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`Doubt' Tops SAG Pack

The Roman Catholic drama "Doubt" leads contenders for the Screen Actors Guild Awards with five nominations, including honors for Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams and Viola Davis.

The announcement Thursday also includes a supporting-actor nomination for the late Heath Ledger, whose maniacal turn as the Joker in "The Dark Knight" has made him an Academy Awards front-runner.

Streep has a lead-actress nomination, while Hoffman, Adams and Davis are competing in supporting categories for "Doubt," a war-of-wills tale between an old-school nun and a progressive priest.

"Doubt" also has a nomination for overall cast performance, along with "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," "Frost/Nixon," "Milk" and "Slumdog Millionaire."

Nominees for the 15th annual Screen Actors Guild awards:


  • Richard Jenkins, "The Visitor"
  • Frank Langella, "Frost/Nixon"
  • Sean Penn, "Milk"
  • Brad Pitt, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
  • Mickey Rourke, "The Wrestler"


  • Anne Hathaway, "Rachel Getting Married"
  • Angelina Jolie, "Changeling"
  • Melissa Leo, "Frozen River"
  • Meryl Streep, "Doubt"
  • Kate Winslet, "Revolutionary Road"

Supporting actor:

  • Josh Brolin "Milk"
  • Robert Downey Jr., "Tropic Thunder"
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman, "Doubt"
  • Heath Ledger, "The Dark Knight"
  • Dev Patel, "Slumdog Millionaire"

Supporting actress:

  • Amy Adams, "Doubt"
  • Penelope Cruz, "Vicky Cristina Barcelona"
  • Viola Davis, "Doubt"
  • Taraji P. Henson, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
  • Kate Winslet, "The Reader"


  • "Doubt"
  • "Frost/Nixon"
  • "Milk,"
  • "Slumdog Millionaire"
  • "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"

Stunt ensemble:

  • "The Dark Knight"
  • "Hellboy II: The Golden Army"
  • "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull"
  • "Iron Man"
  • "Wanted"


Actor in a movie or miniseries

  • Ralph Fiennes, "Bernard and Doris"
  • Paul Giamatti, "John Adams"
  • Kevin Spacey, "Recount"
  • Kiefer Sutherland, "24: Redemption"
  • Tom Wilkinson, "John Adams"

      Actress in a movie or miniseries

      • Laura Dern, "Recount"
      • Laura Linney, "John Adams"
      • Shirley MacLaine, "Coco Chanel"
      • Phylicia Rashad, "A Raisin in the Sun"
      • Susan Sarandon; "Bernard and Doris"

      Actor in a drama series

      • Michael C. Hall, "Dexter"
      • Jon Hamm, "Mad Men"
      • Hugh Laurie, "House"
      • William Shatner, "Boston Legal"
      • James Spader, "Boston Legal"

      Actress in a drama series:

      • Sally Field, "Brothers & Sisters"
      • Mariska Hargitay, "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
      • Holly Hunter, "Saving Grace"
      • Elisabeth Moss, "Mad Men"
      • Kyra Sedgwick, "The Closer"

      Actor in a comedy series

      • Alec Baldwin, "30 Rock"
      • Steve Carell, "The Office"
      • David Duchovny, "Californication"
      • Jeremy Piven, "Entourage"
      • Tony Shalhoub, "Monk"

      Actress in a comedy series

      • Christina Applegate, "Samantha Who?"
      • America Ferrera, "Ugly Betty"
      • Tina Fey, "30 Rock"
      • Mary-Louise Parker, "Weeds"
      • Tracey Ullman, "Tracey Ullman's State of the Union"

      Drama series cast

      • "Boston Legal"
      • "Dexter,"
      • "House"
      • "Mad Men"
      • "The Closer"

      Comedy series cast

      • "30 Rock"
      • "Desperate Housewives"
      • "Entourage"
      • "The Office"
      • "Weeds"

      Stunt ensemble

      • "Friday Night Lights"
      • "Heroes"
      • "Prison Break"
      • "The Unit"
      • "The Closer"

      Lifetime Achievement: James Earl Jones.

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