Alec Baldwin (born Alexander Rae Baldwin III 03.04.1958)
Alec Baldwin is an American actor, producer and comedian, best known for his roles in The Departed, Beetlejuice, and 30 Rock.
Net Worth: In 2013, Alec Baldwin had a net worth of 65 million USD according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Childhood: Alec Baldwin was born in Amityville, Long Island, New York as the eldest son of Carol Newcomb and Alexander Rae Baldwin Jr.. Alec Baldwin attended Alfred G. Berner High School in Massapequa where he spent a large amount of time playing football. In 1976, he attended George Washington University until 1979. He then transferred to the Tisch School of the Arts in New York University.
Career: In 1980, Baldwin received his first television role on the series The Doctors. He made his film debut in 1987 in the film 'Forever, Lulu', before gaining box office recognition for his role in 'Beetlejuice' in the following year. He then gained more recognition for his starring role in The Hunt For Red October in 1990. In 2001, Baldwin made a turn towards character acting, starting with the film Pearl Harbour. The film went on to be his highest grossing film. After the 2003 film, The Cooler, Baldwin was nominated for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and The Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance. Baldwin then went on to collaborate with Martin Scorsese in The Aviator (2004) and The Departed (2006).
Personal Life: In 1990, Alec Baldwin met Kim Basinger on the set of The Marrying Man and the couple married in 1993. Their daughter, Ireland, was born in 1995. The couple filed for divorce in 2001, with it finalized in 2002. In 2011, Baldwin began dating Hilaria Thomas - a Spanish teacher and Yoga Vida from Manhattan. They were engaged in April 2012 and married June of the same year. Alec and Hilaria's child daughter, Carmen, was born in 2013.
The Weekend Box Office results for 31st July-2nd August are in and the latest installment of ‘Mission Impossible’ reigns supreme.
Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation has topped the U.S. Weekend Box Office (31st July-2nd August). The action film, which was released on 31st July, made $56 million in the U.S. and Canada. The film has made over $40 million more than the other newcomer in the office, Vacation, which comes in at number 2 in the Box Office chart.
Writer-director Christopher McQuarrie brings a dark and gritty tone to this larger-than-life franchise. Along with a constant stream of barbed humour, the film has an enjoyably knotted mystery plot and action set-pieces that feel like they're grounded in the real world. It's a terrific shift into earthy believability for a series of movies that has previously indulged in gleefully incoherent narratives and exaggerated explosive chaos.
Right from the start, our hero Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) is an outsider. As he searches for a shady assassin (Sean Harris) and his mythical organisation The Syndicate, Ethan's Impossible Mission Force is being dissolved by the US government. CIA Director Hunley (Alec Baldwin) absorbs the IMF team, but tech genius Benji (Simon Pegg) secretly helps Ethan, enlisting Luther (Ving Rhames) and William (Jeremy Renner) as well. Soon, all three are gallivanting from Vienna to Morocco and back to London, as Ethan works with double or perhaps triple agent Ilsa (Rebecca Ferguson) to prove that The Syndicate exists and stop its nefarious plan.
The film plays out like an edgy James Bond adventure, as Ethan works with a possibly dangerous woman in exotic locations in pursuit of some very shadowy baddies. McQuarrie's script is unusually lucid for this genre, piecing together the various elements expertly, building a genuine sense of tension without ever letting things tip over into overblown silliness. The chase sequences are remarkably rough and unpredictable, avoiding digital trickery to create moments that are jaw-droppingly authentic. As usual, we can tell that Cruise does his own stunts; the opening hanging-from-an-airplane scene is awesome, and a helmet-free motorbike chase looks even more perilous. With the IMF disbanded, it's never quite clear how Ethan funds his one-man operation, but he has a terrific supply of cool gadgets stashed all over Europe.
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Alec Baldwin, Carmen Baldwin and and Hilaria Baldwin - The 18th Annual Super Saturday to benefit the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund in the Hamptons at Nova's Ark project - Southampton, New York, United States - Saturday 25th July 2015
The ’30 Rock’ star is already father to daughters Carmen Baldwin and Ireland Baldwin.
Alec Baldwin and his wife Hilaria Baldwin are celebrating the birth of their first son, named Rafael Thomas Baldwin. The couple, who are parents to 22 month old daughter Carmen, announced they were expecting their second child in January, as well as revealing the baby’s sex.
Alec and Hilaria Baldwin have welcomed their first son.
Little Rafael’s birth was announced on Instagram by Hilaria on Wednesday morning, when she shared a pic of the newborn's hand holding hers. "We are happy to announce the birth of Rafael Thomas Baldwin,” Hilaria captioned the pic. The same image was shared by Alec on his Twitter account soon after.
Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Baldwin - Saturday Night Live (SNL) 40th Anniversary Special at Rockefeller Plaza - Red carpet arrivals at Saturday Night Live, Rockefeller Plaza - New York City, New York, United States - Sunday 15th February 2015
The IMF (Impossible Mission Force) have been active for years, but it's time has run out. The head of the CIA (Alec Baldwin) informs them that they are to be disbanded, but some people can't actually adjust to that sort of thing. Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) can't let go, and soon discovers that the IMF is actually needed more than ever. The Syndicate - a Rouge Nation - has been steadily growing over the years, and is seen as an anti-IMF. Now, Hunt and his team must engage in their most impossible mission to date, and fight an enemy which, officially, does not exist.
David Letterman's 'Late Show' set has been dismantled mere hours after the final episode aired.
David Letterman's Late Show set has already been thrown in the trash. The talk show host's last show was on Wednesday night (20th May) but within 24 hours the set had been dismantled and parts of it could be seen in a dumpster close to the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York.
David Letterman's Late Show set was quickly dismantled after the final episode aired.
'30 Rock' star Alec Baldwin arrives with his heavily pregnant wife Hilaria Baldwin and their young daughter Carmen at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York for the last ever episode of 'The Late Show With David Letterman'. Alec appears to be clutching a gold-wrapped gift - presumably for David Letterman - which he puts aside as he poses with his family. The Baldwins appear to be on good terms with the photographers, as Hilaria shakes one of their hands and Alec asks them if someone he knows is about. He is later seen taking photos of the paparazzi with his phone.
The 19 year old checked herself into rehab on Monday, saying she’s suffering deep “emotional trauma.”
Ireland Baldwin reportedly split from her girlfriend, rapper Angel Haze, before checking herself into a Malibu rehab center on Monday. The 19 year old daughter of Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger revealed she had entered rehab on Twitter, saying that she needed time away to deal with some ‘emotional trauma’.
Ireland checked herself into rehab earlier this week.
However a source told the New York Post’s Page Six that the split form Haze was not the reason Ireland checked herself into Malibu’s Soba Recovery Center, saying it was instead “due to a variety of pressures in her life.”
The 19 year old model was rushed to hospital on Thursday.
Ireland Baldwin has provided an update on her medical condition and thanked fans for their concern as she continues to recover from appendicitis. The daughter of Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger was rushed to hospital on Thursday after complaining of severe stomach pains which were later diagnosed as appendicitis.
Ireland has thanked fans for their concern after her hospital drama.
Baldwin shared a picture of herself in hospital sitting in a wheelchair looking glum with the caption, “appendicitis swag thanks for all of your concern (sic).”
A Week In Movies: Starry premieres in Los Angeles and London, plus a glamorous BBC event and new trailers for Mission: Impossible 5, Entourage and Maggie. by Rich Cline
Home premieres in L.A. while in London Helena Bonham Carter and Kenneth Branagh attend both the Cinderella premiere and a BBC anniversary. New trailers appear for films starring Tom Cruise, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Lake Bell and the Entourage gang...
The animated adventure Home held its American premiere in Los Angeles this week, with cast members Jim Parsons, Rihanna and Jennifer Lopez all looking glamorous on the red carpet.
Meanwhile in London, the UK premiere of Cinderella brought out cast members Lily James, Richard Madden, Helena Bonham Carter, Sophie McShera, Holliday Grainger, Derek Jacobi and director Kenneth Branagh, plus a flurry of other British celebrities
Despite their countless missions, most of which deemed impossible, the IMF is closing down. Considered an irrelevant and archaic group, the government intends to tie off any loose ends - especially Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise). The problem is, Hunt is a veteran, and a tremendous agent of the IMF, and has uncovered a terrifying secret rouge nation, known as The Syndicate. Hunt plans to track down, expose and destroy The Syndicate through any means necessary. To that end, he recruits his old friends and colleges from the IMF, and plans to take the fight to them. Even if the mission is impossible.
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Date of birth
3rd April, 1958