Saturday 22 July 2017

Alan Alda

Alan Alda with birthname as Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo is an American actor,director, screenwriter and author.He was born on Jan 28,1936 in New York City,USA to Robert Alda and Joan Browne.His father was a performer in Burlesque theatre and his mom was a homemaker.

He acted in a number of films like Gone are the Days,Paper Lion,The Extraordinary Seaman, Jenny, The Moonshine War,To Kill a Clown,California Suite,The Seduction of Joe Tynan,The Four Seasons, Betsy's Wedding,Whispers in the Dark,Canadian Bacon,Flirting with Disaster, Murder at 1600,Mad City, What Women Want,The Aviator,The Longest Ride,Nothing but Truth etc.

He also acted in TV episodes which includes The Phil Silvers Show,Naked City,The Twilight Zone, Route 66,The Trials of O'Brien,Coronet Blue,Premiere,Playmates,The Glass House, M*A*S*H, The Carol Burnett Show, Isn't it Shocking? etc.The stage plays in which he involved are Only in America, Purlie Victorious,Fair Game for Lovers,The Owl and Pussycat,The Apple Tree,Jake's Women,Art, QED,Love Letters etc.Alda also written and directed a number of M*A*S*H episodes.

Alan Alda Religion

Alan Ada was raised as a Roman Catholic.But later he became a person who don't have belief in God and is becoming an atheist.But he said that he didn't like calling himself as agnostic.

Alan Alda Political Views

Alan Ada seems hardly to have leaning towards any political party as not much information is readily available.So it can be assumed that he may be a person who wants to keep his political views and ideologies as a secret,well away from the public media or a person who may not be interested in politics and like to be busy in his own work.

Who is he/she dating?

Alan Alda was married to Arlene on 1957 and the couple had 3 children namely Eve, Elizabeth and Beatrice.They also have 8 Grandchildren.

Alan Alda Hobbies

Alan Ada was involved in a lot of Charity works.So it seems that in his spare time he might have indulged in activities related to the Charity works and works related to humanitarian causes.He also had interest in Cosmology.

Interesting Facts

Alan Ada in his career so far was nominated for 31 times at Emmy Awards,twice at Tony Awards and once at Academy Awards.He won 6 Golden Globe Awards,3 Directors Guild of America Awards and 7 People's choice Awards.He has been awarded honorary degrees by Saint Peter's University,Fordham University,Carneige Mellon University and University of Dundee.He was the only actor who acted in all the episodes of M*A*S*H.

He was the host of a TV show Scientific American Frontiers for almost 14 years and was on the board of World Science Festival.