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Alec Baldwin (born Alexander Rae Baldwin III in Long Island, New York, USA on 3 April 1958) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor, writer, comedian and producer who narrated the American version of the fifth and sixth seasons of Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends. He also played Mr. Conductor in Thomas and the Magic Railroad.

He has three brothers, Stephen, William, and Daniel, and two sisters, Jane Sasso and Elizabeth Keuchler. He was previously married to Academy Award-winning actress Kim Basinger, with whom he has a daughter, Ireland.

Baldwin starred on NBC's "30 Rock." One episode featured his character claiming that his recordings of every word in the dictionary were used in, among other things, Thomas the Tank Engine.



Filmography

Films

Television

  • "The Doctors" (1980-2)
  • "Cutter to Houston" (1983)
  • "Sweet Revenge" (1984)
  • "Knots Landing" (1984-6)
  • "Love on the Run" (1985)
  • "Hotel" (1985)
  • "The Alemo: Thirteen Day's to Glory" (1987)
  • "Saturday Night Live" (1990-2011)
  • "Goosebumps" (1996)
  • "The Simpsons" (1998 and 2005)
  • Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends (1999-2003)
  • "Law and Order" (1998) as writer of one episode
  • "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" (1998)
  • "Nuremburg" (2000)
  • "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" (2000)
  • "Clerks: The Animated Series" (2000-1)
  • "Friends" (2002)
  • "Path to War" (2002)
  • "Teen Titans" (2003)
  • "Walking with Cavemen" (2003)
  • "The Fairly OddParents in: Channel Chasers" (2004)
  • "Johnny Bravo" (2004)
  • "Nip/Tuck" (2004)
  • "Las Vegas" (2004)
  • "Will & Grace" (2005)
  • "30 Rock" (2006-2013) - also producer from 2008-2013
  • "Great Performances" (2006)
  • "Sesame Street" (August 23, 2007)
  • "The Late Show with David Letterman" (2009)
  • "The Essentials" (2009-)
  • "The Marriage Ref" (2010)
  • "Up Late With Alec Baldwin" (2013)
  • "Law and Order: Special Victims Unit" (2014)

Major awards and nominations

  • Won - Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy, 30 Rock, 2006.
  • Won - Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy, 30 Rock, 2008.
  • Won - Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series, 30 Rock, 2007.
  • Won - Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, 30 Rock, 2008.
  • Won - Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, 30 Rock, 2008
  • Nominated - Oscar for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, The Cooler, 2003 - lost to Tim Robbins for Mystic River.
  • Nominated - Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, The Cooler, 2003 - lost to Tim Robbins for Mystic River.
  • Nominated - Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actor, The Cat in the Hat, 2004 - lost to Sylvester Stallone for Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over
  • Nominated - Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy, 30 Rock, 2007 - lost to David Duchovny for Californication.
  • Nominated - Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, The Cooler, 2003 - lost to Tim Robbins for Mystic River.
  • Nominated - Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Cast in a Motion Picture, The Aviator, 2004 (shared with Alan Alda, Kate Beckinsale, Cate Blanchett, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ian Holm, Danny Huston, Jude Law, John C. Reilly and Gwen Stefani) - lost to cast of Sideways.
  • Nominated - Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Cast in a Motion Picture, The Departed, 2006 (shared with Anthony Anderson, Matt Damon, Leonardo DiCaprio, Vera Farmiga, Jack Nicholson, Martin Sheen, Mark Wahlberg and Ray Winstone) - lost to cast of Little Miss Sunshine.
  • Nominated - Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, 30 Rock, 2007 - lost to cast of The Office.
  • Nominated - Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, 30 Rock, 2007 - lost to Ricky Gervais for Extras.

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