About Alec Baldwin
Alexander Rae Baldwin III (born April 3, 1958) is an American actor, writer, comedian, film producer, and political activist. He is the eldest of the four actor brothers in the Baldwin family. Baldwin first gained recognition appearing on the sixth and seventh seasons of the CBS primetime soap opera ‘Knots Landing’. In his early career, Baldwin played both leading and supporting roles in a variety of films such as Tim Burton’s ‘Beetlejuice’, Mike Nichols’ ‘Working Girl’, Jonathan Demme’s ‘Married to the Mob’, and Oliver Stone’s ‘Talk Radio’.
Alec Baldwin gained attention for his performances as Jack Ryan in ‘The Hunt for Red October’ and in ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’. Since then, he has worked with directors such as Woody Allen in ‘Alice’, ‘To Rome with Love’ and ‘Blue Jasmine’, and Martin Scorsese in ‘The Aviator’ and ‘The Departed’. His performance in the drama ‘The Cooler’ garnered him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Alongside his acting career, Baldwin is also known for his charitable contributions, creating the Carol M. Baldwin Cancer Research Fund alongside his mother while making generous donations to the New York Philharmonic and the Roundabout Theatre Company. Learn More…