SAG Award Nominations Go to Lincoln, Silver Linings Playbook, Downton Abbey

from left: Maggie Smith (in Downton Abbey) and Nicole Kidman (in The Paperboy)

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updated 12/11/2012 AT 1:00 PM ET

originally published 12/12/2012 AT 9:30 AM ET

The 2013 Award Season officially kicked off Wednesday morning with the announcement of the 19th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations – and double nominees Nicole Kidman (for HBO’s Hemingway and Gellhorn and the movie The Paperboy) and Maggie Smith (for PBS’s Downton Abbey and the film The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel), as well as Kevin Costner, Julianne Moore, Jim Parsons, Alec Baldwin, Betty White, Tina Fey, Javier Bardem and Anne Hathaway all have reasons to be smiling.

In the theatrical motion picture division, the SAG/AFTRA nominated the following for outstanding performance for a cast (SAG’s version of the best picture prize):
• Argo
• The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
• Les Misérables
• Lincoln
• Silver Linings Playbook

The nominees for outstanding performance by a male actor in a leading role are:
Bradley Cooper in Silver Linings Playbook
• Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln
• John Hawkes in The Sessions
• Hugh Jackman in Les Misérables
• Denzel Washington in Flight

Nominees for outstanding performance by a female actor in a leading role are:
• Jessica Chastain in Zero Dark Thirty
• Marion Cotillard in Rust and Bone
• Jennifer Lawrence in Silver Linings Playbook
• Helen Mirren in Hitchcock
• Naomi Watts in The Impossible

In the TV divisions, the shows in the running for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series are:
• Boardwalk Empire
• Breaking Bad
• Downton Abbey
• Homeland
• Mad Men

In a comedy series (a tie in the balloting resulted in six nominees):
• 30 Rock
• The Big Bang Theory
• Glee
• Modern Family
• Nurse Jackie
• The Office

For a complete list of nominees, go to

On Thursday morning, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will name its nominees for the Golden Globes. Oscar nominations will be announced Tues., Jan. 15, 2013.

The 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will air live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. PEOPLE Magazine and the Entertainment Industry Foundation are sponsors of the event.

from left: Maggie Smith (in Downton Abbey) and Nicole Kidman (in The Paperboy)

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