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Alan Alda (actor)

Alan Alda appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • Alan Alda stops racecar, spots ad: "Lana-L.A."
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Who is Alan Alda?

Alan Alda is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and author. A six-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner, he is best known for his starring roles as Hawkeye Pierce in the TV series M*A*S*H and Arnold Vinick in The West Wing, and his supporting role in the 2004 film The Aviator, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award.

  • also known as Alfonso Joseph D'Abruzzo; Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo; Alda, Alan; Alfonso Giuseppe Giovanni Roberto D'Abruzzo
  • born on (78 years ago) in New York City, child of Robert Alda and Joan Browne
  • ethnicity: Irish American
  • nationality: United States of America
  • religion: Catholicism, Agnosticism
  • education:
  • profession: Actor, television director, screenwriter, film director, author, activist
  • Marriage with Arlene Alda since
  • parent of
  • written works: "Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself (Random House Large Print", "Never Have Your Dog Stuffed And Other Things I've Learned"
  • filmography:
  • TV series:
  • films written:
  • films directed:
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best New Star of the Year – Actor - "Paper Lion"
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy - "M*A*S*H" (role: Benjamin Pierce)
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy - "M*A*S*H" (role: Benjamin Pierce)
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - "M*A*S*H"
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - "6 Rms Riv Vu" (Best Lead Actor In A Drama)
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy - "M*A*S*H" (role: Benjamin Pierce)
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - "M*A*S*H"
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy - "M*A*S*H" (Role: Benjamin Pierce)
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Actor Of The Year - Series - "M*A*S*H"
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - "M*A*S*H"
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy - "M*A*S*H" (role: Benjamin Pierce)
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series - "M*A*S*H" (Bulletin Board)
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy - "M*A*S*H" (Role: Benjamin Pierce)
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite Male TV Performer - "M*A*S*H"
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - "M*A*S*H"
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy - "M*A*S*H" (role: Benjamin Pierce)
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series - "M*A*S*H"
      • Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Comedy Series - "M*A*S*H" (For episode Dear Sigmund)
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - "M*A*S*H"
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy - "M*A*S*H" (role: Benjamin Pierce)
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series - "M*A*S*H" (Dear Sigmund)
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series - "M*A*S*H" (Dear Sigmund)
      • Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Episodic Comedy - "Dear Sigmund" (From the TV Series "M*A*S*H")
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - "M*A*S*H"
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy - "Same Time, Next Year"
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy - "M*A*S*H" (role: Benjamin Pierce)
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series - "M*A*S*H", with Burt Metcalfe
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - "M*A*S*H"
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy - "M*A*S*H" (role: Benjamin Pierce)
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series - "M*A*S*H" (Outstanding Directing In A Comedy Or Comedy-Variety Or Music Series)
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy - "M*A*S*H" (Role: Benjamin Pierce)
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite Male TV Performer - "M*A*S*H"
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing - Comedy Or Comedy-Variety Or Music Series - "M*A*S*H" (Inga)
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - "M*A*S*H"
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy - "M*A*S*H" (role: Benjamin Pierce)
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series - "M*A*S*H"
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy - "M*A*S*H" (Role: Benjamin Pierce)
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite All-Around Male Entertainer
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite Male TV Performer - "M*A*S*H"
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - "M*A*S*H"
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy - "The Four Seasons"
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy - "M*A*S*H" (role: Benjamin Pierce)
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay - Motion Picture - "The Four Seasons"
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series - "M*A*S*H" (The Life You Save)
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy - "M*A*S*H" (Role: Benjamin Pierce)
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite All-Around Male Entertainer
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite Male TV Performer
      • Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Comedy Series - "M*A*S*H" (For episode The Life You Save)
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - "M*A*S*H"
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy - "M*A*S*H" (role: Benjamin Pierce)
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series - "M*A*S*H"
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - "M*A*S*H"
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy - "M*A*S*H" (Role: Benjamin Pierce)
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite Male TV Performer
      • Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Comedy Series - "M*A*S*H" (For episode Where There's a Will, There's a War)
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - "M*A*S*H"
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series - "M*A*S*H"
      • nominated to BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role - "Crimes and Misdemeanors"
      • nominated to Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actor - "Whispers in the Dark"
      • nominated to Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play - "Jake's Women"
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television - "White Mile"
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series - "ER"
      • Writers Guild of America Award - Valentine Davies Award
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - "Club Land"
      • nominated to Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie - "Club Land" (Role: Willie Walters)
      • TV Land Classic TV Doctor of the Year Award - "M*A*S*H" (For "Dr. Hawkeye Pierce")
      • nominated to Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role - "The Aviator" (Role: Senator Ralph Owen Brewster)
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - "The West Wing"
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - "The West Wing"
      • International Emmy Award for Founders (40th Anniversary Special Founders Award)
  • official website: www.alanalda.com

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