Thursday, May 30, 2024

Ken Howard, “The White Shadow,” (Re) Elected President of Actors’ Union


Ken Howard, best known for playing “The White Shadow” on TV, has been elected president of SAG-AFTRA. He beat out actor Esai Morales and a couple of other candidates. Howard was already president of SAG-AFTRA and had had two consecutive two year terms as president of SAG before the unions merged. Amy Aquino was elected secretary- treasurer.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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