Alec Baldwin was born on April 3, 1958, in Amityville, New York. Baldwin's career started in 1980 when he was cast in the daytime soap opera The Doctors, followed by a role in the primetime soap Knot's Landing from 1984 to 1985. In 1986, he made his Broadway debut in Joe Orton's Loot, and he made his film debut a year later in the movie Forever Lulu. Over the years, Baldwin has shown his versatility as an actor in films including Beetlejuice, Working Girl, The Hunt for Red October, The Cooler, The Departed and Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation. He has received two Emmy Awards and three Golden Globe nominations for his role as TV exec Jack Donaghy in the NBC sitcom 30 Rock, and holds the record at 17 for most times hosting Saturday Night Live.