Screen Actors Guild

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Screen Actors Guild

A labor union for American film and television actors. It lobbies and negotiates contracts for better pay and working conditions; it also advocates for members in the event of a labor dispute. It was established in 1933 and is based in and Los Angeles. It is affiliated with the AFL-CIO.
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With the Academy Awards a week away, the 10th annual Screen Actors' Guild Awards pulled off a major surprise.
The award-winning film Shakespeare in Love has scooped another gong, this time at the Screen Actors' Guild awards, a run-up to the Oscars.
Gwyneth Paltrow, who took the Golden Globe award for best actress in a comedy film, took the Screen Actors' Guild award for best actress.