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OTRC: 'The Help' leads SAG 2012 nominees; Check out the full list of nominations

Emma Stone appears in a scene from the 2011 film 'The Help.' (DreamWorks Pictures)

January 29 update: Check out the full list of winners here.

The nominees for the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced on Wednesday.

"The Help" earned the most nominations with four nods, including honors for Viola Davis, Jessica Chastain and Octavia Spencer.

"The Artist" was in second place with three nominations. The film's star, Jean Dujardin, was nominated for best actor. He was joined in the category by George Clooney for "The Descendants", Leonardo DiCaprio for "J. Edgar," Demi?n Bichir for "A Better Life" and Brad Pitt for "Moneyball."

Along with Davis, best-actress contenders are Glenn Close in "Albert Nobbs," Meryl Streep in "The Iron Lady," Tilda Swinton in "We Need to Talk About Kevin" and Michelle Williams in "My Week With Marilyn."

The awards ceremony is set to be simulcast live coast-to-coast on TNT and TBS on Jan. 29 at 5 p.m PT from the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles.

Check out the full list of nominations for the 2012 SAG Awards, which are chosen by two randomly selected panels - one for film and one for television. Each panel is comprised of 2,100 SAG members from across the U.S.

Theatrical Motion Pictures

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
"The Artist"
"Bridesmaids"
"The Descendants"
"Midnight in Paris"
"The Help"

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Demi?n Bichir - "A Better Life"
George Clooney - "The Descendants"
Leonardo DiCaprio - "J. Edgar"
Jean Dujardin - "The Artist"
Brad Pitt - "Moneyball"

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
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"

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Kenneth Branagh - "My Week With Marilyn"
Armie Hammer - "J. Edgar"
Jonah Hill - "Moneyball"
Nick Nolte - "Warrior"
Christopher Plummer - "Beginners"

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
B?r?nice Bejo - "The Artist"
Jessica Chastain - "The Help"
Melissa McCarthy - "Bridesmaids"
Janet McTeer - "Albert Nobbs"
Octavia Spencer - "The Help"

Primetime Television

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
"Boardwalk Empire"
"Breaking Bad"
"Dexter"
"Game of Thrones"
"The Good Wife"

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
"30 Rock"
"The Big Bang Theory"
"Glee"
"Modern Family"
"The Office"

Outstanding Performance by a Male 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"

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor 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"

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
Alec Baldwin - "30 Rock"
Ty Burrell - "Modern Family"
Steve Carell - "The Office"
Chris Colfer - "Glee"
Eric Stonestreet - "Modern Family"

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor 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"

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television 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"

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television 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"

SAG Honors for Stunt Ensembles

Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
"The Adjustment Bureau"
"Cowboys & Aliens"
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2"
"Transformers: Dark of The Moon"
"X-Men: First Class"

Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series
"Dexter"
"Game of Thrones"
"Southland "
"Spartacus: Gods of the Arena"
"True Blood"

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