Alan Alda Tapped for Hamptons Film Festival Honor
Alan Alda will be awarded the Hamptons International Film Festival’s Dick Cavett Artistic Champion Award.The festival established the award in 2017, honoring Cavett himself.
The Hiff, now in its 26th year, opens Oct.
4 with Maggie Gyllenhaal’s “The Kindergarten Teacher” and closes Oct.
8.“Alan Alda is one of those now rare actors who in his career continues to distinguish himself on Broadway, in films and on television,” said Hiff co-chairman Alec Baldwin.
“Of course, most people remember Alda for his starring role in the seminal TV series ‘M*A*S*H,’ but Alda is also great in the movies and on stage.”Alda has won seven Emmys and wrote many of the episodes on “M*A*S*H.” He appeared in continuing roles on “ER,” “The West Wing,” “30 Rock,” “The Blacklist,” “The Big C,” “Horace and Pete,” and “The Good Fight.” He was nominated for an Academy Award for his role
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