Meryl Streep remains the most nominated feature performer at the SAG Awards, with a total running count of 17 following her ensemble nomination for Adam McKay’s Netflix comedy Don’t Look Up on Wednesday.
Streep has received 19 SAG nominations in her career, including nominations for TV series such as Big Little Lies (ensemble drama) in 2020 and a 2004 win for female lead actor in a TV movie/miniseries for HBO’s Angels in America.
Cate Blanchett isn’t far behind, increasing her SAG nomination total for all feature performers from 14 to 16 today with nominations for supporting female actors in Searchlight’s Nightmare Alley and ensemble feature cast in Don’t Look Up. Blanchett has 17 SAG nominations for her career, including SAG nominations for TV roles, tying Allison Janney’s total.
Edie Falco has the most SAG nominations of any performer, actor or actress in TV and film, with 22 since the guild began handing out awards on an annual basis 28 years ago. Julia Louis-Dreyfus has the most nominations with 21, followed by Julianna Margulies, who now has 20 after today’s ensemble drama TV series nomination for The Morning Show, Alec Baldwin, who has 20, and Meryl Streep, who has 19.
Aside from her win for Angels in America, Streep received a second SAG Award nomination for Female Lead Actress in a Film for Doubt, her only feature film win. Blanchett had previously won three awards: Film Best Female Lead Actor (for Blue Jasmine in 2014), Supporting Female Actor (for The Aviator in 2005), and Ensemble Feature Cast (2004 for Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King). Viola Davis and Renee Zellweger are tied for the most SAG nominations for feature films, with four each.