I'm most at home on the stage. I was carried onstage for the first time when I was six months old. - Alan Alda background

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ABOUT ALAN ALDA

Alan Alda was born in 1936 and was born with the name Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo. He's a world famous American actor having appeared in shows such as M*A*S*H and more recently as the cranky senator Arnold Vinick in the hit series The West Wing. He's also been nominated for an Academy Award for his supporting role in the film the Aviator - where again he played a senator.

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