American actor and film producer Alec Baldwin was born in 1958 in Amityville, New York. He is the oldest of the Baldwin brothers, each of whom are actors. His first major role was on the CBS television series Knots Landing. Baldwin also appeared in movies such as The Departed, The Aviator, The Hunt for Red October, and The Shadow. Baldwin has earned Emmy Awards and Golden Globe Awards for his role as Jack Donaghy in the NBC comedy series 30 Rock.