William Baldwin: Born February 21, 1963,

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Massapequa on Long Island, New York.

William Baldwin has distinguished himself as an actor/producer/writer who continues to showcase his multitude of talents in the world of film and television.

William Baldwin is busy in the coming

 year, starring in many high-profile projects. William Baldwin is currently on the road shooting back-to back productions around the globe. He wrapped his role as Miles Teller’s regular in Nicolas Winding Refn’s highly anticipated Amazon series “Too Old to Die Young”

He will soon be in Canada, starring and executive producing “Northern Rescue”, a new Netflix / CBC family drama with Kathleen Robertson. John West (Baldwin), after the death of his wife, packs up his children and moves to his small northern town to become the commanding officer of the local search and rescue service. The family has to adjust to their new environment, make new friends, and accept Sarah’s passing.

William Baldwin, Donald Sutherland and Brian McCaffrey will also reprise their roles in “Backdraft 2,” the Universal / Netflix sequel. Filming is currently underway in Eastern Europe for the action drama. The actor will then return to America to reprise his role as “The Purge”, a USA Network/SyFy series (Fall 2018). The series is based on the Blumhouse film franchise that chronicles one day in a year when murder and mayhem are legalized. It will be an entirely new chapter of America’s 12 hours a year of lawlessness. Baldwin will portray David Ryker, the handsome and powerful Managing Partner of an investment firm. He is a confident leader with intelligence and intelligence but also has a Purge night secret. He will also be appearing in “Insatiable,” a new Netflix series.

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Series debut was made when he starred in “Dirty Sexy Money,” an ABC hit series that featured Jill Clayburgh and Donald Sutherland. The comedy was a tongue-in-cheek look at the wealth, power and privilege of the fictional Darling family in New York City. He was praised for his portrayal of Patrick Darling, the state attorney general. Darling had many scandalous secrets including an affair with a transgendered woman. He has been a regular guest on many acclaimed TV series, including BBC’s Copper, TV Land’s Hot in Cleveland, NBC’s Parenthood & 30 Rock, CW’s Gossip Girl and FX’s Wilfred. He also appeared on “MacGyver,” Hawaii 5-0,” Hit the Floor,” and “Forever” as a guest/recurring host.

Baldwin has appeared in more than 30 films across many genres. He starred in “The Squid & The Whale” with Jeff Daniels and Laura Linney in 2005. Noah Baumbach directed the drama and Wes Anderson produced it. It was ranked on more than 200 of the Top 10 Lists in 2005. With Kristen Bell and Russell Brand, he also appeared in “Forgetting Sarah Marshall”, a comedy that was a hit. He also co-starred in “Noise,” an independent comedy with William Baldwin Hurt and Tim Robbins. “Humble Pie” was also a 2007 entry in the Slamdance Film Festival and HBO Comedy Arts Festival entries. Other credits include Noel Coward’s screen adaptation of “Relative Values,” “One Eyed King,” “The Brotherhood of Murder,”” “Curdled,”,” Virus,”,”Pyromaniacs, A Love Story,”,”Shattered Image,”,”Double Bang,”,”Fair Game,”,”Sliver,” Flatliners,” and “Internal Affairs.” Oliver Stone’s “Born On the Fourth of July” was his feature film debut.

Baldwin was a producer on the independent film William Baldwin Lymelife, starring Cynthia Nixon and Alec Nixon. He was a producer and star in “Lead with the Heart”, “Second Time Around” and “Lead with the Heart” for the Hallmark Network.

Baldwin is a Massapequa native and graduated from William Baldwin Binghamton University in Political Science. Politics remains his passion. Baldwin is a member of the boards at KCLU radio, The Massapequa Community Fund and The Committee to Preserve Olympic Wrestling. He also serves as The Committee to Preserve Olympic Wrestling.

Baldwin lives in California together with his wife, singer/songwriter Chyna Phillips, and their three children Jameson and William Baldwin Vance. He was also the Executive producer for Phillips’ album “One Reason” with her band “Chynna & Vaughan.”