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11th ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS BACKSTAGE
Teri Hatcher holds the Actor statuette for outstanding performance by a female actor in a comedy series for her performance in "Desperate Housewives," backstage at the 11th annual Screen Actors Guild Award in Los Angeles, California February 5, 2005. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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A Screen Actors Guild Award is an accolade given by the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) to recognize outstanding performances by its members. The statuette given, a nude male figure holding both a mask of comedy and a mask of tragedy, is called "The Actor".[1] It is 16 inches tall, weighs over 12 pounds, cast in solid bronze, and produced by the American Fine Arts Foundry in Burbank, California.[2] SAG Awards have been one of the major awards events in Hollywood since 1995. Nominations for the awards come from 4200 randomly selected members of the union, with the full membership (120,000 as of 2007) available to vote for the winners. The awards have been televised for the past several years on TNT, but now also airs on TBS. The inaugural SAG Awards aired live on February 25, 1995 from Stage 12, Universal Studios. The second SAG awards aired live from the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, while subsequent awards have been held at the Shrine Exposition Center.[3] Bob Hope was given the first award.

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