Mostly Credited As: Alan Alda Birth Name: Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo Date Of Birth: January 28, 1936 (Age 79) Country Of Birth: USA Birth Place: New York City, New York Height: 6' 2" (1.87 m)
He was born New York., the son of Joan Brown, a former Miss New York pageant winner.
He studied at the Sorbonne during his junior year of college and at Fordham University in New York fro the remaining years.
Served in the U. S. Army, and he went AWOL every weekend because he was dating the woman that he ultimately married, Arlene.
His most famous role is as Hawkeye Pierce on the famous TV show M*A*S*H
Is the only person ever to win an Emmy for acting, writing, and directing When he and his wife Arlene first met, she was playing "Quintet for Clarinet and Strings" by Mozart on the clarinet. He ended up writing this piece into the final episode of M*A*S*H. He was once selected as the most believable actor in the U. S.