New York Daily News: MANHATTAN, NY – History was made at Sunday’s Screen Actors Guild Awards.
For the first time, each of the four movie categories for individual actors was won by a performer of color.
The late Chadwick Boseman won best actor for his portrayal of a headstrong horn player in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” while his co-star Viola Davis won best actress for her performance as the titular blues singer.
Meanwhile, Daniel Kaluuya won best supporting actor for the historical drama “Judas and the Black Messiah,” in which he plays Black Panther Party chairman Fred Hampton.
Yuh-Jung Youn won best supporting actress for her portrayal of a grandmother in “Minari,” about a Korean-American family with big dreams.
With her win, Youn became the first actress of Asian descent to win an individual movie honor at the SAG Awards, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
“I don’t know how to describe my feelings,” said Youn, who is from South Korea. “I’m being recognized by Westerners. I am very, very honored.”
- Top Feature Photo: Viola Davis during Sunday’s virtual SAG Awards SAG Awards via AP