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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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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 35 wins & 51 nominations. See more awards »

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Stage Play: The Apple Tree. Musical comedy. Note: Mr. Alda was nominated for a Tony award for Best Actor in a Musical. Featured on original cast recording. See more »

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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:

[on the death of Harry Morgan] We had just a wonderful time reminiscing. That was the last time I saw Harry. See more »

Trivia:

Alda almost turned down the role of Hawkeye Pierce on M*A*S*H (1972) because he did not want war to be a "backdrop for lighthearted hijinks... "I wanted to show that the war was a bad place to be.". See more »

Trademark:

Often plays ambitious authority figures that are corrupt and unethical See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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