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2011 SAG Awards Winners: Betty White and 'Modern Family'

January 31, 2011 (2:17 am) GMT
The victory of 'Modern Family' officially means 'Glee' is not walking home with any trophy after Jane Lynch and Chris Colfer were beaten by White and Alec Baldwin earlier that night.

Screen Actors Guild Awards handed out the Best Actress in Comedy category to . Not counting last year's lifetime achievement honor, this is the first SAG for the 89-year-old. "We (the cast of ) fell in love the first day we worked together," White who plays a sassy housekeeper on the TV Land's comedy said. She cracked a joke, "You didn't applaud when I turned 40."

White's win was the first genuine surprise at the Sunday, January 30 event. She beat favorite-to-win such as of "" and of "" but "Modern" got its revenge right after. The ABC comedy was named Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. chose to deliver the speech and he kept it short, saying, "This is one that I think we all wanted."

"Glee", which had its glory at Golden Globes earlier this month, officially is not getting some love from SAG. Earlier that night, from "" beat in the race for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series.

Over in the drama category, "" was the clear winner. Beside named Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, the HBO show also delivered victory for its leading star . The other drama acting nod went to of "".

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