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actor , Scriptwriter , Film director

Alan Alda, American actor, film director, scriptwriter. Recipient Theatre World award for Fair Game for Lovers, 7 People's Choice awards; elected to television Academy Hall of Fame, 1994.

Background

ALDA, Alan was born on January 28, 1936 in New York, United States. Son of Robert Alda and Joan Browne.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Fordham University, 1956. Degree (honorary), Fordham University, 1978. Degree (honorary), Drew University, 1979.

Degree (honorary), Columbia University, 1979. Degree (honorary), Connecticut College, 1980. Degree (honorary), Kenyon College, 1982.

Career

Gone are the Days 1963, Paper Lion 1968, The Extraordinary Seaman 1968, The Moonshine War 1970, Jenny 1970, The Mephisto Waltz 1971. To Kill a Clown 1972, California Suite 1978, Same Time Next Year 1978, The Seduction of Joe Tynan (also wrote screenplay) 1979, Crimes and Misdemeanours 1989. actor, director, writer of films; The Four Seasons 1981. Sweet Libertv 1986, Betsy’s Wedding 1990. TV includes: The Glass House 1972, M*A*S*H 1972-1983, Tune in America 1975, Kill Me If You Can (film) 1977; devised series We’ll Get By 1975; Theatre World Director, writer of films. The Four Seasons 1981. Sweet Libertv 1986, Betsy’s Wedding 1990.

TV includes: The Glass House 1972, M*A*S*H 1972-1983, Tune in America 1975, Kill Me If You Can (film) 1977. Devised series We’ll Get By 1975. Theatre World.

Works

Membership

Presidential appointee National Commission for Observance of International Women's Year, 1976. Co-chair National European Research Area Countdown Campaign, 1982. Trustee Museum of television and Radio, 1985, Rockefeller Foundation, 1989.

Member American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Directors Guild American (awards 1977, 82), Writers Guild American (award 1977), Screen Actors Guild, Actors Equity Association. Fellow American Academy Arts & Sciences.

Connections

Married Arlene Weiss. Children: Eve, Elizabeth, Beatrice.

father:
Robert Alda

mother:
Joan (Browne) Alda

spouse:
Arlene Weiss

child:
Eve Alda

child:
Elizabeth Alda

child:
Beatrice Alda