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Beatrice Alda

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Beatrice Alda
Born (1961-08-10) August 10, 1961 (age 59)
New York City, U.S.
🏳️ NationalityAmerican
💼 Occupation
Actress, filmmaker
📆 Years active  1981–present
👩 Spouse(s)Jennifer Brooke
👴 👵 Parent(s)Alan Alda
Arlene Weiss
👪 RelativesRobert Alda
(paternal grandfather)
Antony Alda
(paternal half-uncle)
Elizabeth Alda (sister)

Beatrice Alda (born August 10, 1961) is an American actress and filmmaker who appeared in The Four Seasons and Men of Respect. She is the daughter of Alan and Arlene Alda.

Career[edit]

Alda played Lisa in the 1981 film, The Four Seasons, directed by her father.[1] She reprised the role in the 1984 television series of the same name.[2] She played Judy, the daughter of Steve, who was played by her real life father, in the 1988 film A New Life.[3]

Alda and her wife filmmaker Jennifer Brooke co-directed and produced the 2008 documentary film Out Late, which follows the lives of people who came out as gay, lesbian, and transgender while they were senior citizens.[4][5] They also co-directed and produced the 2016 documentary Legs: a Big Issue in a Small Town about a controversy surrounding a giant Larry Rivers sculpture in a small American town.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Acting[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Work Role Ref.
1981 The Four Seasons Lisa Callan [1]
1988 A New Life Judy [3]
1990 Men of Respect Susan [7]

Television[edit]

Year Work Role Ref.
1984 The Four Seasons Lisa Callan [2]

Filmmaker Credits[edit]

Year Work Position Ref.
2008 Out Late Co-director, producer [8]
2016 Legs: a Big Issue in a Small Town Co-director, producer [9]

Personal life[edit]

Alda is the daughter of actor Alan Alda and author and photographer Arlene Weiss. She is the sister of actress Eve and Elizabeth Alda. Alda has four children with wife Jennifer Brooke.[10]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Brown, Geoff (1981-01-01). "FOUR SEASONS, The". The Monthly Film Bulletin. 48 (564): 155 – via Proquest.
  2. 2.0 2.1 O'Connor, John (1984-02-05). "Alan Alda's New Series Is Off to a Hilarious Start". The New York Times. p. H25 – via ProQuest.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Following in dad's footsteps". Toronto Star. 1987-11-05. p. B1 – via ProQuest.
  4. "Late-in-Life Lesbians: A Sexual Surprise". ABC News. 2009-05-01. Retrieved 2018-02-15.
  5. Merritt, Jim (2020-06-25). "To my younger self: LGBTQ LIers share lifetime of wisdom". Newsday. Retrieved 2020-11-26.
  6. Mohr, Ian (2016-01-17). "Feud over Hamptons 'Legs' sculpture is being made into a movie". Page Six. Retrieved 2020-11-26.
  7. Taylor, Alan (1992-05-01). "Men of Respect". Sight and Sound. Vol. 2 no. 1. London. p. 55 – via ProQuest.
  8. Notaro, Gerald A. (2012-01-03). "Video". Video Journal. 137 (4): 62 – via ProQuest.
  9. "'Legs' Documentary Explores Division In Sag Harbor". The Southampton PRess. 2016-02-09. Retrieved 2020-11-26.
  10. "INTERVIEW: Filmmakers Beatrice Alda And Jennifer Brooke On "Legs: A Big Issue In A Small Town" | The Arts | Hamptons International Film Festival". www.hamptons.com. Retrieved 2018-02-15.

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