Alec Baldwin

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Alec Baldwin (2016)

Alexander "Alec" Rae Baldwin III (born April 3, 1958 in Massapequa on Long Island , New York ) is an American actor and voice actor .


Alec Baldwin has Irish , British and French roots. He was born in 1958 to Alexander Rae Baldwin, Jr. (1927-1983), a teacher and football coach, and Carolyn Newcomb Martineau (* 1929) on Long Island. He comes from a family with six children. His three younger brothers are also famous actors William , Stephen and Daniel Baldwin .

He studied political science at George Washington University . He later switched to acting at New York University and the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute in New York.

Baldwin is a politically active contributor to The Huffington Post since 2005 .

On August 19, 1993, Baldwin married actress Kim Basinger , with whom he stood in front of the camera for the films The Blonde Temptation and Getaway . Their daughter Ireland (* 1995) now works as a model. In 2002 the couple divorced.

On June 30, 2012, Baldwin married yoga teacher Hilaria Thomas, three months after the engagement . Their first child, a daughter, was born in August 2013, followed by three sons in June 2015, September 2016 and May 2018.


Alec Baldwin (2008)

Baldwin first became known in the television series The Doctors . He was also on stage for the play A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare . In 1987 he made his screen debut with a supporting role in the film Forever Lulu and two years later he appeared in numerous films. Baldwin made his breakthrough as the lead actor for the role of Jack Ryan in the production Hunt for Red October . However, he turned down the continuation of the role in the film The Hour of the Patriots in order to devote himself to his Broadway career. Harrison Ford took over the part for him .

He was nominated for a Tony Award for his role in the Broadway revival Endstation Sehnsucht .

Between 2006 and 2013 he played one of the lead roles as manager Jack Donaghy on the NBC sitcom 30 Rock opposite Tina Fey . In November 2009, Baldwin announced its intention to exit the film business in 2012. Baldwin reads the poem Tidepool Interlude on Beach Boy Alan Jardine's album A Postcard from California , released on June 28, 2010 . In February 2011 Baldwin was honored with a television star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame .

Baldwin has been dubbed almost exclusively by Klaus-Dieter Klebsch in German-speaking countries since 1996 .

Alec Baldwin has been successfully parodying Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live since 2016 . In February 2017, the Dominican newspaper El Nacional included a photo of Baldwin in his role as Trump in a serious article about the US President. In the same year, he won the Emmy for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his Trump parody .



Baldwin was involved in several incidents, which is why he came to court several times. In 2014 he was arrested for disturbing the public peace. In November 2018, he was arrested again after allegedly slapping a man in the face in an argument over a parking space.

Political activism

Baldwin is also politically active. He is a Democrat and supported the then presidential candidate Barack Obama in his election campaign.

Victims of stalking

Baldwin was the victim of a stalker for a long time who claimed to have had a relationship with him. In 2013 Baldwin successfully defended itself against this in court.

Filmography (selection)

As an actor

As a voice actor

As a producer

Audio books

  • 2017: Nevertheless: A Memoir (author reading), HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio, ISBN 978-1-5384-3279-2


  • Soap Opera Digest Award 1985: Best TV Supporting Actor - Prime-Time Series for Under the California Sun.
  • Golden Globe Awards 1996: Nominated for Best TV Supporting Actor for A Streetcar named Desire
  • Golden Globe Awards 2000: Nominated for Best Actor - Miniseries or TV Movie for Nuremberg
  • Golden Globe Awards 2002: Nominated for Best TV Supporting Actor for Path to War
  • Golden Globe Awards 2003: Nominated for Best Supporting Actor for The Cooler
  • Oscar 2004: Nominated for Best Supporting Actor for The Cooler
  • Golden Raspberry 2004: nominated as worst supporting actor for A Hangover Makes Theater
  • Golden Globe Awards 2007: Best Actor in a Series - Comedy or Musical for 30 Rock
  • Emmy 2008: Best Actor for Series 30 Rock
  • Golden Globe Awards 2009: Best Actor in a Series - Comedy or Musical for 30 Rock
  • Emmy 2009: Best Actor, Series 30 Rock
  • Golden Globe Awards 2010: Best Actor in a Series - Comedy or Musical for 30 Rock
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards : Best Actor in a Television Series - Comedy for 30 Rock
  • Golden Globe Awards 2011: Nominated for Best Series Lead Actor - Comedy or Musical for 30 Rock
  • Emmy 2017: Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for Saturday Night Life

Web links

Commons : Alec Baldwin  - Collection of Images

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Charles Kaiser: Baldwin on the Brink . In: . October 1989. Archived from the original on November 15, 2010. Retrieved on February 13, 2013.
  2. Alec Baldwin Biography (1958-) . In: . Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  3. Lenka Hladikova: 30 Rock: Alec Baldwin got married . In: . July 2, 2012. Retrieved July 2, 2012.
  4. Bernd Michael Kranich: 30 Rock: Alec Baldwin for the second time father, daughter gives advice . In: . August 24, 2013. Retrieved August 24, 2013.
  5. Hilaire Baldwin Gives Birth, Welcomes Son Rafael With Alec Baldwin On: us Retrieved July 5, 2015.
  6. Alec Baldwin posts a sweet snap on Twitter as he announces wife Hilaire has given birth to their first son together on: Retrieved July 5, 2015.
  7. Hilaria Baldwin Gives Birth, Welcomes Baby No. 3 With Alec Baldwin. Us Weekly, September 13, 2016, accessed March 26, 2017 .
  8. Alec Baldwin takes stock of the situation critically. In: Focus . November 30, 2009. Retrieved December 9, 2009 .
  9. Alec Baldwin in the German synchronous file
  10. Iris Alanyali: Alec Baldwin's parody delights audiences and frustrates Donald Trump. In: . December 12, 2016, accessed February 6, 2017 .
  11. Bottom: newspaper falls for the wrong Trump. Retrieved February 12, 2017 .
  12. Alec (Angry) Baldwin: He was taken away in handcuffs. May 14, 2014, accessed March 26, 2019 .
  13. Quarrel in parking lot: Actor Alec Baldwin arrested . ISSN  0174-4909 ( [accessed March 26, 2019]).
  14. ^ Mackenzie Weinger: Celebrities open wallets for Obama. Accessed March 26, 2019 .
  15. Stalker is no longer allowed to approach Baldwin . In: Tages-Anzeiger . October 4, 2012, ISSN  1422-9994 ( [accessed on March 26, 2019]).