FORA.tv Speaker - Alec Baldwin

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Biography

Alec attended George Washington University and planned to attend law school, when he auditioned for the New York University Undergraduate Drama Program on a dare. He was accepted, and in 1979 began what would become his professional training. In 1980, he was cast in the daytime TV series "The Doctors" on NBC and, subsequently, has worked in nearly every venue as a professional actor ever since. Alec is an out-spoken supporter of various causes related to public policy, including environmentalism, the government's support of the arts, campaign finance reform, animal rights and gun control. He serves on the board of directors of The Bay Street Theatre (Sag Harbor, Long Island), The New York University/Brennan Center for Justice Program Advisory Board, People For The American Way and the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund, dedicated in honor of his mother. He is a vigorous supporter of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and The Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS). Alec is a dedicated supporter of the East Hampton Daycare Center. Baldwin is a graduate of New York University (BFA, Tisch School of the Arts), 1994.

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Alec Baldwin: A Journey Through Fatherhood and Divorce

09.22.08 | 01:07:18 min | 7 comments