Alan Alda

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Alan Alda

Alan Alda

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Alan Alda

Date of Birth

Birthday: January 28
Birthplace: New York, NY

Alan Alda is an actor, director, screenwriter, and author. A six-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner, he is best known for his starring roles as Captain Hawkeye Pierce in the TV series M*A*S*H and Arnold Vinick in The West Wing, and his supporting role in the 2004 film The Aviator, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award.

Alan Alda is an actor, director, screenwriter, and author. A six-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner, he is best known for his starring roles as Captain Hawkeye Pierce in the TV series M*A*S*H and Arnold Vinick in The West Wing, and his supporting role in the 2004 film The Aviator, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award.

He is currently a Visiting Professor at the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Journalism and a member of the advisory board of The Center for Communicating Science and the Future of Life Institute. He serves on the board of the World Science Festival and is a judge for Math-O-Vision.

Alan Alda was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1994.

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Awards & Nominations

34 Nominations | 6 Emmys | 1 Honor
Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series - 2015
  • Nominee
  • Alan Alda, as Alan Fitch
  • The Blacklist
  • NBC
  • Davis Entertainment in association with Sony Pictures Television
Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series - 2009
  • Nominee
  • Alan Alda, as Milton Greene
  • 30 Rock
  • "Mamma Mia"
  • NBC
  • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Media Studios
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series - 2005
Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series - 2000
  • Nominee
  • Alan Alda, as Dr. Gabriel Lawrence
  • ER
  • NBC
  • Constant c Productions, Amblin Television in association with Warner Bros. Television
Hall of Fame - 1994
  • Winner
  • Alan Alda, as Honoree
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