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Brian Kerwin

1949-10-25 Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Brian Kerwin (born October 25, 1949) is an American actor. Born in Chicago, Illinois, Kerwin won the Theatre World Award in 1988 for the off-Broadway play Emily. His Broadway theatre credits include the 1997 revival of The Little Foxes and the Elaine May comedy After the Night and the Music in 2005. That same year he starred in Edward Albee's The Goat or Who is Sylvia? at the Mark Taper Forum and played Nick in a highly praised revival of Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? with Glenda Jackson and John Lithgow. He also played opposite Kathy Baker in the South Coast Repertory production of The Man from Nebraska in 2006. His most recent stage appearance was in the Broadway production August: Osage County. Kerwin's feature films include Murphy's Romance, Hard Promises, 27 Dresses (as Katherine Heigl's character's father), Torch Song Trilogy, Love Field, Jack, King Kong Lives, The Myth of Fingerprints, and Debating Robert Lee. Kerwin has enjoyed an extensive career in television, beginning with the daytime serial The Young and the Restless in 1976. In addition to many television movies, his credits include a regular role on the Showtime series Beggars and Choosers, recurring roles on The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo, The Chisholms (four 1979 episodes as Gideon Chisholm), Roseanne, The West Wing, Nip/Tuck and Big Love and guest appearances in The Love Boat, Simon & Simon, Highway to Heaven, Murder, She Wrote, St. Elsewhere, Frasier, Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Boston Legal, Medium, Without a Trace, and Desperate Housewives. In 2007, he joined the cast of the soap opera One Life to Live. Brian was also in a television movie with Michelle Pfeiffer called Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Natica Jackson. He played her married lover. His name was spelled Brain Kerwin in the credits. Kerwin has been married to Jeanne Marie Troy since September 2, 1990. They have three children, Finn, Matilda, and Brennan. The family lives in New York City. Description above from the Wikipedia article Brian Kerwin, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Addiction: A 60's Love Story Irv Bornstein 2015-05-14
You Must Be Joking Sandy 2014-05-23
The Help Robert Phelan 2011-08-09
27 Dresses Hal Nichols 2008-01-10
The Exonerated Cop #2 2006-03-06
Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman Nathan Lloyd 2004-09-26
Debating Robert Lee Gary Mann 2004-09-17
Common Ground Chuck Dawson 2000-01-29
The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer 1999-05-09
Mr. Jealousy Stephen 1998-06-05
Giving Up the Ghost Kevin 1998-09-07
The Myth of Fingerprints Elliot 1997-09-17
Flash David Strong 1997-12-21
Volcano: Fire on the Mountain Buck Adams 1997-02-23
Jack Brian Powell 1996-08-09
Unlikely Angel Ben Bartilson 1996-12-17
Dear Diary Tom 1996-12-13
Getting Away with Murder Marty Lambert 1996-04-12
Sins of Silence Joey Finn 1996-02-20
Critical Choices Rev. Bobby Ray Flood 1996-12-08
Abandoned and Deceived Doug 1995-03-20
It Came from Outer Space II Jack Putnam 1995-12-31
Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain Matt Hollinger 1995-11-03
Love Field Ray Hallett 1992-12-11
Spies, Inc. Jim 1992-09-11
Against Her Will: An Incident in Baltimore Jack Adkins 1992-01-19
Hard Promises Walt 1992-01-31
Switched at Birth Robert Mays 1991-04-28
Challenger Captain Michael J. Smith 1990-02-25
Torch Song Trilogy Ed Reese 1988-12-14
King Kong Lives Hank Mitchell 1986-12-19
King Kong! The Living Legend Self 1986-06-01
Murphy's Romance Bobby Jack Moriarty 1985-12-25
Wet Gold Ben Keating, the Diver 1984-10-28
Nickel Mountain George 1984-01-01
Intimate Agony Nick Todd 1983-03-21
Miss All-American Beauty Michael Carrington 1982-12-27
Power Jack Vanda 1980-01-14
Getting Wasted Brad Carson 1980-01-01
The Paradise Connection Bruce Douglas 1979-09-15
Hometown U.S.A. T. J. Swackhammer 1979-01-01
A Real American Hero Til Johnson 1978-12-09