Alec Baldwin: The Hunk from Red October

Stardom is one role the versatile Alec Baldwin can't disappear in

- Caribbean blue eyes. The knowing mouth. A fine figure that stops just this side of martial artistry. These are the anonymous good looks of an afternoon actor. Alec Baldwin started in soaps, and he could have stagnated there. But moviemakers recognized his restless intelligence, and now moviegoers are in on the secret. Smart Alec, 31, is a talent Hollywood can bank on.

As CIA good guy Jack Ryan, Baldwin stands up to Soviet submaster Sean Connery in the toy-boat saga The Hunt for Red October, which opened this month to record-breaking business. In next month's Miami Blues, a mammothly entertaining...

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