Amidst the competitiveness of the entertainment industry, four Brothers have found a way to overcome the hurdles that accompany fame. The Baldwin Brothers have earned a name for having a peculiarity in acting and filmmaking which have made them popular for decades. These brothers include Alexander Alec Rae Baldwin, Daniel Leroy Baldwin, William Billy Joseph Baldwin, and Stephen Baldwin. Read on to find out more about them.
Who are the Baldwin Brothers?
The brothers are of Irish-French-English decent and were born and raised Catholics. They got famous while pursuing their passion for acting. For many years, they have appeared in different TV series as well as Movies and together, they were part of a documentary called Baldwin Brothers.
In 1954, their parents; Carol Newcomb and Alexander Rae Baldwin Jr. were married. Subsequently, they had 6 children including the Baldwin Brothers. The Baldwin Brothers also have two sisters Elizabeth Beth Baldwin Keuchler and Jane Ann Baldwin Sasso.
Meet the Baldwin Brothers
- Alexander Rae Baldwin
He is popularly known as Alec Baldwin, the eldest of the brothers and perhaps the most well-known. Alec is a known American actor, writer, comedian, producer, author, and political activist.
He was born in Amityville, New York on April 3, 1958. He studied Fine Arts in New York University and began his acting career on stage in 1986 where he featured in Loot. Alec continued to feature in other movies and TV series such as The Hunt for Red October (1990) The Aviater (2004), Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation (2015) among others.
Alec married Kim Basinger in 1993 but they got divorced in 2002, and in 2012, he married Hilaria Thomas. He has five children including Ireland Baldwin, a model, and actress.
- Daniel Leroy Baldwin
He is the second of the Baldwin brothers and is known for being part of the entertainment industry as his brothers. Daniel is a producer, actor, and director. He was born on October 5, 1960. Daniel began his acting career as a TV actor in 1988 where he appeared in Too Good to be True. He later appeared in Homicide: Life on the Street (1993), Grey Gardens (2008), among others.
Daniel has been married to Cheryl Baldwin, Elizabeth Hitcher and Isabella Hoffman. His marriage with the three women at different times all ended in divorce. He currently has 5 children.
- William Billy Joseph Baldwin
Born as one of the four brothers on February 21, 1963, like his brothers he has skills in filming. William is an actor, a producer and a writer who is part of the success of several movies through his skills aforementioned. They include Born on the Fourth of July (1989), 1 a Minute (2010), Aftermath (2014), Born Again Dead (2018) and You are Here (2019) among others. Before he took to acting, he was a model. William is married to singer and actress Chynna Phillips and has three children.
- Stephen Baldwin
Stephen was born on May 12, 1966, and is the last of the Baldwin Brothers. He is famed for being an actor, a producer as well as a director. He made his name from the several TV series and films he has appeared in. they include: Born on the Fourth of July (1989) Bio-Dome (1996), Faith of Our Fathers (2015), and The Least of These: The Graham Staines Story. Initially, Stephen wanted to be a classical dancer but his dreams were cut short by a foot injury.
Stephen is married to Kennya Baldwin, the daughter of Brazilian musician Eumir Deodato. He also has 2 daughters including Hallie Baldwin who is married to Canadian singer Justin Bieber. Among the brothers, he is known for being a strong Christian who shares his faith with his followers on social media.
What are They Known for?
Following all that has been mentioned above, it is rather clear that the Baldwin Brothers are popular because they have talent in acting and have shown it for decades through different films. Also, there is a documentary about them called the Baldwin Brothers.
The brothers are known to be close and have been there for each other even with the differences they have. One instance is when Alec sheltered Stephen when he lost his home. However, like every family, the brothers have had their own share of disagreement especially during America’s 2016 elections where Stephen supported Trump but his brothers didn’t.