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January 26, 2020

Alan Alda of M*A*S*H Fame Is a Doting Husband and a Proud Dad of Three Beautiful Daughters

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Alan Alda, who played Hawkeye Pierce in the war television series "M*A*S*H," is a proud father of three wonderful daughters. Meet all of them.

The legendary actor married his wife, Arlene, in March 1957. They were blessed with three beautiful daughters — Eve, Beatrice, and Elizabeth.

Scroll on down to meet and get to know Alda's children. Two of them once entered the world of showbiz.

Arlene Alda and Alan Alda at the Marriot Marquis Hotel on April 18, 2006 in New York, NY. | Photo: Getty Images

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EVE

Eve studied at Connecticut College and graduated with a degree in Psychology, according to her Facebook profile. 

Currently, she lives in Winchester, Massachusetts. She remains close to her family. Her profile additionally indicates that she studied at the Simmons School of Social Work in Boston too. 

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Eve once took to her personal Facebook account to discuss her father's decision to announce he has Parkinson's disease. She wrote, "Glad my Dad decided to go public with Parkinsons diagnosis, this morning."

BEATRICE

During the '80s, Beatrice entered the movie industry, following in her acclaimed father's footsteps. Alongside her dad, she made her debut screen appearance in "The Four Seasons," according to IMDB.

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Beatrice is also known for her excellent works in "Out Late" and "Men of Respect." She became a moviemaker as she got older. Beatrice is also the owner of the production company Forever Films Studios.

ELIZABETH

Elizabeth initially considered a career in acting like her sister Beatrice. She also starred in "The Four Seasons," according to IMDB.

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However, she discovered her real calling and became a special education teacher. Her father Alda once explained to Saturday Evening Post:

"Elizabeth [was an] actress for a while. But then Elizabeth decided she didn't really care for acting. She became a teacher of the deaf and a special education teacher in general."

Alda, a six-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner, added that he's very proud of his daughters because they all have advanced degrees.

FIGHTING A DISEASE

The family remains close to one another, and the three ladies support their father in his fight with Parkinson’s disease.

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In July 2018, Alda made an appearance on "CBS This Morning," where he announced that he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease three years prior.

The actor hoped going public would not just ease the fear others might be feeling, but also put his own mind at ease. 

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