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Bill Irwin was born on April 11, 1950, in Santa Monica, California, to Elizabeth (Mills), a teacher, and Horace G. Irwin, an aerospace engineer. He is the oldest of three children, and is of English, Irish, and German descent. Irwin spent a year in Belfast, Northern Ireland, as an exchange student. He is a graduate in theatre arts from Oberlin ... See full bio »
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 2016 Confirmation (TV Movie) (post-production)
 2015 South of Hell (TV Series)
Enos Abascal
- Take Life Now (2015) ... Enos Abascal
- Episode #1.8 (2015) ... Enos Abascal
- I See You (2015) ... Enos Abascal
- The One That Got Away (2015) ... Enos Abascal
- South of the Border (2015) ... Enos Abascal
 2015 Sleepy Hollow (TV Series)
Atticus Nevins
- Novus Ordo Seclorum (2015) ... Atticus Nevins
- The Art of War (2015) ... Atticus Nevins
- This Red Lady from Caribee (2015) ... Atticus Nevins
 2014 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Cardinal Brennan
- Excessive Force (2014) ... Cardinal Brennan
- Burning Bridges (2014) ... Cardinal Brennan
 2014 Elementary (TV Series)
Richard Balsille
- The One Percent Solution (2014) ... Richard Balsille
 2011 A Gifted Man (TV Series)
Ron Vinetz
- Pilot (2011) ... Ron Vinetz
 2011 Lights Out (TV Series)
Hal Brennan
- War (2011) ... Hal Brennan
- Sucker Punch (2011) ... Hal Brennan
- Rainmaker (2011) ... Hal Brennan
- Cut Men (2011) ... Hal Brennan
- Crossroads (2011) ... Hal Brennan
 2011 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Fred Medkiff
- Ham Sandwich (2011) ... Fred Medkiff
 1993-2009 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Mr. Noodle / Air Mime / Guest Appearance in 'A New Way to Walk'
 2008 Life on Mars (TV Series)
Dr. Schwahn
 2008 Law & Order (TV Series)
Ellison Conway
- Bogeyman (2008) ... Ellison Conway
 2006 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Nate Royce
- Masquerade (2006) ... Nate Royce
 2002 The Moth (TV Series)
 2002 The Laramie Project (TV Movie)
Harry Woods
 1998 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series)
- Pickles and Ice Cream (1998) ... Pickles
 1996 The Adventures of Pete & Pete (TV Series)
The Broker
- 35 Hours (1996) ... The Broker
 1994 Monte Video (TV Series)
- Erntedankfest (1994) ... Clown (as Fool Moon)
 1993 Tribeca (TV Series)
Gene Kelly Clone
- The Loft (1993) ... Gene Kelly Clone
 1993 Great Performances (TV Series)
Master of Ceremony
- Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall (1993) ... Master of Ceremony
 1991-1992 Northern Exposure (TV Series)
Enrico Bellati
- Get Real (1991) ... Enrico Bellati
 1992 The Last Mile (TV Short)
The Maestro
 1990 The Circus (TV Movie)
Pierrot The Clown / Miranda's Father
 1987 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Eddie Bartholomew
- The Show Must Go On (1987) ... Eddie Bartholomew
 1983 The Regard of Flight (TV Movie)
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He acted in Edward Albee's play, "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?." at the Apollo Theatre in London, England with Kathleen Turner, Mireille Enos, and David Harbour in the cast. Anthony Page was director. See more »

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Alternate Names:

William Irwin | Fool Moon


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The fact is that we like each other very much, and we of course see each other on stage all the time, but this means more time to spend together, and that's great. We couldn't be happier. See more »


Selected for the International Clown Hall Of Fame, and was inducted August 7, 1999. See more »

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