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STUNT PERFORMERS ARE ON FIRE TALENT BEHIND THE TALENT TAKES THE SPOTLIGHT C E L E B R A T I N G A R T I S T S 2 5 TH SAG AWA R DS S P E C I A L 39 S AG A F T R A .O R G 2 0 1 9 D anger is just part of the job. From jumping out of burning cars and buildings to enacting intense action-packed battles, SAG-AFTRA's talented stunt performers provide the thrills that leave audiences braced for impact. While the individuals behind the derring-do are often unrecognized for their bravery, they deserve credit for bringing our favorite films and television shows to life. Stunt performers will be celebrated on Jan. 27, 2019, during the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. Before the start of the show, tune into, and for the Red Carpet Pre-Show and coverage of the Stunt Ensemble honors. "Stunt performers are truly one of the most crucial components when creating on-screen thrills. Through their phenomenal talent, they are able to portray extremely dangerous situations while still maintaining their own safety, as well as the safety of others," said SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris. "It is humbling to know how much these highly trained professionals risk for our entertainment. The respect I have for their craft is boundless." Honorees will be recognized for their work in the categories of Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture and Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series. The nominees were announced Dec. 12.

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