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Brian Kerwin

Biography

American film and tv actor known for his longtime portrayal of Charlie Banking institutions for the soap opera, A single Lifestyle to Live. He gained his first performing role with a little role for the soap opera, The Youthful as well as the Restless in 1976. He in addition has made film performances in THE ASSISTANCE (2011), 27 Dresses (2008) and Jack port (1996). He wedded Jeanne Marie Troy in 1990 as well as the couple provides two sons and a girl. He made visitor performances on Frasier with Kelsey Grammer .

Quick Facts


Full Name Brian Kerwin
Date Of Birth October 25, 1949
Place Of Birth Chicago, IL
Height 1.85 m
Profession TV Actor
Nationality American
Spouse Jeanne Marie Troy
Children Finn Kerwin, Brennan Kerwin, Matilda Kerwin
Siblings Lance Kerwin, Shane Kerwin
Nominations Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Movies 27 Dresses, The Help, King Kong Lives, Jack, Murphy's Romance, Torch Song Trilogy, Love Field, Hard Promises, Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain, The Myth of Fingerprints, Mr. Jealousy, Unlikely Angel, Volcano: Fire on the Mountain, Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman, A Real American Hero, Getting Away with Murder, Miss All-American Beauty, Nickel Mountain, Switched at Birth, Debating Robert Lee, Hometown U.S.A., Wet Gold, The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer, Sins of Silence, Common Ground, A Girl Thing, You Must Be Joking, Critical Choices, Against Her Will: An Incident in Baltimore, Getting Wasted, Challenger, Addiction: A 60's Love Story, Flash, It Came From Outer Space II, The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened, Power, Passion & Murder, Abandoned and Deceived, Intimate Agony, The Paradise Connection, Giving Up The Ghost, Code Name: Chaos
TV Shows One Life to Live, Big Love, Beggars and Choosers, Angel Falls, The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo, The Chisholms, Switched at Birth, The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer, Bluegrass
Star Sign Scorpio

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#Fact
1He was awarded the 2005 Back Stage Garland Circle Award for Lead Performance for "The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?" at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
2He was awarded the 2005 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Distinguished Lead Performance for "The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?" at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
3He was awarded the 1989 Drama-Logue Award for Performance in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?," at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre production at the James A. Doolittle Theatre (University of California) in Los Angeles, California.
4Currently on Broadway in August: Osage County [September 2008]
5Starring at The Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles to rave reviews in Edward Albee's "The Goat or Who is Sylvia". [February 2005]
6Son:Finn Kerwin (born c. 1992) daughter:Matilda Kerwin (born c. 1993) son:Brennan Kerwin (born c. 1995).


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Knick2014-2015TV SeriesCorky
Addiction: A 60's Love Story2015Irv Bornstein
Killer App2015TV Movie
Hindsight2015TV SeriesLincoln
Dangerous Liaisons2014TV MovieSenator Fontaine
Are You Joking?2014Sandy
Blue Bloods2013TV SeriesPete Seabrook
Elementary2012TV SeriesCharles Cooper
The Client List2012TV SeriesGarrett Landry
One Life to Live2007-2011TV SeriesCharlie Banks
A Gifted Man2011TV SeriesJim Marks
The Help2011Robert Phelan
27 Dresses2008Hal
Big Love2007TV SeriesEddie
The Virgin of Akron, Ohio2007TV Series
Monk2006TV SeriesBen Glazer
Desperate Housewives2006TV SeriesHarvey Bigsby
Without a Trace2006TV SeriesRandall Parker
Close to Home2006TV SeriesLee Towers
Nip/Tuck2005TV SeriesEugene Alderman
Grey's Anatomy2005TV SeriesHolden McKee
Medium2005TV SeriesNathan Bradley
The Exonerated2005TV MovieCop #2
Boston Legal2004TV SeriesJack Fleming
Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman2004TV MovieNathan Lloyd
Debating Robert Lee2004Gary Mann
The West Wing2004TV SeriesBen Dryer
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2001-2003TV SeriesStanley Billings / Evan Ramsey
Strong Medicine2002-2003TV SeriesLes Campbell / Leslie Campbell
Law & Order2002TV SeriesTed Weldon
Frasier2001TV SeriesBob
Beggars and Choosers1999-2001TV SeriesRob Malone
A Girl Thing2001TV MovieGary Tucker
Common Ground2000TV MovieChuck Dawson
The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer1999TV MovieSaul Lapidus
Giving Up the Ghost1998TV MovieKevin
Dead Man's Gun1998TV SeriesTeddy Boyd / Joe Wheeler
Flash1997TV MovieDavid Strong
Mr. Jealousy1997Stephen
The Myth of Fingerprints1997Elliot
Volcano: Fire on the Mountain1997TV MovieBuck Adams
Dear Diary1996Short
Unlikely Angel1996TV MovieBen Bartilson
Critical Choices1996TV MovieFlood
Jack1996Brian Powell
Getting Away with Murder1996Marty Lambert
Sins of Silence1996TV MovieJoey Finn
It Came from Outer Space II1996TV MovieJack Putnam
Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain1995Matt Hollinger
Abandoned and Deceived1995TV MovieDoug
Angel Falls1993TV SeriesEli Harrison
Spies Inc.1992Jim
Love Field1992Ray Hallett
Against Her Will: An Incident in Baltimore1992TV MovieJack Adkins
Hard Promises1991Walt
Switched at Birth1991TV MovieRobert Mays
Roseanne1990TV SeriesGary Hall
Tales from the Crypt1990TV SeriesDonald
Challenger1990TV MovieCaptain Michael J. Smith
The Hitchhiker1989TV SeriesDoctor Winters
Torch Song Trilogy1988Ed Reese
Bluegrass1988TV MovieDancy Cutler
Great Performances1987TV SeriesHal Graham
King Kong Lives1986Hank Mitchell
St. Elsewhere1986TV SeriesTerence O'Casey
Murphy's Romance1985Bobby Jack Moriarity
Murder, She Wrote1984TV SeriesAndy Townsend
Highway to Heaven1984TV SeriesBarry Rudd
Wet Gold1984TV MovieBen Keating, the Diver
Simon & Simon1984TV SeriesTaylor Martin / Slack Reynolds
Antony and Cleopatra1984TV MovieEros
Nickel Mountain1984George
Intimate Agony1983TV MovieNick Todd
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers1983TV SeriesMike
James' Boys1982TV Series
The Tragedy of King Lear1982VideoKing of France
Miss All-American Beauty1982TV MovieMichael Carrington
The Blue and the Gray1982TV Mini-SeriesMalachy Hale
The Love Boat1980-1981TV SeriesTed Lawrence / Hank Austin
The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo1979-1981TV SeriesDeputy Birdwell 'Birdie' Hawkins
Getting Wasted1980Brad Carson
Power1980TV MovieJack Vanda
B.J. and the Bear1979TV SeriesDeputy Birdie Hawkins
The Paradise Connection1979TV MovieBruce Douglas
Hometown U.S.A.1979T. J. Swackhammer
The Chisholms1979TV Mini-SeriesGideon Chisholm
A Real American Hero1978TV MovieTil Johnson
David Cassidy - Man Undercover1978TV SeriesErnie
The Busters1978TV MovieAlbie McRae
The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened1977TV Movie
Logan's Run1977TV SeriesPatrick
The Young and the Restless1973TV SeriesGreg Foster #2 (1976-1977)

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Common Ground2000TV Movie executive producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Murphy's Romance1985performer: "I LOVE YOU ONLY"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Battle of the Network Stars X1981TV SpecialHimself - NBC Team
The Merv Griffin Show1981TV SeriesHimself
CHiPs1980TV SeriesHimself
Battle of the Network Stars VIII1980TV SpecialHimself - NBC Team
The 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
The 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2008TV SpecialHimself - Nominee
The Making of, Debating Robert Lee2006Documentary shortHimself
Repetition2005/IIHimself
The Alan Thicke Show1980-1981TV SeriesHimself
The John Davidson Show1981TV SeriesHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006Best Ensemble CastMethod FestDebating Robert Lee (2004)· Daniel Letterle
· Billy Kay
· Kaley Cuoco
· Beau Bridges
· Rachel Nichols
· Melinda Dillon

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesOne Life to Live (1968)
2010Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesOne Life to Live (1968)
2008Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesOne Life to Live (1968)


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