During his 40-year career Alan Alda has authored books, written screenplays and amassed Emmys and Golden Globes. One of TV Guide's 50 Greatest Television Stars of All Time, for his portrayal of Hawkeye Pierce on M*A*S*H -the role earned him a total of five Emmys. Additionally, from 1993 until 2005 he hosted Scientific American Frontiers on PBS. In 2013, he hosted "Brains on Trial," a neurological look at brains in the courtroom. He has evolved as an activist for feminist and scientific causes, founding the Center For Communicating Science at Stony Brook University where he uses his expertise to help scientists communicate more effectively.