LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Nominees announced Wednesday for the 18th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards:


Actor: Demian Bichir, "A Better Life"; George Clooney, "The Descendants"; Leonardo DiCaprio, "J. Edgar"; Jean Dujardin, "The Artist"; Brad Pitt, "Moneyball."

Actress: Glenn Close, "Albert Nobbs"; Viola Davis, "The Help"; Meryl Streep, "The Iron Lady"; Tilda Swinton, "We Need to Talk About Kevin"; Michelle Williams, "My Week With Marilyn."

Supporting actor: Kenneth Branagh, "My Week With Marilyn"; Armie Hammer, "J. Edgar"; Jonah Hill, "Moneyball": Nick Nolte, "Warrior"; Christopher Plummer, "Beginners."

Supporting actress: Berenice Bejo, "The Artist"; Jessica Chastain, "The Help"; Melissa McCarthy, "Bridesmaids"; Janet McTeer, "Albert Nobbs"; Octavia Spencer, "The Help."

Cast: "The Artist," "Bridesmaids," "The Descendants," "The Help," "Midnight in Paris."

Stunt ensemble: "The Adjustment Bureau," "Cowboys & Aliens," "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2," "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," "X-Men: First Class."


Actor in a movie or miniseries: Laurence Fishburne, "Thurgood"; Paul Giamatti, "Too Big to Fail"; Greg Kinnear, "The Kennedys"; Guy Pearce, "Mildred Pierce"; James Woods, "Too Big to Fail."

Actress in a movie or miniseries: Diane Lane, "Cinema Verite"; Maggie Smith, "Downton Abbey"; Emily Watson, "Appropriate Adult"; Betty White, "Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Lost Valentine"; Kate Winslet, "Mildred Pierce."

Actor in a drama series: Patrick J. Adams, "Suits"; Steve Buscemi, "Boardwalk Empire"; Kyle Chandler, "Friday Night Lights"; Bryan Cranston, "Breaking Bad"; Michael C. Hall, "Dexter."

Actress in a drama series: Kathy Bates, "Harry's Law"; Glenn Close, "Damages"; Jessica Lange, "American Horror Story"; Julianna Margulies, "The Good Wife"; Kyra Sedgwick, "The Closer."

Actor in a comedy series: Alec Baldwin, "30 Rock"; Ty Burrell, "Modern Family"; Steve Carell, "The Office"; Jon Cryer, "Two and a Half Men"; Eric Stonestreet, "Modern Family."

Actress in a comedy series: Julie Bowen, "Modern Family"; Edie Falco, "Nurse Jackie"; Tina Fey, "30 Rock"; Sofia Vergara, "Modern Family"; Betty White, "Hot in Cleveland."

Cast in a drama series: "Boardwalk Empire," "Breaking Bad," "Dexter," "Game of Thrones," "The Good Wife."

Cast in a comedy series: "30 Rock," "The Big Bang Theory," "Glee," "Modern Family," "The Office."

Stunt ensemble: "Dexter," "Game of Thrones," "Southland," "Spartacus: Gods of the Arena," "True Blood."