Daniel Baldwin, one of the famous Baldwin brothers, is an American actor. In fact, all four brothers are popular television actors, and Daniel is the second eldest of them. He is best known for playing the role of a detective in the popular NBC television series, called ‘Homicide: Life on the street’.
This second child to the Baldwin family was conceived on October 5th, 1960, in New York, USA and was named Daniel Leroy Baldwin. His mother, Carol Newcomb was a breast cancer survivor, who later dedicated her life to spreading awareness about this horrible disease. She was the founding member of Carol M. Baldwin Breast Care Center, which is Stony Brooks in New York.
Throughout his school life, Daniel Baldwin was active in sports and was an exceptional player in both football and basketball. This could be attributed to his father, Alexander Rae Baldwin, Jr., who, along with being a football coach, was also a history and social sciences’ teacher in a school. Daniel Baldwin grew up in strictly Catholic household and religious values.
Career and Achievement
Daniel started his career in the TV film in 1988, called ‘Too Good to be True’. Subsequently, he also starred in popular movies like ‘Born on the Fourth of July’, ‘Harley Davidson’ and ‘Hero’. His famous return to television was with the sitcom, ‘Sydney’. Surprisingly, this series did not last for too long and ended soon. However, he had already significantly gained popularity by this time.
Apart from this, he worked in various dramas, TV shows, including suspense and cop shows. He later starred in a romantic comedy as well. He was establishing his versatility as an actor at a fast pace. While working in the movie, ‘It Had to be You’, he was charged and arrested for possession of cocaine. While he was replaced in this movie, he was eventually sent for his treatment in rehab.
Daniel has been recipient to many prestigious awards due to his diverse works. He was awarded the Best Supporting Actor for his critically acclaimed movie, ‘Helen Alone’ at the Madrid International Film Festival in 2014. Apart from this, he has been bestowed with various international awards at Film Festivals, especially in the drama genre. He is also the only Baldwin brother to be nominated with the Razzie Awards. More at Celeb Wiki Gossip
Net Worth & Earnings of Daniel Baldwin
Daniel Baldwin’s net worth is at $1 million. This can be credited to his multiple award-winning and versatile works as an actor, while also establishing himself as a prominent television, film actor and a radio host. His rocking return to television with the super popular series, The Sopranos, has also contributed to his net worth. Even though he is 57 now, his career is alive and well and has been appreciated for his ‘tough guy’ roles. He has overcome many odds in life, including drug addiction and there is no stopping him now.
Daniel Baldwin has always showcased that what a true talent can be and put his talent to his best. He has been much appreciated for the roles of a hard-headed tough man. He has gone through several addictions and arrests. We hope to see him coming out of these addictions and ruling the hearts again.