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Alda, Alan

Born: 1936 AD
Currently alive, at 85 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Actors, Director, Political Activists, Writers

1936 – Born Alfonso Joseph D’Abruzzo in New York City on January 28, 1936.

1943 – Contracted polio at the age of seven.

1956 – Received his bachelor’s degree from Fordham University.

1957 – Joined the Army Reserve of the United States and served in Korea as a gunnery officer. Married Arlene Weiss.

1972-1983 – He starred in M*A*S*H, a television series. He was nominated for 21 Emmy Awards from which he won five awards.

1989 – Portrayed Lester in the movie, Crimes and Misdemeanors.

1996 – Portrayed Richard Schlicting in the movie, Flirting with Disaster.

2004 – Became a regular cast on the NBC program The West Wing.

2005 – Published his first round of memoirs, Never Have Your Dog Stuffed: and Other Things I’ve Learned.