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SAG General Counsel Named to POWER UP Top 10

Duncan Crabtree-Ireland, who represents Screen Actors Guild as general counsel and deputy national executive director, was named to POWER UP’s 10 Amazing Gay Men in Showbiz list for 2010. He received the award at the 10th Annual Power Premiere Celebrity Gala on November 7 in Hollywood.

POWER UP is a non-profit organization known for its award-winning short films that advance the careers of gay women filmmakers. Two years ago, the group created the men’s list in addition to the 10 Amazing Gay Women in Showbiz list, which has been presented for the past decade.

Danny Woodburn Takes Home Harold Russell Award

Los Angeles – Actor Danny Woodburn was honored October 8 with the Screen Actors Guild Harold Russell Award at the Media Access Awards in Beverly Hills. He received the recognition for his union advocacy on behalf of performers with disabilities.

SAG Mourns the Loss of Tony Curtis

September 30, 2010 — Screen Actors Guild is saddened by the loss of celebrated actor and former National Board member Tony Curtis, who died of cardiac arrest Wednesday at his home in Las Vegas. He was 85.

SAG Mourns Loss of Founding Member Gloria Stuart

Los Angeles (September 27, 2010) — Screen Actors Guild deeply mourns the passing of founding member Gloria Stuart, whose contributions to her union, the film industry and world of fine art were a legacy second only to the humanity by which she lived.

Stuart, who won a Screen Actors Guild Award for her role as Old Rose in Titanic, a performance which also garnered Oscar and Golden Globe nominations, turned 100 on July 4 of this year.

She died Sunday at her home in Los Angeles.

CCH Pounder, Kal Penn Honored at Tri-Union Diversity Awards

Actor and activist Kal Penn (Harold & Kumar, House, M.D) and actor and artist CCH Pounder (Brothers, Avatar) were among the honorees at the 8th Annual Ivy Bethune Tri-Union Diversity Awards presented August 23 at the Colony Theatre in Burbank, Calif.

Ernest Borgnine Honored With 2010 Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award

47th Annual Accolade to be Presented During the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® Simulcast
on TNT and TBS on Sunday, January 30, 2011

SAG National Board Honors Gloria Stuart

Gloria Stuart, one of Screen Actors Guild’s first members and one of the Guild’s first board members has been recognized by the National Board of Screen Actors Guild for her accomplishments and years of service to the union.