Profile of the Day: Alan Alda
Do you remember watching M*A*S*H? Today star Alan Alda turns 78! He was born Alphonso Joseph D’Abruzzo in 1936 in New York City to Robert Alda (born Alphonso Giuseppe Giovanni Roberto D’Abruzzo), an actor and singer, and Joan Browne, a former showgirl. After graduating from college, he served in the U.S. Army Reserve.
Best known for his role as Hawkeye on the hugely popular television series M*A*S*H, Alda was nominated for 21 Emmy Awards and won 5 during the series’ run.
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