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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.

Join Fellow Union Members this Saturday for One Nation March in Washington D.C., Los Angeles and Across the Country

Screen Actors Guild is proud to support the One Nation Working Together March in Washington D.C., and in cities across the country, this Saturday, October 2. For those not able to be in Washington, D.C., rallies are also being held in Los Angeles and other cities across the country.

Free Tickets for SAG Members to a Staged L.A. Reading of Terrence McNally’s “Some Men”

Filed in: Event

LOS ANGELES — Some of the biggest names in television, stage, and film will gather at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills on Monday for the West Coast premiere of “Some Men,” a play by 4-time Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally.

New Study Reveals Lack of Characters With Disabilities on Television

1% Representation Creates Extreme Lack of Employment Opportunities for Performers With Disabilities

Letter from SAG, AFTRA, DGA & IATSE to Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Sessions re: S.3804

September 29, 2010
 

Chairman Patrick J. Leahy
United States Senate
433 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Ranking Member Jeff Sessions
United States Senate
335 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Re: S. 3804, Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act (COICA)

Dear Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Sessions:

Screen Actors Guild, AFTRA AND AMPTP to Commence Negotiations Under Press Blackout

Filed in: Press & Media

Los Angeles (September 24, 2010) – In a joint statement issued today, the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) announced they will commence negotiations on successor agreements to the AFTRA Exhibit A (Primetime TV) and SAG TV/Theatrical contracts on Monday, September 27, 2010. The talks will take place at AMPTP headquarters in Sherman Oaks, Calif.

Screen Actors Guild Announces Results of 2010 National Board Elections

Filed in: Governance

Los Angeles (September 23, 2010)—Screen Actors Guild today announced elections results for the Guild’s National Board of Directors. Twenty-seven (27) of the 69 National Board seats were open for election this year, representing Screen Actors Guild’s Hollywood, New York and Regional Branch Divisions. The newly elected National Board members will assume office on September 25.

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.