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Alec Baldwin Biography

Birth Name:
Alexander Rae Baldwin III
Birth Place:
Amityville, New York, United States
Profession
Actor, producer

Fast Facts

  • In 1990, took the lead in an off-Broadway production of Craig Lucas's Prelude to a Kiss, but did not follow the show to Broadway because of film obligations; two years later, reprised the role for the film adaptation, opposite Meg Ryan
  • Passed on Patriot Games, the sequel to the smash hit The Hunt for Red October, to star in a Broadway revival of A Streetcar Named Desire
  • Narrated a number of episodes of the popular children's series Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends in the mid-'90s, and appeared as the Conductor in the 2000 feature film Thomas and the Magic Railroad
  • One of the most popular hosts of Saturday Night Live, clocking enough appearances to warrant his own Best of DVD
  • An outspoken advocate for a variety of public-policy issues, including the environment and gun control; serves on the board of directors for the Carol M
  • Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund (founded in 1996 after his mother, Carol, successfully battled the disease)

Awards

  • 2018Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2017Emmy-Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program: nominated
  • 2017Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2013Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2013Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2013Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2013Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical: nominated
  • 2013Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2012Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2012Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2012Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2012Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2012Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical: nominated
  • 2011Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2011Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2011Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2011Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2011Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical: nominated
  • 2010Emmy-Outstanding Special Class Program: nominated
  • 2010Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: winner
  • 2010Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2010Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2010Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2010BAFTA Film Awards-Best Supporting Actor: nominated
  • 2009Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2009Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2009Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: winner
  • 2009Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2008Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2008Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2008Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2008Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2007Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2007Critics' Choice Awards-Best Acting Ensemble: nominated
  • 2007Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: winner
  • 2007Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2007Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2006Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2006Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2006Boston Society of Film Critics-Best Supporting Actor (Runner-up): winner
  • 2005Emmy-Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2004Critics' Choice Awards-Best Supporting Actor: nominated
  • 2004Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2004Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2003Oscar-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 2003Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: nominated
  • 2003National Board of Review-Best Supporting Actor: winner
  • 2003National Society of Film Critics-Best Supporting Actor (Runner-up): winner
  • 2003Chicago Film Critics Association-Best Supporting Actor: nominated
  • 2003Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 2002Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie: nominated
  • 2001Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: nominated
  • 2001Emmy-Outstanding Miniseries: nominated
  • 1996Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: nominated
  • 1996Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor for a Miniseries or a Special: nominated
  • 1995Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries: nominated

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