“Shakespeare in Love” topped the list of film nominees for the 5th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards with five nominations, including best actor and best actress. Joseph Fiennes, who plays the bard as a youth, was nominated for best actor while Golden Globe winner Gwyneth Paltrow earned a best-actress nomination for her role as an aristocratic woman who falls in love with young Will. Another nominee is Cate Blanchett of “Elizabeth,” who won a Golden Globe for best actress in a dramatic movie. But Jim Carrey and Michael Caine, Golden Globe winners for “The Truman Show” and “Little Voice,” were not nominated by SAG. (This may have Oscar reverberations: Last year, all the SAG winners went on to win Oscars, save for Gloria Stuart of “Titanic,” who shared the SAG award in a tie with Oscar-winner Kim Basinger of “L.A. Confidential.”) In the TV division, SAG settled on the usual suspects in choosing nominees for its Actor Awards. Kirk Douglas will be honored for Lifetime Achievement. The awards will be handed out at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles March 7, in ceremonies televised on TNT. The nominees:


  • ACTOR: Roberto Benigni, “Life is Beautiful”; Joseph Fiennes, “Shakespeare in Love”; Tom Hanks, “Saving Private Ryan”; Ian McKellen, “Gods and Monsters”; Nick Nolte, “Affliction.”
  • ACTRESS: Cate Blanchett, “Elizabeth”; Jane Horrocks, “Little Voice”; Gwyneth Paltrow, “Shakespeare in Love”; Meryl Streep, “One True Thing”; Emily Watson, “Hilary and Jackie.”
  • SUPPORTING ACTOR: James Coburn, “Affliction”; Robert Duvall, “A Civil Action”; David Kelly, “Waking Ned Devine”; Geoffrey Rush, “Shakespeare in Love”; Billy Bob Thornton, “A Simple Plan.”
  • SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Kathy Bates, “Primary Colors”; Brenda Blethyn, “Little Voice”; Judi Dench, “Shakespeare in Love”; Rachel Griffiths, “Hilary and Jackie”; Lynn Redgrave, “Gods and Monsters.”
  • ENSEMBLE: “Life is Beautiful”; “Little Voice”; “Saving Private Ryan”; “Shakespeare in Love”; “Waking Ned Devine.”


  • ACTOR IN A TV MOVIE OR MINISERIES: Charles S. Dutton, “Blind Faith”; James Garner, “Legalese”; Ben Kingsley, “The Tale of Sweeney Todd”; Ray Liotta, “The Rat Pack”; Christopher Reeve, “Rear Window”; Stanley Tucci, “Winchell.”
  • ACTRESS IN A TV MOVIE OR MINISERIES: Ann-Margret, “Life of the Party: The Pamela Harriman Story”; Stockard Channing, “The Baby Dance”; Olympia Dukakis, “Armistead Maupin’s More Tales of the City”; Angelina Jolie, “Gia”; Mary Steenburgen, “About Sarah.”
  • ACTOR IN A DRAMA: David Duchovny, “The X-Files”; Anthony Edwards, “ER”; Dennis Franz, “NYPD Blue”; Jimmy Smits, “NYPD Blue”; Sam Waterston, “Law & Order.”
  • ACTRESS IN A DRAMA: Gillian Anderson, “The X-Files”; Kim Delaney, “NYPD Blue”; Christine Lahti, “Chicago Hope”; Julianna Margulies, “ER”; Annie Potts, “Any Day Now.”
  • ACTOR IN A COMEDY: Jason Alexander, “Seinfeld”; Michael J. Fox, “Spin City”; Kelsey Grammer, “Frasier”; Peter MacNicol, “Ally McBeal”; David Hyde Pierce, “Frasier.”
  • ACTRESS IN A COMEDY: Calista Flockhart, “Ally McBeal”; Lisa Kudrow, “Friends”; Julie Louis-Dreyfus, “Seinfeld”; Amy Pietz, “Caroline in the City”; Tracey Ullman, “Tracey Takes On.”
  • ENSEMBLE IN A DRAMA SERIES: “ER”; “Law & Order”; “NYPD Blue”; “The Practice.”
  • ENSEMBLE IN A COMEDY: “3rd Rock From the Sun”; “Ally McBeal”; “Everybody Loves Raymond”; “Frasier”; “Friends.”
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