Darren Criss’ successful streak carries on.
The Assassination of Gianni Versace actor, 31, took house the Display screen Actors Guild Award for Remarkable Functionality by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Motion picture on Sunday night. The twenty fifth yearly ceremony was held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
“I come across it correct that this statuette is form of picking out between which masks to use, and the character that I played, Andrew Cunanan, however, applied masks to destroy factors,” the Glee alum explained in his acceptance speech. “So as an actor, my purpose is to ideally create some thing good, to use masks to build a positive adjust. So for all of the close friends and households that are nonetheless influenced by the destruction that he wrought, I hope that they know our target was not to make a spectacle of their tragedy, but to produce a good dialogue about social concerns and carry to justice points that have been in the shadows.”
Criss received for his chilling portrayal of Cunanan, the serial killer whose victims included famed style designer Gianni Versace, on the 2nd installment of FX’s American Criminal offense Story anthology collection. The part has marked a main minute in Criss’ vocation, as he has also taken house the 2018 Emmy, Golden World, and Critics’ Option Award for his groundbreaking efficiency.
This represented his first solo SAG Award nomination. He was previously nominated in 2012 and 2013 for Remarkable Efficiency by an Ensemble in a Comedy Collection together with his fellow Glee cast customers.
The actor was also named just one of EW’s 2018 Entertainers of the Calendar year for his operate on Versace. “It’s just one of the best acting gigs I have experienced in my job so far for myriad explanations,” Criss informed EW during his protect shoot. “The men and women associated, the story they’ve talked about, the queries it elevated, the complexity of the character — all the things that was on the menu was nearly unfathomably awesome to me. It is so heartening to know that my pride and exhilaration and enthusiasm for this undertaking is felt by other persons.”
Criss beat out Antonio Banderas (Genius: Picasso), Hugh Grant (A Extremely English Scandal), Anthony Hopkins (King Lear), and Invoice Pullman (The Sinner).
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