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Alan Alda

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Alan Alda

American actor, director, screenwriter, and author add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1936.

Countries: United States (72%), (11%), United Kingdom (9%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: The Aviator (2004 film), The West Wing, Tom Hanks

Linked to: Fordham University, Edge Foundation, Inc., Republican Party, The Boston Globe

 

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Alan Alda was born in 1936 add something


1950

Alda began his career in the 1950s, as a member of the Compass Players comedy revue add something


1958

Eddie Lawrence - On March 5, 1958 he made a rare television acting appearance in an episode of "Sergeant Bilko" playing an artist named Felix, a next door neighbor to a character played by Alan Alda


 

In 1966, he starred in the musical "The Apple Tree" on Broadway; he was nominated for the Tony award as Best Actor in a Musical for that role add something

 

Barbara Harris (actress) - The show, in which Harris co-starred with Alan Alda and Larry Blyden and was directed by Mike Nichols, opened at the Shubert Theater on October 5, 1966 and closed on November 25, 1967


1968

During this time, Alda frequently appeared as a panelist on the 1968 revival of "What's My Line-" add something

 

George Plimpton - These events were recalled in his best-known book "Paper Lion", which was later adapted into a feature film starring Alan Alda, released in 1968


1969

The Extraordinary Seaman - "'The Extraordinary Seaman"' is a 1969 American comedy war film directed by John Frankenheimer and starring David Niven, Faye Dunaway, Alan Alda, Mickey_Rooney, and Jack Carter


1971

Peter Bonerz - In 1971, Bonerz was part of an ensemble cast in the short-lived improvisational television show "Story Theatre" which included Alan Alda and Valerie Harper


1972

He appeared as a panelist on "I've Got a Secret" during its 1972 syndication revival add something

 

In early 1972, Alda auditioned for and was selected to play the role of "Hawkeye Pierce" in the TV adaptation of the 1970 film "MASH" add something


1980

Bess Armstrong - Armstrong continued to make several films for both the big and small screens in the 1980s, among them "High Road to China" opposite Tom_Selleck; "Jaws 3-D" with Dennis_Quaid; Alan Alda's "The Four Seasons"; the TV miniseries "Lace"; and "Nothing in Common", starring Tom Hanks and Jackie Gleason


1981

Betty Ford - In 1981, Eleanor Smeal, the National Organization for Women's president, announced Ford's appointment to be the co-chair, with Alan Alda, of the ERA Countdown Campaign

 

Jack Weston - Weston co-starred in Alan Alda's 1981 film "The Four Seasons", reprised his role to star in a television series spinoff on CBS.


1988

Veronica Hamel - Alan Alda's 1988 film "A New Life" cast Hamel in a leading role as his doctor and love interest


1996

In 1996, Alda played Henry Ford in "Camping With Henry and Tom", based on the book by Mark St. Germain, and Ben Stiller's father in the comedy film "Flirting with Disaster" add something

 

Everyone Says I Love You - "'Everyone Says I Love You"' is a 1996 American musical comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen, who stars in the film, alongside Julia Roberts, Alan Alda, Edward_Norton, Drew Barrymore, Gaby Hoffmann, Tim Roth, Goldie Hawn, Natasha Lyonne and Natalie Portman


1998

Alda starred in the original Broadway production of the play "Art", which opened on March 1, 1998, at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre add something

 

Victor Garber - In 1998, he co-starred on Broadway in the Tony *award-winning play "Art" with Alan Alda and Alfred Molina


2000

Alda had a part in the 2000 romantic comedy "What Women Want", as the CEO of the advertising firm where the main characters worked add something

 

Stated on "Inside the Actors Studio", 2000 In 1956, he received his Bachelor of Science degree in English from Fordham College of Fordham University in the Bronx, where he was a student staff member of its FM radio station, WFUV add something


2004

Beginning in 2004, Alda was a regular cast member on the NBC program "The West Wing", portraying Republican U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Arnold Vinick, until the show's conclusion in May 2006 add something

 

In 2004, Alda portrayed conservative Maine Senator Owen Brewster in Martin Scorsese's Academy-Award winning film "The Aviator", in which he co-starred with Leonardo DiCaprio add something

 

The Aviator (2004 film) - "'The Aviator"' is a 2004 American biographical drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, written by John Logan, produced by Graham King and Michael Mann and starring Leonardo DiCaprio , Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale, Alan Alda, John_C._Reilly and Alec Baldwin


 

However, it was not until 2005, after a long distinguished acting career, that Alda received his first Academy award nomination, for his role in "The Aviator" add something

 

In the spring of 2005, Alda starred as Shelly Levene in the Tony award-winning Broadway revival of David Mamet's "Glengarry Glen Ross", for which he received a Tony award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Play add something


2006

In 2006, Alda contributed his voice to a part in the audio book of Max Brooks' "World War Z" add something

 

In August 2006, Alda won an Emmy for his portrayal of Arnold Vinick in the final season of "The West Wing" add something


2008

Alda made these comments in an interview for the 2008 question section of the Edge Foundation website add something

 

Alda has an avid interest in cosmology, and participated in BBC coverage of the opening of the Large Hadron Collider, at CERN, Geneva, in September 2008 add something


2009

After years of interviews, Alda helped inspire the creation of the Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University in 2009 add something

 

Throughout 2009 and 2010, he appeared in three episodes of "30 Rock" as Milton Greene, the biological father of Jack Donaghy add something


2011

Ben Stiller - In 2011, Stiller starred with Eddie Murphy and Alan Alda in "Tower Heist", about a group of maintenance workers planning a heist in a residential skyscraper


2012

He remains on the advisory board as of 2012 add something


2013

He remains on the advisory board as of 2013 add something

 

The Longest Ride (film) - Based on Nicholas Sparks' 2013 novel of the same name, the film stars Scott Eastwood, Britt Robertson, Jack Huston, Oona Chaplin, Alan Alda, Melissa_Benoist, Lolita Davidovich, and Gloria Reuben


2014

He was named an Honorary Fellow by the Society for Technical Communication in 2014 for his work with the Center for Communicating Science and the annual Flame Challenge add something

 

Alda will be returning to Broadway on November 8, 2014, playing the role of Andrew Makepeace in the revival of "Love Letters" at the Brooks Atkinson Theater alongside with Candice Bergen add something


2015

Mark Rylance - Rylance co-starred in the biographical drama "Bridge of Spies", released in October 2015, directed by Steven Spielberg, and starring Tom Hanks, Amy Ryan, and Alan Alda


2016

In 2016 Alda appeared in Louis C. K.'s web-based series Horace and Pete as the irascible Uncle Pete in what Indiewire critic Sam Adams described as "his best role in years" in an otherwise lukewarm review add something


2018

On July 31, 2018, he appeared on CBS This Morning and announced he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease three years prior add something