Sat, 2018-Jan-20 01:34 UTC
Length - 1:53
Welcome to popular Wiki of the Day where we read the summary of a popular Wikipedia page every day.
With 272,826 views on Friday, 19 January 2018 our article of the day is Alan Alda.
Alan Alda (; born Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo; January 28, 1936) is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and author. A seven-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner, he is widely known for his roles as Captain Hawkeye Pierce in the TV series M*A*S*H (1972–1983), hosting of Scientific American Frontiers, and as Arnold Vinick in The West Wing (2004–2006). He has also appeared in many feature films, most notably in Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989), as pretentious television producer Lester, and The Aviator (2004) as U.S. Senator Owen Brewster, the latter of which saw Alda nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 01:34 UTC on Saturday, 20 January 2018.
For the full current version of the article, go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Alda.
This podcast is produced by Abulsme Productions based on Wikipedia content and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.
Visit wikioftheday.com for our archives, sister podcasts, and swag. Please subscribe to never miss an episode. You can also follow @WotDpod on Twitter.
Abulsme Productions produces the current events podcast Curmudgeon's Corner as well. Check it out in your podcast player of choice.
This has been Emma. Thank you for listening to popular Wiki of the Day.
For current episodes, or for the rest of the Wiki of the Day family of podcasts go here.