Alan Alda

Biography: Alan Alda, born on January 28, 1936, began his acting career at the age of 16 in Barnesville, Pennsylvania. While in college at Fordham University, Alda was able to perform on stage in Rome with his father, the late Robert Alda, on television. However, his acting career began with "Secret File, U.S.A." Afterwards, his acting career slowly began to build up, until he finally joined M*A*S*H, of which became his biggest success. Since M*A*S*H, Alda has won well over 25 awards, including 6 Golden Globes, 5 Emmys, and 7 People's Choice Awards.

Not only has Alda starred on television and the silver screen, but he has also appeared on Broadway multiple times. His performance on Broadway's Fair Game of Lover won him a Theatre World Award, and his acting on The Apple Tree earned him a Toby Nomination.

Nearly fifteen years before his success on M*A*S*H, Alda married Arlene Weiss on March 17, 1957. Since then, they have had three daughters: Eve, Elizabeth, and Beatrice. Besides
acting, Alda has written two books: Never Have Your Dog Stuffed: And Other Things I've Learned and The Last Days of M*A*S*H, of which he co-wrote with his wife, Arlene. Expand

Alan Alda's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 59
Highest Metascore: 81 Flirting with Disaster
Lowest Metascore: 45 Mad City
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 13
  2. Negative: 0 out of 13
13 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Untitled Cold War Thriller Oct 16, 2015 Cast tbd
tbd The Longest Ride Apr 10, 2015 Cast / Ira Levinson tbd
53 Wanderlust Feb 24, 2012 Carvin 5.7
59 Tower Heist Nov 4, 2011 Arthur Shaw 6.1
60 Behind the Burly Q Apr 23, 2010 Himself 6.0
64 Nothing But the Truth Dec 17, 2008 Alan Burnside 6.6
54 Diminished Capacity Jul 4, 2008 Uncle Rollie 6.5
55 Resurrecting the Champ Aug 24, 2007 Ralph Metz 7.5
77 The Aviator Dec 17, 2004 Senator Ralph Owen Brewster 7.6
47 What Women Want Dec 15, 2000 Dan Wanamaker 6.4
51 The Object of My Affection Apr 17, 1998 Sidney Miller 6.0
45 Mad City Nov 7, 1997 Hollander 7.4
47 Murder at 1600 Apr 18, 1997 Jordan 8.2
81 Flirting with Disaster Mar 22, 1996 Richard Schlichting 7.4
77 Crimes and Misdemeanors Oct 13, 1989 Lester 8.4