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 the 2010 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 Street Car Named Desire (Broadway-1992; Tony nomination), Macbeth (NYSF-1998), The Twentieth Century (Roundabout-2004). (Also The Hartman in 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, The Departed, and It’s Complicated, 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 five 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 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, 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) was published in paperback in the Fall of 2009.


Alec Baldwin appears in the following:

William Friedkin Paid Off the MTA to Make 'The French Connection'

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

The Oscar-winning director tells Alec Baldwin how he cast 'The Exorcist,' and why Jane Fonda wouldn't take part.

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Andy Warhol Really Did Like Campbell's Soup

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Eric Shiner, curator of The Andy Warhol Museum, takes Alec Baldwin past the soup cans and screen prints and talks about the iconoclastic artist's life in New York City.

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Alec Baldwin Might Be Serena Williams’ Biggest Cheerleader

Thursday, September 10, 2015

The actor has been a fixture in the stands at this year’s U.S. Open. 


Julie Taymor, Before and After 'Lion King'

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

The inventive director and designer recalls her formative influences with host Alec Baldwin.

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Penn Jillette's Marathon Life in Magic

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

The magician and entertainer visits Alec Baldwin to talk Houdini, Kreskin, and Teller.

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Paul Simon

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

The great singer, songwriter, and New Yorker tells Alec Baldwin how he has and hasn't changed after all these years.

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David Remnick on Liebling, Dylan, and Glasnost

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

The editor of The New Yorker talks about his literary heroes and his storied career with Alec Baldwin. 

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Alec Baldwin Dives to the Gulf Floor with Antonia Juhasz

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Journalist Antonia Juhasz details the ongoing environmental disaster of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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What Dustin Hoffman Learned from Kobe Bryant

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

The iconic actor talks to Alec Baldwin about his life on- and off-screen, and how he stays hungry for new roles.

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Gay Talese Tells Alec Baldwin About Sinatra's Cold

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The celebrated author and journalist talks about the magazine piece that made him an icon, and reflects on sixty years of capturing American society on the page. 

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Too Late

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Drastic solutions, last chances, and it’s too late, in three stories hosted by Wyatt Cenac.


For Ian Schrager, Studio 54 Was Just the Start

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The co-founder of Studio 54 and celebrated hotelier explains why his work is all play, and tells Alec Baldwin about his latest developments: a young son, and a new hotel. 

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Edie Falco: Don't Hold the Door for Me

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The star of Nurse Jackie and The Sopranos is a cancer survivor, a recovering addict, and a single mother. She does not want your sympathy; she just wants some nice people on set.

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Lawrence Wright on Religion, ISIS, and Scientology

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The New Yorker staff writer and author tells Alec Baldwin that sometimes the better part of human nature can lead to the most dangerous places. 

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Alec Baldwin and David Blaine Do Magic

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The magician, illusionist, and stunt promoter talks to Here's The Thing about Houdini, his favorite NYC deli, and his new show. 

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Roz Chast Draws—and Talks to—Alec Baldwin

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The New Yorker cartoonist and author talks to Here's The Thing about mothers, man-pants, and birds. 

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George Stephanopoulos

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The former Clinton advisor and current ABC News personality talks to Alec Baldwin about making the jump from the White House to the anchor's chair. 

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Bryan Stevenson Wants 'Equal Justice'

Monday, February 16, 2015

The founder of the Equal Justice Initiative talks about confronting the bleak prospects for America's racial future, by addressing the mistakes of the past.  

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Sarah Jessica Parker Almost Said No to 'Sex in the City'

Monday, February 02, 2015

Sarah Jessica Parker talks to Alec Baldwin about being Carrie Bradshaw, and explains why acting is a group effort.

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What Makes a Good Cop?

Monday, January 19, 2015

Alec Baldwin talks to two people who have spent their entire careers trying to understand what makes good policing, and good neighborhoods.

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