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Alexander Rae Baldwin III (born April 3, 1958) is an American actor, writer, producer, and comedian.

A member of the Baldwin family, he is the oldest of the four Baldwin brothers, all actors. Baldwin first gained recognition appearing on seasons 6 and 7 of the CBS television drama Knots Landing, in the role of Joshua Rush. He has played both leading and supporting roles in films such as the horror comedy fantasy film Beetlejuice (1988), as Jack Ryan in the action thriller The Hunt for Red October(1990), the romantic comedy The Marrying Man (1991), the superhero film The Shadow (1994), and two films directed by Martin Scorsese: the Howard Hughesbiopic The Aviator (2004) and the neo-noir crime drama The Departed (2006). His performance in the 2003 romantic drama The Cooler garnered him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Filmography

Year Title Role Type Production company Original distributor Current distribution rights
1988 Beetlejuice Adam Maitland Film The Geffen Company Warner Bros.
1993 Malice Dr. Jed Hill Film Castle Rock Entertainment
New Line Cinema
Nelvana Limited (uncredited)
Columbia Pictures (Sony Pictures Entertainment; USA & Canada)
The Rank Organisation (International)
United International Pictures (Spain theatrical)
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Kino Lorber
1996 Heaven's Prisoners Dave Robicheaux Film Savoy Pictures New Line Cinema (USA)
Rank Film Distributors (UK)
Warner Bros.
Ghosts of Mississippi Bobby DeLaughter Film Castle Rock Entertainment Columbia Pictures (Sony Pictures Entertainment) Warner Bros.
2000 State and Main Bob Barrenger Film Filmtown Entertainment
Green/Renzi
El Dorado Pictures
Fine Line Features Warner Bros.
2001 Cats & Dogs Butch (voice) Film Village Roadshow Pictures
Mad Chance
Zide/Perry Productions
Rhythm and Hues Studios
Warner Bros.
2002 The Adventures of Pluto Nash Michael Zoroaster Marucci (uncredited) Film Castle Rock Entertainment
Village Roadshow Pictures
Warner Bros.
2004 The Aviator Juan Trippe Film Forward Pass
Appian Way
IMF
Initial Entertainment Group
Warner Bros. (International)
Miramax Films (USA)
Warner Bros.
2006 Mini's First Time Martin Tennan Film Bold Films
Trigger Street Productions
Bold Films HBO
The Departed Captain George Ellerby Film Plan B Entertainment
Initial Entertainment Group
Vertigo Entertainment
Media Asia Films
Warner Bros.
2009 My Sister's Keeper Campbell Alexander Film Curmudgeon Films New Line Cinema Warner Bros.
2012 Rock of Ages Dennis Dupree Film New Line Cinema
Offspring Entertainment
Corner Stone Entertainment
Material Pictures
New Line Cinema
Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.
2013 Seduced and Abandoned himself Film HanWay Films HBO Films HBO (Warner Bros.)
2018 A Star Is Born himself Film Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Live Nation Productions
Gerber Pictures
Peters Entertainment
Joint Effort
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.
2019 Motherless Brooklyn Moses Randolph Film Class 5 Films
MWM Studios
Warner Bros.
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