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Alan Alda

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Biography:
Birth Name: Alan Alda
Born: 01/28/1936
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA

Born Jan. 28, 1936 in New York City, NY, Alda was raised by his father, Robert, an actor and singer best known for playing George Gershwin in "Rhapsody in Blue" (1945), and his mother, Joan, a former Miss New York who suffered from paranoid schizophrenia, which plagued the household with constant tension and occasional violence. When he was a toddler, Alda's father worked in burlesque, giving him the opportunity to watch strippers, comics and chorus girls from the wings. At age seven, Alda suffered from a bout with polio, which at the time had no cure - either one died or, like the then current president, FDR, became paralyzed. But doctors were able to alleviate the condition with an intense...

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Albums:

Demonstration

The Apple Tree


News:
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Wanderlust Two Jews' Review 'Wanderlust': One Laughs And The Other Chuckles (Video)


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Videos:
On This Day: January 28

Alan Alda With Marlo Thomas

Alan Alda And The Truth About Hypnosis

Alan Alda On His Friendships From M*A*S*H

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Popular Movies:

Wanderlust

Tower Heist

Diminished Capacity

Flash of Genius

Nothing But the Truth

Resurrecting the Champ

The Aviator

What Women Want

The Object of My Affection

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