Since season 3, Baldwin was credited as producer of the show.
In New York City, Baldwin worked as a busboy at the disco Studio 54.
From 1976 to 1979, he attended George Washington University, afterward transferring to New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.
Later that year, he starred in Prelude to a Kiss with Meg Ryan, which was based on the Broadway play.
The film received a lukewarm reception by critics and grossed only $22 million worldwide.
He received his second Emmy nomination for Best Actor in a Television Comedy or Musical as Jack Donaghy in 2008, marking his seventh Primetime Emmy nomination and first win. He also impersonated Republican nominee Donald Trump during SNL's coverage of the 2016 Presidential election, to widespread critical acclaim.
Beginning in 2010, Baldwin appeared in a television campaign for Capital One as their spokesperson.
In 2002, Baldwin appeared in two episodes of Friends as Phoebe Buffay's overly enthusiastic love interest, Parker.
He also portrayed a recurring character in a number of episodes in seasons 7 and 8 of Will & Grace, in which he played Malcolm, a "top secret agent" and the lover of Karen Walker (Megan Mullally).
Baldwin also received an Emmy nomination for the 1995 television version of the production, in which both he and Jessica Lange reprised their roles, alongside John Goodman and Diane Lane.