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Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin


Famous as :


Birth Name :

Alexander Rae Baldwin III

Birth Date :

April 03, 1958

Birth Place :

Massapequa, Long Island, NY

Spouse :

Kim Basinger (actress, 19-Aug-93 - Feb 2002), Hilaria Thomas (Yoga Vida instructor, since 30-Jun-12)

Claim to fame :

As Jack Ryan in "The Hunt for Red October" (1990)


Well-known for his remarkable work of displaying convincing characters in just about every genre, Alec Baldwin unmistakably is one of Hollywood's prominent actors whose talent has been widely acknowledged by both critics and audiences. Spending his early life along with his five siblings in Massapequa, Long Island, New York which is also the place he was born on April 3, 1958 as Alexander Rae Baldwin III, he basically has developed an interest in performing arts since he was still a little boy, and even had been involved in some stage productions of Massapequa High School where he studied at. However, this apparently could not exceed his fondness for law field for he later decided to take political science major at The George Washington University in Washington D.C. following his high school graduation and passed the next three years there. It was during this time that this eldest son of Carol Newcomb and Alexander Rae Baldwin, Jr. began to be involved in professional acting after surprisingly obtained a seat in Undergraduate Drama Program of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts through an audition he joined casually upon a friend's challenge.

Eventually gave up his study of political science to learn more about portraying characters in a series of academic classes, including the training at prestigious Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, Alec effectively used his spare time to undertake double job as a waiter also lifeguard at a Manhattan's health club restaurant. It was in this place that he later met a casting assistant who saw his potentiality and suggested him to attend an audition for TV drama series of “The Doctors" (1963-1982) in which he wonderfully succeeded getting the role of Billy Allison Aldrich. Joined this NBC's soap opera for two years until its season finale, he then headed for Los Angeles in 1984 to star in CBS' primetime drama, “Knots Landing" (1979-1993) before performed in several TV-movie projects, namely “Love on the Run” (1985), “Dress Gray” (1986), and “The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory” (1987).

Latest News

Alec Baldwin and Danny Glover Amp Up Sci-Fi Flick 'Andron'

September 13, 2014 02:47:53 GMT

and have joined "", an action sci-fi film from writer/director Franceso Cinquemani. No words yet on what kind of roles they will play in the movie, which focuses on young men and women suddenly waking up in a dark and claustrophobic maze.

Alec Baldwin Caught on Camera Screaming at Police

September 01, 2014 04:59:10 GMT

has been captured on camera having a heated conversation with a police officer following an angry encounter with a paparazzo. In a video posted by TMZ, the "" star can be seen talking to a police officer with raised voice. The clip reportedly was taken on Sunday, August 31 in a park in East Hampton.

Alec Baldwin Told to Be 'a Good Boy' Following Disorderly Conduct Case

July 25, 2014 02:01:28 GMT

showed up in Manhattan criminal courts on Thursday, July 24 in relation to his disorderly conduct charge. As reported by NY Daily News, Baldwin said during the court session that he offered to pay a fine instead of apologizing for allegedly bad-mouthing a police officer. "I'm asking for an apology," Judge John DeLury said, to which he replied, "I'd rather pay a fine."

'Mission: Impossible V' Taps Rebecca Ferguson, Is in Talks With Alec Baldwin

July 10, 2014 00:37:43 GMT

"" has found its female lead after passed the part. Swedish newcomer has been tapped to star opposite in the fifth installment of the action franchise.

Gary Oldman Slams People Who Condemn Mel Gibson and Alec Baldwin

June 24, 2014 03:33:50 GMT

bashes "hypocrites" who condemn and in an interview with Playboy for its July/August issue. Speaking to the magazine, the "Harry Potter" star also slams "double standards" in Hollywood.

Alec Baldwin Slams Police Officer Who Stopped Him in NYC

May 13, 2014 23:33:34 GMT

was riding his bicycle alone for exercise on Tuesday, May 13 in NYC when he was stopped by police for biking the wrong way. Apparently, the former "" star did not take it too well.

Tracy Morgan Says He's 'Concerned' About Alec Baldwin

April 16, 2014 06:45:45 GMT

said he was worried about his former "" co-star in an interview published on April 15. Morgan mentioned Baldwin in the New York Times interview to promote Comedy Central stand-up special "Tracy Morgan: Bona Fide".

Alec Baldwin to Play 'Controversial' Character, Katie Couric to Appear on 'Law and Order: SVU'

February 26, 2014 03:40:59 GMT

's role on "" has been revealed after his casting was confirmed earlier this month. In the episode directed by , the "" alum will play Jimmy MacArthur, "a controversial New York newspaper columnist who questions the SVU squad's motives during the investigation of a potential hate crime/rape case."

Alec Baldwin Says He 'Can't Live in New York Anymore'

February 24, 2014 08:11:16 GMT

addresses many headline-making incidents related to him in a new essay published on New York Magazine. Among the topics he discusses in the lengthy piece is about quitting public life and moving out of New York, saying, "I've lived this for 30 years, I'm done with it."

Alec Baldwin to Guest Star on 'Law and Order: SVU'

February 14, 2014 07:27:12 GMT

will return to NBC after "" wrapped up in January 2013. The actor is set to guest star on "", a representative for the show has confirmed the sccop first reported by E! News.

Alec Baldwin Mistakenly Blames TSA for Baby Daughter's Airport Pat-Down

January 29, 2014 06:46:19 GMT

slammed TSA over a recent airport incident when he's about to board a plane with his wife Hilaria Thomas from the Bahamas to New York. He lashed out at the agency after his 5-month-old baby girl Carmen Gabriela was patted down by security.

Hilaria Baldwin Shares Photo of Her Doing Yoga in Plane

January 28, 2014 07:30:31 GMT

's wife Hilaria Baldwin has shared a photo of her doing yoga in a plane. The yoga instructor who promised to take photos of her doing yoga every day throughout the year of 2014 took to Instagram to share the interesting photo on Monday, January 27.

Alec Baldwin Hints at Leaving New York Following Gay Slur

November 29, 2013 07:11:59 GMT

apparently is thinking of moving out of New York. The actor, who recently made headlines because he threw gay slur at a paparazzo, hinted at leaving New York in a new interview with The Gothamist.

GLAAD Spokesman Hits Back After Alec Baldwin Blamed Him for Talk Show Cancellation

November 28, 2013 02:25:01 GMT

GLAAD spokesman Rich Ferraro has responded to 's claim that "the fundamentalist wing of gay advocacy," led by Ferraro and writer Andrew Sullivan, "killed" his MSNBC show. The Vice President of Communication of the LGBT organization thinks the actor failed to learn a lesson from the situation.

Joan Rivers Defends Alec Baldwin With Explicit Rant

November 27, 2013 02:58:22 GMT

defends , who recently parted ways with MSNBC because of his gay slur tirade, using a string of racial and gay slur herself. The comedienne met a TMZ videographer outside of Canter's Deli in L.A. and was captured on camera making explicit rant.

Alec Baldwin and MSNBC Have 'Mutual Parting'

November 26, 2013 23:44:23 GMT

MSNBC has divorced from their "Up Late with Alec Baldwin" programming. The recent gay slur controversy involving the actor became the reason the network decided not to continue although he has made an apology after a suspension.

Alec Baldwin Jokingly Asks a Man to Be His Lover Amid Gay Slur Backlash

November 22, 2013 03:27:55 GMT

jokingly professed his love for another man as he attempted to defuse the controversy sparked by a video featuring him berating a paparazzo with what sounded like a gay slur. The former "" star was in front of a large crowd at a tech conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, November 20 when he asked a male member of his entourage to stand up.

Alec Baldwin's Daughter Ireland Says Her Father Is Not 'a Homophobe or a Racist'

November 18, 2013 03:20:20 GMT

's daughter came to his defense after the "" star was reported throwing anti-gay slur at a photographer during an angry encounter. Ireland, who is Alec's daughter with , took to Twitter to show support to her father on Saturday, November 16, saying that Alec "has a kind heart" despite the reports.

Alec Baldwin Apologizes as MSNBC Suspends His Talk Show Following Use of Gay Slur

November 16, 2013 03:24:29 GMT

Just a month after it debuted, "Up Late With Alec Baldwin" is yanked off the schedule by MSNBC, not because of its ratings. Instead, the network decides to suspend the late-night talk show for two weeks following 's confrontation with a paparazzo earlier this week.

Alec Baldwin Screams at Reporter in Latest Angry Confrontation

November 16, 2013 02:19:07 GMT

angrily confronted reporters again. After he allegedly threw anti-gay slur at a paparazzo on Thursday, November 14, he was involved in at least three incidents with paparazzi on Friday. In the latest incident, Baldwin was caught on camera screaming at a female reporter in New York City.

Alec Baldwin's Stalker Sentenced to Six Months in Jail

November 15, 2013 03:17:42 GMT

now may feel safer. A judge found Genevieve Sabourin, who was charged with 24 counts of harassment and stalking, guilty of all charges. On Thursday, November 14, she was sentenced to 180 days in jail plus 30 days following her outbursts in previous court proceedings.

Alec Baldwin's Alleged Stalker Gets 30 Days in Jail for Court Outbursts

November 14, 2013 02:17:11 GMT

's alleged stalker, Genevieve Sabourin, will spend 30 days in jail after she repeatedly yelled during Wednesday, November 13 trial as well as Tuesday's session. CNN reports that Sabourin got a contempt of court citation and 30-day jail term following the repeated interruption.

Alec Baldwin Gets Teary as He Testifies Against Alleged Stalker

November 13, 2013 03:33:59 GMT

got emotional as he testified against an accused stalker in a trial which took place on Tuesday, November 12. During the court session, Baldwin said that the alleged stalker, Genevieve Sabourin, showed up at his house and ruined his engagement day to his now-wife, Hilaria Thomas.

Miley Cyrus and Alec Baldwin Interrupt Edward Norton's 'Saturday Night Live' Monologue

October 28, 2013 02:27:08 GMT

and made a cameo appearance on "" this past weekend. The two artists from different generations crashed 's monologue to give the first-time host a few tips on how to be funny.

Alec Baldwin's Wife Hilaria Injures Ankle While Evading Paparazzi

October 04, 2013 08:08:52 GMT

Hilaria Baldwin took to Instagram to show how unrelenting paparazzi can be, posting a photo of her left ankle raised up with an ice pack placed on it after she twisted it while trying to evade two photographers in New York City on Thursday morning, October 3. The 29-year-old yoga teacher's already flexible limbs proved still fragile as she was chased just after a month since giving birth to her and actor husband 's baby daughter Carmen.

Official: Alec Baldwin Will Host Talk Show on MSNBC

September 06, 2013 01:38:59 GMT

The rumor is true; gets his own talk show on MSNBC. The former "" star has finalized a deal to host weekly nighttime talk show, "Up Late With Alec Baldwin", which will air Friday nights at 10 P.M. ET starting in October. Replacing prison reality show "Lock Up" which will be pushed back an hour, the new program covers current events and culture.

Alec Baldwin and Wife Hilaria Thomas Debut Baby Daughter

September 05, 2013 04:07:10 GMT

and his wife Hilaria Thomas finally introduce their daughter to the world, two weeks after the baby was born. "It's a second chance for me, in a way," Alec says. "Everybody knows I had a pretty unpleasant custody battle for Ireland," referring to his daughter from his first marriage to actress .

Alec Baldwin Takes Wife Hilaria Thomas to Film Festival First Time Since Baby Birth

September 02, 2013 03:45:30 GMT

and his wife Hilaria Thomas stepped out at a formal event for the first time since their baby daughter was born. The couple attended the Hamptons International Film Festival over the weekend to promote a golfing documentary.

Alec Baldwin Has Another Fight With Paparazzo on New York Street

August 28, 2013 02:14:56 GMT

lost his cool with paparazzi once again. The "" actor, who just welcomed a baby girl with yoga instructor wife Hilaria Thomas, flipped out and confronted a male photographer who was hounding them when they stepped out to grab a bite in New York.

Alec Baldwin and Wife Hilaria Thomas Step Out With Baby Daughter

August 27, 2013 03:43:00 GMT

and his yoga instructor wife, Hilaria Thomas, stepped out for the first time since she gave birth to their first daughter together. The couple brought their newborn daughter along during the outing in New York over the weekend.

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