Eek, it's Dakota Fanning!
More SAG Awards liveblogging. Watch out, Dakota is coming.
8:40 Outstanding actor in a comedic series: Sean Hayes takes it to Will and Grace, leaving William Shatner, James Spader and Larry David behind.
8:44 Ensemble comedy series: Arrested Development, Boston Legal, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Desperate Housewives, Everybody Loves Raymond, My Name is Earl. Which show has the most pretty ladies? Yep, they win. Four lavender dresses &mdashl but nobody told Nicolette. She's in green.(side note:she says she hasn't had work, but take a look at her at Leif Garrett circa 1980. Better days.) They make one of the kids give the thanks, which is humble and sweet.
8:56 Eeek, it's Dakota Fanning! She gives the lifetime achievement award to Shirley Temple Black. Talk about having work done! Talk about eek! Those ladies who got plastic surgery in the '60s and '70s got gipped, man. For the most part they look like experiments gone awry. Adorable curly-haired Shirley ran for congress in 1967 on a pro-Vietnam war platform. The tribute it still going. Whew, the clips are over, but the tension still rages, as end presenter Jamie Lee Curtis almost takes a header coming down the stairs. You know what, anyone with any sense is getting a snack right now. Or a drink.
9:13 Catherine Keener and Philip Seymour Hoffman introduce Capote. Keener stumbles over the script more than Sandra Bullock did.
9:14 Ziyi Zhang introduces the male supporting actor award: Don Cheadle, George Clooney (for Syriana), Matt Dillon, Paul Giamatti, Jake Gyllenhall. Giamatti takes it, saying "Being an actor is a hell of a thing...but I found the best thing about it is hanging around the craft service table with other actors, and crew people, eating donuts." LAist bows down to Paul Giamatti
9:17 Samuel L Jackson does the "died in '05" segment, including Sandra Dee, Eddie Albert, Barbara Belgeddes, Bob Denver (who gets a huge hand) James Doohan, Wendie Jo Sperber, Don Adams, Lou Rawls, Frank Gorshin, Shelley Winters, Ann Bancroft, Vincent Schiavelli, John Spencer, Pat Morita and Richard Pryor.
9:28 David Strathairn introduces the nominated Good Night, And Good Luck. He's got a great voice, but we think he looks a bit peaked. If you see him, could you give him a sandwich?
9:30 Benjamin Bratt is on stage to award the best actress in a miniseries. Three out of five of the clips include the word "marriage" or "husband." Do all good scripts involve women talking about marriage? S. Epatha Merkerson takes it, and barely holds back tears. After thanking her agent, HBOm and the rest, she finally says "I have to say a public thank you to my divorce lawyer." The room bursts into applause.
9:34 Angela Basset and William H. Macy give the award to actor in a miniseries. Ted Danson, Kevin Baranugh, Ed Harris, Paul Newman, Christopher Plummer. He's having a bit of a renaissance, eh? But not enough to overtake Paul Newman.