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June 18, 2020 Press Release

Celebrating Pride with the LGBTQIA+ Community

The Actors Fund joins in celebrating the diversity of the LGBTQIA+ community.

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June 15, 2020 Press Release

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Dignity for All

To build upon our pledge to support equality for all and condemn systemic racism, we are working to expand programs so that they reflect the nuances of our community and the topics that need to be addressed.

June 2, 2020 Press Release

The Actors Fund Stands with Our Black and Brown Communities

We are committed to those who are tirelessly fighting for equality and justice, and dedicate using our voice and our work to make sure everyone in our community knows we are here for them. 

May 28, 2020 Press Release

The Original Cast of Mr. Belvedere to Reunite for a special One-Night-Only Event to Benefit The Actors Fund

The reunion will feature original cast members, Bob Uecker, Ilene Graff, Rob Stone, Tracy Wells, and Brice Beckham as they reunite to answer fan questions and talk about the making of the show, favorite episodes, and on-set jokes.

May 27, 2020 Press Release

NY Laughs Announces Laughter in Lockdown

A hosted two hour streaming fundraiser featuring appearances and performances by Wanda Sykes, Judd Apatow, Ray Romano and other beloved comedic artists.

May 25, 2020 Press Release

You Can't Stop The Beat A Video Celebration for The Actors Fund

Over 150 actors, dancers and musicians including Harvey Fierstein, Sean Hayes, Kristin Chenoweth, Matthew Morrison, Martin Short and more came together to create an at-home video of “You Can’t Stop The Beat,” the joyful finale from Hairspray.

May 14, 2020 Press Release

The Actors Fund Reports A Record Breaking $10,500,000 in Financial Assistance Over Eight Weeks for Covid-19 Related Emergency Support

This emergency financial aid is helping the most vulnerable members of the performing arts and entertainment communities.

May 12, 2020 Press Release


A special one-night-only streaming event: “Bombshell in Concert,” featuring a reunion of original cast members from the now legendary NBC series “Smash.” This special event will stream Wednesday, May 20 at 8:00 PM ET exclusively on, PeopleTV, and PEOPLE social platforms

April 16, 2020 Press Release

Guest Stars Robert Wuhl and Don Most Announced for the First Weekly Episode of Viral Vignettes

The Actors Fund has announced a new comedic weekly series, “Viral Vignettes”, featuring original work with popular character actors from classic TV shows and films premiering this Wednesday, April 15 at 12 p.m. PDT / 3 p.m. ET.

You've Got a Friend Beautiful - The Carole King Musical - The Actors Fund Performance
April 9, 2020 Press Release

The Cast of Beautiful – The Carole King Musical Presents You've Got a Friend Video to Help Support The Actors Fund

Cast members and musicians from the Tony Award winning Beautiful-The Carole King Musical have collaborated from their homes around the world to record a socially distanced version of “You’ve Got a Friend” to create awareness to raise funds for The Actors Fund.