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'This Is Us' Wins Major Award At 2019 SAG Awards & Sells Girl Scout Cookies

by Jessica Rapir / Jan 29, 2019 03:57 AM EST
'This Is Us' wins major award at 2019 SAG Awards while cast member Mackenzie Hancsicsak sells Girl Scout cookies. Photo by This Is Us/Facebook

The cast of This Is Us had a great night at the 2019 Screen Actors Guild Awards. The NBC drama took home a sweet treat when it won a major award while its cast member Mackenzie Hancsicsak brought some treats when he sells Girl Scout cookies at the awards night.

This Is Us took home the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series from the SAG Awards on Sunday. The show beat out The Americans, Better Call Saul, The Handmaid's Tale, and Ozark. This is the second year in a row that the show won the same award.

Lead cast members Milo Ventimiglia (Jack), Mandy Moore (Rebecca), Sterling K. Brown (Randall), Chrissy Metz (Kate), and Justin Hartley (Kevin) took the stage to receive the award. They were joined by Susan Kelechi Watson (Beth), Chris Sullivan (Toby), Melanie Liburd (Zoe), Jon Huertas (Miguel), and all of the children on the show.

Mandy Moore thanked the cast, the show creator Dan Fogelman and the rest of the crew as well as all the guest stars who appeared in the show. Brown, on the other hand, expressed his gratitude to the show's cinematographer.

The This Is Us actor has been nominated for Best Actor in Drama Series but the award goes to Ozark star Jason Bateman. Although he lost to Bateman, Brown was able to bring home two awards that night: one from This Is Us and one from the Black Panther. The Marvel movie won the Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

Meanwhile, instead of knocking on neighbors' doors, 11-year-old Mackenzie Hancsicsak seized the moment and laid out a brilliant marketing plan to sell her cookies to her fellow celebrities. Hancsicsak plays the role of young Kate Pearson, which is also Metz's character.

Meanwhile, instead of knocking on neighbors' doors, 11-year-old Mackenzie Hancsicsak seized the moment and laid out a brilliant marketing plan to sell her cookies to her fellow celebrities.

While attending the 2019 SAG Awards, Hancsicsak cleverly tweeted a photo of herself alongside co-star Parker Bates while holding a box of Samoas. The actress, who plays the role of young Kate Pearson, also mentioned her table number so the actors are the awards show will not have a hard time finding her.

"If anyone at @SAGawards wants some @girlscouts cookies, I'm at table 34!" she captioned their snap.

Apparently, Hancsicsak and her friends' goal is to use their earnings from selling cookies to plan activities year-round and do important things to help their community. Fortunately for Hancsicsak have friends in Hollywood that can help her out in reaching their objective.

People Magazine reported that Hancsicsak has sold nearly 100 boxes during the awards show. Her fellow cast members Chris Sullivan, Eris Baker (Tess Pearson), and Lyric Ross (Deja) also have made purchases.

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