The world knows Alan Alda as an Emmy-award winning actor. The science community knows him as the founder of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science, empowering scientists and health professionals to communicate complex topics in clear, vivid, and engaging ways.
Alan Alda 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.
He is the author of two bestselling books, Never Have Your Dog Stuffed: And Other Things I’ve Learned and Things I Overheard While Talking To Myself. His newest book, If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look On My Face?, just released, is available in the ideacity bookstore.