Another member of the entertainment world is seriously thinking of entering politics in the United States. Veteran actor Alec Baldwin is seriously thinking of running as mayor of New York City in the future. Baldwin, of the widely popular television program “30 Rock” said after 2013 he intends to run as mayor of one of the largest city in the US.The 53-year-old actor said at the moment he is talking with two universities about enrolling in a master’s program in politics and government.
The actor said he wants to better understand what the fiscal imperatives of the mayor’s job are.To avoid any legal impediment in his political ambition, Baldwin said he plans to establish a permanent city residence before running. At the moment, Baldwin’s legal residence is Amagansett, Long Island. He als o owns a Manhattan apartment for two decades. Baldwin first gained recognition through television for his work in the soap opera Knots Landing in the role of Joshua Rush.
He was a cast member for two seasons (6 and 7) before his character was killed off. The series aired on CBS from 1979 to 1993. He has since played both leading and supporting roles in films such as Beetlejuice (1988), The Hunt for Red October (1990), Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000), Final Fantasy The Spirits Within (2001), The Aviator (2004) and The Departed (2006).
His performance in the 2003 film The Cooler garnered him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Since 2006 he has starred as Jack Donaghy on the NBC sitcom 30 Rock. He has received two Emmy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and six Screen Actors Guild Awards.He is the oldest of the Baldwin brothers working in Hollywood.
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