LOS ANGELES (FNN NEWS) —Connie Britton, Geena Davis, Goldie Hawn, Kate Hudson, Brie Larson, Laura Linney, Leslie Mann, Megan Mullally and Sarah Silverman will present Actor® awards at the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, Executive Producer Kathy Connell announced today. These exceptional women join an impressive list of actors who will honor their colleagues at the SAG Awards® Ceremony, a list that already includes Rosanna Arquette, Halle Berry, SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris, Dakota Fanning, Mandy Moore, Olivia Munn, Niecy Nash, Lupita Nyong’o, Gina Rodriguez, Maya Rudolph,Marisa Tomei and Kelly Marie Tran. The 24th Annual SAG Awards® will air live on TNT and TBS, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018 at 8 p.m. (ET)/5 p.m. (PT).
Also gracing the SAG Awards stage will be the Actor® nominees who will introduce film clips showcasing their outstanding cast performances: Mary J. Blige,Jason Clarke, Woody Harrelson, Holly Hunter, Daniel Kaluuya, Zoe Kazan, Frances McDormand, Laurie Metcalf, Kumail Nanjiani, Sam Rockwell, Ray Romano, Saoirse Ronan and Allison Williams. While the 24th SAG Awards has been dedicated to celebrating women, it has always been the intention that these introductions follow the long-standing SAG Awards tradition that cast members, both male and female, represent the film for which their work has been recognized.
Connie Britton (9-1-1, Nashville) received a Golden Globe and an Emmy® nomination for her lead role in Nashville, along with three additional Emmy®nominations for her lead performance in Friday Night Lights and in American Horror Story. She also has been inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame.
Geena Davis (Don’t Talk to Irene, Commander in Chief) received an Actor® nomination for her Outstanding Performance in Commander in Chief. Her other awards include an Oscar® for her supporting role in The Accidental Tourist, Oscar® and Golden Globe nominations for her leading role in Thelma and Louise, and a Golden Globe nomination for her lead performance in A League of Their Own.
Goldie Hawn (Snatched, Private Benjamin) received an Oscar® and a Golden Globe for her supporting role in her first film, Cactus Flower, and an Oscar® nomination for her lead role in Private Benjamin. She also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and has been nominated for 9 Golden Globes.
Kate Hudson (Marshall, Almost Famous) has received three SAG Awards nominations. One was for her supporting role in Almost Famous, a performance that also earned her a Golden Globe and an Oscar® nomination. She additionally received an Actor® nomination as part of that cast and another as a cast member of Nine.
Brie Larson (Room, upcoming Captain Marvel) received an Actor®, an Oscar®, a Golden Globe and dozens of other awards for her Outstanding Performance by a Female Lead in Room.
Laura Linney (Ozark, John Adams) is nominated for a SAG Award this year for her performance in Ozark. She previously earned an Actor® for her performance in the limited series John Adams. She also received three additional SAG Award nominations for supporting role in Kinsey, lead role in You Can Count on Me, and cast member of Mystic River. She is a three-time Oscar® nominee and has won four Emmy® Awards and two Golden Globe Awards.
Leslie Mann (upcoming Blockers, This Is 40) has received many awards nominations for her roles in comedies including This is 40, Knocked Up, and The Other Woman.
Megan Mullally (Will & Grace, The Disaster Artist) is a four-time Actor® recipient and 12-time nominee for her Outstanding Performance and contributions to the ensemble of Will & Grace. She received the Actor® four years in a row. Her supporting role in Will & Grace also earned two Emmys® and four additional Emmy® nominations.
Sarah Silverman (I Love You, America, I Smile Back) received an Actor® nomination in 2016 for Outstanding Performance by a Female Lead for I Smile Back. She has received three Emmys® and multiple additional nominations for her acting, writing and songwriting.