Alan Alda

alda-1Alan Alda (born Alphonso Joseph D’Abruzzo, January 28, 1936) is an American actor, director and screenwriter. He is perhaps best known for his role as Hawkeye Pierce in the TV series M*A*S*H. During the 1970s and 1980s, he was viewed as the archetypal sympathetic male, though in recent years, he has appeared in roles that counter that image.
Alda began his career in the 1950s as a member of the Compass Playerstn2_alan_alda_1 comedy revue. In early 1972 Alda auditioned for and was selected to play the role of “Hawkeye Pierce” in the TV adaptation of the 1970 film M*A*S*H. He was nominated for 21 Emmy Awards, and won five. He starring in 31 films and in many projects on the TV.
Alda has done extensive charity work. He helped narrate a 2005 St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital produced one-hour special TV show Fighting for Life. He and his wife, Arlene, are also close friends of Marlo Thomas, who is very active in fund raising for the hospital her father founded. The special featured Ben Bowen as one of six patients being treated for childhood cancer at Saint Jude.AlanAlda
Alda also 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.
Alda has been an activist for feminism for many years.
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