Fact: Tom Hanks, Alec Baldwin, Tina Fey, and Tracey Morgan are among the stars set to take part in a New York fundraiser for the American Civil Liberties Union. Mad Men star Jon Hamm and comedienne Amy Poehler will also appear at the Stand for Rights: A Benefit for the ACLU event, which will stream live on Facebook on 31 March (17). Money raised at the bash will benefit the non-profit organisation as officials "fight even harder to defend the rights guaranteed by our Constitution," particularly in light of new U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial policies, particularly regarding immigration.
Fact: Alec Baldwin will make TV history in America on 11 February (17) when he hosts sketch show Saturday Night Live for a record-setting 17th time. Baldwin has become a regular on the show in recent months, thanks to his impersonation of Donald Trump, but he hasn't hosted the show this season. Steve Martin has hosted the comedy show 15 times.
Fact: Actor Alec Baldwin is lending his support to his friend, rocker and doctor Neal Barnard, by hosting a release party for the medic's new project. The former 30 Rock star will celebrate the release of Barnard's CarbonWorks disc with a bash at Metrograph in New York City on Thursday (01Dec16). Blues guitarist Chris Thomas King and Italian vocalist Naif Herin will also perform at the event, which will raise funds for Barnard's non-profit, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.
Fact: Alec Baldwin has signed on as the unlikely host of a summer revival of TV game show Match Game. The 58-year-old dad will be part of U.S. network ABC's Sunday Fun & Games Night block of programming, which will begin in June (16). Baldwin will donate his salary as host to his non-profit, the Hilaria & Alec Baldwin Foundation.
Fact: Alec Baldwin and his wife Hilaria rushed to the aid of a fellow New Yorker on Wednesday (23Dec15) after the man fell unconscious and collapsed just outside their apartment building. Hilaria was photographed kneeling by the stranger's side and putting her young son Rafael's blanket under his head as they waited for paramedics to arrive.
Quote: "I'm dying to have another child with my wife. I love my wife more than anything. I love our family, I'm very happy. I've never been happier before in my life... This is the best time of my life and I owe it all to my wife, truly." Alec Baldwin is a big fan of fatherhood the second time around. The actor, who has a grown-up daughter from his marriage to Kim Basinger, is a dad again - to baby Rafael and two-year-old Carmen Gabriela - with second wife Hilaria.
Quote: "We need more participation, so when I see someone like Trump, I go, 'You know something? Good for him'. I may not support him, but let him run. Bottom line, just look at the candidates for their policies and think, 'Who's the person who's going to do the greatest good for the most amount of people (and) not be in the pocket of some rich constituency...?' That's who you should be giving your greatest concentration to. Is that Trump? I don't know." Alec Baldwin salutes property tycoon Donald Trump's presidential bid.
Fact: Alec Baldwin, singer Josh Groban and actress Amanda Seyfried were among the stars sitting courtside at the USTA Opening Night Gala to kick off the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York City on Monday evening (31Aug15). The celebrity sports fans watched as reigning women's champ Serena Williams sailed through to the second round after her opponent, Vitalia Diatchenko, bowed out due to injury. Rafael Nadal also emerged victorious, beating 18-year-old Borna Coric in four sets.
Quote: "Tom is THE BEST to shoot with. He has the energy of a teenager. And the wisdom of a great filmmaker." New dad Alec Baldwin heaps praise on his Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation co-star Tom Cruise.
Fact: John Cleese, Alec Baldwin and James Franco have signed on to voice characters in a new environmentally-themed animated family film, titled Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad. In the movie, comedy veteran Cleese will play the sinister Doc Walrus, who "hatches a secret plot" to accelerate global warming and melt the arctic circle, prompting a group of inexperienced heroes, voiced by Franco, Baldwin, Anjelica Huston and Heidi Klum, to foil his evil plans.
Quote: "I'm going to New York. I've been focusing on acting lately, and that's why I've stepped out of the modelling spotlight to be in film school. I just switched actually - I'm looking into New York Film Academy right now." Model IRELAND BALDWIN is following in the footsteps of her famous parents, Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger, and trying her luck as an actor.
Fact: Alec Baldwin is set to explore his real life passion for politics by playing a New York City mayor in a new Tv show. The part in the currently untitled series will mark the actor's first major small screen role since his comedy 30 Rock came to an end in 2013.
Fact: Alec Baldwin showed off his rap skills as he laid down some rhymes to the beatboxing of Chance the Rapper. The Mc posted a video on his Instagram account showing the former 30 Rock star reciting lines from Carl Sandburg's poem Chicago. The two stars were both on hand for a charity event in Illinois over the weekend (28Feb15-01Mar15) to help raise money for arts organisation Young Chicago Authors.
Quote: "If you're going to have someone defend you, it doesn't get any better than Kristen Stewart." Alec Baldwin appreciates his Still Alice co-star's kind words after a series of reputation-bashing moments following run-ins with police officers, paparazzi and air stewards.
Quote: "No f**king way. That's like having your parents coach your soccer team - you'll never win!" Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger's 19-year-old daughter Ireland Baldwin has no plans to ask for her parents' advice on her acting career.
Tweet: "au revoir to Polly Bergen, one of the most beautiful and classy ladies in show business..." Alec Baldwin pays tribute to the late Cape Fear actress, who died on Saturday (20Sep14) at the age of 84.
Fact: Actor Alec Baldwin was thrust into the spotlight during a U.S. Open game on Monday (25Aug14) by catching a rogue tennis ball which thundered straight into the crowd during a match between Maria Sharapova and Maria Kirilenko.
Tweet: "Two years ago today, I pulled off my greatest feat of prestidigitation .... I love you, @hilariabaldwin". Actor Alec Baldwin marks his second wedding anniversary with wife Hilaria.
Fact: Alec Baldwin's yoga teacher wife Hilaria has co-created a new beach-ready clothing line for Lexington Company. The affordable summer "weekend getaway" collection features dresses, tops and accessories and is available online at lexingtoncompany.com. A percentage of the profits will benefit the Guild Hall, a community and activity centre in The Hamptons, New York.
Fact: Stars including Alec Baldwin, Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg, actress Chloe Bennet and Scandal's Katie Lowes were among the guests who turned out to celebrate retiring Tv newswoman Barbara Walters at a special bash in New York City on Wednesday night (14May14).
Tweet: "The one and only Woody Allen told me tonight that his biggest pet peeve in Nyc is cyclists who ride against traffic." Alec Baldwin has revealed director Woody Allen poked fun at him after the actor was taken into police custody for riding his bicycle in the wrong direction in the Big Apple on Tuesday (13May14).
Fact: Alec Baldwin's wife Hilaria has shown off her flexibility by using her feet to withdraw cash from an Atm. The yoga instructor shared a snap with fans on Twitter.com showing her in a handstand to pull off the stunt.
Fact: Alec Baldwin and his wife Hilaria appear alongside pop star Pink and actress Lea Michele in a new video for People For The Ethical Treatment Of Animals (Peta) backing a ban on horse-drawn carriages in New York City. The stars oppose the use of horses to transport tourists around Central park.
Tweet: "I want to say to @piersmorgan, I hope you are back on the air very soon, wherever that may be..." Alec Baldwin voices his support for British newsman Piers Morgan, who will step down from his CNN show Piers Morgan Live in the coming weeks.
Quote: "I don't want to be Mr. Show Business anymore... I probably have to move out of New York. I just can't live in New York anymore. Everything I hated about L.A. I'm beginning to crave. L.A. is a place where you can live behind a gate, you get in a car, your interaction with the public is minimal. I used to hate that. But New York has changed... I want my newest child to have as normal and decent a life as I can provide. New York doesn't seem the place for that anymore." Actor Alec Baldwin wants to give his baby daughter Carmen a chance at a "normal" childhood by relocating to Los Angeles after a number of headline-grabbing clashes with members of the paparazzi.
Quote: "We had a ball. And everybody was funny. And I'll never laugh that way again. And I miss that show terribly. I know we all had to move on because it's Tina Fey's show and Tina had worked herself to death. She's a mum with two kids. Eventually, it had to end. But I'll never have it that good again, professionally." Actor Alec Baldwin is convinced he will never find the same success and job satisfaction as he had during his seven seasons on hit Tv comedy 30 Rock. The show wrapped for good last year (13).
Fact: Alec Baldwin has announced he is returning to television a week after his U.S. political chat show was cancelled. On 6 January (14), Baldwin will serve as a host for American network Turner Classic Movies' Private Screenings series. Baldwin's chat show, Up Late with Alec Baldwin, was axed last week (26Nov13) after the controversy surrounding a recent homophobic slur he uttered during a clash with a photographer.
Fact: Alec Baldwin took part in three hilarious 1980s cop show skits titled Point Pleasant Police Department on Monday (21Oct13) on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, where the actor and U.S. Tv host spit food and beverages on each others faces every time they said a word that began with the letter 'P'.
Fact: Alec Baldwin's first Tv ad for his upcoming late-night talk show has aired on the political news network that will broadcast the programme later this month (Oct13). In the ad, Msnbc regular Ed Schultz calls the actor "a man who can restore balance to an unbalanced network, a man who will address the great issues of our time, while keeping his emotions in check..." Baldwin then leans into the picture and says, "That's right, it's me!" Up Late with Alec Baldwin premieres on 11 October (13).
Fact: Actor Alec Baldwin has shot his first yoga Dvd as an assistant to his wife Hilaria. The couple filmed the Fit Mommy-to-Be Prenatal Yoga tutorial, which features stretches suitable for expectant parents, while Hilaria was still pregnant with the couple's first child, daughter Carmen, who was born in late August (13).
Fact: Alec Baldwin's teenage daughter, Ireland, playfully hijacked her father's Twitter.com page on Monday night (23Sep13) and shared a series of bizarre photos of herself making funny faces.
Fact: Actor Alec Baldwin and his wife, Hilaria, donated the money they received for the first published pictures of their daughter, Carmen Gabriela, from People magazine to Spanish charity Rana, which benefits abused women.
Tweet: "Laying on my belly is the most amazing luxury ever after not being able to do it for the past 9 months #SimplePleasures". Alec Baldwin's wife Hilaria is enjoying her new sleeping position after giving birth to daughter Carmen Gabriela last month (Aug13).
Quote: "(Modelling is) much harder than I anticipated. It really takes a lot out of you. Though, it is really fun and I never thought I would meet all these lovely people." Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger's daughter Ireland is surprised by how tough it is to work in the modelling industry after launching herself in fashion.
Quote: "He calls you and if you're free you go, 'Yeah, I'll come do it' - even if he has you play somebody who's a real jerk, and my character's a real jerk." Alec Baldwin on reteaming with Woody Allen for new film Blue Jasmine.
Tweet: "Congratulations Alec on your Emmy nomination! I love you and am so proud of you!" Alec Baldwin's pregnant wife Hilaria is celebrating after the actor picked up an Emmy Award nod on Thursday (18Jul13) for his role in 30 Rock. He will compete for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series at the upcoming ceremony in Los Angeles on 22 September (13).
Tweet: "A young woman just stole my cab by running for it in front of me... I'm 8 months pregnant. I begged her not to... What is wrong with people??" Alec Baldwin's expectant wife Hilaria takes issues with a rude woman on Thursday (11Jul13).
Quote: "I have one dream in my life and that is that this daughter I'm having - she comes to me about seven or eight years from now, she has a friend, and she's at her house and she says, 'Daddy, Susie's mom says you used to be on Tv. Daddy, is that true?' She has no knowledge of me as a public person. That would be heaven for me." Alec Baldwin wants to quit acting so his unborn daughter will grow up not knowing what he did for a living.
Quote: "I actually want my hair to be lavender. I'm so into lavender hair. It's really cool, I want it so badly but no one wants me to have it obviously." Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger's model daughter Ireland tells People.com she is desperate to dye her blonde locks purple.
Tweet: "What did you do for your first wedding anniversary? What did you give your partner? Ours is coming up!" Alec Baldwin's pregnant wife Hilaria needs suggestions for gift ideas.
Tweet: "Someone wrote that my wife was tweeting at a funeral. Hey. That's not true. But I'm gonna tweet at your funeral." Alec Baldwin dismisses reports his wife Hilaria took to her Twitter.com page throughout James Gandolfini's memorial on Thursday (27Jun13).
Tweet: "The circle of life is unbelievable--birth, life, death... Please take care of yourselves as life is fragile. Rest in Peace Jimmy". Alec Baldwin's pregnant wife Hilaria encourages fans to treasure life after attending the funeral of The Sopranos star James Gandolfini in New York on Thursday (27Jun13).
Quote: "It just saddens me to see her going through something like that and I know she doesn't follow me and I'm not sure she'll ever see it... but (I want to offer) more support to her." Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger's daughter, Ireland, follows up on the tweet she sent out fellow teen Paris Jackson, who is recovering in hospital after a suicide attempt last week (ends07Jun13). Baldwin wrote, "Stay strong, beautiful girl".
Quote: "Her mother is obviously one of the most beautiful women that ever lived, and even divorce doesn't muddy my view of that. Kim is one of the most beautiful women that ever lived." Alec Baldwin comments on the fact his 18-year-old daughter looks like her mum, his ex-wife Kim Basinger.
Quote: "I'm ready. I got good advice and I'm ready to give it to her and show her a good time." Alec Baldwin's 17-year-old daughter Ireland is looking forward to becoming a big sister when the actor's wife Hilaria gives birth to a baby girl.
Fact: Actor Alec Baldwin has signed on to narrate a documentary series about modern explorers for the National Geographic. Night of Exploration will launch on 14 June (13) and run weekly throughout the summer.
Fact: Actor Alec Baldwin accidentally caused his wife Hilaria Baldwin to have a wardrobe malfunction at the Cannes Film Festival in France on Tuesday (21May13). The 30 Rock star flashed his pregnant partner's bare backside when he scooped her up at a crowded photocall.
Quote: "I was talking to them (network bosses), but they're not ready. There's a kind of show I want to do, which I may do down the road." Alec Baldwin on rumours linking him to a late-night chat show in the U.S.
Fact: Lindsay Lohan took in a showing of Broadway play Orphans on Tuesday night (23Apr13) and was pictured posing with the production's star Alec Baldwin backstage at The Gerald Schoenfeld Theater in New York City.
Quote: "We ended up with the people we were meant to do the show with. There are people often who are involved in a process who aren't meant to be involved in that process. It wasn't meant to be." Alec Baldwin on Shia LaBeouf's much-publicised departure from his new play Orphans.
Quote: "The way we divorce in this country hurts people on the deepest level. The ripple effect and resonance of it is remarkable, vast - vast - and if I ever went into Parliament I would become very involved in that." Actor Alec Baldwin wants a change to divorce laws in the U.S. The 30 Rock star endured a messy and protracted split from his wife of eight years, Kim Basinger, in 2001.
Fact: Alec Baldwin has signed up as an executive producer on a documentary about his 30 Rock co-star Elaine Stritch. Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me will debut at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York later this month (Apr13).
Tweet: "Just hit the half-way mark! Saw baby...she is beautiful and healthy!" Alec Baldwin's wife Hilaria counts down the months until she gives birth to her first child, a baby girl.
Tweet: "I have decided that our daughter shall know paparazzi as 'silly monkeys'... since they run around frantically like baboons." Alec Baldwin's pregnant wife Hilaria plans to teach her little girl to call snappers by a new nickname.
Fact: Actor Alec Baldwin has shown off his kind side by donating $2,500 (Gbp1,563) to the Central Fall High School's chess team so the group can attend a national tournament in Tennessee next week (begs01Apr13). The Rhode Island students still needs to raise $7,500 (Gbp4,687) to reach their fundraising goal.
Fact: Alec Baldwin's 17-year-old daughter Ireland is following in the footsteps of her mother Kim Basinger by signing a modelling contract with an agency. The actress modelled before she found fame in Hollywood.
Quote: "I felt bad for him. It's almost impossible to pull off." Alec Baldwin can sympathise with 2013 Oscars host Seth MACFarlane after fronting the show with Steve Martin in 2010. MACFarlane has been blasted by feminists for his bawdy humour on the big night.
Quote: "At this point, before the baby is born, he thinks he's going to be Mr. Mom. We'll see at three o'clock in the morning, when the baby is screaming and we need to change the diaper." Alec Baldwin's pregnant wife Hilaria doubts the actor will be as willing to tend to their crying child in the middle of the night once the tot arrives.
Quote: "Since being pregnant, my doctor asked me to eat some fish so I'm eating some fish now. So I'm pescetarian at the moment; I will be going back (to vegan after having the baby)." Alec Baldwin's expectant wife Hilaria has had to temporarily change her strict vegan diet.
Tweet: "Still, when people call me 'Mrs. Baldwin' I pause, confused, and am like... 'Who?' I'll get the hang if it eventually." Actor Alec Baldwin's pregnant wife Hilaria can't get used to answering to her married name. The couple wed last summer (12).
Tweet: "Here is a tweet that will take me to a total of 10,000 tweets. And then I think I might take some time to do other things in the world." Father-to-be Alec Baldwin has logged off his Twitter account amid allegations he hurled a racial slur at a New York photographer during an altercation outside his home on Sunday (17Feb13).
Tweet: "Being pregnant is bizarre. I have days I barely eat & others (like today) when I want to eat a moose! Not really, I'm vegan. Tofu moose?" Alec Baldwin's wife Hilaria has an odd appetite as she gets to grips with her pregnancy.
Quote: "My dream is to be home with the baby. Like, standing in the doorway, saying goodbye to Mommy... 'Mommy's going to work now. Bye, Mommy, see you when you come back!'" Alec Baldwin hopes to be a stay at home father to his baby. The actor's Tv presenter wife Hilaria Thomas is due to give birth to the couple's first child together later this year (13). The 30 Rock star is already dad to a daughter, Ireland, with ex-wife Kim Basinger.
Tweet: "My wife is pregnant. To celebrate the announcement, she is teaching yoga." Dad-to-be Alec Baldwin reveals his pregnant wife Hilaria, a yoga instructor, is carrying on as normal after confirming their baby news on Tuesday (12Feb13).
Quote: "She just leaves your mouth on the floor. She's incredible... and all three of them together was incredible. It was a great show." Actor Alec Baldwin was impressed with the Super Bowl half-time performance from Beyonce and Destiny's Child on Sunday (03Feb13).
Fact: Alec Baldwin ended U.S. sitcom 30 Rock with a bang on Thursday night (31Jan13) by having three-way sex with Julianne Moore and Salma Hayek. His character, Jack Donaghy, enjoyed a "delicious vanilla/caramel sex swirl" with the two beauties that was so mindblowing, they both adopted posh English accents.
Fact: Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, comedians Andrew Dice Clay and Louis C.K. and British actress Sally Hawkins have signed on to star in Woody Allen's latest movie Blue Jasmine, which will be shot in various locations in New York and California. The movie will hit cinemas later this year (13).
Tweet: "Happy Birthday to el amor de mi vida... @hilariabaldwin". Actor Alec Baldwin sends his best wishes to the love of his life, his yoga teacher wife Hilaria.
Tweet: "It's after the End of the World deadline. If I'm dead, then I'm in Heaven. Bc (because) I'm laying around watching The Graduate w (with) @hilariabaldwin". Actor Alec Baldwin pokes fun at the false Doomsday prophecy, which predicted the world would end on Friday (21Dec12).
Fact: Actor Alec Baldwin's fitness instructor wife Hilaria held a charity yoga class in New York on Sunday (09Dec12) to raise money for the ongoing Hurricane Sandy relief effort.
Quote: "He's like this unbelievably strange child. We have the wedding and I have it on video... he shoved everyone off the dance floor. He's, like, three years old and he's like this little cartoon character... He completely took over the wedding." The young son of Alec Baldwin's niece Jessica upstaged the movie star at his wedding in June (12).
Fact: Movie star Alec Baldwin and actress Mariska Hargitay have a Thanksgiving weekend party tradition. The celebrities host a Turkey Bowl bash at her home in Long Island, New York, which includes a game of American football and a feast. This year's celebrations will take place on Saturday (24Nov12).
Tweet: "I will never, ever work with a funnier ( and sicker) group of people than @nbc30rock". Actor Alec Baldwin will miss his 30 Rock comedy co-stars when filming on the current seventh and final season wraps.
Quote: "(We'll get away) in October, I think - if everything goes according to our plan. But, if not then, soon after that, we're gonna go on our honeymoon because we had to go to work. She had to go to work this summer and we didn't get to travel, so, we're going to go away on a nice trip." Alec Baldwin and his new wife Hilaria are planning a Halloween honeymoon after failing to get away following their nuptials in June (12).
Tweet: "I just realised the saddest thing... I will never go to a prom... Little girls usually dream about their weddings and sweet sixteens and their future as ballerinas.. No. My cheesy childhood dream was prom. I want the cheesy stair photos... The gown... The DJ... The cheesy-ness." Alec Baldwin's daughter Ireland is upset about missing out on the rite of passage as she is a home-schooled student.
Quote: "I've seen so many psychologists because courts have ruled that I have to go. I had a few that were good, but I had 500 other ones that were terrible. They talk to you in a baby voice, or look at you like you're a dog or something. I've been around so many a**hole therapists that I thought, 'Wait, I could do better'. I love working with kids." Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger's daughter Ireland is thinking about pursuing a career in child psychology thanks to a lifetime of therapy in the wake of her parents' nasty divorce.
Quote: "I just believe that sex is important and worth waiting for. The outcome of that would bring forth a stronger relationship." Actor Alec Baldwin's daughter Ireland is saving sex for marriage.
Tweet: "Very sad to learn of the passing of Veronique Peck. A truly lovely woman." Alec Baldwin mourns the death of acting legend Gregory Peck's widow, who died on Friday (17Aug12) after suffering heart failure.
Fact: Actor Alec Baldwin dedicated his 8,000th tweet to his new bride Hilaria on Wednesday night (15Aug12), posting a photo of the couple on their wedding day and writing, "My 8000th tweet is a smile to Hilaria Baldwin".
Tweet: "I want to be in incredible movies... I want to make people laugh... Aghhhhh I'm itchin' to act." Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger's teenage daughter Ireland is keen to follow her famous parents into Hollywood.
Quote: "(It was) like kissing any leading lady. It was a bit awkward but no more than kissing a woman on screen, because it's two strangers." Actor Alec Baldwin on kissing his co-star Russell Brand in scenes for their movie Rock Of Ages.
Quote: "It's not my favourite thing, the photographers on the street, they are not always very nice to you, but you just keep on walking. I understand the purpose of sunglasses (now)." Alec Baldwin's new wife Hilaria has learned to carry shades with her wherever she goes.
Quote: "I'd love that. In a sense that's a very good reason to get married." Alec Baldwin hopes to have more kids with new wife Hilaria Thomas.
Quote: "When (director) Woody Allen told us to ad lib, I kissed Alec smack on the lips, and the place went nuts. Paparazzi are clicking away, and Alec says, 'I liked that ending. Can we do that again?'"Actress/model Carol Alt on kissing her newly-married co-star Alec Baldwin on the set of their new movie To Rome With Love.
Quote: "My only dream is that they look like her." Actor Alec Baldwin is hoping to have children with new wife Hilaria Thomas.
Fact: Actor Alec Baldwin has abruptly quit Twitter.com, two days after marrying his fiancee Hilaria Thomas. The 30 Rock star signed off with the message, "It's been fun", before deactivating his social networking account on Monday (02Jul12). He wed yoga instructor Thomas, his second wife, in New York on Saturday (30Jun12).
Tweet: "'Reporters' are stalking outside my house, and following in their car. Only to harass and disturb. If only a meteor would hit that car..." Actor Alec Baldwin is frustrated by the constant paparazzi presence in New York.
Quote: "I keep telling my future wife that I want her to get rich because I want to retire. She teaches yoga. I want her to become the world's first billionaire yoga teacher. I'll say to our child, 'Don't cry. Mommy has to go to work. Mommy's a very important yoga teacher. Daddy's here to take you to the park.'" Alec Baldwin wants to be a stay-at-home dad after he marries fiancee Hilaria Thomas.
Quote: "It really wasn't that long ago... that she really was viewed as an enormously talented actress. Elizabeth Taylor was a woman who had her difficulties as well, (so) maybe it'll be a good fit." Alec Baldwin has high hopes for Lindsay Lohan's comeback as Liz Taylor in TV biopic Liz & DICk.
Quote: "It’s not like Brokeback Mountain; it’s not two leading men who you are used to getting it down with some gorgeous young girl. It’s a little more chaste because I’m older.” Alec Baldwin on his same-sex kiss with Russell Brand in the movie musical Rock of Ages.
Fact: Actor Alec Baldwin's yoga teacher fiancee Hilaria Thomas is a former competitive Latin dancer.
Quote: "Women would walk by, and you would literally see them buckle. He has an energy to him - I've never seen anything like it in my life. He probably could have had sex with 150 women a day." Alec Baldwin on pal and Rock of Ages co-star Russell Brand's sex appeal.
Quote: "I realise I'm never going to be the first on anyone's list. I realise I'm not Tom Hanks, that five other guys have to die or pass on a project before I get the job." 30 Rock star Alec Baldwin is realistic about his movie leading man opportunities.
Quote: "I am a great singer. That singer, however, is buried way deep down inside... and he still didn't come out in this movie." Alec Baldwin on trying to hit the high notes in new movie musical Rock of Ages.
Quote: "I get to kiss Alec Baldwin. It is right on the mouth. It is sexy because Alec is a sexy man. I'd do it again if there was a sequel - or even if there wasn't." British funnyman Russell Brand on locking lips with Alec Baldwin in movie musical Rock Of Ages.
Fact: Morris S. Levy, the movie mogul bankrolling Alec Baldwin's new Cannes Film Festival mockumentary about financing a movie, is also the man behind a new biopic about boxer Rocky Marciano.
Tweet: "You don't know what charming, devilish and funny is till you see @rustyrockets in @rockofagesmovie". Alec Baldwin insists fans will be in for a treat when they check out comedian Russell Brand's performance in their upcoming movie musical Rock Of Ages.
Tweet: "I've said it before. I'll say it again. I'll never have a better job than I do right now. #30Rockisthegreatestsitcom" Actor Alec Baldwin insists he loves his role on hit TV comedy 30 Rock. The tweet comes a week after the actor hinted he was leaving the show and NBC - the network that airs the comedy.
Tweet: "So nice to be in Rome, where the paparazzi don't step on a baby to get a photo." Alec Baldwin flees the fuss surrounding his weekend stalking story in Italy, where he is promoting his new Woody Allen movie When in Rome.
Quote: "I love her. Oh my God, Hilaria is a dream. She's a wonderful, wonderful, wonderful lady. Really smart, really gorgeous, very funny." Singer Chynna Phillips gives her brother-in-law Alec Baldwin's new fiancee, yoga instructor Hilaria Thomas, the seal of approval. The Wilson Phillips star is married to Alec's brother Billy Baldwin.
Tweet: "Today is my birthday. Shaping up to be the best one in quite a while." Newly engaged Alec Baldwin celebrates turning 54 on Tuesday (04Apr12). The 30 Rock star is set to marry fiancee Hilaria Thomas after proposing over the weekend (30Mar-01Apr12).
Quote: "Yes, it's true. Alec proposed to Hilaria this weekend (30Mar-01Apr12) and we're all excited for the newly engaged couple. Alec's birthday is tomorrow - great way to celebrate!" Alec Baldwin's representative has confirmed news the actor is set to wed his yoga instructor girlfriend Hilaria Thomas. Baldwin will celebrate his 54th birthday on Tuesday (03Apr12).
Tweet: "I think it's remarkably sad about Whitney, who I hosted Snl with many years ago. Beautiful and, above all, talented beyond measure." Hollywood actor Alec Baldwin remembers working with the late Whitney Houston on hit U.S. comedy show Saturday Night Live.
Tweet: "No one deserved the Golden Globe more than Jean Dujardin...." Actor Alec Baldwin congratulates The Artist star for his Best Actor win at Sunday's (15Jan12) awards ceremony.
Quote: "Back on Twitter. Happy New Year." Actor Alec Baldwin returns to Twitter.com after a month-long hiatus, which began after he was booted from an airplane for allegedly refusing to turn off his cell phone.
Fact: Actor and activist Alec Baldwin will lend his voice to the U.S. TV documentary series Frozen Planet next year (12). The 30 Rock star will narrate the seven-episode programme, which focuses on the potential hazards of rising temperatures on the world's polar regions. The show will premiere on America's Discovery Channel on 18 March (12).
Tweet: "I gotta new phone. But I still wanna find the guy who stole my old 1 yesterday. He really inconvenienced me. Ask him why. Then stomp him." Actor Alec Baldwin is angry with the thief who stole his cell phone on Thursday (03Nov11).
Fact: Bosses at ice cream giant Ben & Jerry's have launched a new dessert flavour inspired by Alec Baldwin's famous skit on Saturday Night Live. The sweet treat - featuring fudge-covered rum balls, vanilla ice cream, and chocolate chunks - is called Schweddy Balls, after Baldwin's spoof chef Pete Schweddy.
Tweet: "Is the storm coming here? Is The Storm Coming Here?!?! Aaaaaaaggggghhhhhh! I have water, batteries, a Scrabble dictionary, peanut M&Ms, a copy of Decision Points and a Thigh Master." Alec Baldwin is prepared for the worst as Hurricane Irene bears down on America's east coast.
Tweet: "Off to get out on the high seas today. Boat day! Enjoy these last, precious days of Summer." Actor Alec Baldwin is spending the day on the water.
Fact: Actor Alec Baldwin is set to make TV history this autumn (11) - he'll be hosting the season premiere of beloved U.S. comedy sketch show Saturday Night Live for the 16th time, which is an all-time record. Previously, Baldwin tied for the most Snl hosting stints with his 2010 Oscars co-host Steve Martin.
Fact: Alec Baldwin has made a generous donation of $250,000 (£156,000) to the Hamptons Film Festival in New York. The actor serves as a board member for the event, which next takes place in October (11).
Tweet: "Thank you for the congratulations re: the Emmys. My one wish....I want Jane Krakowski to win." Alec Baldwin hopes to see his 30 Rock co-star triumph at the Primetime Emmy Awards when the winners are unveiled in September (11). The actor himself earned a nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, while Krakowski is up for the Best Supporting Actress honour.
Tweet: "My daughter just tweeted that I am twitter whore. This social media is rough." Alec Baldwin's daughter Ireland isn't impressed that her father has joined the microblogging site.
Fact: Alec Baldwin went public with his new romance at the Tony Awards on Sunday (12Jun11), taking 28-year-old yoga teacher Hilaria Thomas to the New York prizegiving as his date. The couple posed together on the red carpet at The Beacon Theatre, where the actor served as a guest presenter.
Fact: 30 Rock star Alec Baldwin joined social networking site Twitter.com on Friday (27May11). In his first message to fans the actor wrote, "My first tweet. Maybe I needed a glass of wine beforehand. I feel....so shy." Baldwin has since amassed more than 44,000 followers.
Quote: "I walk slow because I've been exercising and I lost weight. And (I'm nervous) my pants are going to fall down." Actor Alec Baldwin needs a new wardrobe after losing weight.
Fact: Alec Baldwin has joined the star-studded Rock Of Ages cast. The movie star will join Tom Cruise, Julianne Hough and Mary J. Blige in the film adaptation of the hit stage musical, which features the music of Journey and Bon Jovi.
Fact: Alec Baldwin is set for a Valentine's Day (14Feb11) treat he'll remember forever - he'll be honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on the year's most romantic day. His brother Billy will be among those paying tribute to the 30 Rock star before he unveils the 2,433rd star outside Eva Longoria's Beso restaurant.
Quote: "I was working with Blake Lively the other day and she said, 'Oh, I just found out it looks like I'm doing a movie with your brother... He's gonna play my husband.' I go, 'Wait a second, I play your father, and my brother Alec's gonna play your husband? There is no justice in Hollywood!'" Gossip Girl star William Baldwin is jealous his actor brother Alec Baldwin gets to romance his onscreen daughter in a new movie project.
Fact: Hollywood star Alec Baldwin will be the guest of honour at The Museum of the Moving Image's Annual Salute in New York next month (28Feb11), when he will be hailed for his career achievements.
Quote: "Kim was the big animal rights person. She used to find burger wrappers under my chair in my car and said, 'You've gotta stop eating burgers.' She turned me into a vegetarian." Alec Baldwin pays tribute to his compassionate ex-wife Kim Basinger.
Quote: "We had 11 dogs... It's four o'clock in the morning and the earthquake comes in 1991... and my ex-wife bolts up in bed and the first words out of her mouth were... 'Get the dogs!' I knew where I stood... She's a great dog lover." Alec Baldwin on life with pet-loving ex-wife Kim Basinger.
Fact: Alec Baldwin has entered the record books alongside his Oscars co-host and IT'S COMPLICATED co-star Steve Martin. The 30 ROCK star has tied the funnyman for the most times hosting hit U.S. comedy sketch show Saturday Night Live - he marked his 15th time as celebrity host on 15 May (10).
Fact: Matt Damon is set to join Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin and Tracy Morgan on the small screen - The Bourne Identity star has signed up for a cameo role in the upcoming season of the trio's Emmy-winning U.S. comedy, 30 ROCK.
Fact: Stars including Alec Baldwin, Courteney Cox, Celine Dion and Tom Hanks have teamed up with chocolate company Lindt to raise money for charity. The celebrities have all autographed porcelain versions of the firm's signature chocolate rabbits which will be auctioned off to help families affected by autism. The online sale will run from 1 April (10) - 11 April (10).
Fact: Actor and Academy Awards host Alec Baldwin will receive an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree during the New York University Class of 2010 commencement on 12 May (10).
Quote: "The moustache Brad Pitt wore in Inglourious Basterds was the same one that Salma Hayek wore in Frida." Oscars co-host Alec Baldwin jokes about Pitt's facial hair.
Fact: A portrait of Alec Baldwin, which was commissioned by his brother STEVEN as a gift for the actor's ex-wife Kim Basinger, is for sale on internet auction site eBay.com. The 1991 picture was handed to the 30 ROCK star in the couple's 2002 divorce and is now up for grabs with a starting bid of $200 (£133).
Quote: "I'm trying to have as many costume changes as if a woman was hosting the Oscars... I don't wanna wear a tux and just that one tux all night long; I'm aiming for, like, a Cher-level of costume changes." Alec Baldwin on his plans as co-host of the Academy Awards.
Quote: "Alec Baldwin's my new dream ex-husband-come-rekindled lover in secret now." British singer Adele has a secret crush on ALEC BALDWIN after watching him romance Meryl Streep in new movie IT'S COMPLICATED.
Quote: "I'm working out again. I'm going to make the sequel to 300. My pecs will be glistening. I'll have a codpiece. It'll blow your mind." Alec Baldwin jokes about his ample frame.
Quote: "You've got to be able to start a fire. I'm a great fire starter." Alec Baldwin on what makes a man.
Quote: "There are other people who have done what I've done... I didn't hit somebody in the face with a baseball bat in road rage. I didn't boil a cauldron full of dogs." Alec Baldwin on the now-infamous leaked telephone message in which he blasted his daughter Ireland.
Quote: "I need a lot of practice for the Oscars. It's going to be hard, but it's all on Steve actually - he's done it twice before. I'm Steve's guest is how I look at it." Alec Baldwin will be relying on funnyman Steve Martin as the pair co-host the 82nd Academy Awards next year (10).
Quote: "I have worshipped this woman for so long that I would have played her driver or her chiropractor... I can tell you that it's easy to imagine being in love with her." Alec Baldwin on playing opposite Meryl Streep in IT'S COMPLICATED.
Quote: "I'm just gonna read from the teleprompter and hand people an award... I think everything that's really funny and really clever, that's upto Steve, quite frankly." Alec Baldwin insists he won't be stealing the show from co-host Steve Martin at the Oscars in March (10).
Quote: "Do I believe in getting married? Oh yeah, of course I do. I'd love to get married again. I have to find a really rich woman so I can stay home and read books all day." Alec Baldwin's messy divorce from Kim Basinger hasn't put him off a second marriage.
Quote: "I have a great a**, if I may say so. That's a part of my body that needs no surgical enhancement or rearranging." Alec Baldwin likes his backside, even though he used a bum double in his new film It's Complicated.
Quote: "I wouldn’t rule it out. You don’t think I wake up every day and wish I looked like this and this and this?" Alec Baldwin would consider cosmetic surgery.
Quote: "I was excited when I was nominated and now I am thrilled to be hosting with Dean Martin." Alec Baldwin jokes about co-hosting the 2010 Oscars with Steve Martin.
Quote: "Women today are so skinny. If I did a love scene with them, I would crush them. If I did a love scene with Renee (Zellweger), I would kill her." Alec Baldwin doesn't fancy his chances as a romantic lead in Hollywood.
Quote: "I believe we can balance the scales if Tom Cruise would lower his quote by a mere $29 million... I assure you my salary would not make a difference. My annual salary is the budget for Altoids on one of Tom's movies." Alec Baldwin jokes about the out-of-control top end of the Hollywood pay scale.
Quote: "I'm from L.A. (Los Angeles), but I love New York. I want to go to NYU (New York University)." Teen actress/singer Miranda Cosgrove plans to follow in the footsteps of famous NYU alumni Alec Baldwin, Drea de Matteo and Adam Sandler when she takes a career break to pursue her education.
Fact: Alec Baldwin dazzled American TV audiences with a glitzy gold ensemble on Tuesday night (21Jul09). The actor accessorised his all white outfit with a sparkly necktie, bag and gold boots and made sure his flamboyant fashion sense was noted - when he kicked his feet up on the desk of late night talk show host Jimmy Fallon.
Quote: "I see why, in these films where they represent the Mayan culture or any tribal culture or Hawaiian culture, they always throw the teenage girl into a volcano. They always say, oh, it's their hormones, and I really don't care. They should be sent to some kind of Chinese re-education camp in the mountains for five years." Actor Alec Baldwin jokes about his troublesome 13-year-old daughter.
Quote: "My daughter's 13 and I see now why, in these films when they represent a Mayan culture or any tribal culture, a Hawaiian culture, they always throw a teenage girl into the volcano as a sacrifice... I kind of understand why they do (that). They're very opinionated." Alec Baldwin on raising his teenage daughter, IRELAND.
Quote: "Stephen is still on his evangelical crusade... when you go into his world with all of his friends and all of his colleagues it's a little rough for me personally, I must say. They're all very polite but as the evening wears on and it gets toward the dessert course they're just badgering away. And there are a lot of people saying things punctuated with, 'Sorry, Alec.'" Actor Alec Baldwin on clashing with his younger brother STEPHEN over politics and religion.
Quote: "I drive a Prius out in L.A. It's interesting because, while I'm glad to be part of that solution, it's not the kind of car I would normally drive. I'd go for a Mercedes S500. Now that's a car!" Alec Baldwin would rather drive a luxury vehicle than his electric motor.
Quote: "Thank you Christian Bale, who has replaced me as the person most synonymous with recorded celebrity meltdowns." Alec Baldwin starts his hosting stint on U.S. comedy show Saturday Night Live by poking fun at Batman Bale, who recently apologised for a lengthy on-set rant aimed at a crew member, which was recorded for insurance reasons and leaked.
Fact: Alec Baldwin had an awkward flashback to his marriage to actress Kim Basinger on the red carpet at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday (25Jan09) - his stunning 13-year-old daughter, IRELAND, wore a gown from her mum's wardrobe. Ireland was daddy's date to the SAGs.
Quote: "I don't know who I wanna make out with more tonight; TONY HOPKINS or Diane Lane - because Tony looks so good, he looks fantastic." Alec Baldwin admits he's smitten by the Hannibal Lecter star at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Fact: Actor Alec Baldwin's escort for Sunday's (25Jan09) Screen Actors Guild Awards was his 13-year-old daughter IRELAND.
Quote: "Working with him is like having the most delicious ice cream on earth. I was going to do one episode, then I tasted that ice cream; then two episodes, and then three, and then four, and then five. And I said, 'I'm taking a break'. But now I'm going for the sixth." Actress Salma Hayek can't step away from the set of U.S. TV show 30 ROCK since guest starring with Alec Baldwin.
Quote: "Why did he do that...? Who knows." Alec Baldwin disapproves of brother STEPHEN's new 'HM' HANNAH MONTANA tattoo. Show star Miley Cyrus dared The Usual Suspects star to show his dedication to the kids show in return for a guest spot.
Quote: "It was painful. I mean, every man who's had to make out with her in TV and movies - I don't know how they do it!" Alec Baldwin on kissing Jennifer Aniston in an episode of hit U.S. TV show 30 ROCK.
Quote: "The day of my birthday was an unusual day because my daughter was here visiting from L.A., so we had a day of things for her - and one of the last places you want to turn 50 is in the audience of Legally Blonde." Actor Alec Baldwin wasn't keen to be reminded of his birthday milestone by the young singing and dancing actresses at the Broadway show last summer (08).
Quote: "It changes on a six-month cycle. We all pick one member of our family and trash that person, and then it rotates. Right now my favourite Baldwin is probably my brother DANIEL." Alec Baldwin on the dynamic of his famous family.
Quote: "If I get nominated, I get nominated. But I don't need (a) trophy to validate me." 30 ROCK star Tracy Morgan insists he isn't bothered by his Emmy snub, after watching co-stars Alec Baldwin and Tina Fey pick up awards for their roles in the hit U.S. series on Sunday (21Sep08).
Fact: Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, Eva Longoria PARKER, and ROSIE O'DONNELL will all appear in Adrian Grenier's forthcoming documentary Teenage Paparazzi, which focuses on a 14-year-old Los Angeles celebrity snapper.
Fact: New York City's Horse + Carriage Association has named their horse diapers after Alec Baldwin, following his public campaign against traditional horse-drawn carriages. The pouches, attached to horses' bottoms to catch manure, have been renamed Baldwin Bags.
Fact: Alec Baldwin has narrated a new public service announcement for The Coalition for the Homeless. The harrowing film shows New York's homeless people and the actor points out that 40,000 people will "go to sleep homeless tonight."
Quote: "Judges in family law are like pit bosses in casinos. They want to keep everyone at the tables, having drinks and gambling and losing money." Alec Baldwin, whose legal battles with ex-wife Kim Basinger, have been hitting the headlines for years.
Quote: "I've been single for seven years and as I get older, all I want is to be loved." Actor Alec Baldwin is on the look out for a new leading lady.
Quote: "I'd love to see Alec Baldwin in politics. He'd be terrific. He'd do a very good job. He'd work hard and he's smart!" Business tycoon Donald Trump is in favour of actor Baldwin's political plans.
Quote: "You can pretty much bet all you own that I would never leave another voicemail message for my daughter that wasn't just like something out of a Rodgers and Hammerstein score." Alec Baldwin reveals he's now more careful before leaving messages after an angry voicemail to his daughter with Kim Basinger was leaked to the press last year (07).
Quote: "I have a 12-year-old daughter. If some 35-year-old director was banging her, I'd want more of a punishment for him - although 30 years of living with Parisians is punishment enough, right?" Alec Baldwin on fugitive filmmaker Roman Polanski - who has lived in exile in France for 31 years, after pleading guilty to the statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl.
Fact: Actor Alec Baldwin will be honoured with the Nedda Harrigan Logan Award for his work in promoting the arts at the Actors Fund's annual gala in New York on 5 May (08).
Quote: "They (people) walk up to you when you're shooting on the street and they'll say to you, 'Hello, how are you Alec...? What are you shooting?' I always say the same thing - 'Godfather Part 4'." Alec Baldwin has fun with fans who quiz him about his film career.
Quote: "I wouldn't want to be a toll taker in a toll booth - that's like the worst job you can have, psychologically; everyone's going somewhere but you." Alec Baldwin reveals his worst job in the world.
Fact: Celebrities including Whoopi Goldberg, Donald Trump, DANNY DeVITO and Alec Baldwin will take over U.S. TV network TCM (Turner Classic Movies) in November (07) as guest programmers to introduce 29 films of their choice.
Quote: "There's things I wanna do to help people." Golden Globe winner Alec Baldwin admits he's considering a political career.
Quote: "It's very strange to do a movie and the director comes to give you the notes and the person that shows up is BOB DE NIRO." Alec Baldwin found it difficult to concentrate on the set of new movie THE GOOD SHEPHERD.
Quote: "It's just breathtaking to me to see, in this business, how some people... in a single day, you just flush yourself right down the toilet... I just can't think that it's going to help his career." Alec Baldwin is appalled by comedian Michael Richards' racist rant onstage at Hollywood's Laugh Factory.
Quote: "The Rolling Stones play the same show in a 2,000-seat venue as they do in a 52,000-seat venue and they were so loud... I walked out of there and went home and it was like bacon sizzling in my ear the entire night." Alec Baldwin was stunned after watching the supergroup at former US President Bill Clinton's birthday celebration at the Beacon Theatre in New York last week (29OCT06).
Quote: "I went on a date with her and she said, 'I'm a vegetarian,' and I said, 'So am I.' I totally lied but I became one." Alec Baldwin lied about his meat-free diet to win ex-wife Kim Basinger over on their first dinner date.
Quote: "JUDY BOGEN, she's this 300-pound homunculus whose face looks like a cross between a bulldog and a clenched fist. She's a hideously angry-looking woman." Alec Baldwin admits he dreads running into his former wife Kim Basinger's lawyer.
Fact: <p>The stormy feud between Disney boss Michael Eisner and Hollywood agent Michael Ovitz is to be immortalised in movie form - John Lithgow and Alec Baldwin are in talks to play the tempestuous twosome in TWO BLIND MICE . </p>
Quote: <p>"Knowing what I know about STEPHEN, I was very surprised when he became a minister." Alec Baldwin admits he was shocked when brother Stephen became a born-again Christian. </p>