Alfre Woodard, Denzel Washington Receive SAG Award Nominations

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The Screen Actors Guild Award is an accolade given annually by the Screen Actors Guild, or SAG, to recognize outstanding performances by its members.

This year actors Alfre Woodard and Denzel Washington received nominations for their acclaimed performances on film and television.

Woodard received a nomination for her role in the TV movie Steel Magnolias, in which she played Ouiser, a grouchy, two-time widow who along with five other women share a bond in the parish of Natchitoches, Louisiana.

Washington received a nomination for his role as Whip Whitaker in the hit film Flight, in which he plays a gifted pilot with a substance-abuse problem who has the challenge of landing a crippled plane.

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