Alec Baldwin, host of the podcast Here's the Thing from WNYC Studios, welcomes journalist Michael Wolff for an evening of intimate conversation about media, politics and his latest book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House.
Since 1980, Alec Baldwin has appeared in numerous productions on stage, in films and on television. He has received a Tony nomination (A Streetcar Named Desire, 1992) an Oscar nomination (The Cooler, 2004) and has won two Emmy awards, three Golden Globes and seven consecutive Screen Actors Guild Awards as Best Actor in a Comedy Series for his role on NBC-TV's 30 Rock. He has been a regular host and guest star on Saturday Night Live. In 2016, Baldwin hosted a summer package of episodes of the MATCH GAME, the classic television game show, on ABC. Additionally, he hosts THE ESSENTIALS on Turner Classic Movie.
On stage, he has appeared in productions of LOOT (Theatre World Award), A LIFE IN THE THEATRE (Hartman), PRELUDE TO A KISS (Obie Award), MACBETH (NYSF), GROSS POINTS (Bay Street), ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY (Roundabout), ENTERTAINING MR. SLOANE (Laura Pels), EQUUS (Guild Hall), ORPHANS, ALL MY SONS (Guild Hall).
His films include MIAMI BLUES, THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER, GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS, MALICE, THE EDGE, THE DEPARTED, IT'S COMPLICATED, BLUE JASMINE, STILL ALICE, and MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION among many others. He recently voiced the lead character in the Dreamworks animated film THE BOSS BABY.
Baldwin is a 1994 BFA graduate of Tisch and received an honorary doctorate in 2010. He is Co-Chairman of the Board of the Hamptons International Film Festival, president of the board of Guild Hall in East Hampton. He serves on the board of People for the American Way, the New York Philharmonic and he is also the radio announcer for the New York Philharmonic.
With his wife, Hilaria Thomas Baldwin, he maintains The Hilaria and Alec Baldwin Foundation, primarily supporting arts-related causes. Baldwin has two daughters, Ireland Elliese Baldwin and Carmen Gabriela Baldwin and two sons, Rafael Thomas Baldwin and Leonardo Angel Charles Baldwin.
Michael Wolff has received numerous awards for his work, including two National Magazine Awards. He has been a regular columnist for Vanity Fair, New York Magazine, The Hollywood Reporter, British GQ, USA Today and The Guardian. He is the author of six prior books, including the best-selling “Burn Rate” and “The Man Who Owns the News.” He lives in Manhattan and has four children.