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SAG Awards 2012: Jean Dujardin wins lead actor film prize

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Jean Dujardin won the SAG Award for male actor in a leading role Sunday night for his starring role in the black-and-white love letter to silent cinema, ‘The Artist.’

The 39-year-old Parisian is also a first-time Oscar nominee for lead actor as George Valentin, a silent-screen superstar whose career falls apart with the advent of talkies. Last year, he won lead actor at the Cannes Film Festival for the movie and he recently received the Golden Globe for lead actor in a motion picture, comedy or musical.

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Dujardin is also nominated for an Independent Spirit Award and a BAFTA.

The 18th Screen Actors Guild Awards were handed out at the Shrine Exposition Hall in Los Angeles and broadcast on TNT and TBS.

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