Patt Morrison for November 1, 2011

Alan Alda debuts his new play, “Radiance: The Passion of Marie Curie”

"Diminished Capacity" Premiere - 2008 Sundance Film Festival

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Actor Alan Alda arrives at the premiere of "Diminished Capacity" at the Sundance Film Festival, 2008.

You know him as Hawkeye Pierce from M*A*S*H or even Jack Donaghy’s father on 30 Rock.

Alan Alda’s acting, writing and directing career have garnered him 31 Emmy nominations, six Golden Globe Awards and two bestselling books. He joins Patt in the studio to talk about his most recent accomplishment as playwright; his new work, “Radiance: The Passion of Marie Curie,” debuts this week at the Geffen Playhouse. You can also catch him starring in the new film from Universal Pictures, “Tower Heist,” co-starring Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy, also out this week.


Alan Alda, writer, actor, director

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