Screen Actors Guild Nominations (Mania.com)
Date: Wednesday, February 02, 2000
The nominations for the sixth annual Screen Actor's Guild awards were announced yesterday. Of special interest for genre fans, are three nominations.
In his first nomination, STAR TREK'S Patrick Stewart was recognized for his performance as a lead actor in the TNT movie of the week, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, playing Ebenezer Scrooge. This is a role that Stewart has performed on stage as a one-man show. He has also recorded A CHRISTMAS CAROL for Simon & Schuster audiotapes.
In his fifth nomination, David Duchovny was recognized for his performance as a lead actor in a drama television show for THE X-FILES, playing that stalwart crusader, FBI agent Fox Mulder.
In her fifth nomination, Gillian Anderson was recognized for her performance as a lead actress in a drama television show for THE X-FILES playing the perpetually skeptical FBI agent and doctor Dana Scully. Anderson is a two-time recipient of this award. She won in this category in 1996 and 1997.
The Screen Actor's Guild awards presents to winners 'The Actor' award. Ballots for final selections will be sent to all 97,000 Guild members on February 15, 2000 and they will have until March 10, 2000 to submit their choices. The awards ceremony is scheduled to be presented on the Turner Network (TNT) on Sunday, March 12, 2000.