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Alda, Alan

(1936–  ) television/movie actor; born in New York City. Developing his satirical style with Second City in New York City, he starred as Hawkeye Pierce in the comedy series M*A*S*H (1972–83), winning four Emmies. He has acted occasionally in films, including Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989), and in 1992 he appeared on Broadway in Jake's Women. He has been an outspoken liberal on many social issues, serving, for example, as the cochair of the campaign to pass the Equal Rights Amendment (1982).
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Major Winchester became the butt of jokes for Hawkeye Pierce, played by Alan Alda, and BJ Hunnicutt, played by Mike Farrell.
BIRTHDAYS: Nicolas Sarkozy, former president of France, 61; David Lodge, author, 81; Alan Alda, actor, 80; Bobby Ball, comedian, 72; Nick Raynsford, politician, 71; Robert Wyatt, musician, 71; Nick Price, golfer, 59; Gianluigi Buffon, goalkeeper, 38; Nick Carter, singer (Backstreet Boys), 36; Elijah Wood, actor, 35.
STAR: Alan Alda | | It focused on the group of doctors and nurses whose job it was to heal the wounded who arrived at the mobile hospital by helicopter, ambulance or bus.
In M*A*S*H he and Alan Alda as Hawkeye Pierce played surgeons whose mad humour helped them to cope with the grim work in a war hospital.
Int: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Alan Alda, Sebastian Koch y Will Rogers.
THE LONGEST RIDE (12A) Starring: Scott Eastwood, Britt Robertson, Alan Alda, Jack Huston, Oona Chaplin, Lolita Davidovich, Gloria Reuben Director: George Tillman Jr Duration: 128 mins BASED on the book by Nicholas Sparks, the undisputed maestro of slushy romantic fiction, The Longest Ride is a leisurely trot across emotional terrain that will be achingly familiar to any tear-stained fan of The Notebook or The Best Of Me.
CAST: Britt Robertson, Scott Eastwood, Jack Huston, Oona Chaplin, Alan Alda, Lolita Davidovich, Melissa Benoist, Gloria Reuben, Rango the Bull
Crime comedy, with Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, Alan Alda, Tea Leoni, Casey Affleck, Matthew Broderick, Stephen McKinley Henderson and Judd Hirsch.
TOWER HEIST Film4 9PM PREMIERE Ben Stiller wants smarmy Wall Street swindler Alan Alda to pay for stealing pension funds.
Washington, June 6 ( ANI ): Alan Alda is set to star in Fox 2000's 'The Longest Ride', which is an adaptation of the Nicholas Sparks bestselling 2013 novel.
Born today Acker Bilk, jazz clarinettist, 85; David Lodge, author, 79; Alan Alda, actor, 78; Bobby Ball, comedian, 70; Nick Raynsford, politician, 69; Robert Wyatt, musician, 69; Nick Price, golfer, Gianluigi Buffon, goalkeeper, 36; Elijah Wood, actor, 33.
BAD POINTS: Wanderlust nosedives at Elysium where Alan Alda deserves better.