The Little Things

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
The cast of Schitt’s Creek (Image: Netflix)

Dead to Me
The Flight Attendant
The Great
Schitt’s Creek
Ted Lasso

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series

Kaley Cuoco, The Flight Attendant
Annie Murphy, Schitt’s Creek
Christina Applegate, Dead to Me
Linda Cardellini, Dead to Me
Catherine O’Hara, Schitt’s Creek

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series

Jason Sudeikis, Ted Lasso
Nicholas Hoult, The Great
Dan Levy, Schitt’s Creek
Ramy Youssef, Ramy
Eugene Levy, Schitt’s Creek

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series
The Queen’s Gambit (Image: Netflix)

Nicole Kidman, The Undoing
Anya Taylor-Joy, The Queen’s Gambit
Cate Blanchett, Mrs. America
Michaela Coel, I May Destroy You
Kerry Washington, Little Fires Everywhere

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series

Hugh Grant, The Undoing
Bill Camp, The Queen’s Gambit
Daveed Diggs, Hamilton
Mark Ruffalo, I Know This Much Is True
Ethan Hawke, The Good Lord Bird

Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
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Wonder Woman 1984 (Image: Warner Bros.)

Da 5 Bloods
Mulan
News of the World
The Trial of the Chicago 7
Wonder Woman 1984

Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series

The Mandalorian
The Boys
Lovecraft Country
Westworld
Cobra Kai

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