He wanted to be a lawyer before acting!

'30 Rock': What Is "Jack Donaghy" Doing Today?

Alec Baldwin speaks onstage during the Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin in Beverly Hills, California, 2019

Alec Baldwin is considered to be one of the best actors of all time and we always loved to see him as "Jack Donaghy" in 30 Rock. But what is he up to now? We have all the information!

If you watched 30 Rock you are probably very familiar with "Jack Donaghy", "Liz Lemon's" (Tina Fey) demanding and ironic boss who always made us laugh! Alec Baldwin portrayed the iconic character from 2006 until 2013 and it was always funny to see how he did his job as a network executive and also how he was a true womanizer.

We all know Alec Baldwin already had a very successful career in show business before 30 Rock, as he starred in films like Beetlejuice, Notting Hill, and Pearl Harbor, but what has he been up to lately?

Alec Baldwin as "Jack Donaghy" in 30 Rock, 2007

What is the 30 Rock star Alec Baldwin doing today? 

Right after 30 Rock ended, Alec Baldwin started to appear in a series of television shows and films. His most relevant appearances are in series like Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, American Experience, and The Alec Baldwin Show. Since 2016 he portrays "Donald Trump" on Saturday Night Live, which is probably his most famous work in recent years.

And just last year, he appeared in the Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin, where he is subjected to jokes at the expense of numerous celebrities like Robert de Niro, Jeffrey Ross, and Caitlyn Jenner.

Regarding film, Alec Baldwin recently appeared in the 2016 movie Paris Can Wait, as well as in the 2018 films A Star is Born, BlacKkKlansman, and Mission: Impossible - Fallout. This year the 63-year-old actor also appeared in several movies like Before You Know It, and Drunk Parents, and he is currently working on Lamborghini - The Legend, and Pixie, both set to premiere this year.

Hilaria Baldwin and Alec Baldwin attend the 23rd Annual ACE Awards in New York City, 2019

Five quick facts about Alec Baldwin

  • He was married to Kim Basinger and together they had eleven dogs, seven cats, and a wolf. Since 2012 he has been happily married to Hilaria Baldwin and they have six kids!
  • He worked at Studio 54 in the '70s and he actually wanted to be a lawyer before discovering his passion for acting
  • In 1990 People magazine included him on the list of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World
  • Meryl Streep is one of his closest friends
  • As of 2019, Alec Baldwin has appeared in 5 films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: Working Girl (1988), The Aviator (2004), The Departed (2006), BlacKkKlansman (2018), and A Star Is Born (2018)