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Viola Davis, Uzo Aduba, Cicely Tyson Pick Up SAG Award Nominations



On Wednesday morning, Eva Longoria and Ansel Elgort took the stage at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles to announce the nominees for the 21st annual SAG Awards.

HipHollywood joined the actors as they announced 2014’s outstanding performances in television and film. Three big names standing out, Viola Davis, Uzo Aduba, Cicely L. Tyson who all picked up nominations.

Davis, who made a splash in the Thursday night ABC lineup this fall with her role on How To Get Away With Murder, was nominated in the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series alongside Claire Danes, Julianna Margulies, Tatiana Maslany, Maggie Smith and Robin Wright. Following the big announcement, the actress tweeted:

“I am honored to be nominated by my peers. I am truly grateful! Thank you.”

Uzo Aduba, who was nominated for a NAACP Image Award this week, also garnered a SAG nod for her role in Netlfix’s original series, Orange is the New Black. 

“Honored to be nominated for a and so unbelievably of our family for our ensemble recognition. We are… ,” she tweeted.

Legendary actress, Cicely L. Tyson, will also fight for a statuette in the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series category after her stellar performance in The Trip to Bountiful.  

The SAG Awards will air on January 25 at 8 p.m. on TNT and TBS.

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