Today Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Sir Patrick Stewart picked up a Screen Actors Guild nomination for his worth in Macbeth. He will be going up against some big names, including Oscar-winner Al Pacino. Winona Ryder, Star Trek 2009’s Amanda, also picked up two SAG nominations. Details below.
Patrick Stewart faces Pacino for SAG award + Ryder picks up 2 SAG noms
Sir Patrick Stewart has picked up a Screen Actors Guild nomination for his title role in the PBS Great Performances Macbeth. Stewart is nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries, and he is going up against John Goodman (You Don’t Know Jack), Al Pacino (You Don’t Know Jack), Dennis Quaid (The Special Relationship), and Edgar Ramirez (Carlos).
Stewart has never won a SAG award, but he has been previously been nominated twice (in 2000 for A Christmas Carol and in 1995 for Star Trek: The Next Generation).
Here is a preview of Stewart from Macbeth.
If you missed it, you can watch Macbeth online at video.pbs.org.
Another Trek vet who picked up a SAG nomination today was Winona Ryder, who played Spock’s mother Amanda in the 2009 Star Trek movie. Ryder picked up two nominations. She was nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries for her title role in the CBS movie When Love is not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story, plus she was nominated a part of the cast of Black Swan for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.
A full list of nominations available at sag.org.