Biography

Appearing in dozens of films since 1980, Baldwin rose to prominence as the troubled outcast Ricky Linderman in My Bodyguard (1980) and moved on to bigger roles in D.C. Cab (1983), Full Metal Jacket (1987), Independence Day (1996), The Patriot (2000) and Serenity (2005)—in which he reprises his role as the mercenary Jayne Cobb from the television series Firefly. His other work includes Radio Flyer (1992), From the Earth to the Moon (1998), The X-Files (Knowle Rohrer), Smoke Jumpers (1996), The Cape, Men in Black: The Series, Stargate SG-1, Angel, The Inside, NCIS and the 2005 remake of The Poseidon Adventure. He also starred in the ABC series Day Break as Chad Shelten in 2006. Baldwin parodied the Ricky Linderman character in the 2008 film Drillbit Taylor. Baldwin won a SyFy Genre Award in 2006 for Best Supporting Actor/Television for his role as Jayne Cobb in the television series Firefly. Baldwin was cast as Clark Kent/Superman in the first DC animated universe movie, Superman: Doomsday, based on DC Comics' The Death of Superman and is currently co-starring in the NBC television show Chuck as NSA Agent John Casey. The show premiered September 24, 2007. Baldwin has a role as a voice actor in the Xbox 360 games Halo 3 and Halo 3: ODST, the latter putting him in the role of Cpl. Taylor "Dutch" Miles. Baldwin also appears as a voice actor in Half Life 2: Episode 2 for various resistance soldiers and citizens. Adam also appeared in Mass Effect 2, playing the role of Quarian marine Kal'Reegar. Baldwin was born in Chicago, Illinois and studied at New Trier Township High School East in Winnetka, Illinois. He has three children with his wife, Ami. He has been a registered voter with the Democratic Party since 1980, but admits reexamining his views after being given a copy of David Horowitz's book Radical Son. Politically, he considers himself a "small government conservative libertarian", and has contributed blogs to the Huffington Post and Big Hollywood. As a hobby, he also collects and posts links to varying viewpoints on his Twitter feed

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Appearing in dozens of films since 1980, Baldwin rose to prominence as the troubled outcast Ricky Linderman in My Bodyguard (1980) and moved on to bigger roles in D.C. Cab (1983), Full Metal Jacket (1987), Independence Day (1996), The Patriot (2000) and Serenity (2005)—in which he reprises his role as the mercenary Jayne Cobb from the television series Firefly. His other work includes Radio Flyer (1992), From the Earth to the Moon (1998), The X-Files (Knowle Rohrer), Smoke Jumpers (1996), The Cape, Men in Black: The Series, Stargate SG-1, Angel, The Inside, NCIS and the 2005 remake of The Poseidon Adventure. He also starred in the ABC series Day Break as Chad Shelten in 2006. Baldwin parodied the Ricky Linderman character in the 2008 film Drillbit Taylor. Baldwin won a SyFy Genre Award in 2006 for Best Supporting Actor/Television for his role as Jayne Cobb in the television series Firefly. Baldwin was cast as Clark Kent/Superman in the first DC animated universe movie, Superman: Doomsday, based on DC Comics' The Death of Superman and is currently co-starring in the NBC television show Chuck as NSA Agent John Casey. The show premiered September 24, 2007. Baldwin has a role as a voice actor in the Xbox 360 games Halo 3 and Halo 3: ODST, the latter putting him in the role of Cpl. Taylor "Dutch" Miles. Baldwin also appears as a voice actor in Half Life 2: Episode 2 for various resistance soldiers and citizens. Adam also appeared in Mass Effect 2, playing the role of Quarian marine Kal'Reegar. Baldwin was born in Chicago, Illinois and studied at New Trier Township High School East in Winnetka, Illinois. He has three children with his wife, Ami. He has been a registered voter with the Democratic Party since 1980, but admits reexamining his views after being given a copy of David Horowitz's book Radical Son. Politically, he considers himself a "small government conservative libertarian", and has contributed blogs to the Huffington Post and Big Hollywood. As a hobby, he also collects and posts links to varying viewpoints on his Twitter feed

Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 81

Birthday 1962-02-27

Place of Birth Winnetka, Illinois, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2014 The Last Ship(37 episodes) as XO Mike Slattery
2012 Browncoats Unite: Firefly 10th Anniversary Special as Himself
2011 InSight as Dr. Graham Barrett
2010 The Assignment as Mr. Clements
2009 Little Fish, Strange Pond as Tommy
2009 Castle(2 episodes) as Det. Ethan Slaughter
2008 Gospel Hill as Carl Herrod
2007 Chuck(102 episodes) as John Casey
2007 Superman: Doomsday as Superman / Clark Kent / Dark Superman (voice)
2007 Sands Of Oblivion as Jesse Carter
2007 The Thirst as Lenny
2006 Day Break(27 episodes)
2006 Done the Impossible as Himself
2005 The Poseidon Adventure as Mike Rogo
2005 Bones(1 episode)
2005 Serenity as Jayne
2005 The Inside(13 episodes)
2004 CSI: NY(1 episode)
2004 Evil Eyes as Jeff Stenn
2004 The Freediver as Dr. Viades
2003 Monster Makers as Jay Forrest
2003 NCIS(1 episode)
2003 Betrayal as Det. Mark Winston
2003 Gacy as John Gacy, Sr.
2003 Control Factor as Lance Bishop
2002 CSI: Miami(1 episode)
2002 Firefly(14 episodes) as Jayne Cobb
2002 The Keyman as Chris Myers / Keyman
2002 Hyper Sonic as Christopher Bannon
2001 Double Bang as Vinnie Krailes
2001 Jackpot
2001 Above & Beyond as Peter Clerkin
2001 The Zeta Project(1 episode)
2000 Static Shock(1 episode)
2000 Jackie Chan Adventures(1 episode)
2000 The Right Temptation as Captain Wagner
2000 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde as Dr Jekyll / Mr Hyde
2000 The Patriot as Capt. Wilkins
1999 Angel(5 episodes)
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit(3 episodes) as Captain Steven Harris
1998 Indiscreet as Jeremy Butler
1998 Gargantua as Jack Ellway
1998 From the Earth to the Moon(25 episodes)
1997 Men in Black: The Series(53 episodes)
1997 The Visitor(4 episodes)
1997 Stargate SG-1(2 episodes) as Colonel Dave Dixon
1996 The Cape(22 episodes)
1996 Lover's Knot as John Reed
1996 Independence Day as Major Mitchell
1996 Ligne de feu as acteur
1996 Smoke Jumpers as Don Mackey
1996 Starquest II as Lee
1995 How To Make An American Quilt as Finn's Father
1995 JAG(1 episode)
1995 Digital Man as Captain West
1995 VR.5(1 episode)
1995 Sawbones
1994 Wyatt Earp as Tom McLaury
1994 Blind Justice as Sgt. Hastings
1993 Bitter Harvest as Bobby
1993 The X-Files(5 episodes)
1993 The Last Shot as Mark Tullis Jr.
1993 Cold Sweat as Mitch
1993 Eight Hundred Leagues Down the Amazon as Koja
1992 Deadbolt as Alec Danz
1992 Where the Day Takes You as Officer Black
1992 Cruel Doubt as Det. John Taylor
1992 Radio Flyer as The King
1990 Predator 2 as Garber
1989 Next of Kin as Joey Rosselin
1988 Cohen and Tate as Tate
1987 Full Metal Jacket as Animal Mother
1986 Bad Guys as Skip Jackson
1986 Welcome Home, Bobby as Cleary
1985 Poison Ivy as Ike Dimick
1985 3:15 as Jeff Hannah
1984 Reckless as Randy Daniels
1983 D.C. Cab as Albert Hockenberry
1983 Hadley's Rebellion as Bobo McKenzie
1980 Ordinary People as Stillman
1980 My Bodyguard as Ricky Linderman

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