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Alda, Alan 1936-

Overview
Works: 1,382 works in 3,259 publications in 10 languages and 67,651 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Biography  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Autobiographies  Film adaptations  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Narrator, Host, Performer, Vocalist, Director, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Other, Contributor, Scenarist, Singer, wpr, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Alan Alda
Bridge of Spies by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

56 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Donovan is a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot
The longest ride by Brittany Robertson( Visual )

29 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 2,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The star-crossed love affair between Luke, a former champion bull rider looking to make a comeback, and Sophia, a college student who is about to embark upon her dream job in New York City's art world. As conflicting paths and ideals test their relationship, Sophia and Luke make an unexpected and fateful connection with Ira, whose memories of his own decades-long romance with his beloved wife deeply inspire the young couple
The aviator( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howard Hughes was a rich young man from Texas, heir to his father's fortune, when he decided he wanted to make movies. Age 21, he made the most expensive Hollywood film ever (at the time); and went on to break air-speed records, make another fortune in aircraft design, smash Charles Lindbergh's round-the-world flight record, and be romantically linked with almost all of Hollywood's famous beauties. Nevertheless, he died alone, sealed into a room he never left, the victim of compulsions that drove him to greatness, while containing the seeds of his undoing
If I understood you, would I have this look on my face? : my adventures in the art and science of relating and communicating by Alan Alda( Book )

17 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The actor and founder of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science traces his personal quest to understand how to relate and communicate better, from practicing empathy and using improv games to storytelling and developing better intuitive skills
Tower heist( Visual )

23 editions published between 2011 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Wall Street swindler defrauds the workers at a luxury condo, the manager and staff hire a petty thief to help them steal back the twenty million they're sure is hidden in the penthouse--before the billionaire gets away with the perfect crime
What women want by Nancy Meyers( Visual )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cocky, chauvinistic advertising executive magically acquires the ability to hear what women are thinking
Flash of genius( Visual )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Robert Kearns. The Kearns' were a typical 1960s Detroit family. Bob is a college professor and part-time inventor. When Bob invents a device that would eventually be used by every car in the world, the Kearns' think they have struck gold. But their aspirations are dashed after the auto giants, who originally embraced Bob's creation, unceremoniously shuns him. Ignored, threatened and then buried in years of litigation, Bob is haunted by what was done to his family and their future. He becomes a man obsessed with justice and the conviction that his life's work, or anyone else's for that matter, should be acknowledged by those who stood to benefit. He and his family pay the toll for refusing to compromise his dignity
Crimes and misdemeanors by Woody Allen( Visual )

45 editions published between 1989 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An idelistic filmmaker is offered the chance to make a fluff film about an egotistical TV producer. The TV producer's ex-mistress is about to reveal his past misdeeds
The Aviator by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

37 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of Howard Hughes as the twentysomething millionaire, having already made a fortune improving the design of oil-drilling bits, who comes to Hollywood with an interest in getting into the picture business. It doesn't take long for Hughes to jump from producer to director of his first major film project, a World War I air epic. The film was a massive hit, and the eccentric inventor became a mogul in Hollywood, making Jean Harlow a star and enjoying a romance with Katharine Hepburn. But Hollywood's old-boy network never fully accepted Hughes, and in time his passion for flying began to reclaim his attentions. In time he began designing new planes, setting air speed records, flying around the world, and risking his life testing aircraft. Hughes also found time to romance Ava Gardner and founded his own airline, Trans-World Airlines. As his ideas became bolder and more eccentric, he gained many powerful enemies
Wanderlust by Jennifer Aniston( Visual )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2019 in English and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After George loses his high-stress Manhattan job, he and his wife Linda hit the road and wind up crashing at Elysium, a free-spirited community of hippies, tree-huggers, and the occasional nudies
And the band played on by Randy Shilts( Visual )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew Modine stars as Dr. Don Francis, a researcher at the Centers for Disease Control who seeks to uncover the cause of a number mysterious deaths. With little funding for a subject few will even discuss, not only must he fight the disease, but a disinterested public, the government, the media and even the communities where the mysterious virus strikes hardest. But as the death toll mounts, public interest is stirred and Francis' research becomes a despeate race against time. --
M*A*S*H by M*A*S*H (Television program)( Visual )

19 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and French and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series portrays both the horror and hilarity of the daily lives of MASH (Mobile Army Surgical Hospital) unit 4077 in Korea in 1950
M*A*S*H by M*A*S*H (Television program)( Visual )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series portrays both the horror and hilarity of the daily lives of MASH unit 4077 in Korea in 1950
The West Wing( Visual )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This season chronicles the transition between the administration of President Bartlet and the race for the new presidency between Congressman Santos and Senator Vinick
Nothing but the truth( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A volatile story about a Washington, D.C. political reporter who writes an explosive story about a government scandal in which she reveals the name of a covert CIA agent. Unexpectedly finding herself behind bars, she struggles to maintain her principles and relationship with her family when she refuses to divulge her source. Inspired by true events
The West Wing( Visual )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The presidential race is on, with Senator Arnold Vinick as the Republican frontrunner and Matthew Santos vying for the hotly contested Democratic presidential nomination
Manhattan murder mystery by Woody Allen( Visual )

53 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bored Manhattan housewife becomes convinced her next-door neighbor has committed a murder
M*A*S*H by M*A*S*H (Television program)( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures continue for the doctors and nurses of the 4077th unit during the Korean War
Resurrecting the champ( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2019 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erik Kernan is an up-and-coming sports reporter who rescues a homeless man only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect the Champ's story and escape the shadow of his father's success becomes a personal journey as the ambitious reporter reexamines his own life and his relationship with his family
Murder at 1600 by Dwight H Little( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a time of international incident, the body of a young female staffer is found in a White House wash room. Homicide detective Harlan Regis is called in to investigate the murder only to discover the secret service has taken hold of all the evidence for their own investigation
 
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Alternative Names
Alan Alda actor y director de cine estadounidense

Alan Alda americký herec, režisér a scenárista

Alan Alda Amerikaans acteur

Alan Alda amerikai színész

Alan Alda amerikansk skådespelare, manusförfattare och regissör

Alan Alda amerikansk skuespiller og regissør

Alan Alda amerykański aktor, reżyser i scenarzysta

Alan Alda attore, regista e sceneggiatore statunitense

Alan Alda cinéaste américain

Alan Alda pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Alan Alda US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Drehbuchautor, Regisseur

Alan Alda US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Drehbuchautor und Regisseur

Alanus Alda

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Aruda, Aran 1936-

D´Abruzzo, Alphonso 1936-

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D'Abruzzo, Alphonso Joseph.

D'Abruzzo, Alphonso Joseph 1936-

D'Abruzzo Jr, Alfonso

Άλαν Άλντα

Алан Алда американский актёр, режиссёр, сценарист и продюсер

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Д'Абруццо, Альфонсо Джозеф 1936-

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אלן אלדה שחקן אמריקאי

ألن ألدا

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অ্যালান আলডা

അലൻ അൽദ

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앨런 알다

アラン・アルダ

アラン・アルダ 1936-

アルダ, アラン

アルダ, アラン 1936-

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