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  • (1980s) Was a television spokesman for both IBM and Atari Personal Computers beginning in 1982. His IBM commercials were followed by a series of TV commercials for IBM featuring the rest of the cast members from the TV series M*A*S*H (1972).
  • (1970s) Sings on the children's album "Free To Be ... You And Me".
  • (1977 - 1978) TV commercial for Polaroid Pronto! Land Camera.
  • Played Flan in an audio recording of "Six Degrees of Separation". This was the second time he shared a role with Donald Sutherland, the first one being Hawkeye Pierce in M*A*S*H (1972).
  • (1982 - 1983) Series of TV commercials for Atari Home Computers.
  • (1972) Starred with Louise Lasser in an unsold comedy anthology pilot called "The Class of '55", which would show what happened to the graduates of a fictional college 17 years after graduation.
  • Book: "Never Have Your Dog Stuffed".
  • (1991) He acted in Thornton Wilder's play, "Our Town," at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London, England with Jemma Redgrave, Rowena Cooper, John Normington, John Rose, directed by Robert Allan Ackerman.
  • (2014 - 2015) Series of TV promo commercials, entitled "M*A*S*H memories," for his M*A*S*H (1972) classic television series, on the MeTV all-classic television network.
  • (1959) Stage Play: Only in America. Written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. Based on the book by Harry Golden. Scenic Design by Peter Larkin. Directed by Herman Shumlin. Cort Theatre: 19 Nov 1959- 12 Dec 1959 (28 performances). Cast: Alan Alda (as "Telephone Man") [Broadway debut], David Baker (as "Calvin"), Shannon Bolin (as "Kate Golden"), Norris Borden (as "Young Man"), Flora Campbell (as "Dr. Leota Patterson"), Ludwig Donath (as "I. Birnbaum"), Don Fellows (as "Bill Drake"), Vincent Gardenia (as "Chairman"), Lynn Hamilton (as "Helen Cheney"), Harry Holcombe (as "State Senator Claypool"), Martin Huston (as "Herbert Loomis"), Daniel Keyes (as "Fred"), Enid Markey (as "Mrs. Archer-Loomis"), Laurens Moore (as "Legislator"), Nehemiah Persoff (as "Harry Golden"), Dinnie Smith (as "Velma"), Shepperd Strudwick (as "Lucius Whitmore"), Wayne Tippit (as "Ray"), Charlotte Whaley (as "Ruth-Ella"), Josh White Jr. (as "Jed"), Edwin Whitner (as "Hershey M. Stoddard"), Howard Wierum (as "Wes"), Edmund Williams (as "Stenotypist"), Jerry Wimberly (as "Balthasar"). Produced by Herman Shumlin.
  • (1961) Stage Play: Purlie Victorious. Comedy. Written by Ossie Davis. Directed by Howard Da Silva. Cort Theatre (moved to The Longacre Theatre from 20 Nov 1961- 13 May 1962): 28 Sep 1961- 13 May 1962 (261 performances). Cast: Ossie Davis (as "Purlie Victorious Judson"), Ruby Dee (as "Lutiebell Gussie Mae Jenkins"), Sorrell Booke (as "Ol' Cap'n Cotchipee"), Godfrey Cambridge [credited as Godfrey M. Cambridge] (as "Gitlow Judson"), Alan Alda (as "Charley Cotchipee"), Roger C. Carmel (as "The Deputy"), Ci Herzog (as "The Sheriff") [Broadway debut], Helen Martin (as "Missy Judson"), Beah Richards (as "Idella Landy"). Understudies: Gail Fisher (as "Lutiebell Gussie Mae Jenkins") [Broadway debut], Gloria Foster (as "Idella Landy/Missy Judson"), Michael Lord (as "Charley Cotchipee/The Deputy"), John Sillings (as "The Sheriff"), Mel Stewart (as "Gitlow Judson/Purlie Victorious Judson") and Mervyn Williams (as "Ol' Cap'n Cotchipee"). Produced by Philip Rose. Note: Filmed by Hammer Film Productions as Gone Are the Days! (1963)
  • (1964) Stage Play: Fair Game for Lovers.
  • (1964) Stage Play: Cafe Crown.
  • (1964) Stage Play: The Owl and the Pussycat. Comedy. Written by Bill Manhoff. Incidental music by Mark Lawrence. Music arranged by Norman Paris. Music arranged for Mark L. Enterprises. Scenic Design and Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Florence Klotz. Associate Designer: Paul Trautvetter. Assistant Designer: Jack Lindsay and Chris Thee. Directed by Arthur Storch. ANTA Playhouse (moved to The Royale Theatre form 27 Sep 1965 to close): 18 Nov 1964- 27 Nov 1965 (427 performances). Cast: Alan Alda (as "F. Sherman"), Diana Sands (as "Doris W."). Produced by Philip Rose, Pat Fowler and Seven Arts Productions. Note: Filmed as a Barbra Streisand vehicle as The Owl and the Pussycat (1970).
  • (1966) Stage Play: The Apple Tree. Musical comedy. Note: Mr. Alda was nominated for a Tony award for Best Actor in a Musical. Featured on original cast recording.
  • (1992) Stage Play: Jake's Women. Comedy.
  • (1998) Stage Play: Art. Written by Yasmina Reza. Translated by Christopher Hampton. Incidental music by Gary Yershon. Directed by Matthew Warchus. Royale Theatre: 1 Mar 1998- 8 Aug 1999 (600 performances + 20 previews that began on 12 Feb 1996). Cast: Alan Alda (as "Marc"), Victor Garber Serge"), Alfred Molina (as "Yvan") [Broadway debut]. Replacement actors: Brian Cox (as "Marc"), Henry Goodman (as "Serge"), David Haig (as "Yvan"), Buck Henry (as "Marc") [circa 11 May 1999- 8 Aug 1999/Broadway debut], Judd Hirsch (as "Marc") [from 22 Dec 1998- ?], Wayne Knight (as "Yvan") [circa 11 May 1999- 8 Aug 1999], Joe Morton (as "Serge") [from 22 Dec 1998- ?], George Segal (as "Serge") [circa 11 May 1999- 8 Aug 1999], George Wendt (as "Yvan") [from 22 Dec 1998- ?/Broadway debut]. Produced by David Pugh, Sean Connery and Joan Cullman. Associate Producer: Dafydd Rogers and Stuart Thompson.
  • (2001) Stage Play: QED. Drama.
  • (2003) Stage Play: The Play What I Wrote. Comedy. Written by Hamish McColl, Sean Foley and Eddie Braben.
  • (2005) Stage Play: Glengarry Glen Ross. Drama (revival).
  • (1988) TV commercial: IBM computers
  • (1991) He acted in Thornton Wilder's play, "Our Town," at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London, England with Jemma Redgrave, Rowena Cooper, John Normington, and John Rose in the cast. Robert Allan Ackerman was director.
  • (April 15 to June 27, 1993) He acted in Neil Simon's play, "Jake's Women," in presented by the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson at the James A. Doolittle (University of California) Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Gene Saks was director. Tharon Musser was lighting designer.
  • (September 2016) TV commercial for Cigna

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