Alan Alda has earned international recognition as an actor, writer and director. He has won seven Emmy Awards, received three Tony nominations, is an inductee of the Television Hall of Fame, and was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in The Aviator. Alda played Hawkeye Pierce on the classic television series M*A*S*H, and his films include Crimes and Misdemeanors, Everyone Says I Love You, Manhattan Murder Mystery, Bridge of Spies, and many more. Alda is an active member of the science community, having hosted the award-winning series Scientific American Frontiers for 11 years and founded the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University. Alda is the author of three best-selling books, Never Have Your Dog Stuffed: And Other Things I’ve Learned,Things I Overheard While Talking To Myselfand If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?