10 Interesting Facts About Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin is a talented American actor and a frequenter of scandalous news. The holder of seven SAG Awards entered the world of cinematography in the 1980s and continues to be popular today thanks to his new roles and notable events. Here are ten exciting facts about him.

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  1. Baldwin can boast the recording number of Screen Actors Guild Awards among men: he has won seven of them. In 2011, the organization appointed him its Ambassador.
  2. The quick-tempered actor often gets arrested. For example, he was charged for punching a man when they had a quarrel about a parking spot in November 2018. Eventually, the artist pled guilty and agreed to take a course on anger management.
  3. The man’s relationship with his daughter Ireland was complicated during the divorce with her mother, Kim Basinger. The media were actively discussing his voicemail, where the man called the 12-year-old girl a “rude, thoughtless little pig” for her plans to stay with her mom.
  4. In 1995, Empire magazine included the artist into its list of the hundred sexiest celebrities. He kept up appearances for a long time. In 2011, Baldwin, 53, came on in People’s Sexiest Man Alive, becoming the oldest person to get there.
  5. Critics’ reception of Alec’s work is mixed sometimes. In 2003, he was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor, as well as The Golden Raspberry. The projects were different, though: The Cooler and The Cat in the Hat, respectively.
  6. The actor takes his job seriously. Preparing for The Hunt for Red October (1990), he learned how a submarine worked and how to manage it.
  7. Baldwin adores animals. He owns two Maltese dogs, Dama and Gitana, and protects animals’ rights as a PETA activist. In 2019, he stood up against dolphin abuse in SeaWorld shows.
  8. The divorce process with Kim Basinger brought numerous scandals and a bitter exchange of barbs. However, it was the former wife who introduced Alec to vegetarianism. Many years on, he does not eat any meat.
  9. Baldwin could have played the protagonist in Batman (1989) by Tim Burton. However, he receives bad guys’ parts more often, like Larry Quinn in The Cat in the Hat or Jack Donaghy in 30 Rock. In 2013, the artist told journalists he had been offered a role of a villain in a Marvel’s movie, although he did not specify which; he rejected it due to a schedule inconsistency.
  10. Rules exist for everybody. In 2011, Alec Baldwin was removed from an airplane for refusing to turn on an airplane mode: he was playing a word game online.

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