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Remembering Members We Have Lost

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.

EXCLUSIVE: PGA President Marshall Herskovitz on Actors, Internet Productions and this Weekend's Produced By Conference

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.

EXCLUSIVE: Producer Gale Anne Hurd on Casting, Hyphenates and this Weekend's Produced By Conference

Gale Anne Hurd is one of the most respected producers in the entertainment industry and has produced more than two dozen feature films which have earned multiple Oscar nominations and numerous awards.

Gale Anne Hurd

President Howard, Philadelphia Branch President Honored in Philly

Filed in: Locals, Member Alert

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.

SAG Honors Sheldon Smith with Howard Keel Award

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.

Memorial Day Weekend Office Schedule

Filed in: Member Alert

In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, SAG offices will be closed on Monday, May 31. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, June 1.
Please note that SAG offices will be closed early on Friday, May 28 as follows: