William 'Billy' Baldwin was born on February 21, 1963 to a high school history teacher/sports coach father and a breast cancer survivor mother. His brothers, Daniel, Stephen and Alec, are also actors. Baldwin graduated from Binghamton University with a degree in political science and started out as a fashion model before pursuing an acting career. In 1995, Baldwin starred in the film Fair Game with Cindy Crawford. He also played a supporting role on the 2005 film The Squid and the Whale. In 2007 he was cast for a role on the television series Dirty Sexy Money.
Senator Patrick Darling is played by Billy Baldwin on the television series Dirty Sexy Money. Patrick was the first born child of Trip who grew up to be a U.S. Senator. Despite being married with two kids, he is having an affair with a transvestite who refuses to let him go.
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- He named his dog Thurman after Thurman Munson of the New York Yankees.
- He married Chynna Phillips on September 9, 1995. they have three children together.
- He took up political science at State University of New York at Binghamton before pursuing a Hollywood career. First he worked as a male model.
- He was elected president of The Creative Coalition ( TCC ).
- He is a fan of jazz, the Count Basie Band (swing), and Van Morrison.
2005: Gotham Awards - Best Ensemble Cast for: The Squid and the Whale. Shared.
2003: Cape May NJ State Film Festival - Governor's Award
1994: MTV Movie Awards - Most Desirable Male for: Sliver
2011: High Midnight - Sheriff Holt Mosely
2011: Garbage - Billy
2011: The Craigslist Killer (TV movie) - Detective Bennett
2010: Parenthood (TV series) - Gordon Flint
2010: 1 a Minute - Star
2010: Gossip Girl (TV series) - William van der Woodsen
2010: Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (video) - Batman (voice)
2007-2009: Dirty Sexy Money (TV series) - Patrick Darling IV/Senator Patrick Darling
2008: Forgetting Sarah Marshall - Detective Hunter Rush
2007: Noise - Mayor's Chief of Staff
2007: A Plumm Summer - Mick Plumm
2004-2007: Danny Phantom (TV series) - Johnny 13
2007: Adrift in Manhattan - Mark Phipps
2007: American Fork - Truman Hope
2006: Feel - Nathan
2006: Park - Dennis
2006: Lenexa, 1 Mile - Dan Cooney Sr.
2006: Waterfront (TV series) - Paul Brennan
2005: The Squid and the Whale - Ivan
2004: Art Heist - Bruce Walker
2003: Red Rover - Will Logan
2003: E.D.N.Y. (TV movie) - Mike 'Mad Dog' Kelly
2002: You Stupid Man - Brady
2002: R.U.S./H. (TV movie)
2001: Say Nothing - Julian
2001: One Eyed King - Frank
2001: Double Bang - Billy Brennan
2000: Relative Values - Don Lucas
2000: Primary Suspect - Christian Box
1999: Brotherhood of Murder (TV movie) - Tom Martinez
1999: Virus - Steve Baker
1998: Shattered Image - Brian
1998: Bulworth - Constance Bulworth's Lover
1996: Curdled - Paul Guell
1995: Fair Game - Det. Max Kirkpatrick
1995: A Pyromaniac's Love Story - Garet
1993: Sliver - Zeke Hawkins
1993: Three of Hearts - Joe Casella
1991: Backdraft - Brian McCaffrey
1990: Flatliners - Dr. Joe Hurley
1990: Internal Affairs - Van Stretch
1989: Born on the Fourth of July - Platoon-Vietnam
1989: The Preppie Murder (TV movie) - Robert Chambers