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Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin American actor, writer, producer, and comedian

American actor, writer, producer, and comedian
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro American actor, writer, producer, and comedian
A.K.A. Alexander Rae Baldwin III
Is Actor Television actor Film actor Stage actor Internet personality Podcaster Blogger Voice actor Film director Film producer
From United States of America
Type Film, Television, Stage and Radio Internet
Gender male
Birth 6 May 1954, Amityville, USA
Age: 66 years
Star sign TaurusTaurus
Politics Democratic Party
Family
Father: Alexander Rae Baldwin Jr.
Siblings: Daniel BaldwinWilliam BaldwinStephen Baldwin
Spouse: Kim Basinger
Children: Ireland Baldwin
Stats
Height: 1.8161 m
Education
George Washington University
New York University Tisch School of the Arts
Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute
Awards
Primetime Emmy Award  
Theatre World Award 1986
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series 2017
Golden Globe Award  
Emmy Award 2008
Screen Actors Guild Award 2007
Genre:
Soap opera
The details
Biography

Alec Baldwin (Alexander Rae Baldwin III) is an American actor and producer.

Born on April 3, 1958 in Massapequa, New York, Alec is the eldest of the four Baldwin brothers (Daniel Baldwin, Stephen Baldwin, and William Baldwin).

Early life and education

  • Alec Baldwin was born to Carol Newcomb (Martineau) and Alexander Rae Baldwin, Jr.. His father was high school teacher and football coach.
  • Alec is of Irish, English, Scottish, French, and German descent.
  • Alec has three brothers and two sisters (Beth and Jane.)
  • Alec went to Alfred G. Berner High School in Massapequa, New York, and later, from 1976 to 1979, attended George Washington University in Washington D.C. He then transferred to Tisch School of the Arts in New York.

Work

TV, Stage, and Hollywood

  • Alec began his acting career with several TV shows in early 1980s.
  • He appeared in such TV series as The Doctors (1963) and Knots Landing (1979).
  • He made his Broadway debut with Joe Orton's black comedy Loot (1986), for which Baldwin won a Theatre World Award.
  • In the late 1980s, Baldwin made his film debut with the moviesForever, Lulu (1987) with Deborah Harry and Dr. Ruth Westheimer.
  • He then went on to work in such feature films as Beetlejuice (1988), Married to the Mob (1988), Working Girl (1988), Talk Radio (1988), and The Hunt for Red October (1990)
  • The Hunt for Red October in which he appeared next to Sean Connery was a box-office success and established him as a serious player in the industry.
  • After The hunt for Red October, Baldwin performed on Broadway in A Streetcar Named Desire in 1992, for which he received Tony nomination for characterization of "Stanley Kowalski."
  • In 1992, he made a 10-minute cameo appearance as a hardheaded real-estate executive in the movie Glengarry Glen Ross.
  • In the fall of 2006, Baldwin started working in NBC television sitcom 30 Rock with Tina Fey and comedian Tracy Morgan. For his outstanding work in the series, he received three Golden Globes, three Screen Actors Guild Awards and two Emmy Awards.
  • He also worked as a producer of 30 Rock.

Personal life

  • While filming The Marrying Man in 1991, he met his future wife Kim Basinger. They married in 1993 and eventually divorced in 2002. They had a daughter in 1995, Ireland Baldwin, who later became an actress and model.
  • In 1991, Baldwin began dating Hilaria Thomas, a yoga instructor in Manhattan. They married in 2012 and have three children together - daughter Carmen, son Rafael, and son Leonardo Angel Charles.
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Politics

  • Baldwin is an outspoken democrat and has supported Barack Obama in his presidential campaigns.
  • He is also an animal rights activist and a supporter of PETA.
  • Baldwin has also been a harsh critic of president-elect Donald Trump.
  • Baldwin mocked Trump on Saturday Night Live in multiple shows, about which, the president elect was not happy.
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References
http://www.vulture.com/2014/02/alec-baldwin-good-bye-public-life.html
http://www.the-numbers.com/movies/1992/0PTAK.php
http://boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=pearlharbor.htm
http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117875673.html?categoryid=3&cs=1
http://www.webcitation.org/5uFWyPAke
http://www.premiere.com/features/3403/when-actors-direct.html?print_page=y
http://www.webcitation.org/5uFX1udfq?url=http://www.premiere.com/features/3403/when-actors-direct.html?print_page%3Dy
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Article Title: Alec Baldwin: American actor, writer, producer, and comedian - Biography and Life
Author(s): PeoplePill.com Editorial Staff
Website Title: PeoplePill
Publisher: PeoplePill
Article URL: https://peoplepill.com/people/alec-baldwin/
Publish Date: 07 Nov 2016
Last Update Date: 14 Feb 2020
Date Accessed: 06 Jun 2020
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