Ten fun facts about William Baldwin

Fact 1
He was known for his starring roles in such films as Flatliners (1990), Backdraft (1991), Sliver (1993), Fair Game (1995), Virus (1999), and Double Bang (2001).

Fact 2
In 2010, Baldwin portrayed Dr. Willam van der Woodsen, father of Serena and Eric van der Woodsen, on the third and fourth seasons of Gossip Girl.

Fact 3
Baldwin was cast in the second season of Parenthood to play a boss and love interest for several episodes.

Fact 4
In 1995, Baldwin married singer Chynna Phillips of the music group Wilson Phillips.

Fact 5
Baldwin has two estates, one in Santa Barbara, California and another in Bedford Corners, New York.

Fact 6
Baldwin appeared as lead detective Brian Albert in the Lifetime Original Movie The Craigslist Killer.

Fact 7
In 2013, Baldwin joined the cast of BBC America's Copper for two episodes of season 2, prior to the series being cancelled.

Fact 8
Before starting his acting career, Baldwin was a fashion model for Calvin Klein.

Fact 9
His first starring role was in a TV movie as Robert Chambers, alongside Lara Flynn Boyle in The Preppie Murder, which aired on ABC in 1989.

Fact 10
Among other diverse characters he has played in his career, Baldwin was on Joel Schumacher's shortlist for Batman Forever to play the caped crusader.

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Short about William Baldwin
is an American actor, producer, and writer

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