SAG-AFTRA Remembers Marcia Strassman

SAG-AFTRA celebrates the life of member Marcia Strassman, who died on Friday at the age of 66. Strassman, best known for her role as Julie Kotter on the 1970s ABC comedy Welcome Back Kotter, served on the SAG National Board in 2002 and again from 2010-12. She also served on the AFTRA National Board from 2011-12, and then on the SAG-AFTRA National Board from 2012-13. 

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 21:09

SAG-AFTRA celebrates the life of member Marcia Strassman, who died on Friday at the age of 66. Strassman, best known for her role as Julie Kotter on the 1970s ABC comedy Welcome Back Kotter, served on the SAG National Board in 2002 and again from 2010-12. She also served on the AFTRA National Board from 2011-12, and then on the SAG-AFTRA National Board from 2012-13. 

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SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard Statement on the Passing of Stuntmen Bob Orrison and Gary McLarty

"I am deeply saddened by a great loss to the stunt community. Stunt performers know they have a dangerous job, and they take every precaution to do their jobs safely. Even so, these adventurous souls spend their days falling from buildings and dodging explosives. That is why the Oct.

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 18:07

SAG-AFTRA mourns the passing of national board member and former interim Screen Actors Guild President Sumi Sevilla Haru, who died today at age 75.

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SAG-AFTRA Statement on the Passing of Former Interim SAG President Sumi Haru

Filed in: AFL-CIO, In Memoriam

SAG-AFTRA mourns the passing of national board member and former interim Screen Actors Guild President Sumi Sevilla Haru, who died today at age 75.

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 17:58

LOS ANGELES (Oct. 12, 2014) — The SAG-AFTRA National Board, meeting this weekend in a face-to-face plenary in Los Angeles, extended David White’s role as National Executive Director and authorized a new four-year contract in that capacity, expiring Oct. 12, 2018. Details of the agreement are confidential and were not disclosed.

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SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard Statement on the Loss of Joan Rivers

Los Angeles, CA (September 4, 2014)---SAG-AFTRA released the following statement on behalf of president Ken Howard: