Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie

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SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie
Awarded forOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series
Location Los Angeles, California
Presented by SAG-AFTRA
Currently held by Michelle Williams for Fosse/Verdon (2019)
Website sagawards.org

The Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series is an award given by the Screen Actors Guild to honor the finest acting achievements in Miniseries or Television Movie.

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Winners and nominees

  indicates the winner.

1990s

Joanne Woodward won in 1994 for her role on the film adaptation of Breathing Lessons. Joanne Woodward 1960.JPG
Joanne Woodward won in 1994 for her role on the film adaptation of Breathing Lessons .
Kathy Bates won the award for her performance on The Late Shift (1996). Kathy Bates by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Kathy Bates won the award for her performance on The Late Shift (1996).
Halle Berry won for her portrayal of Dorothy Dandridge on Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999). Halle Berry by Gage Skidmore 2.jpg
Halle Berry won for her portrayal of Dorothy Dandridge on Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999).
Vanessa Redgrave won for her performance on If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000). Vanessa Redgrave (2011) cropped.jpg
Vanessa Redgrave won for her performance on If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000).
Judy Davis won for Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows (2001). Judy Davis - Eye of The Storm.jpg
Judy Davis won for Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows (2001).
Meryl Streep won for Angels in America (2003). Meryl Streep by Jack Mitchell.jpg
Meryl Streep won for Angels in America (2003).
Glenn Close won in 2004 for her role on The Lion in Winter. Glenn Close - Guardians of the Galaxy premiere - July 2014 (cropped).jpg
Glenn Close won in 2004 for her role on The Lion in Winter .
Helen Mirren won twice for her performances on Elizabeth I (2006) and Phil Spector (2013). Helen Mirren 2014.jpg
Helen Mirren won twice for her performances on Elizabeth I (2006) and Phil Spector (2013).
Laura Linney won for her performance on John Adams (2008) as Abigail Adams. Laura Linney 2016 (cropped).jpg
Laura Linney won for her performance on John Adams (2008) as Abigail Adams.
Claire Danes won the award for her portrayal of Temple Grandin in the television film about her life (2010). Claire Danes.jpg
Claire Danes won the award for her portrayal of Temple Grandin in the television film about her life (2010).
Kate Winslet won for her performance on Mildred Pierce (2011). KateWinsletByAndreaRaffin2011.jpg
Kate Winslet won for her performance on Mildred Pierce (2011).
Julianne Moore won for her role in Game Change (2012). Julianne Moore (15011443428).jpg
Julianne Moore won for her role in Game Change (2012).
Frances McDormand won for her performance in Olive Kitteridge (2014). Frances McDormand 2015 (cropped).jpg
Frances McDormand won for her performance in Olive Kitteridge (2014).
Sarah Paulson won for her portrayal of Marcia Clark in The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story (2016). Sarah Paulson in 2015.jpg
Sarah Paulson won for her portrayal of Marcia Clark in The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story (2016).
Nicole Kidman won for her performance in Big Little Lies (2017). Nicole Kidman Cannes 2017 2.jpg
Nicole Kidman won for her performance in Big Little Lies (2017).
YearNomineeMiniseries or MovieRole(s)
1994

(1st)

Joanne Woodward Breathing Lessons Maggie Moran
Katharine Hepburn One Christmas Cornelia Beaumont
Diane Keaton Amelia Earhart: The Final Flight Amelia Earhart
Sissy Spacek A Place for Annie Susan Lansing
Cicely Tyson Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All Castralia, Marsden Family House Slave / Maid
1995

(2nd)

Alfre Woodard The Piano Lesson Berniece Charles
Glenn Close Serving in Silence Col. Margarethe Cammermeyer
Sally Field A Woman of Independent Means Bess Alcott Steed Garner
Anjelica Huston Buffalo Girls Calamity Jane
Sela Ward Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story Jessica Savitch
1996

(3rd)

Kathy Bates The Late Shift Helen Kushnick
Anne Bancroft Homecoming Abigail Tillerman
Stockard Channing An Unexpected FamilyBarbara Whitney
Jena Malone Bastard Out of Carolina Ruth “Bone” Boatwright
Cicely Tyson The Road to GalvestonJordan Roosevelt
1997

(4th)

Alfre Woodard Miss Evers' Boys Eunice Evers, R.N.
Glenn Close In the Gloaming Janet
Faye Dunaway The Twilight of the Golds Phyllis Gold
Sigourney Weaver Snow White: A Tale of Terror Lady Claudia Hoffman
Mare Winningham George Wallace Lurleen Wallace
1998

(5th)

Angelina Jolie Gia Gia Carangi
Ann-Margret Life of the Party: The Pamela Harriman Story Pamela Harriman
Stockard Channing The Baby Dance Rachel Luckman
Olympia Dukakis More Tales of the City Mrs. Anna Madrigal
Mary Steenburgen About SarahSarah Elizabeth McCaffrey
1999

(6th)

Halle Berry Introducing Dorothy Dandridge Dorothy Dandridge
Kathy Bates Annie Miss Agatha Hannigan
Judy Davis A Cooler Climate Paula
Sally Field Iris
Helen Mirren The Passion of Ayn Rand Ayn Rand

2000s

YearNomineeMiniseries or MovieRole
2000

(7th)

Vanessa Redgrave If These Walls Could Talk 2 Edith Tree
Stockard Channing The Truth About Jane Janice Williams
Judi Dench The Last of the Blonde Bombshells Elizabeth Harman
Sally Field David Copperfield Aunt Betsey Trotwood
Elizabeth Franz Death of a Salesman Linda Loman
2001

(8th)

Judy Davis Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows Judy Garland
Angela Bassett Ruby's Bucket of BloodRuby Delacroix
Anjelica Huston The Mists of Avalon Vivianne, Lady of the Lake
Sissy Spacek Midwives Sibyl Danforth
Emma Thompson Wit Vivian Bearing
2002

(9th)

Stockard Channing The Matthew Shepard Story Judy Shephard
Kathy Bates My Sister's KeeperChristine Chapman
Helen Mirren Door to Door Mrs. Porter
Vanessa Redgrave The Gathering Storm Clementine Churchill
Uma Thurman Hysterical Blindness Debbie Miller
2003

(10th)

Meryl Streep Angels in America Hannah Pitt / Ethel Rosenberg / The Rabbi / The Angel Australia
Anne Bancroft The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone Contessa
Helen Mirren Karen Stone
Mary-Louise Parker Angels in America Harper Pitt
Emma Thompson Nurse Emily / Homeless Woman / The Angel America
2004

(11th)

Glenn Close The Lion in Winter Queen Eleanor
Patricia Heaton The Goodbye Girl Paula McFadden
Keke Palmer The Wool Cap Lou
Hilary Swank Iron Jawed Angels Alice Paul
Charlize Theron The Life and Death of Peter Sellers Britt Ekland
2005

(12th)

S. Epatha Merkerson Lackawanna Blues Rachel "Nanny" Crosby
Tonantzin Carmelo Into the West Thunder Heart Woman
Cynthia Nixon Warm Springs Eleanor Roosevelt
Joanne Woodward Empire Falls Francine Whiting
Robin Wright Grace Roby
2006

(13th)

Helen Mirren Elizabeth I Queen Elizabeth I
Annette Bening Mrs. Harris Jean Harris
Shirley Jones Hidden Places Aunt Batty
Cloris Leachman Mrs. Harris Pearl “Billie” Schwartz
Greta Scacchi Broken Trail Nola Johns
2007

(14th)

Queen Latifah Life Support Ana Walace
Ellen Burstyn Mitch Albom's For One More Day Posey
Debra Messing The Starter Wife Molly Kagan
Anna Paquin Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Elaine Goodale
Vanessa Redgrave The Fever Woman
Gena Rowlands What If God Were the Sun? Melissa Eisenbloom
2008

(15th)

Laura Linney John Adams Abigail Adams
Laura Dern Recount Katherine Harris
Shirley MacLaine Coco Chanel Coco Chanel
Phylicia Rashad A Raisin in the Sun Lena Younger
Susan Sarandon Bernard and Doris Doris Duke
2009

(16th)

Drew Barrymore Grey Gardens Edith “Little Edie” Beale
Joan Allen Georgia O'Keeffe Georgia O‘Keeffe
Ruby Dee America Mrs. Harper
Jessica Lange Grey Gardens Edith “Big Edie” Bouvier-Beale
Sigourney Weaver Prayers for Bobby Mary Griffith

2010s

YearNomineeMiniseries or MovieRole
2010

(17th)

Claire Danes Temple Grandin Temple Grandin
Catherine O'Hara Temple Grandin Aunt Ann
Julia Ormond Eustacia Grandin
Winona Ryder When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story Lois Wilson
Susan Sarandon You Don't Know Jack Janet Good
2011

(18th)

Kate Winslet Mildred Pierce Mildred Pierce
Diane Lane Cinema Verite Pat Loud
Maggie Smith Downton Abbey Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham
Emily Watson Appropriate Adult Janet Leach
Betty White The Lost Valentine Caroline Thomas
2012

(19th)

Julianne Moore Game Change Sarah Palin
Nicole Kidman Hemingway & Gellhorn Martha Gellhorn
Charlotte Rampling Restless Eva Delectorskaya
Sigourney Weaver Political Animals Elaine Barrish Hammond
Alfre Woodard Steel Magnolias Louisa "Ouiser" Boudreaux
2013

(20th)

Helen Mirren Phil Spector Linda Kenney Baden
Angela Bassett Betty & Coretta Coretta Scott King
Helena Bonham Carter Burton & Taylor Elizabeth Taylor
Holly Hunter Top of the Lake GJ
Elisabeth Moss Det. Robin Griffin
2014

(21st)

Frances McDormand Olive Kitteridge Olive Kitteridge
Ellen Burstyn Flowers in the Attic Olivia Foxworth
Maggie Gyllenhaal The Honourable Woman Nessa Stein, Baroness Stein of Tilbury
Julia Roberts The Normal Heart Dr. Emma Brookner
Cicely Tyson The Trip to BountifulMrs. Carrie Watts
2015

(22nd)

Queen Latifah Bessie Bessie Smith
Nicole Kidman Grace of Monaco Grace Kelly
Christina Ricci The Lizzie Borden Chronicles Lizzie Borden
Susan Sarandon The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe Gladys Monroe Mortenson
Kristen Wiig The Spoils Before Dying Delores O’Dell
2016

(23rd)

Sarah Paulson The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story Marcia Clark
Bryce Dallas Howard Black Mirror Lacie Pound
Felicity Huffman American Crime Leslie Graham
Audra McDonald Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill Billie Holiday
Kerry Washington Confirmation Anita Hill
2017

(24th)

Nicole Kidman Big Little Lies Celeste Wright
Laura Dern Big Little Lies Renata Klein
Jessica Lange Feud: Bette and Joan Joan Crawford
Susan Sarandon Bette Davis
Reese Witherspoon Big Little Lies Madeline Martha Mackenzie
2018

(25th)

Patricia Arquette Escape at Dannemora Tilly Mitchell
Amy Adams Sharp Objects Camille Preaker
Patricia Clarkson Adora Crellin
Penélope Cruz The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story Donatella Versace
Emma Stone Maniac Annie Landsberg
2019

(26th)

Michelle Williams Fosse/Verdon Gwen Verdon
Patricia Arquette The Act Dee Dee Blanchard
Toni Collette Unbelievable Det. Grace Rasmussen
Joey King The Act Gypsy Rose Blanchard
Emily Watson Chernobyl Ulana Khomyuk

2020s

YearNomineeMiniseries or MovieRole
2020

(27th)

Cate Blanchett Mrs. America Phyllis Schlafly
Michaela Coel I May Destroy You Arabella Essiedu
Nicole Kidman The Undoing Grace Fraser
Anya Taylor-Joy The Queen's Gambit Beth Harmon
Kerry Washington Little Fires Everywhere Mia Warren

Multiples

Multiple winners

2 wins

Multiple nominees

Note: Winners are indicated in bold type.

2 nominations
3 nominations
4 nominations
5 nominations

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