SAG Awards 2013: Watch the Actor statue being made

Hollywood stars will be out in all their glittery glory when the Screen Actors Guild Awards are handed out Sunday night at the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles. But did you know the statuette — called the Actor, appropriately enough — is made at an unassuming foundry in Burbank?

American Fine Arts Foundry casts the molds for the solid bronze actor statuettes, which weigh more than 12 pounds each. 

In the video above, the casting process takes place with workers in protective suits pouring molten bronze into molds to make the Actor.

The Screen Actors Guild Awards honor performers in film and TV.

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Al Seib, Los Angeles Times

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