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Adam Baldwin

Appearing in dozens of films since 1980, Baldwin rose to prominence as the troubled outcast Ricky Linderman in My Bodyguard (1980) and moved on to bigger roles in D.C. Cab (1983), Full Metal Jacket (1987), Independence Day (1996), The Patriot (2000) and Serenity (2005)—in which he reprises his role as the mercenary Jayne Cobb from the television series Firefly. His other work includes Radio Flyer (1992), From the Earth to the Moon (1998), The X-Files (Knowle Rohrer), Smoke Jumpers (1996), The Cape, Men in Black: The Series, Stargate SG-1, Angel, The Inside, NCIS and the 2005 remake of The Poseidon Adventure. He also starred in the ABC series Day Break as Chad Shelten in 2006. Baldwin parodied the Ricky Linderman character in the 2008 film Drillbit Taylor. Baldwin won a SyFy Genre Award in 2006 for Best Supporting Actor/Television for his role as Jayne Cobb in the television series Firefly. Baldwin was cast as Clark Kent/Superman in the first DC animated universe movie, Superman: Doomsday, based on DC Comics' The Death of Superman and is currently co-starring in the NBC television show Chuck as NSA Agent John Casey. The show premiered September 24, 2007. Baldwin has a role as a voice actor in the Xbox 360 games Halo 3 and Halo 3: ODST, the latter putting him in the role of Cpl. Taylor "Dutch" Miles. Baldwin also appears as a voice actor in Half Life 2: Episode 2 for various resistance soldiers and citizens. Adam also appeared in Mass Effect 2, playing the role of Quarian marine Kal'Reegar. Baldwin was born in Chicago, Illinois and studied at New Trier Township High School East in Winnetka, Illinois. He has three children with his wife, Ami. He has been a registered voter with the Democratic Party since 1980, but admits reexamining his views after being given a copy of David Horowitz's book Radical Son. Politically, he considers himself a "small government conservative libertarian", and has contributed blogs to the Huffington Post and Big Hollywood. As a hobby, he also collects and posts links to varying viewpoints on his Twitter feed

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Feb 27, 1962 In Winnetka - Illinois - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Mi guardaespaldas 1980-07-11
Latest Project:
Series The Last Ship 2014-06-22
Known For
Poster of CSI: Nueva York
Poster of Ley y orden: Unidad de víctimas especiales
Poster of The Cape
Poster of The Last Shot
Series The Last Ship XO Mike Slattery 2014-06-22
Película Browncoats Unite: Firefly 10th Anniversary Special Himself 2012-11-11
Película Visiones de un asesinato Dr. Graham Barrett 2011-09-02
Película The Assignment Mr. Clements 2010-06-15
Película Little Fish, Strange Pond Tommy 2009-10-23
Series Castle Det. Ethan Slaughter 2009-03-08
Película Gospel Hill Carl Herrod 2008-02-09
Película La maldición del desierto Jesse Carter 2007-07-28
Película The Thirst Lenny 2007-05-15
Película La muerte de Superman Superman / Clark Kent / Dark Superman (voice) 2007-09-18
Series Chuck John Casey 2007-09-24
Película Done the Impossible Himself 2006-07-28
Series Atrapado en el tiempo 2006-11-15
Series The Inside 2005-06-08
Película Serenity Jayne 2005-08-25
Series Bones Unknown 2005-09-12
Película La aventura del Poseidón Mike Rogo 2005-11-20
Película The Freediver Dr. Viades 2004-01-01
Película Evil Eyes Jeff Stenn 2004-08-04
Series CSI: Nueva York Unknown 2004-09-21
Película Control Factor Lance Bishop 2003-01-18
Película Gacy, el payaso asesino John Gacy, Sr. 2003-05-13
Película Monster Makers Jay Forrest 2003-10-26
Película Traición Det. Mark Winston 2003-08-01
Series Navy: Investigación criminal Unknown 2003-09-23
Película The Keyman Chris Myers / Keyman 2002-08-02
Película Hyper Sonic Christopher Bannon 2002-01-22
Series Firefly Jayne Cobb 2002-09-20
Series CSI: Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
Series El proyecto Z Unknown 2001-01-27
Película Más allá del deber Peter Clerkin 2001-05-25
Película Jackpot 2001-07-26
Película Doble juego Vinnie Krailes 2001-08-17
Película Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Dr Jekyll / Mr Hyde 2000-07-28
Película El patriota Capt. Wilkins 2000-06-28
Película Coartada Criminal Captain Wagner 2000-08-19
Series Las Aventuras de Jackie Chan Unknown 2000-09-09
Series Descarga estática Unknown 2000-09-23
Series Ley y orden: Unidad de víctimas especiales Captain Steven Harris 1999-09-20
Series Ángel Unknown 1999-10-05
Series De la Tierra a la la Luna 1998-04-05
Película Indiscreción Jeremy Butler 1998-08-28
Película Gargantua Jack Ellway 1998-05-19
Series Stargate SG-1 Unknown 1997-07-27
Series The Visitor Unknown 1997-09-19
Series Hombres de Negro: La serie animada 1997-10-11
Película Ángeles de fuego Don Mackey 1996-02-11
Película Ligne de feu acteur 1996-05-22
Película Starquest II Lee 1996-01-01
Película Independence Day Major Mitchell 1996-06-25
Series The Cape 1996-09-09
Película Lover's Knot John Reed 1996-07-12
Series VR.5 Unknown 1995-03-10
Película Sawbones 1995-01-01
Película Digital Man Captain West 1995-09-05
Series J.A.G.: Alerta roja Unknown 1995-09-23
Película Donde reside el Amor Finn's Father 1995-10-06
Película Justicia ciega Sgt. Hastings 1994-01-01
Película Wyatt Earp Tom McLaury 1994-06-24
Película Cold Sweat Mitch 1993-05-07
Película Eight Hundred Leagues Down the Amazon Koja 1993-01-01
Película The Last Shot Mark Tullis Jr. 1993-09-01
Series Expediente X Unknown 1993-09-10
Película Bitter Harvest Bobby 1993-11-03
Película La fuerza de la ilusión The King 1992-02-21
Película Cruel Doubt Det. John Taylor 1992-05-17
Película En casa con mi asesino Alec Danz 1992-10-16
Película Where the Day Takes You Officer Black 1992-09-11
Película Depredador 2 Garber 1990-11-20
Película Con Su Propia Ley Joey Rosselin 1989-10-20
Película Cohen y Tate Tate 1988-01-01
Película La chaqueta metálica Animal Mother 1987-06-26
Película Bad Guys Skip Jackson 1986-03-14
Película Welcome Home, Bobby Cleary 1986-02-22
Película 3:15 Jeff Hannah 1985-01-31
Película Movida en el campamento Ike Dimick 1985-02-10
Película Reckless Randy Daniels 1984-02-03
Película Los locos del taxi Albert Hockenberry 1983-12-16
Película Hadley's Rebellion Bobo McKenzie 1983-09-30
Película Mi guardaespaldas Ricky Linderman 1980-07-11
Película Gente corriente Stillman 1980-09-19