Baldwin first gained recognition appearing on seasons 6 and 7 of the CBS television drama Knots Landing, in the role of Joshua Rush.
From 1976 to 1979, he attended George Washington University.Alec Baldwin has come forward on social media in defense of embattled filmmaker Woody Allen, who continues to face accusations of sexual assault from his adoptive daughter Dylan Farrow. The intention is not to dismiss or ignore such complaints.“Is it possible to support survivors of pedophilia and sexual assault/abuse and also believe that WA is innocent? But accusing ppl of such crimes should be treated carefully.His performance in the 2003 romantic drama The Cooler garnered him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.From 2006 to 2013, Baldwin starred as Jack Donaghy on the NBC sitcom 30 Rock, winning two Emmy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards for his work on the show, making him the male performer with the most SAG Awards. He has received worldwide attention and acclaim for his portrayal of Donald Trump on the long-running sketch series Saturday Night Live, both during the 2016 U. presidential election and following the inauguration, a role which won him his third Primetime Emmy in 2017.Gerwig has since said she regrets having worked with the Oscar-winning film auteur.In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct scandal, women and men alike have been more vocal about speaking out against unwanted sexual advances and contact.Allen has denied the accusations as an invention of Farrow’s mother, actress Mia Farrow, but they were brought back to the public’s attention when Farrow detailed her experience in an open letter in the New York Times in 2014.Last month, she published a new op-ed in the Los Angeles Times, in which she called out Kate Winslet Blake Lively, and Greta Gerwig for working with Allen amidst the accusations.In 2006, Baldwin made theater news in Roundabout Theatre Company's Off-Broadway revival of Joe Orton's Entertaining Mr. In 2010, Baldwin starred opposite Sam Underwood in a critically acclaimed revival of Peter Shaffer's Equus, directed by Tony Walton at Guild Hall in East Hampton, New York.Baldwin's first acting role was as Billy Aldrich in the NBC daytime soap opera The Doctors from 1980 to 1982.