Stunt Performers from “The Dark Knight” and “Heroes” are Recipients of Screen Actors Guild’s Honors for Film and Television Stunt Ensembles
Los Angeles - The stunt performers and coordinators from “The Dark Knight” and “Heroes” are recipients of this year’s Screen Actors Guild’s honors for Film and Television Stunt Ensembles, it was announced today from the 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® red carpet by Screen Actors Guild President Alan Rosenberg and Screen Actors Guild Awards Committee Chair JoBeth Williams. The announcement was made at the top of the live SAG Awards™ pre-show webcasts on TNT.TV and TBS.COM.
Screen Actors Guild Stunt Ensemble Honors commend work within the stunt community during 2008 and recognize stunt performers and coordinators. Nominees chosen by their respective SAG Awards® film and television nominating committees were announced on December 18, 2008. Recipients were chosen by the approximately 100,000 active members of the Screen Actors Guild nationwide. Balloting closed on Friday, Jan. 23, 2009 at noon PT. Results were sealed by the Guild’s official election teller until they were announced on the SAG Awards® red carpet by Rosenberg and Williams. The recipients are:
Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
THE DARK KNIGHT (Warner Bros. Pictures)
NATALIE M. MEYER
Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series
RYAN JAMES HAPPY
XUYEN “SAMMY” VALDIVIA
NOTE TO MEDIA:
Credits for the Stunt Ensembles are not final. All names are subject to verification.