Alan Alda Tickets
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Alan Alda is one of America's favorite entertainers. A longtime TV, stage and film actor, he has been a presence in generations of viewers' lives. Alda's gentle demeanor and curiosity have endeared him to audiences of all ages. He was a big part of the legendary Free To Be You and Me special and has been a presence on PBS for years. See him speak live at locations throughout the US; grab your Alan Alda tickets at StubHub.
Alan Alda background
Alan Alda first rose to fame as an actor, playing the lovable doctor Hawkeye Pierce on M.A.S.H. Since then, Alda has been well-known both for his artistry and his activism. He hosted a science show on PBS beginning in 1990. He has been cast in several Woody Allen films and portrayed Jack Donaghy's father on 30 Rock. Alda has also become renowned as an activist. He has been an advocate for feminism and women's rights for over 30 years, and he is a sought-after speaker.
Alan Alda career milestones
Alda rose to fame playing the Army doctor Hawkeye Pierce. Though M.A.S.H. tackled heavy subjects at times, Alda's warm presence and humor added real moments of levity. Alda's social activism was evident in his work in children's TV and public TV. His career has been characterized by a desire to give back and make the world a brighter place. Alda's interest in science led to him presenting a program on PBS. He has a continuing interest in bridging the communication gap between scientists and average people.
Alan Alda noteworthy awards
Alda is one of the most highly decorated actors of his generation. He has won six Golden Globes and six Emmys. In 2004, he was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in The Aviator. Alda has also racked up three Tony Award nominations, including one for the 2005 revival of Glengarry Glen Ross. Finally, he was also nominated for a Grammy Award for his spoken-word performance. Alda has also been awarded several honorary doctorates, including one from his alma mater, Fordham. He is also an author, having written books about communication and science, as well as memoirs.
Similar to Alan Alda
Alan Alda is similar to other big names in the Southern California Distinguished Speaker Series. Other speakers have included Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Christiane Amanpour, James Comey and Mikhail Gorbachev.
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