|TV and Movie Trivia Tribute|
|Born:||28 January 1936||New York, New York, USA|
|Known As:||Captain Benjamin Franklin 'Hawkeye' Pierce||TV's "M*A*S*H"|
|Trivia:||Birth name: Alphonso D'Abruzzo Jr.|
|Is 6' 2" tall.|
|Son of Robert Alda and Brother of Antony Alda.|
|Alan Alda has three daughters: Eve, Elizabeth and Beatrica.|
|Suffered from a bad case of Polio as a young child.|
|Studied at Fordham University in New York.|
|He did not sign on to play Hawkeye Pierce on "M*A*S*H" until six |
hours before filming began on the pilot episode.
|He commuted from LA to his home in New Jersey every weekend for |
11 years while starring in "M*A*S*H."
|Campaigned for the Equal Rights Amendment.|
|(1974) Won Emmy Awards - Actor of the Year - Series and Best Lead|
Actor in a Comedy Series for "M*A*S*H."
|(1975, 1976 & 1980) Won Golden Globe Awards - Best TV|
Actor - Musical/Comedy for "M*A*S*H."
|(1977) Won an Emmy Award - Outstanding Directing in a Comedy |
Series for: "M*A*S*H" (episode "Dear Sigmund").
|(1981, 1982 & 1983) Won Golden Globe Awards - Best Performance by an|
Actor in a TV Series - Musical/Comedy for "M*A*S*H."
|(1982) Won an Emmy Award - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy |
Series for: "M*A*S*H."
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|Filmography:||The Internet Movie Database||Alan Alda Filmography.|
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