Present He had an accident with a firearm on the set of Rust
Alec Baldwin is back in the sights of all the media after it became known that the actor accidentally killed the cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and injure the director of the movie Rust, Joel Souza, with a weapon that was loaded and that was part of the props.
It is not the first time that the actor has been involved in controversial issues, But in the last few months he had taken a stability in his life that put him back on the screens.
After years of flirting with drugs and alcohol and starring in violent incidents With the press, the police, or with his own ex-wife, Kim Basinger, Baldwin was enjoying stability at age 63.
He has been married since 2012 to the instructor of yoga Hilaria Baldwin (25 years his junior), whom he met at a restaurante of Manhattan. With her he has had six children, the last at the beginning of the year by surrogacy.
Alexander Rae Baldwin was born on April 3, 1958 in the New York town of Massapequa, in the bosom of an Irish Catholic family, and belongs to a saga of actors, although he was the first of his brothers -and the most successful- in dedicate yourself to interpretation. Then William, Stephen and Daniel followed.
It started to work at the Moscow Art Theater’s Mira Rostrova and was soon cast in a role in the popular television serial ‘The Doctors’ and others such as ‘Cutter to Houston’ or the drama ‘Knots landing’.
In the eighties Baldwin moved to Los Angeles, where he made his film debut with David Greene’s ‘Sweet Vengeance’ (1984), followed by ‘Forever Lulu’ (1987) by Amos Kollek. During these years Baldwin flirted with drugs and even overdosed for which he almost lost his life in the eighties.
After several secondary roles, his professional recognition came from the hand of Jim McTiernan in ‘The Hunt for Red October’ (1990), where he shared the limelight with Sean Connery.
From the nineties are George Armitage’s ‘Miami Blues’, Woody Allen’s ‘Alice’ and ‘She Always Says Yes’ (1991) by Jerry Rees, a shoot in which he met Kim Basinger, an actress with whom he was married for a decade and had a daughter.
Their relationship was always surrounded by controversy, with public quarrels in the filming, and the separation became a war of accusations between Baldwin and the actress by denying him contact with his daughter.
His role as a Las Vegas casino manager in Wayne Kramer’s indie film ‘The Cooler’ (2003), it earned him his first Oscar nomination for best supporting actor.
Then came two Scorsese films ‘The Aviator’ (2005) and ‘The Departed’ (2006), as well as ‘The Good Shepherd’ (2007), by Robert de Niro, among others, and the series ’30 Rock ‘which in its seven seasons has earned him three Golden Globes and two Emmys to the Best Comedy Actor