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Bill Brochtrup (born March 7, 1963) is an American film, television, and stage actor. He is known for playing "PAA John Irvin", the gay administrative aide, on NYPD Blue.

Brochtrup was born in Inglewood, California and raised in Tacoma, Washington, attending New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.

His theatre credits include David Marshall Grant's Snakebit (Off-Broadway at the Century Center and in Los Angeles at the Coast Playhouse), South Coast Repertory (Noises Off, Taking Steps, The Real Thing), The Antaeus Company (Cousin Bette, Tonight at 8:30, Sinan Unel's Pera Palas), Black Dahlia Theatre (Jonathan Tolins' Secrets of the Trade, Richard Kramer's Theater District, both directed by Matt Shakman), The Odyssey Theatre Ensemble (Bach at Leipzig, Small Tragedy), L.A. Theatre Works (The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial, The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial), and Pasadena Playhouse (If Memory Serves).

He can be seen in the feature films Life as We Know It, He's Just Not That Into You, Duck, Ravenous, Man of the Year, and Space Marines. He has appeared on television shows as varied as Dexter, Without a Trace, The Wild Thornberrys (as the voice of a dolphin), and Bravo's Celebrity Poker Showdown.

Brochtrup is a frequent guest host of the PBS newsmagazine In The Life, and has been a series regular on three Steven Bochco shows, CBS sitcom Public Morals, ABC drama Total Security, and seven seasons on NYPD Blue.

He has written for Out magazine and the best-selling book of essays I Love You, Mom!, told his original stories at Un-Cabaret and numerous Spoken Word events, hosted AIDS Walks across the country, supports animal rescue organizations like the SPCA and has traveled the Persian Gulf, Atlantic, Mediterranean, Germany, Japan, Bosnia and Kosovo meeting servicemen and women during Handshake Tours for the USO and Armed Forces Entertainment.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Bill Brochtrup, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Bill Brochtrup (born March 7, 1963) is an American film, television, and stage actor. He is known for playing "PAA John Irvin", the gay administrative aide, on NYPD Blue.

Brochtrup was born in Inglewood, California and raised in Tacoma, Washington, attending New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.

His theatre credits include David Marshall Grant's Snakebit (Off-Broadway at the Century Center and in Los Angeles at the Coast Playhouse), South Coast Repertory (Noises Off, Taking Steps, The Real Thing), The Antaeus Company (Cousin Bette, Tonight at 8:30, Sinan Unel's Pera Palas), Black Dahlia Theatre (Jonathan Tolins' Secrets of the Trade, Richard Kramer's Theater District, both directed by Matt Shakman), The Odyssey Theatre Ensemble (Bach at Leipzig, Small Tragedy), L.A. Theatre Works (The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial, The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial), and Pasadena Playhouse (If Memory Serves).

He can be seen in the feature films Life as We Know It, He's Just Not That Into You, Duck, Ravenous, Man of the Year, and Space Marines. He has appeared on television shows as varied as Dexter, Without a Trace, The Wild Thornberrys (as the voice of a dolphin), and Bravo's Celebrity Poker Showdown.

Brochtrup is a frequent guest host of the PBS newsmagazine In The Life, and has been a series regular on three Steven Bochco shows, CBS sitcom Public Morals, ABC drama Total Security, and seven seasons on NYPD Blue.

He has written for Out magazine and the best-selling book of essays I Love You, Mom!, told his original stories at Un-Cabaret and numerous Spoken Word events, hosted AIDS Walks across the country, supports animal rescue organizations like the SPCA and has traveled the Persian Gulf, Atlantic, Mediterranean, Germany, Japan, Bosnia and Kosovo meeting servicemen and women during Handshake Tours for the USO and Armed Forces Entertainment.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Bill Brochtrup, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 22

Birthday 1963-03-07

Place of Birth Inglewood - California - USA

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Also Known As

  • William Brochtrup

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Hypnotized as Kyle
2012 Major Crimes (2 episodes) as Dr. Joe Bowman
2011 Shameless (1 episode) as Hal
2010 Life As We Know It as Gary
2009 He's Just Not That Into You as Larry
2005 Duck as Leopold
2004 TV Revolution (1 episode)
2002 Without a Trace (1 episode)
1999 Ravenous as Lindus
1997 Total Security (13 episodes)
1997 Dharma & Greg (1 episode)
1997 Two Voices as David Ivey
1996 Public Morals (13 episodes) as John Irvin
1996 Not Again! as Glen
1996 Space Marines as Hacker
1995 Man of the Year as Pledge Cartwright
1993 NYPD Blue (20 episodes) as John Irvin
1991 The Arrival as Ace
1990 Rockula as Roadie
1987 Tour of Duty (1 episode) as Brockman
1986 ALF (1 episode)
1984 Murder, She Wrote (1 episode)

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