The 2015 SAG Awards has just wrapped up. In movie category, ?Birdman?, which just won a Producers Guild Awards trophy on Saturday, January 24, took home the coveted best cast ensemble trophy at the annual event which also gives recognition to outstanding works in TV.

The movie?s lead actor Michael Keaton, however, lost to Eddie Redmayne (?The Theory of Everything?) in best actor category. Speaking onstage, British actor Redmayne dedicated his trophy to people living with ALS.

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?This has been such an extraordinary year for performances, to be included in this number of Michael [Keaton], Ben [Benedict Cumberbatch], Jake [Gyllenhaal], Steve [Carell], but beyond that to Bradley Cooper to David Oyelowo to Bradley Cooper ? oh, I said Bradley Cooper,? he said. ?To be included in this group is a great privilege to me, these are all actors I have long admired.?

?I would like to dedicate this award, this very wonderful skinny man, to those people around the world living with ALS, to those who have lost their lives to this brutal disease,? he added. ?In preparing to play Stephen I met a lot of people with ALS, and I met their families fighting along side them, and the courage and the bravery and the triumph of spirit blew my mind.?

The best actress trophy, meanwhile, was handed to Julianne Moore for her performance in Alzheimer?s drama ?Still Alice?. Mentioning her soap opera ?As the World Turns? on which she played ?the classic twin sister role, the good and the evil one,? Moore added in her speech, ?What I really loved, and what I really craved, and what was most exciting for me was being with another actor and feeling that intimacy and that excitement and that thrill of getting to know somebody in that way. And that?s what keeps me coming back to acting again and again and again.?

J.K. Simmons (?Whiplash?) and Patricia Arquette (?Boyhood?) won best supporting actor/actress trophies. ?I can?t tell you what this means to me,? Arquette said in her speech. ?I?m a fourth-generation actor. My family has been committed to acting for over a century, through feast or famine.? Simmons, meanwhile, thanked all 49 actors who are in the movie. ?All of us actors are supporting actors. Each of us is essential, completely crucial to the story because if there?s one false moment, the train comes off the rails,? he explained.

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: ?Birdman?Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role: Julianne Moore, ?Still Alice?Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role: Eddie Redmayne, ?The Theory of Everything?Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role: J.K. Simmons, ?Whiplash?Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role: Patricia Arquette, ?Boyhood?Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble Motion Picture: ?Unbroken?

? AceShowbiz.com

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