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Brian Kerwin

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.


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Born:
Oct 25, 1949 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
28
First Appeared:
In the series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1962-10-01
Latest Project:
Movie Sins of Silence 1996-02-20
Known For
Filmography
Movie Sins of Silence Joey Finn 1996-02-20
Movie Hard Promises Walt 1992-01-31
Movie Love Field Ray Hallett 1992-12-11
Movie Challenger Captain Michael J. Smith 1990-02-25
Movie King Kong Lives Hank Mitchell 1986-11-21
Movie Murphy's Romance Bobby Jack Moriarty 1985-12-25
Movie Nickel Mountain George 1984-01-01
Movie Wet Gold Ben Keating, the Diver 1984-10-28
Series Highway to Heaven Unknown 1984-09-19
Series The Hitchhiker Unknown 1983-11-01
Series St. Elsewhere Unknown 1982-10-26
Movie Miss All-American Beauty Michael Carrington 1982-12-27
Series The Blue and the Gray Malachy Hale 1982-11-14
Series Simon & Simon Unknown 1981-11-24
Movie Power Jack Vanda 1980-01-14
Movie Getting Wasted Brad Carson 1980-01-01
Series B. J. and the Bear Unknown 1979-02-10
Series The Chisholms 1979-03-29
Movie Hometown U.S.A. T. J. Swackhammer 1979-01-01
Movie The Paradise Connection Bruce Douglas 1979-09-15
Series The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo 1979-09-18
Movie A Real American Hero Til Johnson 1978-12-09
Series Grizzly Adams Unknown 1977-02-09
Series Logan's Run Unknown 1977-09-16
Series The Love Boat Unknown 1977-09-24
Series Battle of the Network Stars Unknown 1976-11-13
Series One Life to Live Charlie Banks 1968-07-15
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01