Alda, 83, best known by far for his 11 seasons as Hawkeye Pierce on CBS’s M*A*S*H from 1972 to 1983, has continued to work despite a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease, and said it’s a more vital time than ever to be acting, with its search “to see life through another person’s point of view.”
Entertainment industry legend Alan Alda will receive the National Association of Broadcasters’ Distinguished Service Award (NAB DSA) during the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas. Alda will accept the award at the NAB Show Opening session on Monday, April 8. Each year, the NAB DSA recognizes members of the broadcast community who have made a significant and lasting contribution […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alan Alda will receive the SAG Life Achievement Award at next year’s Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony. The actors union announced Thursday that Alda will accept its highest honor on January 27. The award to given annually to an actor who fosters the “finest ideals of the acting profession.” Alda’s long […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Alan Alda says he has Parkinson’s disease. Appearing Tuesday on “CBS This Morning,” the former “M.A.S.H.” star said he was diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disorder three and a half years ago. Alda says he expects a tabloid will soon publish a story about his diagnosis. The 82-year-old says he’s not […]
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences decided to mark the milestone 40th anniversary with special awards honoring a producer and performer who had groundbreaking shows on TV in 1972 when the International Emmys were first presented.