New Delhi [India], January 22 (ANI): Nicole Kidman has rounded off what has been a spectacular year for her with a Screen Actors Guild Award.
Tearing up while accepting her award, Kidman said she was emotional because the award and the moment meant a lot to her.
"I'm crying. [This] means a lot to me. I've been working since I was 14 years old. I'm incredibly nervous because this is reality colliding with fantasy right now. I was working until 1 a.m., which is a fantastic blessing last night, but I have the flu and I'm playing a pretty out-there, raw character right now so I've had a little trouble shedding it", noted Kidman.
She added, "But I'm here and I'm incredibly grateful. To receive this at this stage of my life is extraordinary, and at this time in the industry when these things are going on and for this role".
"I revere you, I've watched you, and I've learned from you. I want to thank you all for your trailblazing performances you've given over your career and how wonderful it is that our careers today can go beyond 40 years ago. Twenty years ago, we were pretty washed up at this stage in our lives. That's not the case now. We have proven, and these actresses and so much more are proving that we are potent and powerful and viable", shared Kidman.
This marked her tenth overall SAG Awards nomination, but it was her first win.
Kidman has raked in every accolade possible for her portrayal of Celeste Wright. She won a Golden Globe, Emmy, and Critics' Choice award for the role.
While accepting the award, Skarsgard said that he was "shocked" and "humbled", "embarrassed" and "infinitely grateful".
He said, "A lot of people have been talking about who the greatest male actor ever is. Is it Mr Robert De Niro or the tall dude from True Blood? The thespians have spoken".
Skarsgard defeated four actors who have received multiple SAG Award nominations over their careers - Benedict Cumberbatch ('Sherlock: The Lying Detective'), Jeff Daniels ('Godless'), and De Niro ('The Wizard of Lies'), and Geoffrey Rush ('Genius'). (ANI)