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The Baldwin Brothers

Alec, Daniel, Billy and Stephen

Alec Baldwin

Alexander Rae Baldwin III (born April 3, 1958, in Massapequa, New York, Long_Island, New York) is an American actor who is the oldest and best known of the "Baldwin brothers", with brothers Daniel, Stephen and William. He is of three quarters Irish and one quarter French descent.

Baldwin has appeared in movies such as The Cooler, The Hunt for Red October, Beetlejuice, Ghosts of Mississippi, Talk Radio, 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 twelve 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."

He was married to actress Kim Basinger from 1993 to 2002. They were the subject of much media attention for the bitter divorce and custody fight for their daughter and accusations that Baldwin was an abusive husband, which many believed hurt his career in addition to allegations of him having anger managemeant problems.

Baldwin, a liberal Democrat, has always had an active interest in politics and is frequently rumored to be a candidate for public office. He recently revealed in a British magazine interview that he plans to leave acting in a few years to pursue a career in politics.

Daniel Baldwin

Daniel Baldwin is an American actor who is a member of the famous Baldwin family. His brothers, Alec, Stephen and William are also actors.

William Baldwin

William Baldwin (born February 21, 1963) is an American actor. He is best known for his early starring roles in such films as Backdraft and Flatliners. He also starred alongside Cindy Crawford in the 1995 film, Fair Game. He has continued to act in films and on television, but has not taken many lead roles. His brothers Daniel, Stephen and Alec are also notable actors - see Baldwin brothers. He is married to singer Chynna Phillips.

Stephen Baldwin

Stephen Baldwin (born May 12, 1966) is an American actor. He is one of the "Baldwin brothers," with brothers Daniel, William and the most famous Alec. In 2001 and 2002 he was a frequent caller into "The Ron and Fez Show" before they moved from New York City to Washington D.C. He is a born-again Christian in contrast to his leftist brother Alec.

He currently resides in the village of Nyack, New York.

He directed and produced Livin' It!, a film that focuses on Christian athletes involved in extreme sports and evangelism. Stephen Baldwin became a born-again Christian shortly after the 9/11 attacks. He frequently talks about his conversion experience, which involves his Portuguese housekeeper.

He also currently hosts the television show, Scare Tactics.

From Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baldwin_brothers