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Bill Brochtrup


Bill Brochtrup is a stage, film, and television actor, best known for playing "John Irvin," the cheerful administrative aide on ABC TV's Emmy Award-winning police drama, NYPD Blue (1993). Along with the rest of the cast, he was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble. In addition to series regular roles ... See full bio »

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Known For

NYPD Blue
NYPD Blue John Irvin
(1995-2005)
Major Crimes
Major Crimes Dr. Joe Bowman
(2013-2017)
Life as We Know It
(2010)

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  Finding Home (Short) (post-production)
Doctor Cohen
 2013-2017 Major Crimes (TV Series)
Dr. Joe Bowman
- By Any Means: Part 2 (2017) ... Dr. Joe Bowman
- Sanctuary City: Part 4 (2017) ... Dr. Joe Bowman
- White Lies Part 2 (2016) ... Dr. Joe Bowman
- White Lies Part 1 (2016) ... Dr. Joe Bowman
- Dead Zone (2016) ... Dr. Joe Bowman
 2013-2014 Shameless (TV Series)
Hal
- Simple Pleasures (2014) ... Hal
- Survival of the Fittest (2013) ... Hal
- Civil Wrongs (2013) ... Hal
- Frank the Plumber (2013) ... Hal
 2012 Kendra (TV Series)
Arnold
- Old Fashioned (2012) ... Arnold
- Driver's License (2012) ... Arnold
- Three Way (2012) ... Arnold
 2012 No Boundaries (Short)
Dr. Harvey
 2010 Life as We Know It
Gary
 2010 Dexter (TV Series)
Funeral Director
- My Bad (2010) ... Funeral Director
 2005 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Edgar
- Second Sight (2005) ... Edgar
 2005 Duck
Leopold
 1995-2005 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
John Irvin
- Moving Day (2005) ... John Irvin
- Bale to the Chief (2005) ... John Irvin
- Lenny Scissorhands (2005) ... John Irvin
- Old Man Quiver (2005) ... John Irvin
 2002 Role of a Lifetime
Bruce's Receptionist
 2001 The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series)
Colin
- Hello, Dolphin! (2001) ... Colin (voice)
 1999 Ravenous
Lindus
 1997 Total Security (TV Series)
George LaSalle
- Look Who's Stalking (1997) ... George LaSalle
- Who's Poppa? (1997) ... George LaSalle
- Citizen Canine (1997) ... George LaSalle
- Looking for Mr. Goombah (1997) ... George LaSalle
- Dental Men Prefer Blondes (1997) ... George LaSalle
 1997 Dharma & Greg (TV Series)
Steve
- Indian Summer (1997) ... Steve
 1997 Two Voices (TV Movie)
David Ivey
 1996 Not Again!
Glen
 1996 Public Morals (TV Series)
John Irvin
- The Yellow Cover (1996) ... John Irvin
- The Blue Cover (1996) ... John Irvin
- The White Cover ... John Irvin
- The Shrimp Cover ... John Irvin
- The Red Cover ... John Irvin
 1996 Space Marines
Hacker
 1996 Picket Fences (TV Series)
Gordy Hartman
- Bye-Bye, Bey-Bey (1996) ... Gordy Hartman
 1989-1996 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Gene Gains / Leo Gunderson
- Murder Among Friends (1996) ... Gene Gains
- Class Act (1989) ... Leo Gunderson (as William Brochtrup)
 1995 Terror in the Shadows (TV Movie)
Maitre D'
 1995 Man of the Year
Pledge Cartwright
 1995 The Monroes (TV Series)
Duane
- Father Knows Best ... Duane
 1995 Betrayed: A Story of Three Women (TV Movie)
Patrick McGraw
 1994 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Paramedic
- Georgia on My Mind (1994) ... Paramedic
 1993 Something Else
Eugene
 1993 Birds of a Feather (TV Series)
Tour Guide
- It Happened in Hollywood (1993) ... Tour Guide (as William Brochtrup)
 1991 The Arrival
Ace
 1990 Dragnet (TV Series)
Sean Bainbridge
- Copy Cat (1990) ... Sean Bainbridge
 1990 Rockula
Roadie (as William Brochtrup)
 1990 ALF (TV Series)
Charlie
- True Colors (1990) ... Charlie
 1989 Mancuso, FBI (TV Series)
Aide
- Racial Matters (1989) ... Aide
 1989 Everybody's Baby: The Rescue of Jessica McClure (TV Movie) (as William Brochtrup)
 1989 Tour of Duty (TV Series)
Brockman
- The Volunteer (1989) ... Brockman (as William Brochtrup)
 1989 Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects
Hairdresser
 1986 Down to Earth (TV Series)
Illyich
- The Russians Are... Here (1986) ... Illyich
 1984 Hot Pursuit (TV Series)
Michael
- Home Is the Heart: Part 2 (1984) ... Michael
- Home Is the Heart: Part 1 (1984) ... Michael
 1965 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Hank (1992)
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Show Show Self (16 credits)

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Other Works:

Reprises his role as George Bridge in the play Theatre District at the SpeakEasy Stage Company (at the Boston Center for the Arts) in Boston, Massachusetts. He originally played the part in Los Angeles, CA in 2004. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 11 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

William Brochtrup

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Trivia:

He devotes himself to various charitable organizations, including Rock the Vote, AIDS Walks, and the SPCA. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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