Alan Alda facts for kids
Alda in November 2015
Alfonso Joseph D'Abruzzo
January 28, 1936
|Alma mater||Fordham University|
|Years active||1958 – present|
Arlene Alda (m. 1957)
|Awards||Actor of the Year - Series
Outstanding Lead Actor - Comedy Series
Outstanding Supporting Actor - Drama Series
2006 The West Wing
Outstanding Directing - Comedy Series
Outstanding Writing - Comedy Series
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Comedy or Musical
He directed, wrote and starred in many movies. He is probably most famous for his role as "Hawkeye" Pierce, the central character on the comedy/drama TV series M*A*S*H, as well as writing and directing several episodes of the show, and later becoming one of its producers. Alan also hosted Scientific American Frontiers on PBS from 1993 to 2005.
His father, Robert Alda, was an actor, and his mother, Joan, was once crowned Miss New York. Alan has been married to Arlene Weiss since 1957 and they have three daughters and a son.
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