SAG Awards: Paul Giamatti wins for male actor in a TV movie or miniseries
Paul Giamatti won the SAG Award for male actor in a television movie or miniseries on Sunday for his role in HBO’s “Too Big to Fail.” Giamatti plays Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve, who, among others, was charged with overseeing the financial crisis of 2008.
Giamatti beat out Laurence Fishburne in HBO’s “Thurgood,” Greg Kinnear in Reelz Channel’s “The Kennedys,” Guy Pearce in HBO’s “Mildred Pierce” and James Woods in HBO’s “Too Big to Fail.”
This is Giamatti’s fourth win and fifth nomination; he previously won for his roles in “Sideways,” “Cinderella Man” and “John Adams.”
The actor was a no-show at the awards ceremony.
The 18th Screen Actors Guild Awards were broadcast nationwide by TNT and TBS from the Shrine Exposition Hall in Los Angeles.