Screen Actors Guild Awards Fast Facts

Actors Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Millie Bobby Brown, Noah Schnapp, and Caleb McLaughlin co-recipients of the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series award for 'Stranger Things,' pose in the press room during the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Expo Hall on January 29, 2017 in Los Angeles.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

(CNN)Here is some background information about the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Facts:.
January 21, 2018 -
The 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards are scheduled to take place.
January 29, 2017 - The 23nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards is held.
The nominees and winners are chosen by the members of the Screen Actors Guild.
    Two panels (film and television), each comprised of 2,200 randomly chosen members, select the nominees. All active members of the SAG-AFTRA may vote for winners in all categories.
    The winners receive The Actor, the statuette for outstanding performance.
    2018 Nominees (Selected):
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
    Judi Dench - "Victoria & Abdul"
    Sally Hawkins - "The Shape of Water"
    Frances McDormand - "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
    Margot Robbie - "I, Tonya"
    Saoirse Ronan - "Lady Bird"
    Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
    Timothee Chalamet - "Call Me by Your Name"
    James Franco - "The Disaster Artist"
    Daniel Kaluuya - "Get Out"
    Gary Oldman - "Darkest Hour"
    Denzel Washington - "Roman J. Israel, Esq."
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
    Mary J. Blige - "Mudbound"
    Hong Chau - "Downsizing"
    Holly Hunter - "The Big Sick"
    Allison Janney - "I, Tonya"
    Laurie Metcalf - "Lady Bird"
    Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
    Steve Carell - "Battle of the Sexes"
    Willem Dafoe - "The Florida Project"
    Woody Harrelson - "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
    Richard Jenkins - "The Shape of Water"
    Sam Rockwell - "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
    Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
    "The Big Sick"
    "Get Out"
    "Lady Bird"
    "Mudbound"
    "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
    Millie Bobby Brown - "Stranger Things"
    Claire Foy - "The Crown"
    Elisabeth Moss - "The Handmaid's Tale"
    Robin Wright - "House of Cards"
    Laura Linney - "Ozark"
    Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
    Jason Bateman - "Ozark"
    Sterling K. Brown - "This Is Us"
    Peter Dinklage - "Game of Thrones"
    David Harbour - "Stranger Things"
    Bob Odenkirk - "Better Call Saul"
    Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
    "Black-ish"
    "Curb Your Enthusiasm"
    "GLOW"
    "Orange is the New Black"
    "Veep"
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
    Nicole Kidman - "Big Little Lies"
    Jessica Lange - "Feud: Bette & Joan"
    Susan Sarandon - "Feud: Bette & Joan"
    Reese Witherspoon - "Big Little Lies"
    Laura Dern - "Big Little Lies"
    Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
    Benedict Cumberbatch - "Sherlock"
    Jeff Daniels - "Godless"
    Robert De Niro - "The Wizard of Lies"
    Geoffrey Rush - "Genius"
    Alexander Skarsgard - "Big Little Lies"
    Screen Actors Guild 54th Annual Life Achievement Award
    Morgan Freeman
    2017 Winners (selected):
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

    Emily Blunt - "The Girl on the Train"
    Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
    Denzel Washington - "Fences"
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
    Viola Davis - "Fences"
    Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
    Mahershala Ali- "Moonlight"
    Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
    "Hidden Figures"
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
    Claire Foy - "The Crown"
    Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
    John Lithgow - "The Crown"
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus - "Veep"
    Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
    William H. Macy - "Shameless"
    Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
    "Stranger Things"
    Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
    "Orange is the New Black"
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
    Sarah Paulson - "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story"
    Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
    Bryan Cranston - "All the Way"
    Screen Actors Guild 53rd Annual Life Achievement Award
    Lily Tomlin