Heath Ledger, Kate Winslet and Slumdog bag SAG Awards

January 26th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI  

Gary Oldman

Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Heath Ledger, Kate Winslet and Slumdog Millionaire shone again at the 2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.

Ledger, who died form an accidental prescription drug overdose on January 22 last year, won yet another posthumous award for his role in The Dark Knight.

The SAG award for the best supporting actor was accepted by his co-star Gary Oldman on his behalf.

Kate Winslet bagged the award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role for The Reader.

Both actors recently received the Golden Globe award in the same categories on Jan 11, reports People.

However it was Slumdog Millionarethe story of an Indian boy making a fortune in a reality showthat swept off the gong for Outstanding Performance By A Cast In A Motion Picture.

While Sean Penn was named the best actor for his performance in Milk, it was Meryl Streep who took home the gong for Best Actress in a motion picture for her role in Doubt.

As far as television awards are concerned, Alec Baldwin accepted the award for outstanding performance by a male actor in a comedy series for 30 Rock, and Tina Fey won the award for outstanding performance by a female actor in 30 Rock.

Sally Field has accepted the award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series for Brothers and Sisters.

House star Hugh Laurie won outstanding performance by a male actor in a drama series.

The Screen Actors Guild is the nation’’s largest labour union representing working actors. (ANI)

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