Rosenberg Bags SAG Presidency
Laura Ingalls has been displaced.
Alan Rosenberg has been elected president of the Screen Actors Guild, replacing Melissa Gilbert, the former Little House on the Prairie star, as the leader of country’s leading coalition of actors.
Gilbert opted out of hollister uk running for the top spot for a third term over the summer, saying she’d had it with the incessant infighting within the organization.
Thus, character actor Rosenberg, who is, incidentally the hubby of CSI’s Marg Helgenberger, beat out 1980s TV vamp Morgan Fairchild and Wild Wild West actor Robert Conrad for the position, winning nearly 40 percent of the votes from the 120,000 member organization.
Rosenberg says hollister uk his victory spells big battles for studios and advertisers on the labor front. “Actors have real value,” he told the Los Angeles Times after winning the race. He also says he wants bitter SAG bickering to stop and wants to encourage more member participation.
His potential for success is look hollister uk ing good for now, considering his Membership First team scored 10 of the 11 of the 24 open seats on the 69 seat board. Their first hurdle, according to the Times, is likely to be negotiating a deal with advertisers about actors working in commercials.
Rosenberg’s victory comes days after the election of Patric M.
“It’s an interesting transitional time,” Apted told the Times.
The SAG presidency has boasted some m hollister uk ajor players over the years, including James Cagney, Ronald Reagan, Patty Duke and Charlton Heston. The president represents actors who work in television, film, commercials and music videos as part of a two year, unpaid gig.