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Here's What Renee Zellweger Said in Her Acceptance Speech After Winning SAG Award For 'Judy'

Renée Zellweger
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Renée Zellweger accepts the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role award for 'Judy' onstage during the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on Jan. 19, 2020 in Los Angeles.

Renee Zellweger won big at the 26th Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday (Jan. 19).  

Accepting the award for outstanding performance by a female actor in a leading role -- for portraying Judy Garland in the biopic Judy -- Zellweger took to the stage as the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles exploded in applause.

“What an honor, from my actor family -- thank you so much for this,” she said, also shouting-out her fellow nominees as “extraordinary sisters.” 

Zellweger then spoke to celebrating Judy Garland’s life and legacy, and thanked the acting community for inspiring her with their examples.

And the Judy show isn’t over yet -- Zellweger is also nominated for best actress at the upcoming Academy Awards, which will take place on Sunday, Feb. 9. 

She recently won best actress in a motion picture -- drama at the 2020 Golden Globes, again for her role as Garland.

Check out all of the winners from the 2020 SAG Awards here, and watch Zellweger's full SAG Awards speech below.