Gabrielle Carteris and David White

I approach my life like an improvisation: I have very few long-term goals. As an actor, I just make the most of what’s in front of me.

Alan Alda

Audiences throughout the country watched as SAG-AFTRA member Alan Alda received the 55th SAG Life Achievement Award during the 25th Annual SAG Awards ceremony on Jan. 27. Although he may be best known for the role of Capt. Benjamin Franklin “Hawkeye” Pierce from the hit television series M*A*S*H, Alda’s decades-long career has included memorable roles on the stage, screen and television, as well as writing, producing and directing credits. In recent years, his work has included highly lauded contributions in the fields of science education and communication.

In this episode of the podcast, host and SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris sits down for a special one-on-one interview with Alda about his life, career and legacy as a union actor.

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The views expressed by the guests are their own and not that of SAG-AFTRA. Any mention of products or services does not imply SAG-AFTRA’s endorsement.


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