SAG Awards 2016: All the night's big winners

We definitely learned a few things during the 2016 SAG Awards. First, the 14-pound statue makes a great weight – or so demonstrated Queen Latifah, who did a few bicep curls before making a gracious speech after winner for her work in Bessie. Also, Idris Elba became quite the pro at navigating his way from his seat to the stage after winning two awards, one for his performance as a warlord in Beasts of No Nation and another for the title role in the hit BBC series Luther.

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Idris Elba was one of the night's biggest winners. Photo: © Getty Images

On his third trip to the stage to present the Netflix film in which he starred, the 43-year-old actor joked, "welcome to diverse TV," a reference to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy and the film being overlooked at the Academy Awards.

Both Jeffrey Tambor, who took the award for his highly regarded role in Transparent, and Alicia Vikander, who was recognized for her performance in The Danish Girl, thanked the trans community for their triumphs. After Jason Bateman handed his Arrested Development "dad" a statue, Jeffrey said, "I would just like to dedicate this award to the non-Maura Pfeffermans, who don't have a lot of cash for their operations, for their medicine, for their freedom."

Amy Poehler and Tina Fey presented Carol Burnett with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Photo: © Getty Images

No strangers to the stage, Amy Poehler and Tina Fey did what they do best, cracking jokes while paying a poignant tribute to Carol Burnett. The trailblazing comedian, who rocked Ugg slippers on the red carpet, took home the Life Achievement Award, but not before Amy ribbed Leonardo DiCaprio for how much better Carol would have been as the lead in The Revenant. "The point is, Carol is better than all of us, and we're going to give her a prize for it." After a powerful speech, the improv queen tugged on her ear, her signature sign-off.

But it was Leonardo DiCaprio who ended up one step closer to Oscar gold as he took the Best Actor statue for The Revenant, embracing his Titanic co-star Kate Winslet as he made his way to the stage. After a standing ovation, the actor, who arrived fresh from a meeting with Pope Francis to discuss climate change, thanked his parents for putting up with an "overly ambitious, slightly annoying 13-year-old kid."

Leonardo DiCaprio scored top honours for The Revenant. Photo: © Getty Images

Rachel McAdams put her hands to her cheeks in genuine surprise when the Canadian beauty and her cast won top honours for Spotlight. Mark Ruffalo took to the microphone to speak about the powerful roles they played and pay tribute to the survivors. Michael Keaton then summed up his passion for the film in two simple sentences: "It comes down to two things: there's fair, and there's unfair. And I'm always going to vote for the fair."

Other big winners were How to Get Away With Murder's Viola Davis, Kevin Spacey (House of Cards), Brie Larson for Room and the casts of Orange Is the New Black and Downton Abbey. See the complete list below!


The 2016 SAG Award winners are:

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role in a Motion Picture
Bryan Cranston, Trumbo
Johnny Depp, Black Mass
WINNER: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs
Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role in a Motion Picture
Cate Blanchett, Carol
WINNER: Brie Larson, Room
Helen Mirren, Woman in Gold
Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn
Sarah Silverman, I Smile Back

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Christian Bale, The Big Short
WINNER: Idris Elba, Beasts of No Nation
Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies
Michael Shannon, 99 Homes
Jacob Tremblay, Room

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Rooney Mara, Carol
Rachel McAdams, Spotlight
Helen Mirren, Trumbo
WINNER: Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl
Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture in a Motion Picture
Beasts of No Nation
The Big Short
WINNER: Spotlight
Straight Outta Compton
Trumbo

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
WINNER:
Idris Elba, Luther
Ben Kingsley, Tut
Ray Liotta, Texas Rising
Bill Murray, A Very Murray Christmas
Mark Rylance, Wolf Hall

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in Television Movie or Miniseries
Nicole Kidman, Grace of Monaco
WINNER:Queen Latifah, Bessie
Christina Ricci, The Lizzie Borden Chronicles
Susan Sarandon, The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe
Kristen Wiig, The Spoils Before Dying

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Louis C.K., Louis
William H. Macy, Shameless
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory
WINNER: Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actress in a Comedy Series
WINNER:
Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New Black
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Rami Malek, Mr. Robot
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
WINNER: Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Claire Danes, Homeland
WINNER: Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Robin Wright, House of Cards

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
WINNER:
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones
Homeland
House of Cards
Mad Men

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
The Big Bang Theory
Key and Peele
Modern Family
WINNER: Orange Is the New Black
Transparent
Veep

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