Jessica Chastain stumbles on the stage to receive an award at the SAG Awards (photo: screenshot, screenshot)
Documenting the fall
American actress Jessica Chastain fell while climbing the stairs to the stage of the Sag Awards ceremony that took place tonight - just after she was announced as the winner.
Chastain, 45, won in the category of best actress in a television movie or miniseries for her role in the miniseries "George and Tammy."
After her testimony, she told People magazine that she was scared of her: "I'm embarrassed, I tripped on the stairs, but I had two handsome men to help me up, so it wasn't so bad."
One of those men who helped her is the Irish actor Paul Maskell.
Chastain, who won an Oscar last year for her role in the film "The Eyes of Tammy Fey", paid tribute in her speech to Philip Seymour Hoffman whom she called "an inspiration".
Jessica Chastain after recovering from her stumble at the SAG Awards (Photo: GettyImages, Kevin Winter)
At the SAG Awards, given by the Screen Actors Guild of America to film and television actors, the big winner was the film "Everything Everywhere at Once", which was awarded four major awards.
In doing so, he broke the record of winnings for one film.
So far, the previous record was held by four films that won three awards each.
"Everything Everywhere at Once" took home the awards in the Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture category, the actress award given to Michelle Yeoh and the actor and supporting actress awards given to Jonathan K. Cowan and Jimmy Lee Curtis.
In a tearful speech, Kwan spoke of being the first Asian to win any individual award in the history of the SAG Awards, saying that this moment no longer belonged to him but to anyone who "wanted change".
"Everything everywhere at once" leads the nominations for the Oscar ceremony, which will take place on March 12.
Jamie Lee Curtis at the SAG Awards (Photo: GettyImages, Frazer Harrison)
The winner of the best actor award was Brendan Fraser for his role in the movie "The Whale".
The cast of HBO's "White Lotus" series won an award in the Ensemble Drama Series category.
"It was the best job I've ever had," said series star P.
Marie Avraham, and sent a prayer to the victims of the earthquake in Syria and Turkey and to those who are facing the war in Ukraine.
The star of the series "The White Lotus" Jennifer Coolidge won the award for the best actress in a drama series.
Brendan Fraser at the SAG Awards (Photo: GettyImages, Frazer Harrison)
The cast of ABC's sitcom Abbott Elementary won the Ensemble in a Comedy Series award.
Jason Bateman won the award for actor in a drama series for his role in the last season of "Ozark", and 32-year-old Jeremy Allen won the award for actor in a comedy series for his role in the series "The Bear", after also winning a Golden Globe, becoming the youngest winner.
Jean Smart won the award for actress in a comedy series for her role in the series "Hacks".
Smart did not attend the ceremony because she is recovering from heart surgery.
Jennifer Coolidge at the SAG Awards (Photo: GettyImages, Frazer Harrison)
Sam Elliott was the surprise winner of the award in the actor in a TV movie or miniseries category for his role in the series "1883" and called his win the words "the most significant recognition" of his 55-year career.
The Lifetime Achievement Award was given to actress Sally Field, who said that acting was "the only place where I could be myself freely", and added: "In all these almost 60 years, there hasn't been a day when I haven't been quietly thrilled to be called an actress."
Jamie Lee Curtis
The white lotus