Alec Baldwin is an American actor, film producer and comedian who has appeared on film, stage and television.
Since 1980, Alec Baldwin has appeared in numerous productions on stage, in films and on television. He has received a Tony nomination (A Streetcar Named Desire, 1992) an Oscar nomination (The Cooler, 2004) and has won three Emmy awards, three Golden Globes and seven consecutive Screen Actors Guild Awards as Best Actor in a Comedy Series for his role on NBC-TV’s 30 Rock. He has been a regular host and guest star on Saturday Night Live. (For his performance on SNL parodying Donald Trump, Baldwin received his third Emmy award in 2017)
Alec hosts MATCH GAME, the classic television game show, on ABC, a portion of the proceeds going to charity.
On stage, he has appeared in productions of LOOT (Theatre World Award), A LIFE IN THE THEATRE (Hartman), PRELUDE TO A KISS (Obie Award), MACBETH (NYSF), GROSS POINTS (Bay Street), ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY (Roundabout), ENTERTAINING MR. SLOANE (Laura Pels), EQUUS (Guild Hall), ORPHANS, ALL MY SONS (Guild Hall).
His films include BEETLEJUICE, MIAMI BLUES, THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER, GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS, MALICE, THE EDGE, THE DEPARTED, THE AVIATOR, IT’S COMPLICATED, BLUE JASMINE, STILL ALICE, and MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: FALLOUT, FRAMING JOHN DELOREAN and the upcoming MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN, among many others. He voices the lead character in the DreamWorks animated film THE BOSS BABY.
Baldwin earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 1994 and has received honorary doctorates from NYU (2010) and Manhattan School of Music (2012). He is Co-Chairman of the Board of the Hamptons International Film Festival. He serves on the board of People for the American Way, the NYU Tisch Dean’s Council, the New York Philharmonic. He is also the radio announcer for the Philharmonic.
With his wife, Hilaria Thomas Baldwin, he maintains The Hilaria and Alec Baldwin Foundation, supporting numerous causes, primarily in the arts.
He is the author of three books: A PROMISE TO OURSELVES (his critique of the California family law system), his memoir NEVERTHELESS and, along with Kurt Andersen, a Trump parody memoir entitled YOU CAN’T SPELL AMERICA WITHOUT ME.
Alec hosts an interview podcast, HERE’S THE THING, produced by WNYC Studios.
Baldwin has two daughters, Ireland Eliesse Baldwin and Carmen Gabriela Baldwin and three sons, Rafael Thomas Baldwin, Leonardo Angel Charles Baldwin, and Romeo Alejandro David Baldwin.