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William Baldwin Biography

Birth Name:
William Joseph Baldwin
Birth Place:
Massapequa, New York, United States

Fast Facts

  • Worked on Capitol Hill as an aide to Rep
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  • Downey after graduating from college
  • Modeled for Calvin Klein and appeared in a number of commercials before moving into acting
  • Made his big-screen debut in Oliver Stone's Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
  • Along with his brother Stephen, opened Alaia's, a restaurant in Manhattan named after Stephen's daughter, in 1999
  • Wife, Chynna Phillips, was a member of the pop trio Wilson Phillips
  • Inducted into the Amateur Wrestling Hall of Fame
  • TV work includes starring as politician Patrick Darling for two seasons on Dirty Sexy Money and guest stints on Parenthood and Gossip Girl