Alexander Rae "Alec" Baldwin III (born April 3, 1958) is an American actor, writer, producer, comedian, and liberal political activist. A member of the Baldwin family, he is the eldest of the four Baldwin brothers, all actors. Baldwin first gained recognition appearing on seasons 6 and 7 of the CBS television drama Knots Landing, in the role of Joshua Rush. He has played both leading and supporting roles in films such as the horror comedy fantasy film Beetlejuice (1988), as Jack Ryan in the action thriller The Hunt for Red October (1990), the romantic comedy The Marrying Man (1991), the drama Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), the superhero film The Shadow (1994) and two films directed by Martin Scorsese: the Howard Hughes biopic The Aviator (2004), and the neo-noir crime drama The Departed (2006). His performance in the 2003 romantic drama The Cooler garnered him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He has done voice work for The SpongeBob Squarepants Movie (2004), Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008) and The Boss Baby (2017).
|Full name at birth||
Alexander Rae Baldwin III
|Claim to fame||
Beetlejuice, The Getaway, Thomas and the Magic Railroad, Thomas & Friends, The Departed and 30 Rock.
|Date of birth||
3 April 1958
|Place of birth||
Massapequa, Long Island, New York, United States
Actor, Film producer and Comedian
6' (183 cm)
200 lbs (90.7 kg)
Greenwich Village, New York City, U.S.
Alfred G. Berner High School, Massapequa, NY
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