‘Walking Dead’ Actor Michael Cudlitz Running for SAG-AFTRA Board

  • Variety
‘Walking Dead’ Actor Michael Cudlitz Running for SAG-AFTRA Board
Veteran actor Michael Cudlitz, best known for his role as Sergeant Abraham Ford on “The Walking Dead,” is running for the SAG-AFTRA board.

Cudlitz unveiled his candidacy Tuesday as part of the ruling Unite for Strength faction, which has also announced a re-election campaign for Gabrielle Carteris as president and Camryn Manheim as secretary-treasurer. It’s the first time that Cudlitz has sought an elected post at the union.

“The union’s been good to me so I thought it was time to give back,” he told Variety. “I like the way things are going and I want to see that continue.”

Carteris, who has been president since 2016, is facing challenges for the post from Matthew Modine and current secretary-treasurer Jane Austin. Election ballots will be mailed to dues-current members on July 29 and will be tabulated on Aug. 28. SAG-aftra represents about 160,000 performers.

The SAG-aftra national board has 70 members,
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