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SAG Awards 2014: Best Moments and Winners List

The 2014 Screen Actors Guild Awards were handed out at Los Angeles' Shrine Exposition Center on January 18. List of winners here...
(CNN) -- The 2014 Screen Actors Guild Awards were handed out at Los Angeles' Shrine Exposition Center on January 18.

The SAGs were full of fun and glowing moments. Here are some of the best from the show:

1. Rita Moreno sings!

The famed actress -- one of a handful of people to have won what's called the "EGOT" (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony) -- accepted the Life Achievement Award at the SAG Awards with all aspects of her forceful personality. She started with a curse, joked with presenter (and old "Electric Company" friend) Morgan Freeman and concluded with a touching rendition of "This Is All I Ask." Now 82, and more than 50 years removed from her "West Side Story" Oscar, she promised that she's "early in the third act of my life."



2. Bryan Cranston sings!

Well, not much. But following Moreno, the "Breaking Bad" actor -- who won for lead actor in a TV drama -- launched into an impromptu rendition of "I Won a SAG Award." Then he turned modest, noting with some surprise how impressed he was when Emma Thompson came up to him. "I lost it," he said. "I've had so many crappy jobs in my life ... and the only thing that got me through was dreaming, one day, I could actually make a living as an actor."


3. Lupita Nyong'o's acceptance.

Nyong'o, who won a supporting actress award for her performance in "12 Years a Slave," was positively giddy. "I'm ... " she giggled at one point, and had to take a breath and start the sentence again. She thanked Solomon Northup, who wrote the slave narrative on which the film was based, and director Steve McQueen, "for taking a flashlight and shining it underneath the floorboards of this nation and reminding us what it is we stand on." She said when she told her father she'd gotten in a movie with Brad Pitt, he responded that he didn't "know him personally, but I'm glad you got a job." She was glad, too.

4. Sofia Vergara's assets.

The "Modern Family" star was directed to accept because "America loves her and her boobs." The Colombian-born actress said the award meant so much partly because she can barely speak English. As fellow cast members chuckled behind her, she thanked the show's creators and writers, the crew, the network and, of course, "my boobs." "Thank you so much, SAG, we're going to party now!" she concluded.

5. Cuba Gooding's closing.

Gooding wasn't supposed to close the show -- that was going to be done by presenter Ben Affleck -- but as the credits started rolling, Gooding ran up in a Kanye West-style moment, pushed Affleck aside, and said, "Happy MLK! Happy MLK weekend!" He'll have Monday's holiday to enjoy all the Vines being made of his moment.

Take a look at the full list of winners:

Motion Picture Nominees

Outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture

 "12 Years a Slave"
 "American Hustle" -- WINNER
 "August: Osage County"
 "Dallas Buyers Club"
 "Lee Daniels' The Butler"

Outstanding performance by a male actor in a leading role

 Bruce Dern, "Nebraska"
 Chiwetel Ejiofor, "12 Years a Slave"
 Tom Hanks, "Captain Phillips"
 Matthew McConaughey, "Dallas Buyers Club" -- WINNER
 Forest Whitaker, "Lee Daniels' The Butler"

Outstanding performance by a female actor in a leading role

 Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine" -- WINNER
 Sandra Bullock, "Gravity"
 Judi Dench, "Philomena"
 Meryl Streep, "August: Osage County"
 Emma Thompson, "Saving Mr. Banks"

Outstanding performance by a male actor in a supporting role

 Barkhad Abdi, "Captain Phillips"
 Daniel Bruhl, "Rush"
 Michael Fassbender, "12 Years a Slave"
 James Gandolfini, "Enough Said"
 Jared Leto, "Dallas Buyers Club" -- WINNER

Outstanding performance by a female actor in a supporting role
 Jennifer Lawrence, "American Hustle"
 Lupita Nyong'o, "12 Years a Slave" -- WINNER
 Julia Roberts, "August: Osage County"
 June Squibb, "Nebraska"
 Oprah Winfrey, "Lee Daniels' The Butler"

Television Nominees

Outstanding performance by a male actor in a television movie or miniseries

 Matt Damon, "Behind the Candelabra"
 Michael Douglas, "Behind the Candelabra" -- WINNER
 Jeremy Irons, "The Hollow Crown"
 Rob Lowe, "Killing Kennedy"
 Al Pacino, "Phil Spector"

Outstanding performance by a female actor in a television movie or miniseries

 Angela Bassett, "Betty & Coretta"
 Helena Bonham Carter, "Burton and Taylor"
 Holly Hunter, "Top of the Lake"
 Helen Mirren, "Phil Spector" -- WINNER
 Elisabeth Moss, "Top of the Lake"

Outstanding performance by a male actor in a drama series

 Steve Buscemi, "Boardwalk Empire"
 Bryan Cranston, "Breaking Bad" -- WINNER
 Jeff Daniels, "The Newsroom"
 Peter Dinklage, "Game of Thrones"
 Kevin Spacey, "House of Cards"

Outstanding performance by a female actor in a drama series

 Claire Danes, "Homeland"
 Anna Gunn, "Breaking Bad"
 Jessica Lange, "American Horror Story: Coven"
 Maggie Smith, "Downton Abbey" -- WINNER
 Kerry Washington, "Scandal"

Outstanding performance by a male actor in a comedy series

 Alec Baldwin, "30 Rock"
 Jason Bateman, "Arrested Development"
 Ty Burrell, "Modern Family" -- WINNER
 Don Cheadle, "House of Lies"
 Jim Parsons, "The Big Bang Theory"

Outstanding performance by a female actor in a comedy series

 Mayim Bialik, "The Big Bang Theory"
 Julie Bowen, "Modern Family"
 Edie Falco, "Nurse Jackie"
 Tina Fey, "30 Rock"
 Julia Louis-Dreyfus," Veep" -- WINNER

Outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series

 "Boardwalk Empire"
 "Breaking Bad" -- WINNER
 "Downton Abbey"
 "Game of Thrones"
 "Homeland"

Outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series

 "30 Rock"
 "Arrested Development"
 "The Big Bang Theory"
 "Modern Family" -- WINNER
 "Veep"

Stunt Ensembles

Outstanding action performance by a stunt ensemble in a motion picture

 "All is Lost"
 "Fast & Furious 6"
 "Lone Survivor" -- WINNER
 "Rush""
 "The Wolverine"

Outstanding action performance by a stunt ensemble in a comedy or drama series

 "Boardwalk Empire"
 "Breaking Bad"
 "Game of Thrones" -- WINNER
 "Homeland"
 "The Walking Dead"

Life achievement award

Rita Moreno


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