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Adam Baldwin

Adam Baldwin

  • Born on
    • February 27th, 1962
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

Starring Adam Baldwin on Plex

Filmography

Acting (47 Credits)

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2019The Legend of 5 Mile Cave as Sam Barnes
2019The Kid as Bob Orlinger
2014The Last Ship as XO Mike Slattery
2011InSight as Dr. Graham BarrettWatch Free
2009Little Fish, Strange Pond as TommyWatch Free
2008Gospel Hill as Carl Herrod
2008Drillbit Taylor as Disgruntled Bodyguard
2007Sands of Oblivion as Jesse Carter
2007Superman: Doomsday as Superman / Clark Kent / Dark Superman (voice)
2007Chuck as John Casey
2006The Thirst as Lenny
2006Day Break as Chad Shelten
2005The Poseidon Adventure as Mike Rogo
2005Serenity as Jayne Cobb
2005The Inside
2004The Freediver as Dr. Viades
2003Control Factor as Lance Bishop
2003Gacy as John Gacy, Sr.
2003Betrayal as Det. Mark Winston
2002Firefly as Jayne Cobb
2002Firefly as Jayne Cobb
2001Jackpot as Mel James
2000The Right Temptation as Captain Wagner
2000The Patriot as Capt. Wilkins
1998Gargantua as Jack Ellway
1998From the Earth to the Moon
1997Men in Black: The Series as Agente XWatch Free
1996Independence Day as Major Mitchell
1995Digital Man as Captain West
1995How to Make an American Quilt as Finn's Father
1994Blind Justice as Sgt. Hastings
1994Wyatt Earp as Tom McLaury
1993Bitter Harvest as Bobby
1992Radio Flyer as The King
1992Where the Day Takes You as Officer Black
1991Guilty by Suspicion as FBI Agent #1
1990Predator 2 as Garber
1989Next of Kin as Joey Rosselin
1988Cohen and Tate as Tate
1988The Chocolate War as Carter
1987Full Metal Jacket as Animal Mother
19863:15 the Moment of Truth as Jeff Hannah
1985Poison Ivy as Ike Dimick
1984Reckless as Randy Daniels
1983D.C. Cab as Albert Hockenberry
1980My Bodyguard as Ricky Linderman
1980Ordinary People as Stillman

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