Date: 26th January 2009

Winslet wins Screen Actors award

Kate Winslet and the cast of Slumdog Millionaire were among the winners at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards.

British star Winslet was named best supporting actress for her Oscar-nominated role as a a former Nazi concentration camp guard in The Reader.

Slumdog Millionaire, meanwhile, won the ensemble cast prize - the guild's equivalent of a best picture award.

Meryl Streep won best actress for Doubt while Sean Penn was named best actor for Milk at the Los Angeles event.

"I didn't even buy a dress," joked Streep as she accepted her award. "I am really, really shocked."

Source: Press Release