People are rallying behind ‘Cosby Show’ actor Geoffrey Owens after photos of him working at Trader Joe’s went viral

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ThisIsInsider.com | By Megan Willet Over the weekend, photos emerged on news sites of "Cosby Show" actor Geoffrey Owens, 57, working at a Trader Joe's in New Jersey. Now, fellow actors and fans are coming to Owens' defense to say it's common for actors to hold other jobs. The original story went viral when 2 women saw Geoffrey Owens working at Trader Joe's The story was originally published by British…

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SAG-AFTRA Foundation Celebrates the Life of Eugene Francis

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[caption id="attachment_11353" align="alignleft" width="198"] Eugene Francis, 1937[/caption]  Actor, Writer & Founding Foundation Board Member Died Tuesday at 100 Years Old LOS ANGELES (April 13, 2018) – Actor, writer and founding board member of the Screen Actors Guild Foundation, now SAG-AFTRA Foundation, Eugene Francis passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 100 years old. Francis worked on TV series such as Matinee Theatre (1955), The George Sanders Mystery Theater (1957) and The Loretta Young…

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SAG Awards® Red Carpet Bleacher Seats Up for Auction Through Jan. 8

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Film & TV fans can bid to win seats to support the SAG-AFTRA Foundation LOS ANGELES (January 2, 2018) – The SAG Awards® Red Carpet Bleacher Seat Auction, the second in a trio of online auctions benefitting the SAG-AFTRA Foundation, is open now at sagawards.org/auction. Film and television fans have the chance to bid on over 100 bleacher seats, from which they can watch their favorite stars walk the 24th…

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SAG-AFTRA Foundation Announces “Patron of the Artists Awards” Presenters and Performers Including Sara Bareilles, Kathy Bates, Kristen Bell, John Boyega, Andrew Garfield, Holly Hunter, Allison Janney, Anthony Mackie, Mandy Moore, Kumail Nanjiani, Gary Oldman, Ray Romano and Tracee Ellis Ross

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Event Takes Place Thursday, November 9 in Beverly Hills LOS ANGELES (October 31, 2017) – The SAG-AFTRA Foundation announced today several presenters and performers for the Patron of the Artists Awards which takes place Thursday, November 9 at the…

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SAG-AFTRA Foundation To Honor Lionel Richie With Inaugural “Recording Artists Inspiration Award”

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Event Takes Place Thursday, November 9, in Beverly Hills  LOS ANGELES (October 5, 2017) -- The SAG-AFTRA Foundation announced today Lionel Richie will be the first recipient of its inaugural Recording Artists Inspiration Award. The internationally-renowned singer-songwriter, record producer, and philanthropist is being recognized for his career achievements and charitable work. The event takes place Thursday, November 9, at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills.…

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SAG-AFTRA Foundation to Honor Kate Winslet with “Actors Inspiration Award”

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Event Takes Place Thursday, November 9, in Beverly Hills LOS ANGELES (September 14, 2017) – The SAG-AFTRA Foundation announced today it will bestow its Actors Inspiration Award to critically-acclaimed actress and philanthropist Kate Winslet, highlighting her career achievements and…

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SAG-AFTRA Foundation and SAG-AFTRA Motion Picture Players Welfare Fund Seed Hurricane Relief Fund with $400,000 to Aid SAG-AFTRA Members Affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

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Organizations partner with The Actors Fund to administer the relief efforts on the ground Los Angeles (September 11, 2017) - The SAG-AFTRA Foundation and the SAG-AFTRA Motion Picture Players Welfare Fund (MPPWF) have created a Hurricane Relief Fund specifically to provide financial support to SAG-AFTRA members affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The SAG-AFTRA Foundation seeded the Hurricane Relief Fund with $200,000 and the SAG-AFTRA MPPWF matched the contribution for…

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