was the first name called out as winner at the SAG Awards ceremony held on Saturday, January 18. The "" actress and newcomer beat "" star who was triumphant in the Supporting Actress category at the recent Golden Globes.
"I also wanna thank my family, who have kept it real," Nyong'o said on her acceptance speech. "My dad, he was the first person I called when I got this role, and I said to him, 'Daddy, do you know ? I'm going to be in a movie with him.' And he said, 'I don't know him personally, but I'm glad you got a job.' So am I!"