Person Details

Birthday: 1949-10-25 05:31:14

Aliases: Brain Kerwin

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Movie Involvements: 24

TV Involvements: 12


Most Famous Work

Biography

Brian Kerwin (born October 25, 1949) is an American actor. Born in Chicago, Illinois, Kerwin won the Theatre World Award in 1988 for the off-Broadway play Emily. His Broadway theatre credits include the 1997 revival of The Little Foxes and the Elaine May comedy After the Night and the Music in 2005. That same year he starred in Edward Albee's The Goat or Who is Sylvia? at the Mark Taper Forum and played Nick in a highly praised revival of Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? with Glenda Jackson and John Lithgow. He also played opposite Kathy Baker in the South Coast Repertory production of The Man from Nebraska in 2006. His most recent stage appearance was in the Broadway production August: Osage County. Kerwin's feature films include Murphy's Romance, Hard Promises, 27 Dresses (as Katherine Heigl's character's father), Torch Song Trilogy, Love Field, Jack, King Kong Lives, The Myth of Fingerprints, and Debating Robert Lee. Kerwin has enjoyed an extensive career in television, beginning with the daytime serial The Young and the Restless in 1976. In addition to many television movies, his credits include a regular role on the Showtime series Beggars and Choosers, recurring roles on The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo, The Chisholms (four 1979 episodes as Gideon Chisholm), Roseanne, The West Wing, Nip/Tuck and Big Love and guest appearances in The Love Boat, Simon & Simon, Highway to Heaven, Murder, She Wrote, St. Elsewhere, Frasier, Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Boston Legal, Medium, Without a Trace, and Desperate Housewives. In 2007, he joined the cast of the soap opera One Life to Live. Brian was also in a television movie with Michelle Pfeiffer called Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Natica Jackson. He played her married lover. His name was spelled Brain Kerwin in the credits. Kerwin has been married to Jeanne Marie Troy since September 2, 1990. They have three children, Finn, Matilda, and Brennan. The family lives in New York City. Description above from the Wikipedia article Brian Kerwin, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

Grey's Anatomy
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8

Grey's Anatomy

(2005) Holden McKee
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
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8

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

(1999) Stanley Billings
Elementary
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8

Elementary

(2012) Charles Cooper
Without a Trace
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7

Without a Trace

(2002) Randall Parker
Medium
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8

Medium

(2005) Nathan Bradley
The Client List
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6

The Client List

(2012) Garrett Landry
Murder, She Wrote
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8

Murder, She Wrote

(1984) Andy Townsend
The Help
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8

The Help

(2011) Robert Phelan

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2015 Irv Bornstein
2014 Corky
Sandy
2012 Charles Cooper
Garrett Landry
2011 Robert Phelan
2008 Hal Nichols
2006 N/A
Cop #2
2005 N/A
Holden McKee
Nathan Bradley
2004 N/A
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Nathan Lloyd
Gary Mann
2003 N/A
2002 Randall Parker
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2000 Chuck Dawson
1999 N/A
Stanley Billings
Evan Ramsey (uncredited)
N/A
1998 Kevin
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1997 David Strong
Elliot
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Buck Adams
1996 Ben Bartilson
Tom
Flood
Brian Powell
Marty Lambert
Joey Finn
1995 Jack Putnam
Matt Hollinger
Doug
1993 Bob
Eli Harrison
1992 Ray Hallett
Jim
Walt
Jack Adkins
1991 Robert Mays
1990 N/A
Captain Michael J. Smith
1989 N/A
1988 N/A
Ed Reese
1986 Hank Mitchell
1985 Bobby Jack Moriarty
1984 Ben Keating, the Diver
Andy Townsend
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George
1983 N/A
Nick Todd
1982 Michael Carrington
Malachy Hale
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1981 N/A
1980 Jack Vanda
Brad Carson
1979 N/A
Bruce Douglas
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T. J. Swackhammer
1978 Til Johnson
1977 Ted Lawrence
Hank Austin
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1976 N/A
1971 Hal Graham
1968 Charlie Banks
1962 N/A
Year Character Movie/Tv

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