Bill Irwin

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: William Mills Irwin
  • Birth Place: Santa Monica, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/11/1950, Aries
  • Profession: Actor; clown
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Bill Irwin Fast Facts:
  • Helped found the Pickle Family Circus in San Francisco.
  • Performed with the Cadet Drum and Bugle Corp at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.
  • In 1984, became the first Oberlin alum (and first performance artist) to be named a MacArthur Fellow.
  • Appeared in the music video for Bobby McFerrin's "Don't Worry, Be Happy" in 1988.
  • In 2010, received the first New Victory Arts Award for bringing arts to children, and children to the arts.
  • Bill Irwin Relationships:
  • Elizabeth Irwin - Mother
  • Martha Irwin - Wife
  • Kimi Okada - Ex-wife
  • Horace Irwin - Father
  • Santos Patrick Morales Irwin - Son
  • Bill Irwin Awards:
  • 2005 Tony: Actor (Play) - Winner
  • 1989 Tony: Director (Play) - Nominee
  • 1989 Tony: Actor (Play) - Nominee
  • 1989 Tony: Choreographer - Nominee
  • 1989 Tony: Play - Nominee
  • College:
  • Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH (1973); attended Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College, Venice, FL

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