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Alec Baldwin

Alexander Rae Baldwin III (born April 3, 1958, in Massapequa, Long Island, New York, USA) is an American actor who is the most famous of the "Baldwin brothers", with brothers Daniel, Stephen and William.

Baldwin has appeared in movies such as The Cooler, The Hunt for Red October, Beetlejuice, Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (voice), The Cat in the Hat, Pearl Harbor, Thomas and the Magic Railroad, Along Came Polly, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, and The Aviator.

He has also made notable appearances on television. In particular, Baldwin is one of the most frequent hosts of Saturday Night Live, leading the show eleven times and also making cameo appearances regularly. He played William Barrett Travis in a movie about the Alamo called Thirteen Days of Glory. In 1998, he began narrating the American version of the children's series Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends. He left the series in 2003.

When Baldwin was young, he had a job as a busboy at famous New York City disco Studio 54. He claims he had to quit the job because seeing all of the sex going on around him "was making me too horny."

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