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M*A*S*H's Alan Alda Recalls Brush with Death in Chile

Complete Premium video at: http://fora.tv/conference/chautauqua_video_sampler_2010 Renowned actor Alan Alda recalls his brush with death while filming a special on a mountaintop in Chile. Surprisingly, his experience playing a doctor on M*A*S*H came in handy at the Chilean hospital where he was treated. To view more highlights from the Chautauqua 2010 Video Sampler series, visit http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=CBFA7A4D0DCD0CF1 ----- This lecture features Alan Alda in conversation with Roger Rosenblatt. Alan Alda has the distinction of being nominated for an Oscar, a Tony and an Emmy -- as well as publishing a bestselling book -- all in the same year (2005). His Emmy nomination was for his role on NBC's "The West Wing." His Tony nomination that year was for his role in the Broadway revival of David Mamet's "Glengarry Glen Ross." On film that year, Alda appeared in Martin Scorsese's "The Aviator," for which he received an Academy Award nomination and for which he was also nominated for a British Academy Award. - Chautauqua Institution Alan Alda has earned international recognition as an actor, writer and director. He has recently had the distinction of being nominated for an Oscar, a Tony, and an EMMY - as well as publishing a bestselling book - all in the same year. He has won the Director's Guild Award three times for his work on television, and has received six Golden Globes from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, and seven People's Choice Awards, and has been nominated for two Writer's Guild Awards. He played Hawkeye Pierce on the classic television series "M*A*S*H," and also wrote and directed many of the episodes. Alda is the only person to be honored by the TV Academy as top performer, writer and director. His 32 Emmy nominations include one in 1999 for his performance on "ER." In 1994 he was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame. His memoir, entitled Never Have Your Dog Stuffed, and Other Things I've Learned, became a New York Times bestseller.
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