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As a passionate fan of the art of film, you have probably already seen the cinema productions "A Very Ordinary Gentleman" and "Motherless Brooklyn", which premiered in 2022. Remember Alec Baldwin's participation in it, even though he only appears there in supporting roles? Surely you are impressed by his artistic ability. The popular American actor turned 62 last Friday, April 3, 2022. But in times of the corona virus and social isolation, nobody thinks of big celebrations. So it's understandable that the movie star only posted a funny video with his four young children on Instagram for his birthday. We want to use that as an opportunity today and take a look at Alec Baldwin's great film career. So far he has experienced personal ups and downs, but he is undoubtedly one of the best actors in the American film business.

In the following, we report on how Alec Baldwin's film career and personal life have developed over the years.

  • How did Alec Baldwin get into acting?

Alec Baldwin was born in the small town of Amityville on Long Island, New York. He has five siblings, three of his brothers have also become well-known actors. However, after graduating from high school in 1976, Alec first began studying at George Washington University, where he studied political science.

But he showed a strong interest in theater and film art and therefore switched to New York University and the Lee Strasberg Institute in 1979, where he studied acting. He first acted on the Broadway theater stage before entering the big film business. No one can say it was easy for Alec Baldwin. He took part in the television series The Doctors from 1980-1982 before making his feature film debut in Lulu Forever. He first made a name for himself with his starring role in the film The Hunt for Red October (1990), opposite Sean Connery. This is how he made his big breakthrough in the cinema!

The very beginning is difficult! However, Alec Baldwin made his breakthrough in the film industry in 1990!

Alec Baldwin's first films include Talk Radio, She's Having a Baby, Woman's Guns, all shot in 1988! Then came some of his best films like Blonde Temptation (1991), Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), Aviator (2004) and the thriller The Departed (2006). In the gangster comedy The Cooler (2003) he played a wily casino operator in Las Vegas. This role earned him an Oscar nomination but no Oscar film award. Alec Baldwin actually took part in 86 films during his 34 career years. He can also be seen in 9 television series. For example, he received three Golden Globes for Best Actor for his role in the NBC sitcom 30 Rock (2006-2012), in 2007, 2009 and 2010. He also received two Emmys, in 2008 and 2010. One The popular actor received the third Emmy trophy in 2022 for his parodies on Donald Trump.

Alec Baldwin parodies the US President on America's cult comedy show Saturday Night Live.

We often experience Alec Baldwin not as an actor but as a voice actor. You can easily recognize his voice, it is behind numerous characters, for example in "Final Fantasy" (2001), "Thomas the Tank Engine" (2000) or in "The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie" (2004). In 2011, Alec Baldwin launched a popular radio show, Here's the Thing. There he interviews well-known people such as artists, politicians or actors.

Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger were happily together for almost 20 years.

  • Alec Baldwin feels really happy in his second marriage

In 1991, while filming the romantic comedy The Blonde Temptation, Alec Baldwin met his future wife, Kim Basinger. Both also played lovers in front of the camera. Kim and Alec married in 1993 and reunited a year later in the crime thriller Getaway. Her adult daughter Ireland (24) came from this marriage. In 2002, Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger split up. Then a real war of the roses followed, which was fought out in public and received a wide response in the press. It then took both actors a few years to come to terms with its consequences.

Alec Baldwin here with me his eldest daughter Ireland from his marriage to Kim Basinger.

2012 Alec Baldwin found love and family happiness for the second time with the much younger yoga teacher Hilaria Thomas (36). Together, the couple has 4 young children - a daughter and three sons, and the actor likes to present himself as a late father. The family currently lives in Soho, in Manhattan, New York.

We wish Alec Baldwin many happy years with his extended family!

A belated fatherly happiness for Alec Baldwin!

He looks really happy with his second wife and kids!

Alec Baldwin is not only a well-known actor, but also a politically active American!

Happy Birthday, Alec Baldwin!

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