Billy Baldwin has distinguished himself as an actor, producer and writer who continues to showcase his multitude of talents in the world of film and television.
He recently starred in and executive produced the new Netflix/CBC family drama “Northern Rescue” opposite Kathleen Robertson.
He followed that with another starring role opposite Miles Teller in Nicolas Winding Refn’s Amazon series “Too Old to Die Young.”
In 2018, he received great reviews for his dark role in the USA Network/SyFy series “The Purge” – based on the popular Blumhouse film franchise.
Baldwin made his television series debut starring in the hit ABC series, “Dirty Sexy Money,” opposite Jill Clayburgh, Donald Sutherland and Peter Krause. He won rave reviews portraying Patrick Darling, the state Attorney General who harbored a multitude of scandalous secrets – including an affair with his transgendered mistress. Since then, he has appeared on several acclaimed series including BBC’s “Copper,” TV Land’s “Hot in Cleveland,” NBC’s “Parenthood” and “30 Rock,” CW’s “Gossip Girl” and FX’s “Wilfred.”
Baldwin has starred in over 30 films of varied genres. In 1991, he starred opposite Kurt Russell and Robert DeNiro in Ron Howard’s sensational “Backdraft.” In 2005, he memorably starred with Laura Linney and Jeff Daniels in the critical award winning hit film “The Squid & The Whale,“ the drama directed by Noah Baumbach. He also appeared in the hit comedy “Forgetting Sarah Marshall,” with Kristen Bell and Russell Brand, co-starred with William Hurt and Tim Robbins in the independent comedy “Noise,” as well as the 2007 Slamdance Film Festival and HBO Comedy Arts Festival entry “Humble Pie.” His other film credits include the screen adaptation of Noel Coward’s “Relative Values,” “One Eyed King,” “The Brotherhood of Murder,” “Curdled,” “Virus,” “Pyromaniacs: A Love Story,” “Shattered Image,” “Double Bang,” “Fair Game,” “Sliver,” “Three of Hearts,” “Flatliners,” “Internal Affairs,” “The Preppy Murder” and Oliver Stone’s “Born on the Fourth of July.”
As a producer, Baldwin co-produced the independent film “Lymelife.” He produced and starred in “Lead with the Heart” and “Second Time Around” for the Hallmark Network.
He was also the Executive Producer for his wife Chynna Phillips’ record “One Reason” for her band “Chynna & Vaughan.”
A native of Massapequa, New York, Baldwin graduated Binghamton University with a degree in Political Science and politics remains a passion.
Baldwin serves on the boards of KCLU radio, The Massapequa Community Fund, The Committee to Preserve Olympic Wrestling, the Bearcat Wrestling Club, The Los Angelitos Orphanage and The Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund.
Baldwin lives in California with his wife, singer/songwriter Chynna Phillips and their three children Jameson, Vance and Brooke.