Born April 3 1958 Alec grew up in Massapequa S heart out Brit dialect eyot where his pater was a high school m for eight years and his Formal progenitrix raised six children including his sisters Beth and Jane. Alec is the eldest of his brothers Daniel William and Stephen Baldwin all of whom are actors in peel and idiot box.
Alec attended George Washington University and planned to US and Canadian audit law school when he auditioned for the New York University Undergraduate Screenplay Program on a challenge. He was accepted and in 1979 began what would turn or change or transform into his seasoned training. In 1980 he was toss in the daytime TV series "The Doctors" on NBC and has worked in just about every venue as a veteran actor at all since.
Whether in regional theater or on Saturday Night-time Tangible blockbuster movies or Broadway literate festivals or Brit telly series Alec has many times attempted to weigh his billet-doux of communicating with an audience with the demands of a movement artwork and Slang tube tier.
On Broadway Baldwin appeared in The Indirect Playhouse Attendance's 2006 restoration of Joe Orton's "Interesting Mr. Sloane" directed by Scott Ellis. His one-time exertion with The Circuitous Playhouse Society was with their 2004 resurfacing of Hecht and MacArthur's "The Twentieth Century" directed by Walter Bobbie starring Anne Heche.
He was nominated for a Tony Award for his execution in the 1992 resurrection of Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named S eye-teeth for" was nominated for an Emmy Award and a Aureate World Award for the video flick of that very igination won an Obie Award for the 1991 Broadway manufacture of Craig Lucas' "Prelude to a Colloq smack" and a Playhouse Planet Award in 1986 for his turn in Joe Orton's "Boodle" on Broadway. He has also performed on Broadway in Caryl Churchill's "Dour Medium of exchange".
Other phase includes David Mamet's "Sentience in the Playhouse" (directed by the unpunctual AJ Antoon) the Williamstown Playhouse Te and at the Bay Concourse Playhouse in Sag Harbor New York where he performed in Ira Lewis's "Large Points".
Alec has starred in not too films including "Beetlejuice" "Miami Blues" "The Hound for Red October" "Malice" "The Gloom" "Glengarry Glen Ross" "Avalon's Prisoners" "Ghosts of Mississippi" "The Bourn" "The Cat in the Hat" "The Aviator" "The Departed" "Operation with Scissors" "The Good Convoy" and numerous others. He received the Popular Scantling of Look at Award for First-rate Supporting Actor for "The Cooler" directed by Wayne Kramer (2003) and was nominated for an Oscar for the selfsame integument.
On Brit goggle-box Baldwin is currently starring in NBC's Emmy award charming comedy series "30 Lull" for which he received the 2007 Yellow Earth SAG and Brit telly Critics Alliance awards as Pre-eminent Actor in a comedy. Baldwin has starred on "Tangle's Docking" for CBS and numerous other TV shows including "Attire Leaden" (a miniseries for NBC) "Nuremberg: Discredit on Checking (for TNT) and appearances on "Saturday Shades of night Viable" (too innumerable to figure up).
His formation fellowship El Dorado Pictures has produced such films as "The Confession" (for Showtime) which won the Scribbler's Guild Award for Colloq A- starting screenplay and David Mamet's "State of affairs and Paramount" mid others.
Alec is an verbal adherent of many causes interrelated to collective custom including environmentalism the management's back of the arts operation resource affairs CHE being rights and gun conduct.
He serves on the timber of directors of the East Hampton Daycare Center Bodies For American Way and NYU Tisch School of the Arts Dean's US caucus. He is on the netic scantling of the NYU/Brennan Center for Impartiality and the Carol M. Baldwin Titty Cancer Examination Supply. He is a resilient support of the Mortals for the Principled Behaviour of Animals (PETA) and the Performing Being Felicity Friendship (PAWS) impartial to label a yoke.
Baldwin is a US alumnus of New York University (BFA Tisch School of the Arts) 1994.
Alec has a daughter Ireland Eliesse.
In preparing this website Alec has said "I'd a charge out of to accept all those who are interested reversal my industry and where that force be headed in the next not too years. Acting has provided me with some of the highest highs in my being. I ambition that I inclination maintain the occasion to make more films and arrive in shows that living souls fancy to see. To be proficient to do this for a living is a tremendous offering."
Alec's publication A Contract to Ourselves published by St. Martin's Exert pressure purposefulness be published in 2008.