Alan Alda ,an actor, director and screenwriter is a five-time Emmy Award and six-time Golden Globe Award winner. He is best known for his role as Hawkeye Pierce ( above)
in the TV series M*A*S*H on CBS from September 17, 1972 to February 28, 1983. He was nominated for 21 Emmy Awards, and won five. He took part in writing 19 episodes, including the finale, and directed 32. He is currently a Visiting Professor at the Stony Brook University School of Journalism.
Alda as U.S. Republican Senator Arnold Vinick in West Wing on NBC-TV
from 1999 to 2006
Alan Alda played U.S. Senator Owen Brewster (above) in The Aviator
in 2004. He received his first Academy Award nomination for the role.