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Alec Baldwin is a Actor, Director and Producer American born on 3 april 1958 at Amityville (USA)

Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin
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Birth name Alexander Rae Baldwin III
Nationality USA
Birth 3 april 1958 (60 years) at Amityville (USA)
Awards Primetime Emmy Award

Alexander Rae "Alec" Baldwin III (born April 3, 1958) is an American actor, producer, and comedian. As a member of the Baldwin family, he is the oldest of the four Baldwin brothers, all well-known actors.

Baldwin first gained recognition appearing on seasons 6 and 7 of the CBS television drama Knots Landing, in the role of Joshua Rush. He has since played both leading and supporting roles in films such as the horror comedy fantasy film Beetlejuice (1988), as Jack Ryan in the action thriller The Hunt for Red October (1990), the romantic comedy The Marrying Man (1991), the superhero film The Shadow (1994), and two films directed by Martin Scorsese: the Howard Hughes biopic The Aviator (2004) and the neo-noir crime drama The Departed (2006). His performance in the 2003 romantic drama The Cooler garnered him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

From 2006 to 2013, Baldwin starred as Jack Donaghy on the NBC sitcom 30 Rock, winning two Emmy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards for his work on the show, making him the male performer with the most SAG Awards. Baldwin co-starred in Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, the fifth installment of the Mission: Impossible series, released on July 31, 2015. He is also a columnist for The Huffington Post.

Biography

Marriages
In 1990, Baldwin met his future wife, actress Kim Basinger, when they played lovers in the film The Marrying Man. They married in 1993 and had a daughter, Ireland, in 1995. On January 12, 2001, Basinger filed for a divorce, which was finalized in 2002.

By August 2011, Baldwin began dating Hilaria Thomas, a yoga instructor with Yoga Vida in Manhattan. Baldwin and Thomas moved from the Upper West Side to Greenwich Village that August. The couple became engaged in April 2012 and married on June 30, 2012, at St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in New York City. They have two children together, a daughter Carmen, who was born on August 23, 2013. On June 17, 2015, they announced the birth of their son on Twitter - Rafael Thomas Baldwin.


1995 photographer incident
In October 1995, Baldwin allegedly assaulted a photographer for videotaping his wife, Kim Basinger, and their 3-day-old daughter. The couple was returning from the hospital and were confronted by the photographer outside their Los Angeles home. Whoopi Goldberg praised Baldwin for his actions during her opening monologue while hosting the 68th Academy Awards.


Runway incident
In December 2011, Baldwin was on an American Airlines flight at Los Angeles International Airport, playing Words with Friends on his phone while waiting for takeoff. When instructed to put away the "electronic device" by the flight attendant, he reportedly became belligerent and was eventually removed from the plane. He later publicly apologized to the passengers who were delayed, but not to the airline or federal regulators.

A 2012 commercial for Capital One credit cards, for which Baldwin is a spokesperson, made a humorous reference to the event: a Viking character from the ad series asks about the phone Baldwin is using, to which Baldwin facetiously replies that it is not to be used on the runway, ending with a chiding "No!" A commercial for Best Buy also humorously referenced the event: Words With Friends co-creators Paul Bettner and David Bettner are on a plane and are interrupted by a flight attendant looking down at them, clearing her throat and signaling them to put their phones away.

Baldwin also made a guest appearance on Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update segment, posing as the captain of the plane from which he was removed.


A Promise to Ourselves
In 2008, Baldwin and Mark Tabb published their book A Promise to Ourselves: A Journey Through Fatherhood and Divorce, which chronicles Baldwin's seven-year battle to remain a part of his daughter's life.

Baldwin contends that after their separation in December 2000, his former wife, Kim Basinger, endeavored to deny him access to his daughter by refusing to discuss parenting, blocking visitation, not providing telephone access, not following court orders, not dropping their daughter off for reasons of convenience, and directly lobbying the child. He contends that she spent over $1.5 million in the effort. Baldwin called this parental alienation syndrome.

Baldwin has called the attorneys in the case "opportunists", and has characterized Basinger's psychologists as part of the "divorce industry". He has faulted them more than Basinger, and writes, "In fact, I blame my ex-wife least of all for what has transpired. She is a person, like many of us, doing the best she can with what she has. She is a litigant, and therefore, one who walks into a courtroom and is never offered anything other than what is served there. Nothing off the menu, ever."

Baldwin wrote that he has spent over a million dollars, has had to put time aside from his career, has had to travel extensively, and needed to find a house in California (he lived in New York), so that he could stay in his daughter's life.

Baldwin contended that after seven years of these issues, he hit a breaking point, and on April 11, 2007, left an angry voicemail message in response to another unanswered arranged call, in which Baldwin called his daughter a "rude, thoughtless little pig". He contends that the tape was sold to TMZ which released the recording, despite laws against publishing media related to a minor without the permission of both parents. Baldwin admitted that he made a mistake, but asked not to be judged as a parent based on a bad moment. He later admitted to Playboy in June 2009 that he contemplated suicide over the voicemail that leaked to the public. Of the incident he said, "I spoke to a lot of professionals, who helped me. If I committed suicide, [ex-wife Kim Basinger's side] would have considered that a victory. Destroying me was their avowed goal."

During the autumn of 2008, Baldwin toured in support of the book, speaking about his experiences related in it.

On May 12, 2010, he gave a commencement address at New York University and was awarded a Doctor of Fine Arts degree, honoris causa.


Stalking incident
On April 8, 2012, a 40-year-old French-Canadian actress, Genevieve Sabourin, was arrested outside Baldwin and his wife's Greenwich Village apartment house and charged with aggravated harassment and stalking. She was released without bail and told not to contact Baldwin. Prosecutors said she and Baldwin had met on a film set more than 10 years earlier, and that beginning in 2011 she began sending him multiple unwanted emails and texts.

In 2013, Manhattan prosecutors filed nearly two dozen harassment and stalking charges against her, saying she had continued her unwanted advances. On April 8, she rejected a plea bargain, and a trial date was set for May 13. On November 8, at the end of a non-jury trial, Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Robert Mandelbaum found Sabourin, by then 41, guilty on all counts and sentenced her to 180 days in jail for stalking, attempted aggravated harassment, and harassment, plus 30 days for attempted contempt of court. She was released from New York City's Rikers Island jail on March 28, 2014.

Best films

Boss Baby (2017)
(Actor)
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
(Actor)
Rise of the Guardians (2012)
(Actor)
It's Complicated (2009)
(Actor)
Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)
(Actor)
The Hunt for Red October (1990)
(Actor)

Usually with

Mike Myers
Mike Myers
(4 films)
James Toback
James Toback
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Alec Baldwin (88 films)

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Actor

Mission: Impossible - Fallout, 2h13
Directed by Christopher McQuarrie
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Spy
Themes Spy films
Actors Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Henry Cavill, Simon Pegg, Michelle Monaghan, Vanessa Kirby
Roles Alan Hunley
Rating83% 4.192034.192034.192034.192034.19203
Quand l'IMF (Impossible Mission Force) échoue dans une mission, le monde est confronté a un désastre. Ethan Hunt accompagné de son équipe et de quelques fidèles alliées sont lancés dans une course contre la montre, pour la corriger.
BlacKkKlansman, 2h8
Directed by Spike Lee
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Historical, Crime
Themes Films about racism
Actors Adam Driver, Corey Hawkins, Topher Grace, Laura Harrier, Jasper Pääkkönen, Ryan Eggold
Roles Dr. Kennebrew Beaureguard / Narrator (voice)
Rating73% 3.654543.654543.654543.654543.65454
En 1978, Ron Stallworth est le premier policier afro-américain de Colorado Springs. Il s'infiltre dans la branche locale du Ku Klux Klan et parvient même à devenir président de cette organisation raciste. Pendant des mois, Stallworth s'est fait passer pour un suprémaciste blanc en participant aux échanges du KKK par téléphone ou par courrier pour ne pas être démasqué. Pour éviter d'être découvert, un officier blanc prenait sa place aux événements lorsque que sa présence était nécessaire. Infiltré, Stallworth réussit à saboter bon nombre de rassemblements et de manifestations du Ku Klux Klan.
Downsizing
Downsizing (2017)
, 2h15
Directed by Alexander Payne
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films set in the future
Actors Hong Chau, Kristen Wiig, Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Jason Sudeikis, Niecy Nash
Rating56% 2.8435252.8435252.8435252.8435252.843525
Dans un futur proche, des scientifiques mettent au point un processus pour lutter contre la surpopulation. En effet, le downsizing permet de réduire les humains à une taille d’environ 12 cm. Chacun réalise que réduire sa taille est surtout une bonne occasion d’augmenter de façon considérable son niveau de vie. Cette promesse d’un avenir meilleur décide Paul Safranek et sa femme Audrey à abandonner le stress de leur quotidien à Omaha, pour se lancer dans une aventure qui changera leur vie pour toujours.
Blind
Blind (2017)
, 1h38
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Alec Baldwin, Demi Moore, Dylan McDermott, Viva Bianca, James McCaffrey, John Buffalo Mailer
Roles Bill Oakland
Rating57% 2.853612.853612.853612.853612.85361
Suzanne Dutchman (Demi Moore) a cent heures d’intérêt général dût aux problèmes judiciaires de son mari, Mark Dutchman (Dylan McDermott), pour délit d'initié. Trois fois par semaine, elle doit les effectuer en lisant à un romancier aveugle, Bill Oakland (Alec Baldwin). Avec le temps, il se créait une complicité et un jeu de séduction s'instaure entre eux.
Boss Baby
Boss Baby (2017)
, 1h37
Directed by Tom McGrath
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Horror, Historical, Crime, Animation
Themes Films about children, Films about families, Children's films
Actors Steve Buscemi, Kevin Spacey, Alec Baldwin, Lisa Kudrow, Jimmy Kimmel, Tobey Maguire
Roles Theodore Templeton (voice)
Rating62% 3.149993.149993.149993.149993.14999
A seven-year-old boy is jealous of his "fast-talking, briefcase-carrying" baby brother. When he goes on a mission to win back affection of his parents, he finds out about a secret plot by the CEO of Puppy Co., which revolves around his baby brother and threatens to destabilize the balance of love in the world. Both brothers must unite to "save their parents, restore order to the world and prove that love is indeed an infinite force."
Rules Don’t Apply, 2h7
Directed by Warren Beatty
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Alden Ehrenreich, Warren Beatty, Lily Collins, Taissa Farmiga, Matthew Broderick, Annette Bening
Roles Bob Maheu
Rating57% 2.8535052.8535052.8535052.8535052.853505
The film takes place in the year 1958, and tells the story of an affair billionaire industrialist Howard Hughes (Warren Beatty) had in the later years of his life with a young actress (Lily Collins).
Back in the Day, 2h10
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Alec Baldwin, Michael Madsen, Danny Glover, Shannen Doherty, Annabella Sciorra, Louis Lombardi
Roles Gino Fratelli
Rating39% 1.95041.95041.95041.95041.9504
Anthony Rodriguez, un jeune homme venant de perdre sa mère et dont le père est un alcoolique, est initié à la boxe par un chef de la mafia.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, 2h31
Directed by Zack Snyder
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about children, Batman films, Superman films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane
Rating65% 3.292723.292723.292723.292723.29272
Gotham City-based vigilante Batman travels to Metropolis to preemptively combat Superman, fearing what would happen if the latter is kept unchecked, while another threat endangers humankind.
Concussion
Concussion (2015)
, 2h2
Directed by Peter Landesman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Medical-themed films, Sports films, Films about suicide, American football films
Actors Will Smith, Albert Brooks, Alec Baldwin, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Paul Reiser, Luke Wilson
Roles Dr. Julian Bailes
Rating70% 3.5491053.5491053.5491053.5491053.549105
A dramatic storytelling depiction of Dr. Bennet Omalu's race-against-time to publicize CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) in American football players and games and the attempts by the NFL to deny the problem and to disparage Omalu.
Aloha
Aloha (2015)
, 1h45
Directed by Cameron Crowe
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Adventure, Romance
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams, Alec Baldwin, Danny McBride, Bill Murray
Roles General Dixon
Rating53% 2.6983052.6983052.6983052.6983052.698305
Military contractor Brian Gilcrest (Bradley Cooper) returns to Hawaii to organize a traditional blessing for a new pedestrian gate on behalf of billionaire Carson Welch (Bill Murray), who intends to develop nearby land into a space center. Following a celebrated military career that ended in shadowy deals in Afghanistan, the now disillusioned Gilcrest is tasked with negotiating a deal with the Hawaiian natives and supporting Carson's launch of a privately-funded satellite. Gilcrest's mission is complicated by his former girlfriend Tracy (Rachel McAdams), now married with two children, and his idealistic Air Force liaison, Captain Allison Ng (Emma Stone), whose wide-eyed fascination with space reminds him of his own childhood sense of wonder.
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, 2h12
Directed by Christopher McQuarrie
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Spy
Themes Films set in Africa, Spy films, Seafaring films, Films about terrorism, Transport films
Actors Tom Cruise, Simon Pegg, Jeremy Lee Renner, Paula Patton, Ving Rhames, Rebecca Ferguson
Roles Alan Hunley
Rating73% 3.697723.697723.697723.697723.69772
After intercepting nerve gas being sold to terrorists, Impossible Missions Force (IMF) agent Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) is convinced he can prove the existence of the Syndicate, an international criminal consortium that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) does not believe exists. Hunt is captured by the Syndicate, but escapes a torture chamber led by Syndicate member Janik "Bone Doctor" Vinter (Jens Hultén) with the help of MI6 agent and Syndicate operative Ilsa Faust (Rebecca Ferguson).
The Normal Heart, 2h12
Directed by Ryan Murphy
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Films based on plays, LGBT-related films, Sida et LGBT, HIV/AIDS in film, LGBT-related film
Actors Mark Ruffalo, Julia Roberts, Matt Bomer, Jim Parsons, Alec Baldwin, Taylor Kitsch
Roles Ben Weeks
Rating79% 3.950183.950183.950183.950183.95018
It is summer of 1981. Ned Weeks (Mark Ruffalo) is an openly gay writer from New York City who travels to Fire Island Pines on Long Island to celebrate the birthday of his friend Craig Donner (Jonathan Groff) at a house on the beach. Other friends in attendance include Mickey Marcus (Joe Mantello) and the charismatic Bruce Niles (Taylor Kitsch), who has recently begun dating Craig. Craig is young and appears to be in good health. While walking on the beach, however, Craig feels dizzy and collapses. Later, when blowing out the candles on his birthday cake, Craig begins to cough repeatedly.
Still Alice, 1h39
Directed by Richard Glatzer
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities
Actors Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart, Kate Bosworth, Hunter Parrish, Shane McRae
Roles Dr. John Howland
Rating74% 3.7498853.7498853.7498853.7498853.749885
Dr. Alice Howland, a linguistics professor at Columbia University, celebrates her 50th birthday with her physician husband John and three adult children. Giving a lecture, Alice forgets the word "lexicon", and during a jog becomes lost on campus. Her doctor diagnoses her with early onset familial Alzheimer's disease.
Blue Jasmine, 1h38
Directed by Woody Allen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality
Actors Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Bobby Cannavale, Peter Sarsgaard, Michael Emerson, Louis C.K.
Roles Hal Francis
Rating72% 3.648593.648593.648593.648593.64859
Jasmine (Cate Blanchett) disembarks in San Francisco after a flight from New York City. A passenger who had been sitting next to her on the flight tells her husband that Jasmine had been talking to her about her life the whole way. Jasmine takes a taxi to her sister Ginger's (Sally Hawkins) apartment, where Ginger is dismayed to learn that Jasmine traveled first class despite claiming to be broke.