Alec Baldwin is a graduate of New York University (Tisch, BFA, 1994). He last appeared on stage in the Roundabout Theatre Company’s 2006 production of Joe Orton’s Entertaining Mr. Sloane, directed by Scott Ellis. Other stage credits include Loot (Broadway, 1986; Theatre World Award), Caryl Churchill’s Serious Money (Broadway, 1988), Prelude to a Kiss (Circle Rep., 1990; Obie Award), A Street Car Named Desire (Broadway, 1992; Tony nomination), Macbeth (NYSF, 1998), The Twentieth Century (Roundabout, 2004), and The Hartman (Stamford, Williamstown, Bay Street).
Baldwin has appeared in over forty films, including Beetle Juice, Working Girl, Miami Blues, The Hunt for Red October, Glengarry Glen Ross, Malice, The Juror, The Edge, Ghosts of Mississippi, State and Main, The Cat in the Hat, The Cooler (National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor, Oscar nomination), The Aviator, and The Departed, among many others.
On television, Baldwin currently stars with Tina Fey on NBC’s 30 Rock, winner of the 2007, 2008 and 2009 Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series. Baldwin has received three SAG awards, two Golden Globes, the Television Critics Award, and the 2008 and 2009 Emmy awards as Best Actor in a Comedy Series for his performance on the show.
His company, El Dorado Pictures, has produced several projects including Nuremberg: Infamy on Trial for TNT television (Emmy nomination), The Confession for Showtime (WGA award for best adapted screenplay), and the film production of David Mamet’s State and Main.
Alec Baldwin is also a dedicated supporter of numerous causes related to public policy and the arts. He serves on the boards of People For The American Way, The Hamptons International Film Festival and the East Hampton Day Care Center. He is an active supporter of The Radiation and Public Health Project, Guild Hall of East Hampton, The Public Theatre/New York Shakespeare Festival, The Roundabout Theatre, People for the Ethical treatment of Animals, and The Water Keeper Alliance, among many others.
Baldwin’s book, A Promise to Ourselves (St. Martin’s Press), will be released in paperback in the fall of 2009.