Alexander Rae Baldwin III
April 3, 1958
Amityville, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||Tisch School of the Arts (BFA)|
|Children||7, including Ireland Baldwin|
Alexander Rae "Alec" Baldwin III (born April 3, 1958) is an American actor, comedian, movie producer, and killer. He is the oldest and the most well-known of the Baldwin brothers, a family in movies and television. His career has brought him Academy Award, Emmy, and Golden Globe nominations. He has hosted Saturday Night Live several times, including as Donald Trump. He played the television executive Jack Donaghy in the NBC sitcom 30 Rock.
Early life[change | change source]
Alec Baldwin was born in Amityville, New York and raised in Massapequa, New York. He has three younger brothers, actors Daniel (born 1960), William (born 1963) and Stephen (born 1965). He also has two sisters. They were all raised Roman Catholic.
2021 shooting incident[change | change source]
On October 21, 2021, Baldwin was filming on the set of Western movie Rust at the Bonanza Creek Ranch in Santa Fe, New Mexico, when he fired a gun used as a prop, accidentally killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and wounding movie director Joel Souza. As to the scene, he was expected to fire the gun, which should have contained blanks. According to court records, Baldwin had been told the gun was safe to use. Investigations as to what happened, are ongoing.
Filmography[change | change source]
Film[change | change source]
Television[change | change source]
|1980–1982||The Doctors||Billy Allison Aldrich||Regular role|
|1983||Cutter to Houston||Dr. Hal Wexler||9 episodes|
|1984||Sweet Revenge||Major Alex Breen||Television film|
|1984–1985||Knots Landing||Joshua Rush||40 episodes|
|1985||Hotel||Dennis Medford||Episode: "Distortions"|
|Love on the Run||Sean Carpenter||Television film|
|1986||Dress Gray||Rysam 'Ry' Slaight||Television film|
|1987||The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory||Colonel William B. Travis||Television film|
|1990–2020||Saturday Night Live||Himself (host) / various roles||17 episodes|
|1993||The Larry Sanders Show||Himself||Episode: "The List"|
|1995||A Streetcar Named Desire||Stanley Kowalski||Television film|
|1998, 2005||The Simpsons||Himself / Dr. Caleb Thorn||Voice roles|
|1998–2003||Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends||Narrator (voice)||52 episodes|
|1999||Dexter's Laboratory: Ego Trip||Future Dexter (voice)||Television film|
|2000||Nuremberg||Justice Robert H. Jackson||2 episodes; also executive producer|
|2000–2001||Clerks: The Animated Series||Leonardo Leonardo (voice)||6 episodes|
|Path to War||Robert McNamara||Television film|
|2003||Walking with Cavemen||Narrator (voice)||4 episodes|
|Second Nature||Paul Kane||Television film|
|2004||Johnny Bravo||Himself (voice)||Episode: "Johnny Bravo Goes to Hollywood"|
|The Fairly OddParents||Adult Timmy Turner (voice)||Episode: "Channel Chasers"|
|Nip/Tuck||Dr. Barret Moore||Episode: "Joan Rivers"|
|Las Vegas||Jack Keller||2 episodes|
|2005, 2018–2019||Will & Grace||Malcolm Widmark||10 episodes|
|2006||Great Performances: South Pacific||Luther Billis||Concert from Carnegie Hall, PBS|
|2006–2013, 2020||30 Rock||Jack Donaghy||139 episodes; also producer|
|2008||Journey to the Edge of the Universe||Narrator (voice)||Television documentary|
|2012||Frozen Planet||Narrator (voice)||6 episodes|
|2014||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Jimmie MacArthur||Episode: "Criminal Stories"|
|2015–2016||The Jim Gaffigan Show||Himself||2 episodes|
|2016–2020||Saturday Night Live||Donald Trump||40 episodes|
|2017||Julie's Greenroom||Himself||2 episodes|
|Nightcap||Himself||Episode: "Match Game"|
|2018||American Experience||Theodore Roosevelt (voice)||Episode: "Into The Amazon"|
|The Looming Tower||George Tenet||6 episodes|
|2021||Untitled Alec Baldwin/Kelsey Grammer project||Channing||Pilot|
|Dr. Death||Robert Henderson||8 episodes|
Television events[change | change source]
|2003||Dreams & Giants||Himself (host)||Television special|
|America's Game: The Super Bowl Champions||Narrator (voice)||11 episodes|
|Turner Classic Movies: The Essentials||Himself (host)||16 episodes, TCM|
|2010||82nd Academy Awards||Himself (co-host)||Television special, ABC|
|2012||1st Annual NFL Honors||Himself (host)||Television special|
|2013||2nd Annual NFL Honors||Himself (host)||Television special|
|Up Late with Alec Baldwin||Himself (host)||5 episodes, MSNBC|
|2014||3rd Annual NFL Honors||Himself (host)||Television special|
|2016||Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special||Himself||Anniversary special, NBC|
|2016–present||Match Game||Himself (host)||Game show, ABC|
|2018||The Alec Baldwin Show||Himself (host)||8 episodes, ABC|
|2019||Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin||Himself (roastee)||Television special|
Documentaries[change | change source]
|1989||Tong Tana||Narrator (voice)||Documentary film|
|1996||Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick||Narrator (voice)||Documentary film|
|Looking for Richard||1st Duke of Clarence||Documentary film|
|2003||Walking with Cavemen||Narrator (voice)||Documentary film|
|2008||Journey to the Edge of the Universe||Narrator (voice)||Documentary film|
|2011||Frozen Planet||Narrator (voice)||6 episodes|
|2013||Seduced and Abandoned||Himself||Documentary film; also producer|
|Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me||Himself||Documentary film; also executive producer|
|2019||Framing John DeLorean||John DeLorean||Documentary film|
Stage[change | change source]
|1986||Loot||Dennis||Music Box Theatre, Broadway|
|1988||Serious Money||Billy Corman||Royale Theatre, Broadway|
|1990||Prelude to a Kiss||Peter||Circle Repertory Theatre, Broadway|
|1992||A Streetcar Named Desire||Stanley Kowalski||Ethel Barrymore Theatre, Broadway|
|1998||Macbeth||Macbeth||The Public Theater, Off-Broadway|
|2004||Twentieth Century||Oscar Jaffe||Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway|
|2006||Entertaining Mr Sloane||Ed||Laura Pels Theatre, Off-Broadway|
|2010||Equus||Martin Dysart||Guild Hall of East Hampton|
|2013||Orphans||Harold||Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, Broadway|
|2015||All My Sons||Joe Keller||Guild Hall of East Hampton|
|2018||Celebrity Autobiography||Performer||Marquis Theatre, Broadway|
Video games[change | change source]
|2007||World in Conflict||Narrator (voice)|
|2009||World in Conflict: Soviet Assault||Expansion pack to World in Conflict|
References[change | change source]
- "Alec Baldwin biography". Retrieved October 27, 2011.
- Romero, Simon; Jacobs, Julia; Thrush, Glenn (22 October 2021). "Alec Baldwin Was Told Gun in Fatal Shooting on Set Was Safe, Officials Say". The New York Times.
- Alec Baldwin biography (1958-)
- Saperstein, Pat; Maddaus, Gene (Oct 21, 2021). "Alec Baldwin Fired Prop Gun That Killed Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, Injured Director". Variety. Archived from the original on October 22, 2021. Retrieved October 22, 2021.
- Traxler, Victoria (October 21, 2021). "Sheriff's office: Star's 'prop firearm' kills one, injures another". Santa Fe New Mexican. Retrieved October 22, 2021.
- Patten, Dominic; D'Alessandro, Anthony (October 2, 2021). "Alec Baldwin "Discharged" Prop Gun That Killed 'Rust' Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins & Injured Director On Set; Actor Questioned And Released – Update". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 22, 2021.
- "Alec Baldwin fatally shoots woman with prop gun on movie set". BBC News. 2021-10-22. Retrieved 2021-10-24.
- "Alec Baldwin told gun was safe before fatal shooting - court records". BBC News. 2021-10-23. Retrieved 2021-10-24.
- "Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine". Sony Pictures. January 8, 2013. Retrieved January 9, 2013.
- Dabilis, Andy (May 22, 2016). "Back in the Day Premieres in NYC". The National Herald. New York City. Archived from the original on July 23, 2016. Retrieved July 23, 2016.
- Harvey, Dennis (June 3, 2016). "Film Review: 'Andron'". Variety. Archived from the original on June 5, 2016. Retrieved July 23, 2016.
- Jaafar, Ali (February 5, 2016). "Mark Damon's Foresight Boards Alec Baldwin-Demi Moore Drama 'Blind'". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on March 18, 2016. Retrieved July 23, 2016.
- D'Alessandro, Anthony (January 25, 2020). "Alec Baldwin On "The Death Of Innocence" In The 24-Hour News Cycle: 'Beast Beast' Sundance Panel". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 25, 2020.
- July, Beandrea (January 27, 2020). "'Beast Beast': Film Review | Sundance 2020". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 25, 2020.