William Baldwin

About William Baldwin

William Joseph Baldwin (born February 21, 1963) is an American actor, producer and writer. A member of the Baldwin family, he is the second-youngest of the four Baldwin brothers. He has starred in the films ‘Flatliners’, ‘Backdraft’, ‘Sliver’, ‘Virus’, ‘The Squid and the Whale’, ‘Forgetting Sarah Marshall’, in which he portrayed himself, and the Netflix show ‘Northern Rescue’.

Before starting his acting career, William Baldwin was a fashion model for Calvin Klein. His first starring role was in a TV movie as Robert Chambers, alongside Danny Aiello and Lara Flynn Boyle in ‘The Preppie Murder’, which aired on ABC in 1989. Baldwin also appeared in the 1989 film ‘Born on the Fourth of July’, starring Tom Cruise. In 2001, Baldwin played a leading role in the television film ‘Double Bang’ which aired on HBO. Since then, Baldwin has played in other projects such as ‘Red Rover’ in 2003, ‘Park’, ‘Feel’ and ‘Lenexa’, ‘1 Mile’ in 2006, and ‘Adrift in Manhattan’, ‘A Plumm Summer’, ‘Noise’, and ‘Humble Pie’ in 2007. 

His 2004 film ‘Art Heist’ received significant attention when it was released on DVD. Baldwin has continued to act in films and on television, but has not taken many leading roles. As of 2021, William Baldwin is still relatively active and has made appearances in multiple TV and Film productions over the last few years, namely ‘Backdraft 2’, ‘You are Here’, ‘Trunk’, ‘Candy Land’ and ‘The Purge’. Learn More…

William Baldwin