'Mystic River,' 'Station Agent' top SAG award nominations

"Mystic River" and "The Station Agent" each collected three Screen Actors Guild nominations yesterday, including best ensemble cast, the actors' guild equivalent to a best-picture category.

Other ensemble contenders: "In America," "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" and "Seabiscuit."

In the television category, HBO's "Angels in America" picked up six nominations, as did CBS' "Everybody Loves Raymond." NBC's "Will & Grace" and "The West Wing" tied with four apiece.

The 10th annual ceremony will take place Feb. 22 in Los Angeles and will be telecast on TNT. The guild's nominations are the last major awards announcement before the Academy Awards nominations Jan. 27.

SAG nominations are determined by 4,200 randomly chosen members of the union. The guild's full membership of 98,000 is eligible to vote for winners.

The nominees are:


Actor: Johnny Depp, "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl"; Peter Dinklage, "The Station Agent"; Ben Kingsley, "House of Sand and Fog"; Bill Murray, "Lost in Translation"; Sean Penn, "Mystic River."

Actress: Patricia Clarkson, "The Station Agent"; Diane Keaton, "Something's Gotta Give"; Charlize Theron, "Monster"; Naomi Watts, "21 Grams"; Evan Rachel Wood, "Thirteen."

Supporting actor: Alec Baldwin, "The Cooler"; Chris Cooper, "Seabiscuit"; Benicio Del Toro, "21 Grams"; Tim Robbins, "Mystic River"; Ken Watanabe, "The Last Samurai."

Supporting actress: Maria Bello, "The Cooler"; Keisha Castle-Hughes, "Whale Rider"; Patricia Clarkson, "Pieces of April"; Holly Hunter, "Thirteen"; Renée Zellweger, "Cold Mountain."

Cast performance: "In America," "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King," "Mystic River," "Seabiscuit," "The Station Agent."


Actor in a TV movie or miniseries: Justin Kirk, "Angels in America," HBO; Paul Newman, "Our Town," Showtime; Al Pacino, "Angels in America," HBO; Forest Whitaker, "Deacons for Defense," Showtime; Jeffrey Wright, "Angels in America," HBO.

Actress in a TV movie or miniseries: Anne Bancroft, "Tennessee Williams' The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone," Showtime; Helen Mirren, "Tennessee Williams' The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone," Showtime; Mary-Louise Parker, "Angels in America," HBO; Meryl Streep, "Angels in America," HBO; Emma Thompson, "Angels in America," HBO.

Actor in a drama series: Peter Krause, "Six Feet Under," HBO; Anthony LaPaglia, "Without a Trace," CBS; Martin Sheen, "The West Wing," NBC; Kiefer Sutherland, "24," Fox; Treat Williams, "Everwood," WB.

Actress in a drama series: Stockard Channing, "The West Wing," NBC; Frances Conroy, "Six Feet Under," HBO; Tyne Daly, "Judging Amy," CBS; Jennifer Garner, "Alias," ABC; Mariska Hargitay, "Law & Order: SVU," NBC; Allison Janney, "The West Wing," NBC.

Actor in a comedy series: Peter Boyle, "Everybody Loves Raymond," CBS; Brad Garrett, "Everybody Loves Raymond," CBS; Sean Hayes, "Will & Grace," NBC; Ray Romano, "Everybody Loves Raymond," CBS; Tony Shalhoub, "Monk," USA.

Actress in a comedy series: Patricia Heaton, "Everybody Loves Raymond," CBS; Lisa Kudrow, "Friends," NBC; Debra Messing, "Will & Grace," NBC; Megan Mullally, "Will & Grace," NBC; Doris Roberts, "Everybody Loves Raymond," CBS.

Ensemble in a drama series: "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," CBS; "Law & Order," NBC; "Six Feet Under," HBO; "The West Wing," NBC; "Without a Trace," CBS.

Ensemble in a comedy series: "Everybody Loves Raymond," CBS; "Frasier," NBC; "Friends," NBC; "Sex and the City," HBO; "Will & Grace," NBC.

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