Alan Alda

Highest Rated:
100% And the Band Played On (1993)
Lowest Rated:
14% Canadian Bacon (1995)
Birthday:
Jan 28
Birthplace:
New York City, New York, USA
Bio:
The son of actor Robert Alda, Alan Alda grew up around vaudeville and burlesque comedians, soaking up as many jokes and routines as was humanly possible. Robert Alda hoped that his son would become a doctor, but the boy's urge to perform won out. After graduating from Fordham University, Alda first…

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Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Wanderlust: Bizarro Cut
  • Actor
-- 2012
59% Wanderlust
  • Carvin
$17.3M 2012
68% Tower Heist
  • Arthur Shaw
$78.0M 2011
63% Howl
  • Actor
$0.6M 2010
The Human Spark With Alan Alda
  • Actor
-- 2010
78% Behind The Burly Q
  • Actor
$23.9k 2010
59% Flash of Genius
  • Gregory Lawson
$4.2M 2008
80% Nothing But the Truth
  • Albert Burnside
-- 2008
35% Diminished Capacity
  • Uncle Rollie
-- 2008
59% Resurrecting the Champ
  • Metz
$2.9M 2007
The Italian Americans
  • Actor
-- 2004
87% The Aviator
  • Sen. Ralph Owen Brewster
$102.6M 2004
54% What Women Want
  • Dan Wanamaker
$181.5M 2001
Killing Yard
  • Actor
-- 2001
Keepers Of The Frame
  • Actor
-- 1999
49% The Object of My Affection
  • Sidney Miller
-- 1998
35% Murder at 1600
  • Director
  • Alvin Jordan
-- 1997
37% Mad City
  • Kevin Hollander
-- 1997
86% Flirting With Disaster
  • Richard Schlicting
-- 1996
79% Everyone Says I Love You
  • Bob
-- 1996
Neil Simon's Jake's Women
  • Jake
-- 1996
14% Canadian Bacon
  • President of the United States
-- 1995
White Mile
  • Actor
-- 1994
93% Manhattan Murder Mystery
  • Ted
-- 1993
100% And the Band Played On
  • Dr. Robert Gallo
-- 1993
25% Whispers in the Dark
  • Leo Green
-- 1992
50% Betsy's Wedding
  • Eddie Hopper
  • Director
-- 1990
93% Crimes and Misdemeanors
  • Lester
-- 1989
29% A New Life
  • Director
  • Steve Giardino
-- 1988
75% Sweet Liberty
  • Director
  • Michael Burgess
-- 1986
Lily Tomlin
  • Actor
-- 1986
M.A.S.H. - Goodbye, Farewell, Amen
  • Actor
  • Director
-- 1983
75% The Four Seasons
  • Jack Burroughs
  • Director
-- 1981
The Seduction of Joe Tynan
  • Joe Tynan
  • Screenwriter
-- 1979
40% Same Time, Next Year
  • George
-- 1978
58% California Suite
  • Bill Warren
-- 1978
Kill Me If You Can (The Caryl Chessman Story)
  • Caryl Chessman
-- 1977
Free to Be You and Me
  • Actor
-- 1974
Free to Be...You and Me
  • Actor
-- 1974
Playmates
  • Actor
-- 1972
To Kill a Clown
  • Maj. Ritchie
-- 1972
Glass House
  • Jonathan Paige
-- 1972
60% The Mephisto Waltz
  • Myles Clarkson
-- 1971
The Moonshine War
  • Son Martin
-- 1970
88% Catch-22
  • Extra
-- 1970
Jenny
  • Delano
-- 1969
Paper Lion
  • George Plimpton
-- 1968
Purlie Victorious
  • Charlie Cotchipee
-- 1963
Lily Tomlin
  • Actor
--
M.A.S.H. - V. 5
  • Actor
--


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
67% The Big C
2010-2013
  • Dr. Sherman
  • Atticus Sherman
  • Dr. Atticus Sherman
2011 - 2013
93% 30 Rock
2006-2013
  • Milton
2009 - 2010
The West Wing
1999-2005
  • Sen. Arnold Vinick
  • Actor
2004 - 2006
ER
1994-2009
  • Dr. Gabe Lawrence
  • Dr. Gabe Lawrence
1999

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Quotes from Alan Alda's Characters

    1. Howard Hughes: You want to go to war with me?
    2. Sen. Ralph Owen Brewster: It's not me, Howard. It's the United States Government. We just beat Germany and Japan. Who the hell are you?
    From The Aviator. Submitted by MarieBella C (23 months ago)
    1. Albert Burnside: Some time ago, I began to feel the personal human digression on Rachel Armstrong. And I told her that I was there to represent her and not her principle. And it was not until I met her that I realized that with great people there's no difference between principle and the person.
    From Nothing But the Truth. Submitted by Ryan B (23 months ago)
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