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Alan Alda


Alan Alda was born on January 28, 1936 in New York City, New York, USA as Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo. He is known for his work on M*A*S*H (1972), The Aviator (2004) and What Women Want (2000). He has been married to Arlene Alda since March 15, 1957. They have three children. See full bio »
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Known For

M*A*S*H
M*A*S*H Captain Benjamin Franklin Pierce
(1972-1983)
The Aviator
The Aviator Senator Ralph Owen Brewster
(2004)
What Women Want
What Women Want Dan Wanamaker
(2000)
Bridge of Spies
Bridge of Spies Thomas Watters Jr.
(2015)

Filmography

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 2016 Horace and Pete (TV Mini-Series)
Uncle Pete
- Episode #1.10 (2016) ... Uncle Pete
- Episode #1.9 (2016) ... Uncle Pete
- Episode #1.8 (2016) ... Uncle Pete (credit only)
- Episode #1.7 (2016) ... Uncle Pete (credit only)
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... Uncle Pete (credit only)
 2016 Broad City (TV Series)
Dr. Jay Heller
- 2016 (2016) ... Dr. Jay Heller
 2009-2010 30 Rock (TV Series)
Milton Greene
- Kidney Now! (2009) ... Milton Greene
- Mamma Mia (2009) ... Milton Greene
 2008/I Nothing But the Truth
Albert Burnside
 2008 Diminished Capacity
Uncle Rollie Zerbs
 2007 Resurrecting the Champ
Ralph Metz
 2001 The Killing Yard (TV Movie)
Ernie Goodman
 2001 Club Land (TV Movie)
Willie Walters
 1996 Jake's Women (TV Movie)
Jake
 1994 White Mile (TV Movie)
Dan Cutler
 1992 Whispers in the Dark
Leo Green
 1990 Betsy's Wedding
Eddie Hopper
 1989 Crimes and Misdemeanors
Lester
 1988 A New Life
Steve Giardino
 1984 The Four Seasons (TV Series)
Jack Burroughs
- Pilot: Part 1 (1984) ... Jack Burroughs
 1981 The Four Seasons
Jack Burroughs
 1979 The Seduction of Joe Tynan
Joe Tynan
 1974 6 Rms Riv Vu (TV Movie)
Paul Friedman
 1973 Isn't It Shocking? (TV Movie)
Dan
 1972 Class of '55 (TV Movie)
Peter
 1972 Playmates (TV Movie)
Marshall Barnett
 1972 To Kill a Clown
Maj. Evelyn Ritchie
 1972 The Glass House (TV Movie)
Jonathon Paige
 1971 Story Theatre (TV Series)
 1971 The Mephisto Waltz
Myles Clarkson
 1970 The Moonshine War
John W. (Son) Martin
 1970 Jenny
Delano
 1969 The Extraordinary Seaman
Lt. (j.g.) Morton Krim
 1968 Premiere (TV Series)
Frank St. John
- Higher and Higher, Attorneys at Law (1968) ... Frank St. John
 1967 Coronet Blue (TV Series)
Clay Breznia
- Six Months to Mars (1967) ... Clay Breznia
 1966 Where's Everett (TV Movie)
Arnold Barker
 1965 The Trials of O'Brien (TV Series)
Nick Staphos
- Picture Me a Murder (1965) ... Nick Staphos
 1963 East Side/West Side (TV Series)
Freddie Wilcox
- The Sinner (1963) ... Freddie Wilcox
 1963 Gone Are the Days!
Charlie Cotchipee
 1963 Route 66 (TV Series)
Dr. Glazer
- Soda Pop and Paper Flags (1963) ... Dr. Glazer
 1963 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Dr. John Griffin
- Night Sounds (1963) ... Dr. John Griffin
- Many a Sullivan (1963) ... Dr. John Griffin
 1962 The Laughmakers (TV Short)
 1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Young Poet
- Hold for Gloria Christmas (1962) ... Young Poet
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Other Works:

Played Flan in an audio recording of "Six Degrees of Separation". This was the second time he shared a role with Donald Sutherland, the first one being Hawkeye Pierce in M*A*S*H (1972). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 9 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

Listening is being able to be changed by the other person. See more »

Trivia:

His parents Robert Alda and Joan Brown were married in 1932. See more »

Trademark:

His films often reflect his liberal political views See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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