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I'm now living my dream in LA, and am proud to be part of this union. Never felt more supported, every actor should be part of it. Don't give up! I never will! Thanks SAG-AFTRA." – Kary Musa

"This July I'll be celebrating my five year anniversary as a proud, card-carrying member of the greatest union out there. I came up through the ranks primarily through background and stand in work. I love what I do, and I love being on set. God willing, I'll move into more featured and speaking roles. I love all the programs that are offered. I'm part of the SAG-AFTRA Film Society and Conservatory. I love my union and love being a member.” – David Eli

"Proud member since 2008! It was one of the proudest moments for me to be part of this amazing Union!" – Steve Antonucci

"My first SAG job was a commercial for McDonald's in the PA-OH market in 1997. They were trying out an 88 cent menu regionally: "8 for 88, and I like it!" I liked it! Since then I moved around a lot and worked mainly in commercials and indie film. My most recent job was in "Raising Buchanan" a feature that I starred in and produced in Arizona under the modified low budget contract. I am so grateful to be a part of this union and to be able to cast my fellow Arizona SAG-AFTRA members in my dream project! Pictured with me are some of the cast of "Raising Buchanan" that attended the local membership meeting in April in Phoenix – Ted Raymond, me, Saylor Billings (earned her card from this film!), Jennifer Pfalzgraff and Zoë Yeoman." – Amanda Melby

"Membership comes with many perks – screenings, workshops, lectures, meet & greets, so it is well worth the cost." – Laureen Keough

"I've been a proud SAG-AFTRA member since 2016. Joining was such a amazing blessing and the happiest day of my life. It's nice to be a part of a community of such talented professional actors." – Deuandra T. Brown

"Being a SAG-AFTRA actor is the highlight of my life. Even though my job is traveling the world, my love is acting. #proudsagaftramember" – Terez M Land

“I joined the Screen Actors Guild In 1992, after I was Taft-Hartleyed in a major sitcom. Proud member!” – Kevin McDowell

"The dream was to be an actor, and now I am a SAG-AFTRA member, I'm here because of my parents and all the new friends I met on productions who believed in me. My story is just beginning." – Kevin Carscallen

"I received my SAG card in 2004, while still working full time as a special education teacher with the board of education. Not being a classically trained actor I went on audition after audition until finally I booked an Aquafina commercial. I had to join SAG, and I felt validated that this thing that I had inside of me was justified. I knew right then and there that my vocation was about to change. So after auditioning and doing background work, I finally in 2013 I was able to retire from the Board of Ed. I always appreciated the union." – Donald Hinson

"I earned my SAG-AFTRA membership performing as a gospel singer in the 1980 cult classic film, 'Reborn', starring Dennis Hopper. Growing up in the union town of Detroit, MI, I came to appreciate the many benefits of union membership and was thrilled to join SAG-AFTRA later in life, in Houston, TX." – Richard Aptekar

"All four of us with our SAG-AFTRA cards!" – The Perez Family

"I achieved my goal of becoming a SAG-AFTRA member in 1995. I continue to enjoy acting and the people I meet in our industry . . . like Scott Clifton, not only an outstanding actor, but a great guy." – Kevin Beeken

"I am a singer. I've been a proud member since I was six years old. My first job was for a Wonder Bread commercial jingle. My very next job was for a Sesame Street album. I knew then and there in that recording studio at six years old, hoping that Big Bird would show up, that this is what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. I am still a singer, and still proud to be a SAG-AFTRA member." – Charisse Davis

"On location as Detective Cuddy in "One Day She'll Darken" from Patty Jenkins and TNT." – Theo Marshall

"I toiled for years in non-union roles and theatre before earning my SAG card by writing, producing and starring in my own short films and those of my production company. When I held the card for the first time I felt legitimate, proud and validated. It's a privilege to be a member of SAG-AFTRA! – Kelli Crawford

"I find I 'accidentally' drop my card any chance I get. 'Oh, excuse me, I dropped my SAG-AFTRA card, do you mind? Thank you! Shaun Parker. Actor, nice to meet you.'" – Shaun Parker

"Becoming a SAG-AFTRA member meant that I was now among hardworking professional actors that work to take the art and skill to the next level. It meant that I have now arrived as a 'professional actor!'" – Derrick Worsley

"Proud Member Since 2008!" – Mike Cardan

"I always wanted to be a part of something big, and since I was a kid I had a very clear vision of who I wanted to be. Two years ago, I moved to America, the greatest country in the world, and the land of opportunity to further pursue my dreams. My first yearly goal was: join the union, book something big, and work with the best. Six months later, I booked the lead role for a national Verizon commercial, which made me eligible to join the union. I got chosen by the Oscar winning director Tom Hooper, and collaborated with the exec.producers Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, since that spot was also the trailer for their new reality show. It was an amazing experience to work three of the biggest names in Hollywood as the lead actor. My first dream came true quite fast! I am very proud to be a SAG-AFTRA member, and look forward for my next big achievement!" – Angelos Poulis

"I have been a member since 2000, and it has been the best decision in terms of support, guidance, and opportunities." – Sandra Matthews Sims

"I am a new member. I am 15, love to act and sing, and have autism. I guest starred on Speechless and became eligible to become a member, but it wasn’t until I guest starred on The Good Doctor that I became a member of SAG-AFTRA. As a PWD, I am so excited to connect with other actors like me. I have found my voice, my passion and cannot wait for what is next!" – Coby Bird

"I just got my SAG-AFTRA card. I am in the "senior" age range. Came to NYC when I was 20, dropped out of the game when I was this close to joining in my 40's, because we needed guaranteed health coverage, and took a dead end office job. The Affordable Care Act allowed me the freedom to start again. That was a very short time ago. Now I already have my union card, and the day after receiving it, booked a commercial! Proud to be a part of a group which takes our work seriously, and understands its real value." – Michael Greenlake

"I became a SAG-AFTRA member by joining AFTRA in 2012. I was exited when SAG merged with AFTRA, because I knew I was finally going to have the chance to be a part of both actor unions." – Lee Tenae Divionnis

"Chicago Local Board member. Strong arts industry advocate leveraging my acting and networking abilities to grow our film and entertainment community." – Duke Czlonka

"Received my new SAG-AFTRA membership card today, and realized that I've been a proud member since 2003! I have to say that becoming a member of SAG-AFTRA was one of the proudest moments of my life, because to me it signified a real commitment to my craft and to my life as an actor. I thought of it like joining the Major Leagues, in that it was a blessing in my heart to have just made it to that level. I also knew that it would be more challenging for me to succeed in the "big leagues," but that the adventures and the stories would be that much greater when I looked back on them later on in my life. Turns out I was right on all counts. I could never have imagined that I would become a working actor or that I would meet and work with all of the incredible professionals who I have so far. Under the union I have a pension, health insurance and pride in the work that our union and our industry can bring into to the world." – Gregory Hoyt

"I've been a proud member since 1996. It's a honor to be a part of the largest and prestigious union in the world. To be a member shows that I am a professional in what I do, and agents take me very seriously." – Wayne Eric Dickso

"Joining the unions was not merely logical for the business of acting; it has been my honor! Imagine joining the ranks of the very actors who were such a part of my childhood and education! Wherever acting and life leads, I remain proud, strengthened, humbled, and blessed to be a SAG-AFTRA member." – Molyneau DuBelle

"My adventure began in 2013, with improv classes and comedy classes and enjoying every moment on stage and in front of a camera. I've always known that I wanted to be an actor, and getting my SAG-AFTRA membership card says I'm on the right path. It's like getting the golden ticket from Willy Wonka!" – Pablo Ramos

"Proud member since 2006!" – Kelley Petrisi

"I was six years old, and I literally jumped into the television (which landed me in the hospital) because I wanted to be on television so badly. That was the signal for my mother to help me break into the entertainment industry. Years later, I am still pursuing my passion. Thanks SAG-AFTRA for allowing me to be a part of a great organization!" – Steven M. Clark

"Since joining SAG-AFTRA in 2015, I have been blessed with many amazing opportunities throughout New York State. This card and what it represents gives me security, safety and a sense of community like no other union. Proud to be a part of it!" – Jillian Marie Sayegh

"Proud member!" – Sean James

"Been a member since 1996, and I still get excited every new card! Cheers to success." – Ivan Davila

I feel so lucky, humbled and honored to be a SAG-AFTRA member. I joined in 2015. Now I can call myself a professional actress. Being an actress is the most exciting job in the world." – Carla La Porta

"What a beautiful gift to physically hold my hard work in my hands. I'm grateful to be a part of a union that protects and supports actors. I'm ready to put this baby to use!" – Nayana Parsatoon

"I became SAG eligible after working as a co-starring role on an untitled CW Pilot . Received my card on NYE – it feels good starting out the New Year with card in hand." – Rebekah Hart Franklin

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