Jared Leto is the Seniors’ choice…
The 20th anniversary AARP Movies for Grownups Awards have been announced, with the 50-year-old part-Spanish American actor and singer among the winners.
Leto was named Best Supporting Actor for his performance in House of Gucci during the virtual ceremony, which was hosted by Alan Cumming.
Clifton Collins Jr. and his Nightmare Alley cast mates were named Best Ensemble.
The 51-year-old half-Mexican American actor portrays Funhouse Jack in the film from Guillermo del Toro. His costars in the film include Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara and Toni Collette.
“We are thrilled to share this year’s Movies for Grownups Awards honorees during our 20th anniversary special,” said Tim Appelo, AARP film and TV critic. “Even in a pandemic, creators continue to raise the bar, captivating audiences and giving us all a bit of solace during trying times. Twenty years is quite a milestone to celebrate, and we wish all our nominees and honorees a heartfelt congratulations.”
AARP’s Movies for Grownups program advocates for the 50-plus audience by fighting industry ageism and encouraging films that resonate with mature viewers. Here are the winners of the 2021 Movies for Grownups Awards:
Will Smith (King Richard)
Nicole Kidman (Being the Ricardos)
Best Supporting Actress
Aunjanue Ellis (King Richard)
Best Supporting Actor
Jared Leto (House of Gucci)
Jane Campion (The Power of the Dog)
Tony Kushner (West Side Story)
Best Intergenerational Film
Best Time Capsule
Best Grownup Love Story
Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
Best Buddy Picture
Best Foreign Film
Sheep Without a Shepherd (China)
Jean Smart (Hacks)
Michael Keaton (Dopesick)
Best Limited Series/TV Movie
Mare of Easttown
Best TV Series
Career Achievement Award