Alexander Rae "Alec" Baldwin III (born April 3, 1958) is an American actor, writer, producer, and comedian who is best known for his role as Jack Donaghy in 30 Rock, Adam Maitland in Beetlejuice, Lance Cranston / The Shadow in The Shadow, Jack Ryan in The Hunt for Red October, and as the Narrator of the fifth and sixth seasons of Thomas & Friends.
For Disney, he posed as the Magic Mirror in "Where Magic Speaks, Even When You Are Not the Fairest of Them All" in the Disney Dream Portrait Series. He also played Jimmy Doolittle in Pearl Harbor and Charlie Pearl in The Marrying Man.
- Baldwin was originally considered for the role of Ego in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, but at the end, Kurt Russell was cast instead.
- He was considered for the role of Judge Doom in Who Framed Roger Rabbit along with Tim Curry, John Cleese, Christopher Lee, Roddy McDowall, Robin Williams, Eddie Deezen, Sting, Jon Pertwee, John Lithgow, Willem Dafoe, John Malkovich, Gabriel Byrne, Tim Robbins, Michael Keaton, Richard Gere, Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Ron Perlman, and Jeff Goldblum.