Creator / Alec Baldwin
Alexander Rae "Alec" Baldwin III (born April 3, 1958 in Massapequa, New York) is an American actor in film and television. He is the eldest and arguably the best-known of the Baldwin brothers (the other three, in descending order of age, are Daniel, William, and Stephen). In 2011, he passed Steve Martin as the new record holder for most episodes of Saturday Night Live hosted.

Baldwin is also active in politics. Outspoken about his liberal views, he has hosted a short-lived talk show on MSNBC, mulled a run for NYC mayor, and written columns for The Huffington Post.

No relation to and not to be confused with Adam Baldwin.

Notable roles:

Alec Baldwin and his works provide examples of:

  • Role-Ending Misdemeanor: Alec's late night show on MSNBC was canceled after he allegedly called a reporter a "cocksucking faggot" off air. He had been suspended by the network for at least two weeks until it was decided to have the plug pulled permanently.
  • Star-Making Role: Alec's popularity skyrocketed when he portrayed Jack Ryan in The Hunt for Red October.