FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Statement of Screen Actors Guild National Executive Director Doug Allen on the Passing of the Legendary Gene Upshaw
Los Angeles, August 21, 2008 — The following statement by Screen Actors Guild National Executive Director Doug Allen on the passing of the legendary Gene Upshaw was posted today. Allen was a close personal friend and associate of Upshaw’s working as Assistant Executive Director with the NFL Players Association for more than 2 decades.
“Gene Upshaw was a good friend, an inspiring leader and a tireless and effective champion of players in the NFL. I can't imagine a world without Gene's larger than life presence.ˇ
Screen Actors Guild