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* ''Series/RayDonovan'' (201820)

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* ''Series/RayDonovan'' (201820)(201820) as Dr. Arthur Amiot


* ''Series/{{MASH}}'' (1972-83) as Capt. Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce

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* ''Series/{{MASH}}'' (1972-83) (197283) as Capt. Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce



* ''Series/TheWestWing'' (2004-06) as Senator Arnold Vinick (R-California)
* ''Series/ThirtyRock'' (2009-11) as Milton Greene
* ''Series/TheBigC'' (2011-13) as Dr. Atticus Sherman
* ''Series/TheBlacklist'' (2013-14) as Alan Fitch

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* ''Series/TheWestWing'' (2004-06) (200406) as Senator Arnold Vinick (R-California)
* ''Series/ThirtyRock'' (2009-11) (200911) as Milton Greene
* ''Series/TheBigC'' (2011-13) (201113) as Dr. Atticus Sherman
* ''Series/TheBlacklist'' (2013-14) (201314) as Alan Fitch
* ''Series/RayDonovan'' (201820)

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* ''Film/MarriageStory'' (2019) as Bert Spitz


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Alan Alda (born Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo; January 28, 1936) is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and author.

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Alan Alda (born Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo; January 28, 1936) 1936 in The Bronx, New York) is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and author.


A six-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner, he's enjoyed a highly accomplished career with a litany of roles under his belt. However, his best-known role is likely the iconic part of Captain Hawkeye Pierce in the long-running TV series ''Series/{{MASH}}''. In contrast to the fun-loving and rebellious Hawkeye, Alda has mostly played staunch authority figures and/or villains in his later career.

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A six-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner, he's enjoyed a highly accomplished career with a litany of roles under his belt. However, his best-known role is likely the iconic part of Captain Hawkeye Pierce in the long-running TV series ''Series/{{MASH}}''. In contrast to the fun-loving and rebellious Hawkeye, Alda has mostly played staunch authority figures and/or villains in his later career.
career (this can partially be explained by an incident with an overzealous dentist when Alda was in his 50s; the man cut through the frenum of Alda's upper lip, removing part of its support and movement structure and making it all but impossible for Alda to smile correctly).


* PlayingAgainstType: His bad-guy roles were this initially, but over time they've arguably ''become'' his type.
* RaisedCatholic:
-->"I used to be a Catholic. I left because I object to conversion by concussion. If you don't agree with what they teach, you get clobbered over the head until you do. All that does is change the shape of the head."

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* PlayingAgainstType: His bad-guy roles were this initially, initially playing against type, but over time they've arguably ''become'' his type.
* RaisedCatholic:
-->"I used to be a Catholic. I left because I object to conversion by concussion. If you don't agree with what they teach, you get clobbered over the head until you do. All that does is change the shape of the head."
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He's also known for his thick, nasally voice and his outspoken political views. Most definitely a CoolOldGuy.

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He's also known for his thick, simultaneously thick ''and'' nasally voice and his outspoken political views. Most definitely a CoolOldGuy.


* RealLife/MeanCharacterNiceActor: He has played several villains and anti-heroes but is known as one of the nicest and kindest actors in Hollywood.


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* ''Film/MurderAt1600'' (1997) as Jordan

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* ''Film/MurderAt1600'' as Jordan


A six-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner, he's enjoyed a highly accomplished career with a litany of roles under his belt. However, his best-known role is likely the iconic part of Capt. Hawkeye Pierce in the long-running TV series ''Series/{{MASH}}''. In contrast to the fun-loving and rebellious Hawkeye, Alda has mostly played staunch authority figures and/or villains in his later career.

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A six-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner, he's enjoyed a highly accomplished career with a litany of roles under his belt. However, his best-known role is likely the iconic part of Capt. Captain Hawkeye Pierce in the long-running TV series ''Series/{{MASH}}''. In contrast to the fun-loving and rebellious Hawkeye, Alda has mostly played staunch authority figures and/or villains in his later career.



* ''Series/{{MASH}}'' (1972-83) as Captain Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce

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->''"It's too bad I'm not as wonderful a person as people say I am, because the world could use a few people like that."''


* PlayingAgainstType: His bad-guy roles were this initially, but over time they've arguably ''become'' his type.

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* PlayingAgainstType: His bad-guy roles were this initially, but over time they've arguably ''become'' his type.type.
* RaisedCatholic:
-->"I used to be a Catholic. I left because I object to conversion by concussion. If you don't agree with what they teach, you get clobbered over the head until you do. All that does is change the shape of the head."


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