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Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
Founded March 30, 2012 (2012-03-30)
Members 116,741 ("active" members) (2016)
80,440 (other members; withdrawn/suspended) (2014)
Country United States
Affiliation AAAA, AFL-CIO, IFJ, International Federation of Actors
Key people
  • Gabrielle Carteris, President
  • Rebecca Damon, Executive Vice President
  • Jane Austin, Secretary-Treasurer
  • Clyde Kusatsu, Vice President, Los Angeles
  • Liz Zazzi, Vice President, New York
  • Ilyssa Fradin, Vice President, Mid-Sized Locals
  • Suzanne Burkhead, Vice President, Small Locals
  • Samantha Mathis, Vice President, Actors/Performers
  • Catherine Brown, Vice President, Broadcasters
  • Dan Navarro, Vice President, Recording Artists/Singers
Office location 5757 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, California

Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) is an American labor union representing approximately 160,000 movie and television actors, journalists, radio personalities, recording artists, singers, voice actors, and other media professionals worldwide.

The organization was formed on March 30, 2012, following the merger of the Screen Actors Guild (created in 1933) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. SAG-AFTRA is a member of the AFL–CIO, the largest federation of unions in the United States.


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