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SAG Awards Nominations: "The King's Speech" and "The Fighter" Earn Top Honors

Colin Firth as King George VI in "The King's Speech." Laurie Sparham/The Weinstein Company

NEW YORK (CBS/AP) The British monarchy drama "The King's Speech" and the boxing drama "The Fighter" lead the Screen Actors Guild Awards with four nominations each, among them honors for Colin Firth, Christian Bale and Helena Bonham Carter.

Firth was among best-actor nominees Thursday, along with Jeff Bridges ("True Grit"), Robert Duvall ("Get Low"), Jesse Eisenberg ("The Social Nework") and James Franco ("127 Hours").

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"The Fighter" star Mark Wahlberg missed out on a nomination in that category. His co-stars Bale, Amy Adams and Melissa Leo all earned supporting nominations.

Other nominees include best-actress favorites Annette Bening for the lesbian-family tale "The Kids Are All Right" and Natalie Portman for the ballet drama "Black Swan." They are up against Nicole Kidman for the grieving-parent drama "Rabbit Hole"; Jennifer Lawrence for the Ozarks crime yarn "Winter's Bone"; and Hilary Swank for the legal saga "Conviction."

Others nominated for supporting roles include "The King's Speech" costars Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush; Mila Kunis for "Black Swan"; Hailee Steinfeld for "True Grit"; and Jeremy Renner for "The Town."

"The Fighter" and "The King's Speech" are competing for SAG's overall cast performance prize, along with "Black Swan," "The Kids Are All Right" and "The Social Network."

On the TV side of the nominations, Emmy winner "Modern Family" leads with four nominations, including ones for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series and acting honors for Sofia Vergara, Ty Burrell and Ed O'Neill.

"Glee," "Mad Men" and "30 Rock" follow with three nominations each.

The 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will be handed out in a ceremony simulcast live coast-to-coast on TNT and TBS on Jan. 30 at 8 p.m EST from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

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