Alec Baldwin Biography
Alec Baldwin is an American Emmy award-winning actor, comedian, and producer. He is best known for his roles in The Hunt for Red October (1990) as Jack Ryan and in Glengarry Glen Ross (1992). In his early career, Baldwin played both leading and supporting roles in a variety of films such as Tim Burton’s Beetlejuice (1988), Mike Nichols’ Working Girl (1988), Jonathan Demme’s Married to the Mob (1988), and Oliver Stone’s Talk Radio (1988).
Alec Baldwin Age
Baldwin is 65 years old as of 2023. He was born (Alexander Rae Baldwin III) on April 3, 1964, in Amityville, New York, United States. Baldwin celebrates his birthday on the 3rd of April every year.
Alec Baldwin Height
Baldwin stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches.
Alec Baldwin Family
Baldwin was born in Amityville, New York, United States. He was raised in York the Nassau Shores neighborhood nearby Massapequa. He is the eldest son of Carol Newcomb (December 15, 1929 – May 26, 2022) from Syracuse and Alexander Rae Baldwin Jr (October 26, 1927 – April 15, 1983). His father was a high school history/social studies teacher and football coach from Brooklyn.
Alec Baldwin Siblings/Brothers
Baldwin was raised along with his three younger brothers Daniel (born 1960), William (born 1963), and Stephen (born 1966) who also became actors. In addition to that, he has two sisters, Elizabeth “Beth” Baldwin Keuchler (born 1955) and Jane Ann Baldwin Sasso (born 1965).
Alec Baldwin Wife/Spouses
Baldwin married his better half Kim Basinger on August 19, 1993, got separated on December 5, 2000, and divorced on September 3, 2002. Kim is an actress. The duo has seven children together and one from Baldwin’s first marriage.
Alec Baldwin Daughter
Baldwin and his first wife Kim Basinger had a child together, Ireland Eliesse Baldwin. She was born on October 23, 1995, in Los Angeles, California, United States. On December 31, 2022, Ireland and her lover announced they are expecting their first child together.
Alec Baldwin Children/Kids
Baldwin and his wife Hilaria welcomed their first child together Carmen Gabriela on August 23, 2013. Rafael Thomas, first son, and second child was born on June 17, 2015. On September 12, 2016, Alec and Hilaria welcomed their third child and second son together, Leonardo Ángel Charles. Romeo Alejandro David joined siblings Carmen, Rafael, and Leo on May 17, 2018. He is the third son and fourth child of Hilaria and Alec.
On September 8, 2020, Eduardo ‘Edu’ Pao Lucas was born as the fourth son and fifth child. The couple also welcomed their sixth child María Lucía Victoria on February 25, 2021, via surrogate. They did not stop there, on September 22, 2022, they welcomed their seventh child Ilaria Catalina Irena.
Alec Baldwin Children’s Ages
The following are Baldwin Children’s Ages as of February 2023.
- Ireland Eliesse Baldwin: 27 years
- Carmen Gabriela: 9 years
- Rafael Thomas: 7 years
- Leonardo Ángel Charles: 6 years
- Romeo Alejandro David: 4 years
- Eduardo ‘Edu’ Pao Lucas: 2 years
- María Lucía Victoria: 2 years
- Ilaria Catalina Irena: 5 months
Alec Baldwin Hilaria Thomas
He later married his second spouse Hilaria Thomas. Hilaria is a yoga instructor with Yoga Vida in Manhattan. They engaged in April 2012 and married on June 30, 2012, at St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral in New York City.
Alec Baldwin Hilaria Thomas Baby
Baldwin and Hilaria welcomed their seventh child Ilaria Catalina Irena on September 22, 2022.
Alec Baldwin’s Net Worth
Baldwin has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned from his successful career as an actor, comedian, and producer.
Alec Baldwin Education
Baldwin attended Alfred G. Berner High School in Massapequa where he earned his High School Diploma. While there, he played football under coach Bob Reifsnyder. Later in the year 1976, he joined George Washington University to pursue his career course. During the year 1979, he lost the election for student body president and received a personal letter from former U.S. president Richard Nixon encouraging him to use the loss as a learning experience. He later transferred to the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University (NYU). Baldwin studied among other students like Geoffrey Horne and Mira Rostova at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute. In 1994, he obtained his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at NYU.
Alec Baldwin Career
Baldwin is an actor who played both leading and supporting roles in a variety of films. He gained fame for his performances in The Hunt for Red October (1990) where he played a role as Jack Ryan and in Glengarry Glen Ross (1992). From there, he began working with directors such as Woody Allen in Alice (1990), To Rome with Love (2012) and Blue Jasmine (2013), and Martin Scorsese in The Aviator (2004) and The Departed (2006).
He has played in a variety of films such as Tim Burton’s Beetlejuice (1988), Mike Nichols’ Working Girl (1988), Jonathan Demme’s Married to the Mob (1988), and Oliver Stone’s Talk Radio (1988). Furthermore, Baldwin had also done voice work for The SpongeBob square pants movie in 2004 in Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008), Rise of the Guardians (2012), and The Boss Baby film franchise (2017–2022).
Baldwin received critical acclaim starring alongside Tina Fey as Jack Donaghy on the NBC sitcom 30 Rock from 2006 to 2013. He portrayed Stanley Kowalski in the 1992 Broadway production of A Streetcar Named Desire and the title character in a 1998 Off-Broadway production of Macbeth on stage. Baldwin co-starred in Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015) and Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018), the fifth and sixth installments of the Mission: Impossible series.
Baldwin has received critical acclaim for his portrayal of Donald Trump on the long-running sketch series Saturday Night Live, both during the latter part of the 2016 presidential election campaign and following the inauguration. While on the Rust film set in 2021, he discharged a revolver used as a prop. The prop injured director Joel Souza and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. This led to Baldwin being charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter by the Santa Fe County, New Mexico, district attorney’s office.
Alec Baldwin Books
In addition to his acting career, he was also an author. He has co-authored several books including, A Promise to Ourselves: A Journey Through Fatherhood and Divorce with Mark Tabb in 2008. His 2017 memoir debuted at no 5 on the new york Times hardcover nonfiction best-seller list.
Alec Baldwin Philanthropy
Baldwin created the carol M Baldwin Cancer Research Fund together with his mother Carol. The Carol M. Baldwin Breast Care Center at Stony Brook University Hospital was named in her honor after this. During his 2010–2013 stint as a spokesperson for Capital One, Baldwin’s contract was written to fund Baldwin’s charity foundation. In addition to that, he donated $1 million to the New York Philharmonic and $500,000 to the Roundabout Theatre Company in March 2011. Furthermore, his foundation has donated bookstore gift certificates to Long Island libraries to support literacy programs.
Alec Baldwin Awards and honors
Baldwin has received several awards and honors while acting. Stony Brook University named him Esteemed Faculty after teaching a master class in acting at Stony Brook Southampton. He was also awarded a Doctor of Fine Arts degree, honoris causa on May 12, 2010, after giving a commencement address at New York University. Among the awards, he has won nominations throughout his career include, Tony Award, BAFTA Award, and the Academy Award. He also won eight Screen Actors Guild Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and three Primetime Emmy Awards.
Alec Baldwin Shooting
Baldwin was filming on the set of the upcoming film Rust at the Bonanza Creek Ranch in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He discharged a gun being used as a prop, killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and injuring director Joel Souza. The Hutchins family filed a wrongful death suit against Baldwin for his part in the fatal shooting.
Alec Baldwin Weight Loss
Baldwin lost about a hundred pounds, going from 298 lbs to 198 lbs. His diet was quite unhealthy, which even his wife Hilaria Baldwin did not notice. He ate foods high in sugar and carbs such as sauces, snacks, pasta, and sweets. In 2011, he adopted a vegan diet.
Alec Baldwin Podcast
Baldwin became the host of The New York Philharmonic This Week, the nationally syndicated radio series of the New York Philharmonic on January 12, 2009. WNYC radio released the first episode of Baldwin’s podcast Here’s the Thing on October 24, 2011. It was a series of interviews with public figures including artists, policy-makers, and performers.
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Alec Baldwin’s Movies and TV Shows
- Forever, Lulu as Buck
- She’s Having a Baby as Davis McDonald
- Beetlejuice as Adam Maitland
- Working Girl as Mick Dugan
- The Hunt for Red October as Jack Ryan
- The Marrying Man as Charley Pearl
- Heaven’s Prisoners as Dave Robicheaux
- Scout’s Honor as Todd Fitter
- Along Came Polly as Stan Indursky
- The Doctors as Billy Allison Aldrich
- Knots Landing as Joshua Rush
- The Larry Sanders Show as Himself
- Friends as Parker
- Nip/Tuck as Dr. Barret Moore
- 30 Rock as Jack Donaghy
- Saturday Night Live as Donald Trump
- Dr. Death as Robert Henderson