Books by Alan Alda
NPR stories about Alan Alda
A near fatal medical emergency in 2003 left Alan Alda contemplating the meaning of life. The actor's new memoir, Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself, is a meditation on his deepest held values.
Alan Alda played Hawkeye Pierce for 11 years in the television series M*A*S*H and has acted in, written, and directed many films. He has starred on Broadway, and his avid interest in science has led to his hosting PBS's Scientific American Frontiers.