In recent days, Screen Actors Guild has lost several members who each contributed greatly in their own way to the entertainment industry, leaving a long-lasting impression on audiences.
SAG mourns the recent passing of actors Rue McClanahan, Dennis Hopper, Gary Coleman, Lynn Redgrave and Dixie Carter. We send our heartfelt condolences to their families.
June 2, 2010 — Marshall Herskovitz is an award-winning writer, producer, and director. He helped create such series as thirtysomething, My So-Called Life and Once and Again.
Among the films he has produced are Legends of the Fall, Traffic, The Last Samurai, Blood Diamond and the upcoming 2010 release Love and Other Drugs. He also directed Jack the Bear and Dangerous Beauty.
PHILADELPHIA (May 27, 2010) — The SAG Philadelphia Branch celebrated its 40th anniversary on Monday with a ceremony at Philadelphia City Hall and recognition by Mayor Michael A. Nutter (see video below). SAG President Ken Howard met with local members and welcomed new members with SAG pins. Approximately 90 people attended, including Philadelphia Branch President Tom McCarthy, and National Board Member Helen McNutt.
Washington, D.C. (May 25, 2010) — Screen Actors Guild Regional Branch Division leadership and the Washington-Baltimore leadership of SAG/AFTRA hosted a special celebration to honor SAG/AFTRA Washington-Baltimore Branch member Sheldon Smith, the recipient of the prestigious Howard Keel Award Saturday in Washington, D.C. at the National Press Club. The award is the highest recognition given by the Regional Branch Division.