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Adam Baldwin
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Biographical informations
Name Adam Baldwin
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois, USA
Birth Date February 27, 1962
Character information
Portrays John Casey
Season(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Adam Baldwin (b. February 27, 1962) plays John Casey in NBC's television series, Chuck.

Baldwin is known for his role as Animal Mother in Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket, and established a cult following as Jayne Cobb in the series Firefly.

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Early life Edit

Baldwin was born in Chicago, Illinois. He studied at New Trier Township High School East at Winnetka, Illinois, and once worked as a truck driver.

Career Edit

Appearing in dozens of films since 1980, Baldwin rose to prominence as the troubled outcast, Ricky Linderman, in My Bodyguard (1980), and moved on to bigger roles in D.C. Cab (1983), Full Metal Jacket (1987), and Independence Day (1996).

Baldwin won a SyFy Genre Award in 2006 for Best Supporting Actor/Television for his role as Jayne Cobb in Firefly.

Baldwin was cast as the voice of Superman in the first DC Universe animated movie, Superman: Doomsday, based on DC Comics' The Death of Superman. Baldwin has also performed a voice for the Xbox 360 game Halo 3. Currently, he is playing a very similar role in Chuck to what he played in Firefly, that of a strong, literal-minded muscle man with a twitchy trigger finger and a weakness for femme fatale.

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