Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
The Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role is an award given by the Screen Actors Guild to honor the finest acting achievements in film.
|SAG Award for Best Supporting Actor|
The 2017 recipient: Sam Rockwell
|Awarded for||Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role|
|Location||Los Angeles, California|
|Currently held by||Sam Rockwell for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)|
Winners and nomineesEdit
- indicates the winner.
- † indicates the winner of the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
- ‡ indicates a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
- †† indicates the winner of the Academy Award for Best Actor for the same performance.
- ‡‡ indicates a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor for the same performance.
|Superlative||Leading Actor||Supporting Actor||Overall|
|Actor with most awards||Daniel Day-Lewis||3||—||Daniel Day-Lewis||3|
|Actor with most nominations||Denzel Washington||5||Chris Cooper||3||Leonardo DiCaprio, Denzel Washington||5|
|Actor with most nominations without ever winning||George Clooney, Ryan Gosling||3||George Clooney||4|
|Film with most nominations||The Shawshank Redemption||2||The Birdcage, The Contender, Crash, No Country for Old Men, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri||2||Several films*||2|
|Oldest winner||Denzel Washington
|Oldest nominee||Robert Duvall
(Get Low, 2011)
(The Judge, 2015)
(The Judge, 2015)
|Youngest winner||Nicolas Cage
(Leaving Las Vegas, 1996)
(The Dark Knight, 2009)
(The Dark Knight, 2009)
|Youngest nominee||Jamie Bell
(Billy Elliot, 2001)
- * 12 Years a Slave, Affliction, As Good as It Gets, The Birdcage, Birdman, Captain Phillips, The Contender, Crash, Dallas Buyers Club, Forrest Gump, Foxcatcher, Good Will Hunting, Jerry Maguire, The King's Speech, Lincoln, Manchester by the Sea, Moneyball, No Country for Old Men, Pulp Fiction, The Shawshank Redemption, Silver Linings Playbook, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Occasions over the past 23 years did the winner of the SAG Award for Best Supporting Actor not win the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. This happened in:
- 1995: Ed Harris (Apollo 13) lost to Kevin Spacey (The Usual Suspects)
- 1998: Robert Duvall (A Civil Action) lost to James Coburn (Affliction)
- 2000: Albert Finney (Erin Brockovich) lost to Benicio del Toro (Traffic). Del Toro did win the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role.
- 2001: Ian McKellen (The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring) lost to Jim Broadbent (Iris)
- 2002: Christopher Walken (Catch Me If You Can) lost to Chris Cooper (Adaptation)
- 2005: Paul Giamatti (Cinderella Man) lost to George Clooney (Syriana)
- 2006: Eddie Murphy (Dreamgirls) lost to Alan Arkin (Little Miss Sunshine)
- 2012: Tommy Lee Jones (Lincoln) lost to Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained). This was the first time in SAG Award history that the category's eventual Academy Award-winner was not nominated for the SAG Awards.
- 2015: Idris Elba (Beasts of No Nation) was not nominated for the Academy Awards. This was the first time in SAG history that the SAG Award-winner was not nominated for the Academy Awards.
Note: Winners are indicated in bold type.
- 2 nominations
- Alan Arkin (Little Miss Sunshine (2006), Argo (2012))
- Christian Bale (The Fighter (2010), The Big Short (2015))
- Javier Bardem (No Country for Old Men (2007), Skyfall (2012))
- Kenneth Branagh (Othello (1995), My Week With Marilyn (2011))
- Jeff Bridges (The Contender (2000), Hell or High Water (2016))
- Don Cheadle (Devil in a Blue Dress (1995), Crash (2005))
- Willem Dafoe (Shadow of the Vampire (2000), The Florida Project (2017))
- Robert Duvall (A Civil Action (1998), The Judge (2014))
- Woody Harrelson (The Messenger (2009), Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017))
- Ed Harris (Apollo 13 (1995), The Hours (2002))
- Ethan Hawke (Training Day (2001), Boyhood (2014))
- Philip Seymour Hoffman (Doubt (2008), The Master (2012))
- Tommy Lee Jones (No Country for Old Men (2007), Lincoln (2012))
- Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire (2008), Lion (2016))
- Christopher Plummer (The Last Station (2009), Beginners (2011))
- Mark Ruffalo (The Kids Are All Right (2010), Foxcatcher (2014))
- Geoffrey Rush (Shakespeare in Love (1998), The King's Speech (2010))
- 3 nominations
- Chris Cooper (American Beauty (1999), Adaptation. (2002), Seabiscuit (2003))