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Alec Baldwin

Host, Here's The Thing

Alec Baldwin is a graduate of New York University (BFA, Tisch, ’94) and was presented with an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from NYU in 2010. He last appeared on stage in 2015 in Arthur Miller's All My Sons at Guild Hall in East Hampton. In 2013, he starred in the Broadway revival of Lyle Kessler’s Orphans and in 2010, the Guild Hall (East Hampton) production of Peter Shaffer’s Equus directed by Tony Walton.

Other stage includes the Roundabout Theatre Company’s 2006 production of Joe Orton’s Entertaining Mr. Sloane, directed by Scott Ellis; Loot (Broadway,1986¬ Theatre World Award); Caryl Churchill's Serious Money (Broadway,1988); Prelude to a Kiss (Circle Rep, 1990 Obie Award); A Streetcar Named Desire (Broadway, 1992 Tony nomination), Macbeth (New York Shakespeare Festival 1998), The Twentieth Century (Roundabout, 2004), (Also, The Hartman in Stamford, Williamstown, Bay Street).

Baldwin has appeared in over fifty 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, The Departed, It’s Complicated, Blue Jasmine, Still Alice, Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, among many others.

On television Baldwin starred with Tina Fey on NBC’s 30 Rock, winner of the 2007, 2008 and 2009 Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series. Baldwin has received seven SAG Awards, three Golden Globes, the Television Critics Award and two Emmy awards as Best Actor in a Comedy Series for his performance on the show. In 2011, Alec received his Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. 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 David Mamet’s film, 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, The Roundabout Theatre and Guild Hall of East Hampton. He is an active supporter of The Radiation and Public Health Project, East Hampton Day Care Center, The Actors Fund, The Public Theatre/New York Shakespeare Festival, 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) was published in paperback in the Fall of 2009. He is also the radio announcer for the New York Philharmonic. Baldwin has two daughters, Ireland Elliese and Carmen Gabriela and two sons, Rafael Thomas and Leonardo Angel. He is married to Hilaria Thomas Baldwin.

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Alec Baldwin appears in the following:

Sandra Bernhard: Post-Modern Entertainer

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Sandra Bernhard has been performing for over 40 years -- she talks with Alec about Jerry Lewis and motherhood, activism and empathy.

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Michael Stipe on R.E.M. and Fear of Collage

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

The now-iconic rock star talks about letting his life breathe after thirty years of insanely productive music making. 

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Alec Baldwin Sheds the Trump Impressions on Election Day

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Alec Baldwin, host of WNYC's "Here's The Thing," talks about playing Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live and gets Brian's thoughts on the Trump phenomenon.  

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Gordon Lightfoot on Dylan, Neil Young, and Stompin' Tom Connors

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The Canadian songwriting legend reflects with Alec Baldwin on six decades of songwriting.

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Radio Host Bob Garfield on Trump and Telemarketing

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

The co-host of 'On The Media' on what advertising taught him about politics, and where he gets his news. 

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Watch: Alec Baldwin in Conversation with John Turturro

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Watch a live taping of the WNYC Studios podcast Here's the Thing with host Alec Baldwin as he sits down for a conversation with actor John Turturro. 

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Starbucks' Howard Schultz Doesn't Sleep—But Don't Blame the Coffee

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The coffee chain's long-time CEO talks about his hopes for the company's future in Asia—and Italy. 

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Elliott Gould: Mash Notes on a Long Career

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The screen stalwart talks about sixty years of showbiz with Alec Baldwin at the TCM Classic Film Festival.

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Iris Smyles Is Trying to Be a Human Again

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

The author of "Dating Tips For the Unemployed" tells Alec Baldwin what happened when she razed her old life to start over. 

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Kevin Kline Takes a Bow, Several Times

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

The acclaimed actor talks to Alec Baldwin about his multi-decade career in a live conversation at the Two River Theater in Red Bank, New Jersey.

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Nuclear Safety Isn't Just About Who Has the Codes

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

The former chair of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Gregory Jaczko, tells Alec Baldwin about safety threats to the nation's aging nuclear infrastructure. 

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Viggo Mortensen, From Warrior King to Captain Fantastic

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The elastic and emotionally daring actor tells Alec Baldwin about his art, his politics, and his start as the rear end of a dragon.

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Michael Eisner Wants a Good Movie to End Quickly

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Alec Baldwin talks to one of the most successful executives in motion picture history—who still catches a film in the theater twice a week. 

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Joe Dallesandro Thought Warhol Made Soup

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

The trailblazing screen actor talks about his tumultuous childhood, and explains how he ended up working at The Factory during its heyday.

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Netflix's 'Making a Murderer' Makes a Star

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Criminal defense attorney Dean Strang talks about his profile-raising turn in the hit web series.

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Michael Pollan Tried to Blow Up a Woodchuck

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The acclaimed nature writer and advocate of vegetables talks to Alec Baldwin.

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Anthony Weiner on Term Limits and Text Messages

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

The lifelong politician talks to Alec Baldwin about the mayoralty, his family, and why he won't let tabloids define his future plans.

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Ellie Kemper Gets Brain Freeze with Alec Baldwin

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The actor and comedian talks to Alec Baldwin about ice cream, her lackluster field hockey career, and Kimmy Schmidt.

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Mary Brosnahan on Homelessness in New York

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The president and CEO of Coalition for the Homeless talks to Alec Baldwin about one of the city's most persistent problems.

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Cary Fukunaga Wanted to Be a Snowboarder

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

The filmmaker talks to Alec Baldwin about his short-lived career on the slopes, and his work as a director. 

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