Baldwin has gained recognition for his outstanding performances in films like “Backdraft” and “The Squid and the Whale.”
He made a cameo as himself in the movie “Forgetting Sarah Marshall.” Moreover, Baldwin has made a name for himself in television, featuring in popular shows like “Northern Rescue” streaming on Netflix. Additionally, he is famous for his union with singer Chynna Phillips.
Baldwin began his career as a model for Calvin Klein before transitioning into acting. He debuted in the TV movie “The Preppie Murder” in 1989 and went on to appear in “Born on the Fourth of July” with Tom Cruise.
During this time, he also joined the ensemble cast of “Backdraft” alongside Donald Sutherland and Robert De Niro.
Baldwin won MTV Movie Awards for his role in “Silver” and was paid $1.7 million for it. He was considered for the character of Batman in “Batman Forever” but was ultimately passed over in favor of Val Kilmer.
In the mid-90s, Baldwin starred in “Fair Game” alongside Cindy Crawford, a commercial failure. However, he received critical acclaim for his role in the low-budget film “Curdled.”
In the late 90s, Baldwin appeared in “Bulworth” and “Virus,” the latter of which was a box office flop.
Despite this setback, Baldwin continued to work steadily, taking on supporting roles in films such as “The Squid and the Whale,” which won the Gotham Independent Movie Award for Best Ensemble Cast. He also appeared in TV shows like “Dirty Sexy Monkey” and “Parenthood” and became a prominent voice actor.
In the 2010s, Baldwin continued to appear in indie films and TV shows while also executive producing the Netflix series “Northern Rescue.”
He appeared in the television reboot of “MacGyver” and joined the cast of “Too Old to Die Young.” Baldwin’s versatility and consistent work ethic have made him a respected figure in the entertainment industry.
In 2008, news broke that Billy had put up his lavish estate for sale in Bedford Corners, New York, priced at a staggering $3.895 million.
The property boasts 6,400 square feet of living space, five opulent bedrooms, elegant French doors, a wet bar, and a stunning conservatory.
The estate’s exterior is equally impressive, featuring a sparkling pool with its own pool house, all situated on four acres of beautifully landscaped grounds dotted with lush trees, stunning stonework, and picturesque rock outcroppings.
Interestingly, just three years prior, Billy and his wife had purchased the same property for a hefty sum of $3.35 million.
Before this sale, reports emerged in 2007 that the couple lived in a luxurious Beverly Hills rental property for a whopping $14,000 monthly.
It’s also been revealed that the Baldwin family maintains another lavish residence in Santa Barbara, with their time divided between the sunny shores of California and the vibrant energy of New York.