Feb 28 2012

That Guy Actor of the Week: Adam Baldwin

Published by at 9:00 am under Columns

Oddly enough I first saw Adam Baldwin as a mean bully in the 80s movie Reckless.   That was a pretty cool movie about a rebellious type in high school who gets involved with the typical blond cheerleader.   Darryl Hannah is naked in that film and Adam Baldwin plays Mr. Jock butt head.

Most of you know Baldwin as Animal Mother in Full Metal Jacket.   But Baldwin’s been around the block more than once in Hollywood.  His other notables include a starring role in DC Cab and playing a military man in Independence Day.

All tolled, Baldwin has 104 titles to his name so he’s no stranger to the screen.  It’s hard to believe this guy is 50 now.   Actually he turned 50 yesterday.  Happy birthday Adam!

A clip after the jump…..


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9 responses so far

9 Responses to “That Guy Actor of the Week: Adam Baldwin”

  1. Joshon 28 Feb 2012 at 9:03 am

    Jayne Cobb. That is all

  2. Shelbyon 28 Feb 2012 at 9:29 am

    Yeah, how is this post not titled, “Jayne Cobb: The Man, the Myth, the Legend (also Adam Baldwin).”

  3. Edon 28 Feb 2012 at 9:43 am

    He’s also John Casey in the recently ended Chuck series and voiced Kal’Reegar (a Quarian) in Mass Effect!

  4. Chronoson 28 Feb 2012 at 9:46 am

    I wont add anything original to the comments…
    The Man they call Jayne!
    He robbed from the rich and he gave to the poor,
    He stood up to the man and he gave him what for.
    Our love for him now, aint hard to explain,
    The hero of Canton, the man they call Jayne!”

  5. Lima Zuluon 28 Feb 2012 at 12:18 pm

    I like these comments very much.

  6. Someguyon 28 Feb 2012 at 12:59 pm

    Wow, just goes to show how good u can look if u take care of yourself…happy birthday Cobb!

  7. EarthwormJimon 28 Feb 2012 at 1:08 pm

    My Bodyguard. Awesome movie.

  8. Asoganon 28 Feb 2012 at 2:27 pm

    I’ll be in my bunk

  9. Osirison 28 Feb 2012 at 3:56 pm

    His mom was my middle school science teacher in. She was a blast.

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