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Bill Irwin is a Actor American born on 11 april 1950 at Santa Monica (USA)

Bill Irwin

Bill Irwin
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Birth name William Mills Irwin
Nationality USA
Birth 11 april 1950 (69 years) at Santa Monica (USA)
Awards Guggenheim Fellowship, MacArthur Fellows Program

William Mills "Bill" Irwin (born April 11, 1950) is an American actor, clown, and comedian. He began as a vaudeville-style stage performances and has been noted for his contribution to the renaissance of American circus during the 1970s. He has also made a number of appearances on film and television, and he won a Tony Award for his role in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf on Broadway. He is also known as Mr. Noodle on Sesame Street‍ '​s "Elmo's World".

Biography

Irwin is married to Martha Roth, an "actress-turned-nurse midwife", whom he met while seeking treatment for a stiff neck. They have a son, Santos Patrick Morales Irwin, who was born in 1991.

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Filmography of Bill Irwin (26 films)

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Actor

Father Figures
Directed by Lawrence Sher
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Owen Wilson, Ed Helms, J. K. Simmons, Katt Williams, Ving Rhames, Glenn Close
Roles Dr. Tinkler
Rating55% 2.753242.753242.753242.753242.75324
Deux frères découvrent que leur mère a menti sur leur père : il est bien vivant. Ils partent alors à sa recherche...
Ricki and the Flash, 1h41
Directed by Jonathan Demme
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians
Actors Meryl Streep, Mamie Gummer, Kevin Kline, Rick Springfield, Sebastian Stan, Ben Platt
Roles Single Dad
Rating58% 2.9490652.9490652.9490652.9490652.949065
Ricki chased her dreams of becoming a famous rock star by abandoning her family. She gets a chance to put things right when her ex-husband Pete asks her to visit Indianapolis and help their estranged daughter Julie through a difficult time.
Interstellar, 2h49
Directed by Christopher Nolan
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Adventure
Themes Environmental films, Space adventure films, Time travel films, Dans l'espace, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Space opera, Robot films, Disaster films
Actors Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine, Mackenzie Foy, Topher Grace
Roles TARS (voice)
Rating82% 4.111844.111844.111844.111844.11184
Crop blight has made growing food on Earth nearly impossible, threatening the existence of humanity. Joe Cooper, a widowed former NASA pilot, runs a farm with his father-in-law Donald, son Tom, and daughter Murphy. Murphy believes her bedroom is haunted by a poltergeist. When the "ghost" creates a pattern of dust on the floor, Cooper realizes an unknown intelligence is using gravity to communicate, and interprets the pattern as geographic coordinates, which Cooper and Murphy follow to a secret NASA installation.
Higher Ground, 1h54
Directed by Vera Farmiga
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography
Themes Films about religion
Actors Vera Farmiga, Joshua Leonard, Norbert Leo Butz, Dagmara Domińczyk, John Hawkes, Nina Arianda
Roles Pastor Bud
Rating62% 3.1488453.1488453.1488453.1488453.148845
1961–72 Corinne Walker is a young girl who is skeptical about God. After the stillbirth of her brother, her parent's marriage disintegrates over the course of several years. As a teenager (Taissa Farmiga), she meets Ethan (Boyd Holbrook), a budding musician in local rock band The Renegades. They get married after Corinne becomes pregnant, and have their daughter Abigail. While touring with Ethan's band, their bus crashes into a river. Ethan rushes to save Abby, and Corinne pleads with God to save her. Abby is pulled out of the bus before it sinks into the water, and Ethan believes that God wanted them to live. Ethan and Corinne grow more and more interested in Jesus, eventually giving themselves over to a radical New Testament church.
Rachel Getting Married, 1h53
Directed by Jonathan Demme
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films about marriage
Actors Anne Hathaway, Rosemarie DeWitt, Bill Irwin, Anna Deaver Smith, Tunde Adebimpe, Debra Winger
Roles Paul
Rating66% 3.348283.348283.348283.348283.34828
Kym (Anne Hathaway) is released from drug rehab for a few days so she can go home to attend the wedding of her sister Rachel (Rosemarie DeWitt). At home, the atmosphere is strained between Kym and her family members as they struggle to reconcile themselves with her past and present. Kym's father (Bill Irwin) shows intense concern for her well-being and whereabouts, which Kym interprets as mistrust. She also resents her sister's choice of her best friend Emma (Anisa George), rather than Kym, to be her maid of honor. Rachel, for her part, resents the attention her sister's drug addiction is drawing away from her wedding, a resentment that comes to a head at the rehearsal dinner, where Kym, amid toasts from friends and family, takes the microphone to offer an apology for her past actions, as part of her twelve-step program.
Dark Matter, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Historical
Actors Liu Ye, Aidan Quinn, Meryl Streep, Blair Brown, Erick Avari, Boris McGiver
Roles Hal Silver
Rating61% 3.050983.050983.050983.050983.05098
The film is loosely inspired by the true story of Gang Lu, a former graduate student who killed four faculty members and one student at the University of Iowa. However, the story has substantial differences in plot and character motivation.
Across the Universe, 2h13
Directed by Julie Taymor
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Adventure, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about drugs, Musical films, Political films
Actors Jim Sturgess, Evan Rachel Wood, Joe Anderson, Dana Fuchs, Martin Luther McCoy, Teresa Victoria "T.V." Carpio
Roles Uncle Teddy
Rating73% 3.699513.699513.699513.699513.69951
In 1966 Jude, a young shipyard worker from Liverpool, enlists in the Merchant Navy and jumps ship in New Jersey hoping to find his American G.I. father, whom he has never met ("Girl", "Hold Me Tight", "All My Loving"). Meanwhile, Lucy Carrigan worries about her boyfriend Daniel who is headed for service in the Vietnam War, while in Dayton, Ohio, Prudence pines for a fellow female cheerleader ("I Want to Hold Your Hand"). Jude meets his father, who is a janitor at Princeton University, and befriends Lucy's brother, the privileged and rebellious student Max ("With a Little Help from My Friends"). Lucy receives a letter from Daniel ("It Won't Be Long"), but when Max brings Jude home with him for Thanksgiving Jude becomes attracted to Lucy ("I've Just Seen a Face").
Raving
Raving (2007)

Directed by Julia Stiles
Genres Drama
Actors Michael Wright, Wynn Everett, Zooey Deschanel, Bill Irwin
Roles Dito
Rating68% 3.4408053.4408053.4408053.4408053.440805
In New York City, a man in a suit and tie has undisclosed problems: his corporate I.D. has expired and he's denied entrance to an office building. A young woman cadges money from strangers with an emotional story of losing her ride home and needing funds. One morning at a diner, he offers her a job. She accepts with an eye to anything of value in his flat. Then, his conversation turns to raving.
Lady in the Water, 1h49
Directed by M. Night Shyamalan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Crime
Themes Films about magic and magicians
Actors Paul Giamatti, Bryce Dallas Howard, Bob Balaban, Jeffrey Wright, Sarita Choudhury, Cindy Cheung
Roles Mr. Leeds
Rating55% 2.799692.799692.799692.799692.79969
One evening, Cleveland Heep (Paul Giamatti), who became a handyman at a Philadelphia apartment complex after his family was murdered, discovers Story (Bryce Dallas Howard), a naiad-like character (called a Narf) from the Blue World, in his building's pool, immediately rescuing her from an attack by a "Scrunt", a grass-covered lupine that lies preternaturally flat.
Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin, 2h12
Directed by Richard Schickel
Origin USA
Genres Biography, Documentary
Themes Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the film industry
Actors Sydney Pollack, Woody Allen, Richard Attenborough, Claire Bloom, Géraldine Chaplin, Michael Chaplin
Roles Himself
Rating79% 3.9742453.9742453.9742453.9742453.974245
In chronological order explore the work of Charlie Chaplin and shed light on the controversies related to his personal life.
The Laramie Project, 1h37
Directed by Moisés Kaufman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Films about sexuality, Théâtre, LGBT-related films, Films based on plays, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Nestor Carbonell, Clancy Brown, Christina Ricci, Steve Buscemi, Dylan Baker, Jeremy Davies
Roles Harry Woods
Rating72% 3.6487153.6487153.6487153.6487153.648715
En 1998, les membres d'une compagnie de théâtre new-yorkaise se rendent à Laramie, dans le Wyoming, trois semaines après le meurtre brutal d'un étudiant homosexuel de 21 ans, Matthew Shepard. Ils espèrent ainsi comprendre comment un acte d'une telle violence a pu être commis et quelles réactions suscite le crime au sein de la population locale.
Igby Goes Down, 1h38
Directed by Burr Steers
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about families
Actors Kieran Culkin, Claire Danes, Rory Culkin, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Susan Sarandon
Roles Lt. Ernest Smith, Pershing Academy
Rating69% 3.498863.498863.498863.498863.49886
Jason "Igby" Slocumb, Jr. (Kieran Culkin) is a misanthropic 17-year-old boy, rebelling against the oppressive world of his strict East Coast "old money" family. His schizophrenic father, Jason (Bill Pullman), has been committed to an institution. Igby fears he will eventually suffer a mental breakdown like his father. His mother, Mimi (Susan Sarandon), is self-absorbed and distant. Igby mockingly describes his ambitious older brother Ollie (Ryan Phillippe) as a fascist or, alternatively, a Young Republican, and that he studies "neo-fascism" (economics) at Columbia University.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas, 1h44
Directed by Ron Howard
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes L'adolescence, Films about education, Films about children, Films about magic and magicians, Christmas films, L'enfance marginalisée, Musical films, Children's films, Santa Claus in film, Films about school violence
Actors Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Baranski, Bill Irwin, Molly Shannon
Roles Lou Lou Who
Rating61% 3.054893.054893.054893.054893.05489
All the Whos down in Whoville enjoy celebrating Christmas with much happiness and joy, except for the cynical and misanthropic Grinch (Jim Carrey) the Whos with great wrath and occasionally pulls dangerous and harmful practical jokes on them. As a result, no one likes or cares for him. Meanwhile, six-year-old Cindy Lou (Taylor Momsen) believes everyone is missing the point about Christmas by being more concerned about the gifts and festivities. After finding him mixing up the mail in the post office, Cindy Lou becomes interested in the Grinch and his history, asking everyone what they know about him, and soon discovers that he has a tragic past.
Just the Ticket, 1h55
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Andy García, Andie MacDowell, Richard Bradford, Alice Drummond, Laura Harris, Fred Asparagus
Roles Ray Charles
Rating56% 2.8034552.8034552.8034552.8034552.803455
Gary Starke (Garcia) is a New York ticket scalper who, in the old traditional style of scalping "works the street", known as "the walk", as opposed to the plethora of modern-day ticket brokers who ply the Internet for sales. Yet when his girlfriend Linda (MacDowell) gets enough of his lifestyle and leaves him, he decides to mend his ways and make one last big score, something that will help him win Linda back and straighten out his life. He finds his chance in an epiphanic moment; an opportunity to scalp a large stack of tickets to see the hottest show in town --- the Pope at Yankee Stadium.