SAGA: Hollywood Sterling Brown becomes first black “Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series”


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Hollywood actor Sterling K. Brown has emerged the a first African -American act to win the “Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series” at the 2018 edition of prestigious Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAGA)

Brown won the highly coveted honour for his role on the acclaimed drama “This Is Us” at the 24th edition of the SAGA held on Sunday night at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

He stars as Randall Pearson on ‘This Is U’ ,the role that earned him his second Emmy award in 2017, for ‘Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series’ .

The role had also gave Brown his first Golden Globe Award for ‘Best Actor in a Drama’,as well as his first Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series.

Other big winners at the motion picture fiesta are Alexander Skarsgard and Nicole Kidman,co-stars in the movie “Big Little Lies”, who both won Best Actor and Actress in a movie or miniseries respectively.

In the film category, Gary Oldman won the Best Actor award for his role in “Darkest Hour” while “Wonder Woman” won Best Stunt Ensemble.

Octogenarian American actor and narrator, Morgan Freeman was also awarded with a Lifetime Achievement Awards at the event.

The Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards honours the best achievements in film and television performances for the year past year.

The 2018 ceremony was broadcast on both TNT and TBS, and was hosted by American actress Kristen Bell.(NAN)

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