Uzo Aduba Breaks Down During Tearful SAG Awards Acceptance Speech

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Orange is the New Black star Uzo Aduba had a big night at the 2015 SAG Awards Sunday, walking away with a trophy for her performance as Suzanne.

"Crazy Eyes" and her co-stars won as an ensemble as well, but her reaction to taking home the individual honor made for the event's top moment.

Her speech then made it clear how overcome with emotion she was ...

Once Bryan Cranston read her name, Uzo dropped her jaw, opened her mouth, and looked to be in utter disbelief. As in she actually did not believe it.

Her powerful and emotional speech was one for the ages, too, in a night filled with great tributes and a host of extremely worthy SAG Awards winners.

Aduba bested Julie Bowen of Modern Family, Edie Falco of Nurse Jackie, Julia Louis-Dreyfus of Veep, and Amy Poehler of Parks and Recreation.

With competition that tough, it's no wonder she didn't expect to prevail - not that the Orange is the New Black cast member didn't completely deserve it.

"Oh my god," she gushed. "I really, truly do not know what to say ... I just want to say thank you so much to the Screen Actors Guild for this incredible honor."

"I want to thank Jenji Kohan for writing a show like this and putting something like this on television, not just for myself, but for our incredible team of actors."

Playing Crazy Eyes, an inmate with a kind heart and eccentric personality on the Netflix hit, Aduba is perhaps the standout character on a show full of them.

Still, she gives all the credit to her co-stars as well:

"I want to say a huge massive thanks to our cast, without whom this is not possible. I love you guys so desperately, so much. This is not done without you, any step of the way."

"Finally I just really, really, really truly want to say, the day I got this job was the day I stopped acting," the 33-year-old Massachusetts native concluded.

"To be in a room with all you amazing human beings, amazing talents, for what I respect so much and love so much, is really truly the greatest honor."

"Thank you so very much. God bless you all."

See Uzo Aduba's reaction, Naomi Watts tripping on Emma Stone and other great moments from the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards right here:

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