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Adam Baldwin

Born: 27 February 1962 (58 years old)
Gender: Male

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Bio

Adam Baldwin is an American actor best known for his role as Animal Mother in Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket, and as Jayne Cobb in the sci-fi television series Firefly and its spin-off movie, Serenity.

In 1996 he starred in the television series The Cape and in its spin-off movie of the same name in the same year. He had a leading role in the crime drama The Inside in 2005, and as of 2007 is a regular cast member of the thriller series Day Break.

Television

Aside from his leading roles in the four television shows mentioned above, Baldwin has had recurring roles in The Visitor, Static Shock, The X Files, Stargate SG-1, Angel, and Jackie Chan Adventures.

He has made guest appearances on Fallen Angels, VR.5, The Outer Limits, The Zeta Project, CSI: Miami, JAG, NCIS, Justice League (3 episodes as different characters), Bones, and Invader ZIM.

Baldwin has also appeared in the following made-for-TV movies:

Pigs vs. Freaks (1984)
Out of Time (1985)
Poison Ivy (1985)
Welcome Home, Bobby (1986)
Murder in High Places (1991)
Cruel Doubt (1992)
The Last Shot (1993)
Deadbolt (1993)
Sawbones (1995)
Shadow-Ops (1995)
Smoke Jumpers (1996)
Trade Off (1996)
The Cape (1996)
Gargantua (1998)
Indiscreet (1998)
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (1999)
Monster Makers (2003)
Control Factor (2003)
The Poseidon Adventure (2005)
Chuck (2007)

He also hosted the 2006 direct-to-video release Done the Impossible: The Fans' Tale of 'Firefly' and 'Serenity'.

Film

Aside from his extensive television resume, Baldwin has an impressive list of film credits to his name as well. He has appeared in the following feature films to date:

My Bodyguard (1980)
Ordinary People (1980)
D.C. Cab (1983)
Hadley's Rebellion (1984)
Reckless (1984)
Bad Guys (1986)
3:15 (1986)
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
The Chocolate War (1988)
Cohen and Tate (1989)
Next of Kin (1989)
Predator 2 (1990)
Guilty by Suspicion (1991)
Radio Flyer (1992)
Where the Day Takes You (1992)
Cold Sweat (1993)
Bitter Harvest (1993)
Eight Hundred Leagues Down the Amazon (1993)
Blind Justice (1994)
Treacherous (1994)
Wyatt Earp (1994)
Digital Man (1995)
How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
Independence Day (1996)
Lover's Knot (1996)
Starquest II (1997)
The Right Temptation (2000)
The Patriot (2000)
Pursuit of Happiness (2001)
Above & Beyond (2001)
Jackpot (2001)
Farewell, My Love (2001)
Double Bang (2001)
The Keyman (2002)
Betrayal (2003)
The Freediver (2004)
Evil Eyes (2004)
Serenity (2005)
The Thirst (2006)

Baldwin has also appeared in the following direct-to-video releases:

Evil Eyes: Behind the Scenes (2004)
Re-Lighting the Firefly (2005)
A Filmmaker's Journey (2006)
Done the Impossible: The Fans' Tale of 'Firefly' and 'Serenity' (2006)
Hyper Sonic (2002)
Gacy (2003)
Molly & Roni's Dance Party (2005)


Television Roles

Show

Character

Marcus Hamilton

Special Agent Jamie Kenton

Det. Ethan Slaughter

Det. Ethan Slaughter

John Casey

John Casey

John Casey

John Casey

John Casey

De Soto, Radiation Man #1

Brett Dunbar

Chad Shelten

Jayne Cobb

Captain Steven Harris

Colonel Michael Vance

Hotel Dick

Agent X

Cmdr. Michael Rainer

Colonel Dave Dixon

Major Jack Riles

XO Mike Slattery

XO Mike Slattery

XO Mike Slattery

XO Mike Slattery

XO Mike Slattery

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