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SAG Official Honored with Spirit Award

Los Angeles (Sept. 19, 2011) — Screen Actors Guild congratulates its Deputy National Executive Director and General Counsel Duncan Crabtree-Ireland for being selected as the recipient of the 2011 Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Charles R. English Spirit Award.

SAG Members Awarded Union Plus Scholarships

Union Plus has awarded $150,000 in scholarships to 130 students representing 43 unions, including four representing Screen Actors Guild in the 2011 Union Plus Scholarship Program.
Screen Actors Guild congratulates scholarship recipients:
•Evan Griffith of New York, NY, whose parents Edward and Lisa Griffith are both SAG members, has been awarded a $500 scholarship.
•Jan Neuberger of Newtown, CT, who has been a SAG member since 1974, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship.

Joseph Ruskin Receives SAG Ralph Morgan Award

On Sunday, SAG’s Hollywood Division honored actor and longtime Board member Joseph Ruskin with its highest honor for exemplary service, the Ralph Morgan Award. The ceremony was held during the Hollywood Membership Meeting at the Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City.

Longtime SAG Board Member to Receive Hollywood Division's Ralph Morgan Award

Screen Actors Guild today announced that veteran actor and longtime SAG Board member Joseph Ruskin has been selected to receive the prestigious Ralph Morgan Award, the highest service award given by the Hollywood Division.

SAG Regional Branch Division Holds Annual Conference in Florida

Florida Lt. Governor Welcomes SAG Regional Branch Leaders in Orlando at Annual Conference

Winners Announced in Celebrate the Web’s “Raising the Bar” Web Pilot Festival

Screen Actors Guild New Media covered Silverlake Badminton and Adventurers Club took home the top honor of Judges Choice in Celebrate the Web’s “Raising the Bar” web pilot festival. Winners were announced at a live event at the Acme Comedy Theatre in Hollywood on March 29.

SAG Remembers the Life and Legacy of Elizabeth Taylor

Screen Actors Guild remembers the extraordinary life and career of Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor, who died today at the age of 79. The Oscar-winning actress and pioneering AIDS activist had been hospitalized in recent weeks for congestive heart failure.

"Her legacy will never fade, her spirit will always be with us, and her love will live forever in our hearts," son Michael Wilding said in a statement released by the family.

February 6, 2011: The Ronald Reagan Centennial

Before he became the 40th president of the United States, Ronald Reagan was president of Screen Actors Guild – during two significant periods.

Reagan, who began his career as a star of radio, film and television, first served the Guild as president from March 1947 through November 1952 (after serving previously as 3rd vice president and on the board). During this period, storied for its political and labor strife, his leadership paved the way for SAG’s first contract in television, among other accomplishments.