Alec Baldwin

Born Apr 3, 1958

Alexander Rae "Alec" Baldwin III is an American actor who has appeared on film, stage, and television. Baldwin first gained recognition through television for his work, for two seasons (6 and 7), on the soap opera Knots Landing, in the role of Joshua Rush. He has since played both leading and supporting roles in films such as Beetlejuice (1988), The Hunt for Red October (1990), The Marrying Man (1991), The Shadow (1994), The Aviator (2004) and The Departed (2006).… Read More

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1958 Birth Baldwin was born April 3, 1958, in Amityville, New York, and raised in the Nassau Shores neighborhood of nearby Massapequa, the eldest son of Carol Newcomb (née Martineau; born 1930) and Alexander Rae Baldwin, Jr. (October 26, 1927 – April 15, 1983), a high school history/social studies teacher and football coach. … Read More


1976 18 Years Old From 1976 to 1979, he attended George Washington University, afterward transferring to New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. … Read More


1980 - 1983 2 More Events
1984 26 Years Old He went on to appear as the brother of Valene Ewing and son of Lilimae Clements (played by Joan Van Ark and Julie Harris, respectively) in Knots Landing from 1984–85.
1986 28 Years Old 1 More Event
Baldwin made his Broadway debut in 1986 in a revival of Joe Orton's Loot alongside Zoë Wanamaker, Željko Ivanek, Joseph Maher and Charles Keating. … Read More
1987 29 Years Old Baldwin made his film debut with a minor role in the 1987 film Forever, Lulu. … Read More


1993 35 Years Old …  They married in 1993 and had a daughter, Ireland, in 1995. They separated in 2000, and finalized a divorce in 2002.
1995 37 Years Old In October 1995, Baldwin allegedly assaulted a photographer for videotaping his wife, Kim Basinger, and their 3-day-old daughter. … Read More


1998 40 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1998, he became the third narrator and George Carlin's replacement for the fifth and sixth seasons of Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends.
2002 44 Years Old 1 More Event
He left the series in 2002 on winning the role of Lawrence Quinn in The Cat in the Hat and was replaced by Michael Brandon.
2003 45 Years Old …  His performance in the 2003 romantic drama The Cooler garnered him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. … Read More
2006 48 Years Old He starred as Jack Donaghy on NBC's 30 Rock, which first aired October 2006. … Read More


2008 50 Years Old 1 More Event
Baldwin has won two Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe awards and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards for his role. He received his second Emmy nomination for Best Actor in a Television Comedy or Musical as Jack Donaghy in 2008, marking his seventh Primetime Emmy nomination and first win.
He won again in 2009.
2010 52 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2010, he made a five-second cameo appearance with comedian Andy Samberg in a musical video titled "Great Day" featured on the bonus DVD as part of Lonely Island's album Turtleneck & Chain.
Prosecutors said she and Baldwin had met on a film set more than 10 years earlier, and that beginning in 2011 she began sending him multiple unwanted emails and texts. … Read More
He also hosted the second show on February 2, 2013.
2015 57 Years Old 1 More Event
Baldwin co-starred in Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, the fifth installment of the Mission: Impossible series, released on July 31, 2015. … Read More
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