Alan Alda reveals he has had Parkinson’s for years

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NEW YORK, NY – MAY 30: Alan Alda attends the World Science Festival 2017 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on May 30, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Actor Alan Alda revealed he has Parkinson’s Disease in an appearance on “CBS This Morning” Tuesday. 

Alda said he was diagnosed with the disease three and a half years ago. 

He told CBS he’s had “a full life” since then. 

Alda, 82, is best known for his role as Hawkeye Pierce on M*A*S*H* and has won six Emmy Awards and six Golden Globe awards. He was also a writer and director on the show. 

He also hosted PBS’ “Scientific American Frontier.”

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