Actor Alec Baldwin will now be charged with involuntary manslaughter after the shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Hutchins was killed on the film set when Baldwin fired a prop gun at him.
The shooting happened in October 2021 when Baldwin was rehearsing for a scene of Rust, a Western film at a ranch near Sante Fe, New Mexico.
Here is all you need to know about the actor.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Alec Baldwin’s estimated net worth stands at a whopping $70 million. Baldwin earned this fortune mostly through acting on the big screen. He has been featured in several blockbuster films
Baldwin was born on April 3, 1958 and is currently 64 years old.
Baldwin was born Alexander Rae Baldwin III on April 3, 1958 in Amityville, New York. All of Baldwin’s younger brothers: Stephen, William and Daniel, became actors. He debuted with soap opera The Doctors, on which he appeared from 1980 to 1982. He landed into recurring roles for the next couple of years, like Cutter to Houston and Knots Landing.
The actor made his theater debut with a Broadway production of Loot in 1986. He experienced success in television roles, with him landing up as the lead actor mini-series Dress Gray.
He made his debut on the big screen with 1987 movie Forever, Lulu. The following year, he received several acting credits for acclaimed films like Beetlejuice, Working Girl, Married to the Mob, and Talking Girl. He established himself as an A grade star in Hollywood with films like Hunt for the Red October and Woody Allen’s Alice, which were released in 1990s.
Baldwin received praise for his role in Glengarry Glen Ross, which was released in 1992. His performance in A Streetcar Named Desire was recognized and praised as well.
Alec Baldwin’s biggest act remains Pearl Harbor, a film which was released in 2001, a box office hit with revenue generation of almost $450 million. The same year, he directed The Devil and Daniel Webster, in which he acted as well.
He was last seen in Tár, where he featured as himself.
Baldwin has won numerous accolades, including three Primetime Emmy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and eight Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Baldwin married Kim Basinger after meeting her after meeting in 1990 on the set of the movie The Marrying Man. The two married later 1993 and gave birth to Ireland Baldwin an year later. The two separated later.
In 2011, Baldwin started dating Hilaria Thomas, a yoga instructor. They married in 2012 and have six children together.
Baldwin’s brother Stephan Baldwin is an actor and father to American model Hailey Baldwin.