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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 37 wins & 55 nominations. See more awards »

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 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)
 1994 White Mile (TV Movie)
Dan Cutler
 1992 Whispers in the Dark
Leo Green
 1990 Betsy's Wedding
Eddie Hopper
 1989 Crimes and Misdemeanors
 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)
 1972 Class of '55 (TV Movie)
 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
 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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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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[on his chances of winning Best Supporting Actor for The Aviator (2004)] It'll go to Morgan Freeman. No doubt in my mind. See more »


Has succeeded Donald Sutherland in two roles: Hawkeye Pierce in M*A*S*H (1972), and Flan in Six Degrees of Separation (1993). He played the latter part in an Audio Books recording. During an appearance both made at a ceremony/dinner for Queen Elizabeth II, the two happened to be standing in the reception line next to each other. As they waited for the Queen to make her way down the line, Alda ... See more »


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