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From Child Actor to Hollywood Board Member

 by Peggy Lane O'Rourke

I was a ten-year-old actor when I earned my SAG card doing commercials in Chicago.  .  SAG was my parent union. I joined AFTRA and Actors Equity soon after. If you had told me then I would be a Hollywood Board member alongside union activists like Ed Asner, Martin Sheen and Frances Fisher, I never would have believed you. Yet, here I am, all these years later, serving on five union committees, and even writing a blog. 

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