Huge congrats to Frances McDormand! The 57-year-old age actress took home the SAG for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries at the SAG Awards on Jan. 25.
Frances McDormand is starting 2015 off right with a major win at the SAG Awards on Sunday, January 25 for her starring role as Olive Kitteridge in HBO’s ‘Olive Kitteridge’. All of the performances in the category were truly outstanding, but Frances definitely deserved the award!
Frances McDormand Wins SAG Award For Outstanding Actor In A Television Movie Or Miniseries
The Fargo actress earned critical acclaim for her role as a retired Maine teacher in the HBO miniseries, which was based on the 2008 novel by Elizabeth Strout. The four-part miniseries also starred Richard Jenkins as her husband, Zoe Kazan, and Bill Murray.
Frances was certainly in great company for the award: Her fellow nominees included stars Ellen Burstyn for Flowers in the Attic, Maggie Gyllenhaal for The Honorable Woman, Julia Roberts for The Normal Heart, and Cicely Tyson for The Trip to Bountiful.
Frances McDormand Gives Hilarious SAG Awards Speech
Frances was also nominated for a Golden Globe award for the role, but she lost out to Maggie Gyllenhaal at the January 11 ceremony. So major kudos to Frances for scoring a win at the SAG Awards this time around!
The actress won the crowd over with her charming speech, which included a call for everyone to see the miniseries.
“I’m proclaiming if you haven’t seen Olive Kitteridge, you need to,” the actress said. “You can stream it — I don’t know how…you can get the DVDs on February 9. Give it to someone as a Valentine’s present.”
So tell us, HollywoodLifers — do you think Frances McDormand deserved the award? Tell us in the comments below!
— Maxine Studebaker