Alec Baldwin biography

Alec Baldwin

Actor, Celebrity

1958 –

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Who is Alec Baldwin?

Alexander Rae "Alec" Baldwin III is an American actor, film producer and comedian who has appeared on film, stage and television. As a member of the Baldwin family, he is the oldest of the four Baldwin brothers, all well-known actors.

Baldwin first gained recognition appearing on seasons 6 and 7 of the CBS television drama Knots Landing, in the role of Joshua Rush. He has since played both leading and supporting roles in films such as Beetlejuice, The Hunt for Red October, The Marrying Man, The Shadow, The Aviator and The Departed. His performance in the 2003 film The Cooler garnered him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

From 2006 to 2013, he starred as Jack Donaghy on the NBC sitcom 30 Rock, receiving critical acclaim for his performance and winning two Emmy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards for his work on the show, making him the male performer with the most SAG Awards.

Baldwin is a columnist for The Huffington Post. He was host of MSNBC's Up Late with Alec Baldwin, which lasted for five episodes until he was fired on November 26, 2013.

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Born
Apr 3, 1958
Amityville
Also known as
  • Alexander Rae Baldwin III
  • Harry Kirkpatrick
  • Alec
  • Alec Baldwin III
  • Alexander Rae "Alec" Baldwin III
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Catholicism
Ethnicity
  • French American
  • Irish American
  • English American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, New York University
    Acting
    ( - 1994)
  • George Washington University
    (1976 - 1979)
  • Berner High School
  • Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute
  • Tisch School of the Arts
Employment
  • Busboy, Roundabout Theatre Company
Lived in
  • Nassau Shores
  • New York
  • Los Angeles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013