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  Alan Alda - Biography - Moviefone
After graduating from Fordham University, Alda first acted at the Cleveland Playhouse, and then put his computer-like retention of comedy bits to good use as an improvisational performer with Chicago's Second City and an ensemble player on the satirical TV weekly That Was the Week That Was.
Alda's first film was Gone Are the Days in 1963, adapted from the Ossie Davis play in which Alda had appeared on Broadway.
Alda's signature role was the wisecracking Army surgeon Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce in the TV series M*A*S*H, which ran from 1972 through 1983.
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 Alan Alda Fansite
Alan Alda contracted polio when he was seven years old, which kept him bedridden for two years as he received treatments.
Alan Alda's half-brother, Anthony Alda was christened Antonio D'Abruzzo on the 9th of December 1956.
Alda's West Wing character has also made at least one reference to Korea when he said, "I could take these people to the DMZ and it still wouldn't take their minds off ethanol and abortion".
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 Alda, Alan
Alda is the only person to have been honored by the Television Academy as top performer, writer and director.
An ardent feminist, Alda campaigned extensively for ten years for the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment, and in 1976, was appointed by President Ford to serve on the National Commission for the Observance of International Women's Year.
Alda's status as a feminist led a writer in The Boston Globe to dub him "the quintessential Honorary Woman: a feminist icon." Despite such associations, Alda's most acclaimed recent performance was his portrayal of a conniving producer in the 1989 Woody Allen film Crimes and Misdemeanors.
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 Alan Alda - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Alan Alda (born Alfonso Joseph D'Abruzzo on January 28, 1936) is an Oscar-nominated and Emmy Award-winning American actor, writer, director and sometime political activist.
Alda contracted polio when he was seven years old, which kept him bedridden for two years as he received treatments.
Alda was horrified by the results, and took from this that sometimes we have to accept things as they are, rather than desperately and fruitlessly trying to change them.
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 WNYC - Mad About Music: Alan Alda (April 03, 2005)
In Alan Alda's case, the news is his first Academy Award ; nomination for his role in "The Aviator." Now, at the beginning of the show, you mentioned that your first exposure to music was Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue.
Alda I think I was 7 years old and the reason I heard it was that my father was playing the part of George Gershwin in the movie called "Rhapsody in Blue" which was the film biography of Gershwin.
Alan Alda was born in New York City, the son of the distinguished actor, Robert Alda.
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 CNN.com - The truth about Alan Alda - Oct 6, 2005
Alda rejoices in much of his early childhood, traveling with his father, Robert, a noted vaudeville and stage actor whose cohorts were comedians and burlesque show strippers.
Alda almost didn't take the role; he was worried that "the show might become nothing more than high jinks at the front," he writes.
Alda's dog Rhapsody suffered a painful death after eating a sharp bone, and Alda's father suggested to his inconsolable son that the dog be taken to a taxidermist.
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 Alan Alda Photos - Alan Alda News - Alan Alda Information
More Pictures Alan Alda, born on January 28, 1936, began his acting career at the age of 16 in Barnesville, Pennsylvania.
While in college at Fordham University, Alda was able to perform on stage in Rome with his father, the late Robert Alda, on television.
Alan and Arlene Alda dedicated a Central Park bench (somewhere near an entrance on the lower West Side); the inscription on the bench's plaque bears their names.
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 Alan Alda Biography
Alan Alda gained international acclaim for his leading role as Hawkeye Pierce on Twentieth Television’s hit series M*A*S*H. He garnered an unprecedented number of awards for his portrayal of a surgeon "temporarily misassigned" to the Korean War.
He also nabbed the coveted Humanitas Awad for writing the poignant episode "Dreams" (from a story by Alda and James Jay Rubinfier), which aired during the eighth season of M*A*S*H. Alan Alda was born in New York City, the son of another distinguished actor, the late Robert Alda.
Alda is a life-long science buff who has been the host of the PBS series "Scientific American Frontiers" for the past eight years.
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 Alan Alda
As a boy, Alan Alda suffered through polio, developing his sense of humor while bedridden, watching his eccentric family's antics.
Alda has written or directed five feature films, of which the best reviewed was The Seduction of Joe Tynan with Meryl Streep.
The stage name "Alda" is a contraction of both Robert and Alan Alda's real first and last names, Alphonso D'Abruzzo.
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 Alan Alda: California Suite - Movie
Fonda has become a neurotic bitch and Alda is a mellow Hollywood type who tries to talk some sense into a woman who is tired of life and on the verge of a nervous breakdown.
Jane fonder and Alan Alder are hysterical, claws are drawn at dawn as she muses to her one-time hubby about how very 'California' he is, all boyish charms and effervescence, as she...ever the sharp New Yorker...pops another ciggy in her cake-hole and manages the impossible, a verbal tirade while inhaling.
Alan Alda turns in a moving performance as Billy, and Pryor and Cosby, both usually associated with other actors, show us what a good double-act they could have been.
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 Alan Alda
Alan Alda was born in New York City, the son of another distinguished actor, the late Robert Alda.
Alda's talent does not stop with acting; he is also a well-known writer, director and producer.
A dedicated feminist, Alda was appointed in 1976 to serve on the National Commission for the Observance of International Women's Year, where he co-chaired the Equal Rights Amendment Committee.
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 Alan Alda - MovieActors.com
Alan Alda was born Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo on January 28, 1936 in New York, New York.
Alda established a notable reputation playing ambitious authority figures that are often corrupt and unethical.
Successful at all three, Alan Alda is the only person ever to win an Emmy for acting, writing, and directing.
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 Alan Alda - Moviefone
The son of actor Robert Alda, Alan Alda grew up around vaudeville and burlesque comedians, soaking up as many jokes and routines as was humanly...
Alan Alda (born Alfonso Joseph D'Abruzzo on January 28, 1936) is an Oscar-nominated...
Alan Alda - Filmography, Biography, News, Photos, Birth date, Relationships, Alan Alda Film Clips, and Fun Facts on Moviefone.
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 Actors - Alan Alda
Alan Alda (born January 28, 1936 as Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo) is an American actor, writer, director and sometimes political activist.
When Alan Alda was growing up, his parents divorced.
Alda has also appeared frequently in the films of Woody Allen
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 Alan Alda Shows TV Infleunces
Alda narrates an illuminating attempt to tie television's present to its past, ``Influences,'' which premieres on Bravo on Sunday at 7:30 p.m.
The avuncular Alda is an ideal selection because he straddles TV generations.
Alda believes that if ``Influences'' is made 20 years from now with contemporary TV stars, ``The Sopranos'' will be one of the shows they cite.
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 Alan Alda to guest star on ‘West Wing’ - TV DRAMA - MSNBC.com
Alda hasn’t signed on to a TV series commitment since his days as the renegade medic Capt. Benjamin “Hawkeye” Pierce on CBS’ “M.A.S.H,” which ran from 1972-1983.
Howard said Monday that Alda decided to guest star on “The West Wing” because of his experience working with producer John Wells on “ER.” Wells is the producer of both shows.
Alda was nominated for an Emmy in 2000 for his guest spot as the Alzheimer’s-afflicted Dr. Gabriel Lawrence on the NBC medical drama.
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 NPR : Learning Life's Lessons from Alan Alda
Fresh Air from WHYY, September 21, 2005 ·; Long before his stint as Hawkeye Pierce, Alan Alda was well on his way to leading a fascinating life.
More recently, Alda has just finished a run starring in the revival of Glengarry Glen Ross on Broadway, and he has a recurring role as a Republican moderate on The West Wing.
I don't remember my mother ever telling me I had broken her nose, so this may have been invented to demonstrate how big and strong I was or maybe to account for a slight bend in her nose she wasn't fond of.
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 Alan Alda Bio - Alan Alda Biography - Alan Alda Stories
Alan Alda, born on January 28, 1936, began his acting career at the age of 16 in Barnesville, Pennsylvania.
Not only has Alda starred on television and the silver screen, but he has also appeared on Broadway multiple times.
Besides acting, Alda has written two books: Never Have Your Dog Stuffed: And Other Things I've Learned and The Last Days of M*A*S*H, of which he co-wrote with his wife, Arlene.
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 Alan Alda Biography, Photos, News for Alan Alda | TVGuide.com
The son of Robert Alda, an old-time Hollywood star, Alda began acting as a teen and found work on the small and big screens in his twenties.
In real life, Alda is a private family man who makes his home in New Jersey, far from Tinseltown.
There are no group posts for Alan Alda.
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 Alan Alda News
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Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers "The Dark Side of the Universe"
NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2006 Fast Facts Alan Alda - who in recent years was nominated, but lost, in competition for an Oscar, a Tony, and an Emmy - won for his role on "The West Wing," a record 26th Emmy for the...
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M*A*S*H 4077th & Alan Alda Fans, Yankees ClubHouse, MASH Rocks, Best Care Anywhere...
I such a big fan, and that my dad was a Police Officer in Ocean Beach and he said that you all ways use to come down and spend time in ocean beach with your wife and with Peter Jennings and his wife.
Alan, you're one of the true giants of the stage and screen and have forever raised the bar for everyone.
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 Alan Alda Current Month TV Schedule
Starring Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swit, McLean Stevenson, Larry Linville, Gary Burghoff.
Mills Watson, Bobbie Mitchell, Alan Alda, McLean Stevenson.
Lynnette Mettey, Gwen Farrell, Marcia Gelman, Loretta Swit, Alan Alda.
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 Alan Alda Pictures, Biography, Filmography, News, Trailers,
Born January 28, 1936 - The son of actor Robert Alda, Alan Alda grew up around vaudeville and burlesque comedians, soaking up as many jokes and routines as was humanly possible.
After graduating from Fordham University, Alda first acted at the Cleveland Playhouse, and then put hi...
Discuss Alan Alda with Starpulse members in the forums...
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 Alan Alda - "Influences"
This series of original half-hour shows will be hosted by film and television veteran, Alan Alda, and marks The Museum of Television and Radio's first-ever continuing series.
INFLUENCES host Alan Alda has been a television icon since 1972 when he first debuted as Captain Benjamin Franklin ``Hawkeye'' Pierce on the long-running series, M*A*S*H. Five Emmys (and 28 nominations) later, Alda is the only artist to be honored by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences as a performer, writer and director.
As host of INFLUENCES, Alda will provide commentary for each episode's featured guests, briefly discussing their work and placing it in context before turning the camera's over to the guest themselves.
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 Alda,Alan Books - Signed, used, new, out-of-print
With a schizophrenic mother and a renowned actor father, the author finds meaning in a life that comes in unexpected bursts of joy and sorrow.
This is a wise, dangerous, and irresistibly entertaining retelling of events that made Alda who he is.
This annotated list provides booksellers, librarians and parents with fiction titles for both boys and girls from toddlers to high school students.
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 Alan Alda at TriviaTribute.com - Pictures, Links, Trivia and Merchandise
Alan Alda at TriviaTribute.com - Pictures, Links, Trivia and Merchandise
Son of Robert Alda and Brother of Antony Alda.
Alan Alda has three daughters: Eve, Elizabeth and Beatrica.
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