Alan Rosenberg Quotes

Alan Rosenberg (born October 4, 1950) is an American stage and screen actor. Rosenberg is perhaps best known for his character Eli Levinson which appeared in both the series Civil Wars and the popular L.A. Law. From 2005 to 2009, he was president of the Screen Actors Guild, the principal motion picture industry on-screen performers' union

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Alan Rosenberg


Aside from my family, I have two great loves in my life: acting and the fight for social justice.

Alan Rosenberg


Fair play doesn't pertain in bargaining. What matters there is leverage.

Alan Rosenberg


Actors are frightened little children.

Alan Rosenberg


“I am honored that the members of this great union have placed their confidence in me, ... I ran a campaign that offered a simple and straightforward promise _ I will fight like hell to get actors their fair share.”

Alan Rosenberg


“I am honored that the members of this great union have placed their confidence in me. I ran a campaign that offered a simple and straightforward promise -- I will fight like hell to get actors their fair share.”

Alan Rosenberg


“We need consultation and eventually we need compensation. Whatever happened to artistic integrity? When did we lose the right to say yes or no?”

Alan Rosenberg


“We have great respect for Greg and are grateful to him for his service to the guild, ... We wish him well.”

Alan Rosenberg


“The recent election made clear that our membership expects concrete results, particularly in our collective bargaining and our nationwide organizing efforts.”

Alan Rosenberg


“While the increase in roles for performers over 40 and in roles for Asian/Pacific Islanders is encouraging, overall casting trends continue to disappoint. We will continue working to ensure that those doing the hiring have more exposure to the vast diversity of talent that exists among the guild's membership.”

Alan Rosenberg


“We really are looking for a fair deal and believe there is one to be made here. We were there for them while this business was growing and are hoping they'll be here for us now.”

Alan Rosenberg


“I am honored, excited and ready to run. I believe in more transparency within the Screen Actors Guild. I don't believe in spin.”

Alan Rosenberg


“We have become weak as a union, giving in to a series of rollbacks and buy-outs at a time when the entertainment industry is recording record profits; profits that will continue to grow with new technology, ... If we truly expect to earn our livings as actors, we need to stand up and fight for a fair and livable wage.”

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“We can definitely use more contributions and the community is a very caring community and has been very good about assisting in the past. We're counting on them to once again come forward and help out.”

Alan Rosenberg


“I really feel a need to do something for my fellow actors,”

Alan Rosenberg


“The displacement of scripted series by reality programming continues to be a severe obstacle to a working actor's ability to earn a living.”

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