Alan Alda

1936 - Today

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Alan Alda (; born Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo; January 28, 1936) is an American actor. A six-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner, he played Hawkeye Pierce in the war television series M*A*S*H (1972–1983). He has had recurring roles on television programs such as The West Wing, and 30 Rock, and has received critical acclaim for films such as Same Time, Next Year (1978) alongside Ellen Burstyn and his directorial debut film The Four Seasons (1981) opposite Carol Burnett. Alda is also known for his performances in Woody Allen's dramedy film Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989), David O. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alan Alda has received more than 9,144,546 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Alan Alda is the 703rd most popular actor (up from 821st in 2019), the 1,298th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,617th in 2019) and the 352nd most popular American Actor.

Alan Alda is most famous for his role as Hawkeye Pierce in the television series M*A*S*H.

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Among actors, Alan Alda ranks 703 out of 10,030. Before him are Michael Nyqvist, Jane Russell, Bernard Hill, Glenn Ford, Ben Stiller, and Orlando Bloom. After him are Wesley Snipes, Candice Bergen, Tony Lip, Carmen Maura, Ugo Tognazzi, and Pier Angeli.

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Among people born in 1936, Alan Alda ranks 64Before him are Bruce Dern, Assia Djebar, Duncan Edwards, Valerie Solanas, Dražan Jerković, and Christine Nöstlinger. After him are Joaquín Peiró, Alan J. Heeger, Raymond Poulidor, Denny Hulme, Paul L. Smith, and Sylvia Browne.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alan Alda ranks 1,298 out of 15,968. Before him are Tecumseh (1768), Ted Turner (1938), Harry Harrison (1925), Henry Norris Russell (1877), Douglas McGregor (1906), and Ben Stiller (1965). After him are Wesley Snipes (1962), Art Blakey (1919), Candice Bergen (1946), Bob Kahn (1938), Tony Lip (1930), and Charles Eames (1907).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Alan Alda ranks 352Before him are James Spader (1960), Eva Marie Saint (1924), Ron Howard (1954), Lucy Liu (1968), Jane Russell (1921), and Ben Stiller (1965). After him are Wesley Snipes (1962), Candice Bergen (1946), Tony Lip (1930), Virginia Cherrill (1908), David Morse (1953), and Rene Russo (1954).

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