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14 Of The Most Memorable Acceptance Speeches In SAG Awards History

Like that time Jennifer Lawrence thanked MTV for her appearance on My Super Sweet 16.

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1. At the first Screen Actors Guild Awards, when the cast of Seinfeld won Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.

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Year: 1995

Memorable quote: That year, Jerry Seinfeld opened the show. “Yeah, I know it’s hard to believe in a town with this much plastic surgery that you can even give out a 'sag' award. But, I always open with a joke.”

2. When Sean Hayes said goodbye to Will & Grace after its eight-season run. Lucky for us, it's coming back!

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Year: 2006

Award: Male Actor in a Comedy Series, Will & Grace

Memorable quote: “Because it is the last season of Will & Grace, it really is kind of a sad goodbye to all of my best friends that I work with every day, and everybody that works on the show."

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3. When a then-88-year-old Betty White joked about sleeping with some of the actors in the audience.

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Year: 2010

Award: Life Achievement Award

Memorable quote: "I am still to this day starstruck. I look out into this audience and I see so many famous faces, but what really boggles my mind is that I actually know many of you, and I’ve worked with quite a few. Maybe had a couple."

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4. When Colin Firth made a pretty comical confession about his SAG card.

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Year: 2011

Award: Male Actor in a Leading Role, The King's Speech

Memorable quote: “Growing up in England, it’s not something you expect to see in your wallet, really. And so it has this glow and I used to flash it around, hoping it would get me female attention and entry into nightclubs and top-level government departments — and it didn’t."

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5. And that time Christian Bale talked about his ~craft~ and the perks of showbiz.

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Year: 2011

Award: Male Actor in a Supporting Role, The Fighter

Memorable quote: "I love acting, I love what we do. It's so bloody silly at times, isn't it? It's like playing dress-up, and other times it is so meaningful. I just enjoy that so much. We get to walk in other people's shoes ... Bumping into Mark Wahlberg ain’t bad."

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6. When Natalie Portman thanked her parents for teaching her one VERY important life lesson.

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Year: 2011

Award: Female Actor in a Leading Role, Black Swan

Memorable quote: "My parents who taught me to work my hardest and to never be an asshole. It's never acceptable."

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7. And when Tina Fey accepted her award and called out her famous best friend.

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Year: 2013

Award: Female Actor in a Comedy Series, 30 Rock

Memorable quote: “I share this with my sweet friend Amy Poehler, who I’ve known for so long — I've stolen so many of your moves. Amy, I’ve known you since you were pregnant with Lena Dunham. I've known you so long, and I love you.”

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8. That time Anne Hathaway won her very first SAG Award, and thanked the guild for her insurance coverage.

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Year: 2013

Award: Female Actor in a Supporting Role, Les Miserables

Memorable quote: "I'm just so thrilled I have dental. I got my SAG card when I was 14 — it felt like the beginning of the world. Thank you for nominating me."

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9. And when Jennifer Lawrence caught us all by surprise when she randomly thanked MTV.

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Year: 2013

Award: Female Actor in a Leading Role, Silver Linings Playbook

Memorable quote: “I want to thank MTV — I'll explain that. I earned my SAG card when I was 14. I did an MTV promo for My Super Sweet 16, and I remember getting it in the mail and it being the best day of my entire life because it officially made me a professional actor."

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10. When Matthew McConaughey gave a VERY long but thoughtful speech about Neptune and such.

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Year: 2014

Award: Male Actor in a Leading Role, Dallas Buyers Club

Memorable quote: "When you're seeing the character from the inside out ... that doesn't always happen, but boy when it does, it feels like they could put a blindfold on you and put you in a spaceship and take you to Neptune and you could hop off on the planet and they better have the sprockets rolling because when you get off that spaceship because you are going to behave as your man. That is a glorious feeling."

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11. And when Cate Blanchett made fun of Matthew's very long speech, because now she wasn't going to have enough time for her own.

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Year: 2014

Award: Female Actor in a Leading Role, Blue Jasmine

Memorable quote: "I've been away from the film industry for a long time making theater — 29 seconds?! Matthew McConaughey spoke about Neptune and I think I can have five seconds!"

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12. When Debbie Reynolds recounted an adorable/ironic conversation between her and her daughter, Carrie Fisher.

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Year: 2015

Award: Life Achievement Award

Memorable quote: "Of course I had a wonderful hairdo in [Singing in the Rain]. Some of you may not remember this, but I had a bun — at the back of my head I had a big bun, an ugly bun. I'd warned my daughter Carrie, who'd just gotten a part in a picture, Princess Leia in Star Wars, and I said, 'Well, Carrie, be careful of any weird hairdos.'"

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13. That time Viola Davis gave a tearful, heartfelt speech about the importance of diversity in film.

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Year: 2015

Awards: Female Actor in a Drama Series, How to Get Away With Murder

Memorable quote: “I'd like to thank Paul Lee, Shonda Rhimes, Betsey Beers, Bill D'Elia, and Peter Nowak for thinking that a sexualized, messy, mysterious woman could be a 49-year-old dark-skinned African-American women who looks like me.”

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14. And last, but certainly not least, when Leonardo DiCaprio won his very first SAG Award (after being nominated eight times) and thanked his parents. <3

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Year: 2016

Award: Male Actor in a Leading Role, The Revenant

Memorable quote: "Thank you for listening to an overly ambitious, slightly annoying 13-year-old kid who wanted to go to auditions every day after school. I would not be standing here without you.”

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Have a memorable SAG Awards moment? Write it in the comments below — and make sure to catch the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Jan. 29th at 8 p.m. on TNT!

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