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Name: Alec Baldwin
Born: 03/04/1958
Birth Place: Massapequa, Long Island, New York, USA.


The versatile Oscar-nominated actor is adept in roles from comedy to drama, with appearances in such high profile movies as ‘Working Girl’, ‘Pearl Harbor’ and ‘The Cooler’.


Alexander Rae Baldwin III, the son of a social studies teacher, studied political science at Washington University in Washington DC.


The brother of actors William, Stephen and Daniel, he was the member of the family not expecting to enter the profession, and at one stage considered law.


However, he opted for the stage and enrolled at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York.
Early in his career, Baldwin simultaneously starred in the TV daytime drama ‘The Doctors’ and performed in Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ on stage in the evenings.


A few years after making his 1980 Broadway debut, he moved to Los Angeles, where he landed a role in the TV series ‘Knots Landing’. He made his film debut in 1986 with a starring role in ‘Forever Lulu’, which led to work in a number of major films.