Alec Baldwin has been in many movies throughout the years. He was nominated for an Academy Award, for his performance in the 2003 movie The Cooler.
Here are 10 fun facts about the talented actor:
10 Fun Facts About Alec Baldwin #1:
When he was married to his first wife, Kim Basinger, they owned many pets. More specifically, the former couple owned 11 dogs, seven cats, and a wolf.
10 Fun Facts About Alec Baldwin #2:
He was once chosen by People magazine as one of the “50 Most Beautiful People” in the world.
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Another fun fact about Alec Baldwin is that he is no stranger to controversy. During the time of the Bill Clinton impeachment trial, the actor went on Late Night with Conan O’Brien and suggested that the leader of the trial, Henry Hyde and his family, should be all punished by being stoned to death. In Baldwin’s defense, he apologized after the suggestion and said that it was only meant as a joke.
10 Fun Facts About Alec Baldwin #4:
He enjoys smoking Cuban cigars.
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Alec Baldwin was given an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from Montclair State University at the school’s 2004 Graduation.
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His ancestors were mostly from Europe. In fact, he has ancestors from England, Ireland, and Scotland on his father’s side. As for his mother’s side, he has family from Canada, England, Ireland, Germany, and Scotland.
10 Fun Facts About Alec Baldwin #7:
The famous actor once called his daughter a “thoughtless little pig” in an offensive voice mail.
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He has publically admitted that he suffers from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). This revelation was made during an appearance on Late Night with Conan O’Brien.
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Another fun fact is that he has commented on whether or not he will run for a political office. In his words, “I think I do want to get into politics. I really, really do. And I don’t know if I will. You have to stop and ask a lot of whys. Run for the glory? Run to complete some missing piece of myself? I can keep doing what I’m doing for a living now and be perfectly happy.”
10 Fun Facts About Alec Baldwin #10:
He spoke negatively about New York City after he was arrested for a traffic infraction. In his words, “New York City is a mismanaged carnival of stupidity that is desperate for revenue and anxious to criminalize behavior once thought benign.”
“Alec Baldwin,” Yahoo! Movies.
Ian Parker, “30 Rock’s Alec Baldwin on success and failure,” The New Yorker.
Todd S. Purdum, “Happy Landing, Mr. Baldwin,” Vanity Fair.