12 Unknown Facts and Things about Alec Baldwin

You must know about Raven-haired, suavely handsome and prolific actor Alec Baldwin. He is an actor, writer, producer, and comedian, and first gained recognitionafter appeared on CBS television drama Knots Landing as Joshua Rush. Alec belongs from one of the biggest acting families. Here we are going share some unknown facts and things about Alec Baldwin, you should know.

Eldest Baldwin

Alec Baldwin is the eldest of Baldwin in his all siblings. He has three younger brothers – Daniel, William, and Stephen, and two sisters – Beth and Jane.

Full Name and Born

Alec Baldwin’s full name is Alexander Rae Baldwin III, and was born on April 3, 1958, in Amityville, New York, and raised in the Nassau Shores neighborhood. His father was a high school history, and social studies teacher and football coach.

Roman Catholics

He and his brother-sisters raised as Roman Catholics, but they belongs French-Canadian, English, Irish, Scottish, and German ancestry.

Know to Control Submarine

Alec Baldwin knows about to control the submarine. He learned to control the submarine during his role in movie “The Hunt for Red October” in 1990.

Wanted to Become Politician

Alec Baldwin wanted to become a Politician, when he was young. When he was in George Washington University in 1979, he stands for student body president, but he lost. He received a personal letter from former U.S. president Richard Nixon to encouraging him to use the loss as a learning experience.

Worked as Waiter and Busboy

Alec has worked as busboy and waiter at studio 54, which is a night club.

Successful Acting Career

Alec Baldwin has successful career in movies. He has played both leading and supporting roles in the movies such as Beetlejuice, The Hunt for Red October, The Marrying Man, The Shadow, Thomas and the Magic Railroad, Martin Scorsese: the Howard Hughes biopic The Aviator, and The Departed.

Debut on TV

Alec made debut on television by popular American Sitcom 30 Rock. He became a comedy sensation via this show, and also won two Emmy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards for his work on the show.

Marriage and Children

Alec Baldwin married twice in his life. His first wife was Kim Basinger and has a girl together named Ireland Baldwin. They divorced in 2002. His second wife is Hilaria Baldwin. Hilaria and Alec were married on June 30, 2012, and they have three children together – daughter Carmen, sonRafael and son Leonardo Angel Charles.

Controversy with Photographer

Once, Alec Baldwin assaulted a photographer for videotaping his wife and daughter.


Baldwin donated $1 million to the New York Philharmonic in 2011, and $500,000 to the Roundabout Theatre Company.


Alec has received many awards for his acting such as Golden Globe Award, Primetime Emmy Award, National Board of Review Award, and Satellite Award for Best Actor, TCA Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award, etc.

We hope you like these interesting facts and things about Alec Baldwin. We will come back with another Celeb’s facts.


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