Famous as :Actor
Birth Name :Alexander Rae Baldwin III
Birth Date :April 03, 1958
Birth Place :Massapequa, Long Island, NY
Claim to fame :As Jack Ryan in "The Hunt for Red October" (1990)
Obtained a Golden Satellite Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Drama at the 2004 Satellite Awards for his role in "The Cooler" (2003).
Was the Best Supporting Actor nominee at the 2004 Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards & the 2004 Online Film Critics Society Awards for his role in "The Cooler" (2003).
Earned the 80th rank in Empire Magazine's list of 100 Sexiest Stars in Film History by the year 1995.
Had a total of 11 dogs, 7 cats, and a wolf along with his former wife, Kim Basinger.
Has been one of the two people with a standing invitation to host "Saturday Night Live" (1975) every year aside from Christopher Walken so that he has become one of the most frequent hosts to lead the show.
Is a devoted supporter of the Hudson Riverkeeper of Garrison, New York; PETA; The Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS); and East Hampton Daycare Center.
The cousin of Charles and Joseph Baldwin while also is Chynna Phillips' brother-in-law.
Is a vegetarian.
Got nominated in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series for his role in "Nuremberg" (2000) while won the Best Dramatic Mini-Series as its executive producer at the 2001 Gemini Awards.
Refused to reprise the role of Jack Ryan in "Patriot Games" (1992) to act as Stanley Kowalski in the Broadway revival of "A Streetcar Named Desire."
Has been actively involved in Bay Street Theatre Festival, The Creative Coalition, People for the American Way, Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund, and The Drama League of New York.
Has been honored the Linda McCartney Memorial Award by PETA in September 2005.
Received a nomination in the category of Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role at the 2004 Screen Actors Guild Awards for his role in "The Cooler" (2003).
Received a Media Award from the Muslim Public Affairs Council in 2004.
Admitted that he suffered from an obsessive-compulsive disorder in 2004.
Was nominated in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture at Golden Globe Awards in 2004 for his role in "The Cooler" (2003).
Gained the title of Best Supporting Actor at the 2003 National Board of Review Awards, the 2004 Dallas-Forth Worth Film Critics Association Awards, and the 2004 Vancouver Film Critics Circle for his role in "The Cooler" (2003).
Became the nominee of the Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television category at the 2003 Golden Globe Awards for his role in "Path War" (2002).
Faced a lawsuit from Corrinne Mann who claimed that he owed her 125,000 of his earnings from TV-movie "Second Nature" (2003) in August 2003.
Brought a box of dog biscuit to be given to politician Rick Perry when he visited Austin in October 2003.
Taught "Master Theater Workshop" at Southampton College, New York in 2002.
Was nominated in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie at the 2002 Emmy Awards for his role in "Path War" (2002).
Made his directorial film debut through "The Devil and Daniel Webster" (2002), a remake of the 1941 film with the same title.
Received a nomination in the category of Outstanding Miniseries as an executive producer of "Nuremberg" (2000) at Emmy Awards in 2001.
Won the Best Acting by an Ensemble Cast at the 2001 National Board of Review Awards together with the cast of "State and Main" (2000).
Brought home an Online Film Critics Society Award and a Florida Film Critics Circle Award along with the other cast of "State and Main" (2000) for winning the Best Ensemble Cast Performance category in 2001.
Spent his time to be in flight simulators at Fort Rucker, Alabama for his role in "Pearl Harbor" (2001).
Took a Maverick Tribute Award at Cinequest San Jose Film Festival in 2000.
Took over Alan Rickman's part to voice Leonardo Leonardo in an animation film entitled "Clerks" (2000).
Acquired the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries nomination at the 1996 Screen Actors Guild Awards for his role in "A Streetcar Named Desire" (1995).
Was bestowed the title of Best Actor at the 1991 Obie Awards through his performance in the play of "Prelude to a Kiss" and from Valladolid International Film Festival in 1992 for his role in "Glengarry Glen Ross" (1992).
Was included in the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World list compiled by People Magazine in 1990.
Underwent a training of driving a Los Angeles-class attack submarine at the New London Submarine Base in Connecticut for his role in "The Hunt for Red October" (1990).
Earned a Theatre World Award for his performance in the play of "Loot" in 1986.
Was named Outstanding New Actor in a Prime Time Serial for his role in "Knots Landing" (1979-1993) at the 1985 Soap Opera Digest Awards.
Wrote an episode of "Law & Order" (1990) entitled "Tabloid" based on his real experience with tabloid reporters.
His daughter, Ireland, is called Addie by his family members.
Had worked as a waiter at Studio 54, also a driver and a shirt salesman before he pursued a professional acting career in Hollywood.
Has no relation to Adam Baldwin.
Interviewed Al Pacino to make a 65-pages thesis paper during his study at NYU.
Originally had a brown hair, but he later dyed it black.
Contributed his voice in television ads for both General Electric and Subaru.
Is James Lee Burke's fan and has the rights to film a number of his books featuring character Dave Robiceaux, including "Heaven's Prisoners" (1996).
Had joined an election for president at The George Washington University, but lost by two votes.
Likes to use Cuban cigars when smoking.