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25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards — What Were The Most Amazing Moments?

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Jan. 28 2019, Published 12:08 a.m. ET

The 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards took place in Los Angeles on Sunday night. What were the most amazing & memorable moments that happened during the star-studded ceremony? Read on for all the details.

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Actor Geoffrey Owens, who made headlines last year after many thought he was job shamed when someone took photos of him working at a Trader Joe’s, was featured in the opening part of the show. It was there where he made light about what he went through.

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Host Megan Mullally poked fun at women's roles in Hollywood. "Glenn Close... played a wife," she joked.

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Mahershala Ali appeared to get choked up towards the end of his acceptance speech for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role for Green Book. It happened when he gushed over costar Viggo Mortensen, who Mahershala called a "beautiful actor and amazing person."

Darren Criss apologized to the families whose lives were destroyed by the person he played, Andrew Cunanan, in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story. “Our goal was not to make a spectacle of their tragedy but to create a positive dialogue about social issues and bring to justice what was in the shadows,” he said. Darren talked about this during his acceptance speech for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie.

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Alan Alda took home the Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award. “My wish for all of us is let’s stay playful, let’s stay fun and let’s keep searching,” he told the SAG audience. “It can’t solve everything, but it wouldn’t hurt.”

Sandra Oh got teary eyed during her acceptance speech for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series for Killing Eve. She thanked other actors like Lena Waithe, Jamie Foxx and Alfre Woodard for giving her key words of encouragement over the years.

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Chadwick Boseman gave an impassioned speech when he accepted the award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for Black Panther. “We knew that we had something special that we wanted to give the world that we could be full human beings in the roles we were playing,” he said in part. “We could create a world that exemplifies a world that we wanted to see.”

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What was your favorite moment from the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards? Sound off in the comments!

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