Alan Alda

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Alan Alda
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Birth name Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo
Born January 28, 1936 in New York, New York, USA
Notable Roles M*A*S*H: Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce
The West Wing: Senator Arnold Vinick
Notable Episodes
Awards 6 Emmys
6 Golden Globes (TV)
3 DGA TV Awards
6 People's Choice TV Awards
1 WGA Valentine Davies Award
1 Humanitas Prize, USA
Other Awards: 2 American Movie Awards, USA; 1 Bodil Award, Denmark; 2 Golden Apple Awards, USA; 1 Hasty Pudding Theatricals Man of the Year Award; 1 National Board of Review Award, USA; 1 New York Film Critics Circle Award, USA
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Contents

Biography

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
M*A*S*H Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce 1972–1983 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
The West Wing Senator Arnold Vinick 2004–2006 6 7

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
The Phil Silvers Show Carlisle Thompson III 3x23 - Bilko the Art Lover March 5, 1958
Naked City (1958) Poet 4x01 - Hold for Gloria Christmas September 19, 1962
The Nurses (1962) Dr. John Griffin 1x16 - Many a Sullivan January 17, 1963
The Nurses (1962) Dr. John Griffin 1x17 - Night Sounds January 24, 1963
Route 66 Dr. Glazer 3x31 - Soda Pop and Paper Flags May 31, 1963
East Side/West Side Freddie Wilcox 1x01 - The Sinner September 23, 1963
The Trials of O'Brien Nick Staphos 1x11 - Picture Me a Murder November 27, 1965
Coronet Blue Clay 1x05 - Six Months to Mars July 3, 1967
The Carol Burnett Show Guest 8x13 - Episode 813 December 21, 1974
CBS: On the Air Host 1x03 - Part III March 28, 1978
The Four Seasons Jack Burroughs 1x01 - Pilot January 29, 1984
ER Dr. Gabriel Lawrence 6x03 - Greene with Envy October 14, 1999
ER Dr. Gabriel Lawrence 6x04 - Sins of the Fathers October 21, 1999
ER Dr. Gabriel Lawrence 6x05 - Truth and Consequences November 4, 1999
ER Dr. Gabriel Lawrence 6x06 - The Peace of Wild Things November 11, 1999
ER Dr. Gabriel Lawrence 6x07 - Humpty Dumpty November 18, 1999
The West Wing Senator Arnold Vinick 6x08 - In the Room December 8, 2004
The West Wing Senator Arnold Vinick 6x14 - The Wake Up Call February 9, 2005
30 Rock Milton Green 3x21 - Mamma Mia May 7, 2009
30 Rock Milton Green 3x22 - Kidney Now! May 14, 2009
The Blacklist Alan Fitch 1x10 - Anslo Garrick (2) December 2, 2013
The Blacklist Alan Fitch 1x11 - The Good Samaritan January 13, 2014
The Blacklist Alan Fitch 1x20 - The Kingmaker April 28, 2014
The Blacklist Alan Fitch 1x22 - Berlin (2) May 12, 2014

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
Where's Everett Arnold Barker April 18, 1966
The Glass House Jonathan Paige February 4, 1972
Playmates Marshall Barnett October 3, 1972 ABC Movie of the Week
Isn't It Shocking? Sheriff Dan Barnes October 2, 1973 ABC Movie of the Week
Lily Ensemble Member November 2, 1973
Free to Be... You & Me Various Characters March 11, 1974
6 Rms Riv Vu Paul Friedman March 17, 1974
The 28th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Presenter May 17, 1976 Primetime Emmy Awards
The 30th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Host September 17, 1978 Primetime Emmy Awards
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (1979) Presenter December 29, 1979 The Kennedy Center Honors
Making M*A*S*H Himself January 21, 1981 M*A*S*H
The 58th Annual Academy Awards Host March 24, 1986 Academy Awards
Memories of M*A*S*H Himself November 25, 1991 M*A*S*H
And the Band Played On Dr. Robert Gallo September 11, 1993
White Mile Dan Cutler May 21, 1994
10th Annual TV Academy Hall of Fame Himself October 17, 1994 TV Academy Hall of Fame
The Walt Disney Company Presents the American Teacher Awards Himself November 16, 1994 American Teacher Awards
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (1994) Himself December 28, 1994 The Kennedy Center Honors
Jake's Women Jake March 3, 1996
CBS: The First 50 Years Himself May 20, 1998
ABC 2000: The Millennium Himself December 31, 1999
Club Land Willie Walters April 8, 2001
The Killing Yard Ernie Goodman September 23, 2001
TV Guide 50 Best Shows of All Time: A 50th Anniversary Celebration Himself May 13, 2002
"M*A*S*H": 30th Anniversary Reunion Himself May 17, 2002 M*A*S*H
100 Years of Hope and Humor Himself April 20, 2003
CBS at 75 Himself November 2, 2003
Emmy's Greatest Moments Himself September 15, 2004
The 77th Annual Academy Awards Nominee February 27, 2005 Academy Awards
The 59th Annual Tony Awards Nominee/Presenter June 5, 2005 Tony Awards
The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Nominee August 27, 2006 Primetime Emmy Awards

Talk Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
The John Davidson Show September 15, 1981
Wogan August 21, 1991
Live with Regis and Kathie Lee September 27, 1994
The Rosie O'Donnell Show January 6, 1997
The Rosie O'Donnell Show March 18, 1998
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 962 July 14, 1998
Inside the Actors Studio Alan Alda August 6, 2000
The Rosie O'Donnell Show March 5, 2002
Tavis Smiley (2004) December 2, 2004
The Tony Danza Show December 15, 2004
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Show 2873 February 10, 2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Show 30 February 11, 2005
Showbiz Tonight February 22, 2005
The View June 10, 2005
The Charlie Rose Show June 16, 2005
Nightline August 9, 2005
The Daily Show Alan Alda (September 20, 2005) September 20, 2005
The View September 22, 2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Show 154 September 28, 2005
The Charlie Rose Show September 30, 2005
On the Record w/ Greta van Susteren November 29, 2005
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 2153 December 1, 2005
Live with Regis & Kelly December 1, 2005
The Tony Danza Show December 9, 2005
Parkinson April 22, 2006
Breakfast April 24, 2006
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show May 11, 2006
The Kumars at No. 42 August 18, 2006
Live with Regis & Kelly September 7, 2006

Director

Episodes Directed

Series Episode Airdate
M*A*S*H 2x23 - Mail Call February 23, 1974
M*A*S*H 3x16 - Bulletin Board January 14, 1975
M*A*S*H 4x04 - The Late Captain Pierce October 3, 1975
M*A*S*H 4x07 - Dear Mildred October 24, 1975
M*A*S*H 4x08 - The Kids October 31, 1975
M*A*S*H 4x16 - Dear Ma December 23, 1975
M*A*S*H 5x02 - Margaret's Engagement September 28, 1976
M*A*S*H 5x07 - Dear Sigmund November 9, 1976
M*A*S*H 5x12 - Exorcism December 14, 1976
M*A*S*H 5x19 - Hepatitis February 8, 1977
M*A*S*H 6x02 - Fallen Idol September 27, 1977
M*A*S*H 6x04 - War of Nerves October 11, 1977
M*A*S*H 6x07 - In Love and War November 1, 1977
M*A*S*H 6x13 - Comrades in Arms (2) December 13, 1977
M*A*S*H 7x05 - The Billfold Syndrome October 16, 1978
M*A*S*H 7x08 - Major Ego November 6, 1978
M*A*S*H 7x14 - Dear Sis December 18, 1978
M*A*S*H 7x16 - Inga January 8, 1979
M*A*S*H 8x03 - Guerilla My Dreams October 1, 1979
M*A*S*H 8x11 - Life Time November 26, 1979
M*A*S*H 8x15 - Yessir, That's Our Baby December 31, 1979
M*A*S*H 8x20 - Lend a Hand February 4, 1980
M*A*S*H 8x22 - Dreams February 18, 1980
M*A*S*H 9x04 - Father's Day December 8, 1980
M*A*S*H 9x12 - Depressing News February 9, 1981
M*A*S*H 9x15 - Bottoms Up March 2, 1981
M*A*S*H 9x20 - The Life You Save May 4, 1981
M*A*S*H 10x06 - Communication Breakdown November 30, 1981
M*A*S*H 10x10 - Follies of the Living - Concerns of the Dead January 4, 1982
M*A*S*H 10x16 - Where There's a Will, There's a War March 22, 1982
M*A*S*H 11x16 - Goodbye, Farewell and Amen February 28, 1983

Notable Films Directed

Producer

Series Produced

Series Year(s) Producer Credit Season(s)
We'll Get By 1975 Co-Producer 1
The Four Seasons 1984 Executive Producer 1

Writer

Series Created

Series Premiere Date Creation Credit
We'll Get By March 14, 1975 Creator
The Four Seasons January 29, 1984 Creator

Episodes Written

Series Episode Airdate
M*A*S*H 1x19 - The Long-John Flap February 17, 1973
M*A*S*H 2x05 - Dr. Pierce and Mr. Hyde October 13, 1973
We'll Get By 1x04 - A Woman's Place Is in the Home March 28, 1975
We'll Get By 1x07 - When a Bird Leaves the Nest April 18, 1975
We'll Get By 1x08 - Did You Ever Need a Drink? April 25, 1975
We'll Get By 1x11 - Cabin in the Rain May 30, 1975
M*A*S*H 5x07 - Dear Sigmund November 9, 1976
M*A*S*H 5x19 - Hepatitis February 8, 1977
M*A*S*H 6x02 - Fallen Idol September 27, 1977
M*A*S*H 6x04 - War of Nerves October 11, 1977
M*A*S*H 6x07 - In Love and War November 1, 1977
M*A*S*H 6x12 - Comrades in Arms (1) December 6, 1977
M*A*S*H 6x13 - Comrades in Arms (2) December 13, 1977
M*A*S*H 7x14 - Dear Sis December 18, 1978
M*A*S*H 7x16 - Inga January 8, 1979
M*A*S*H 7x25 - The Party March 12, 1979
M*A*S*H 8x11 - Life Time November 26, 1979
M*A*S*H 8x20 - Lend a Hand February 4, 1980
M*A*S*H 8x22 - Dreams February 18, 1980
M*A*S*H 9x20 - The Life You Save May 4, 1981
M*A*S*H 10x10 - Follies of the Living - Concerns of the Dead January 4, 1982
M*A*S*H 11x01 - Hey, Look Me Over October 25, 1982

Notable Films Written

Memorable Moments

Awards and Accolades

Primetime Emmy Awards

(31 Nominations/6 Wins)

  • Nominated: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series (1972-73)
M*A*S*H
  • Won: Actor of the Year - Series (1973-74)
M*A*S*H
  • Won: Best Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (1973-74)
M*A*S*H
  • Nominated: Best Lead Actor in a Drama (1973-74)
6 Rms Riv Vu
  • Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (1974-75)
M*A*S*H
  • Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (1975-76)
M*A*S*H
  • Nominated: Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series (1975-76)
M*A*S*H - 4x08 - The Kids
  • Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (1976-77)
M*A*S*H
  • Won: Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series (1976-77)
M*A*S*H - 5x07 - Dear Sigmund
  • Nominated: Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series (1976-77)
M*A*S*H - 5x07 - Dear Sigmund
  • Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (1977-78)
M*A*S*H
  • Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama or Comedy Special (1977-78)
Kill Me If You Can
  • Nominated: Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series (1977-78)
M*A*S*H - 6x13 - Comrades in Arms (2)
  • Nominated: Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series (1977-78)
M*A*S*H - 6x02 - Fallen Idol
  • Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (1978-79)
M*A*S*H
  • Won: Outstanding Writing in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series (1978-79)
M*A*S*H - 7x16 - Inga
  • Nominated: Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series (1978-79)
M*A*S*H - 7x14 - Dear Sis
  • Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (1979-80)
M*A*S*H
  • Nominated: Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series (1979-80)
M*A*S*H - 8x22 - Dreams
  • Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (1980-81)
M*A*S*H
  • Nominated: Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series (1980-81)
M*A*S*H - 9x20 - The Life You Save
  • Won: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (1981-82)
M*A*S*H
  • Nominated: Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series (1981-82)
M*A*S*H - 10x10 - Follies of the Living - Concerns of the Dead
  • Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (1982-83)
M*A*S*H
  • Nominated: Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series (1982-83)
M*A*S*H - 11x16 - Goodbye, Farewell and Amen
  • Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special (1993-94)
And the Band Played On
  • Nominated: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (1999-2000)
ER
  • Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (2000-01)
Club Land
  • Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (2004-05)
The West Wing
  • Won: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (2005-06)
The West Wing

Golden Globes (TV)

(12 Nominations/6 Wins)

  • Nominated: Best TV Actor - Musical/Comedy (1972)
M*A*S*H
  • Nominated: Best TV Actor - Musical/Comedy (1973)
M*A*S*H
  • Won: Best TV Actor - Musical/Comedy (1974)
M*A*S*H
  • Won: Best TV Actor - Musical/Comedy (1975)
M*A*S*H
  • Nominated: Best TV Actor - Musical/Comedy (1976)
M*A*S*H
  • Nominated: Best TV Actor - Musical/Comedy (1977)
M*A*S*H
  • Nominated: Best TV Actor - Musical/Comedy (1978
M*A*S*H
  • Won: Best TV Actor - Musical/Comedy (1979)
M*A*S*H
  • Won: Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Musical/Comedy (1980)
M*A*S*H
  • Won: Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Musical/Comedy (1981)
M*A*S*H
  • Won: Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Musical/Comedy (1982)
M*A*S*H
  • Nominated: Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (1994)
White Mile

Television Critics Association Awards

  • Nominated: Outstanding Individual Achievement in Drama (2005-06)
The West Wing

DGA TV Awards

(3 Nominations/3 Wins)

  • Won: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series' (1976)
M*A*S*H - 5x07 - Dear Sigmund</small>
  • Won: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series' (1981)
M*A*S*H - 9x20 - The Life You Save</small>
  • Won: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series' (1982)
M*A*S*H - 10x16 - Where There's a Will, There's a War</small>

SAG TV Awards

(3 Nominations)

  • Nominated: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries (2001)
Club Land
  • Nominated: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series (2005)
The West Wing
  • Nominated: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (2005)
The West Wing

People's Choice Awards

(6 Nominations/6 Wins)

  • Won: Favorite Male Television Performer (1974)
  • Won: Favorite Male Television Performer (1978)
  • Won: All Around Male Entertainer (1979)
  • Won: Favorite Male Television Performer (1979)
  • Won: Favorite Male Television Performer (1980)
  • Won: Favorite Male Television Performer (1981)

Humanitas Prize, USA

(1 Win)

  • Won: 30 Minute Category (1979-80)
M*A*S*H

Other Awards

  • Academy Awards
    • Nominated: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (2004) - The Aviator
  • Golden Globes (Motion Picture)
    • Nominated: Most Promising Newcomer - Male (1968) - Paper Lion
    • Nominated: Best Motion Picture Actor - Musical/Comedy (1978) - Same Time, Next Year
    • Nominated: Best Motion Picture Actor - Comedy/Musical (1981) - The Four Seasons
    • Nominated: Best Screenplay - Motion Picture (1981) - The Four Seasons
  • BAFTA Film Awards
    • Nominated: Best Actor in a Supporting Role (1990) - Crimes and Misdemeanors
    • Nominated: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (2004) - The Aviator
  • WGA Awards (Screen)
    • Nominated: Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen (1981) - The Four Seasons
    • Won: Valentine Davies Award (2000)
  • Razzie Awards
    • Nominated: Worst Supporting Actor (1992) - Whispers in the Dark
  • American Movie Awards, USA
    • Won: Best Actor (1979) - The Seduction of Joe Tynan
    • Won: Favorite Star - Male (1982)
  • Bodil Awards, Denmark
    • Won: Best Non-European Film (1981) - The Four Seasons
  • Golden Apple Awards, USA
    • Won: Male Star of the Year (1974)
    • Won: Male Star of the Year (1979)
  • Hasty Pudding Theatricals, USA
    • Won: Man of the Year (1980)
  • National Board of Review Awards, USA
    • Won: Best Supporting Actor (1989) - Crimes and Misdemeanors
  • New York Film Critics Circle Awards, USA
    • Won: Best Supporting Actor (1989) - Crimes and Misdemeanors

Trivia