Alexander Rae “Alec” Baldwin III, the oldest of the Baldwin brothers was born April 3, 1958. An actor who has appeared on film, stage, and television, he first gained recognition through television for his work, for two seasons (6 and 7), on the soap opera Knots Landing, in the role of Joshua Rush. Since then he has played both leading and supporting roles in films such as Beetlejuice (1988), The Hunt for Red October (1990),The Marrying Man (1991), The Shadow (1994), Notting Hill (1999), The Aviator (2004) and The Departed (2006). His performance in the 2003 film The Cooler garnered him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
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