Adam Baldwin, American Actor ( February 27, 1962 - )

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Stillness as a technique is still really captivating to me.~Adam Baldwin

Me Stillness Still

I just consider myself a piece of the puzzle and I'm lucky enough to be asked or invited to the party, if you will. I hope I can bring some laughs and grimaces to the fans.~Adam Baldwin

Hope Myself Party

I'm like a fungus; you can't get rid of me.~Adam Baldwin

Me You Like

It was never the fame or fortune that drove me to act. It was something I love and enjoy doing it. A lot of people identify who they are by what they do and that's not me. It's what I do but not who I am. Who I am is a parent. I'm a family man.~Adam Baldwin

Love Family Man

My heroes are the camera crew and the electricians. They work such long hours.~Adam Baldwin

Work Long Camera

I'm always looking, as an actor, for activities. I think it's far more interesting to watch what people do than what they say. You always want to watch behavior, because the dialogue as written by our illustrious leaders is great. Eminently playable.~Adam Baldwin

Great People Looking

A lot of the television industry is so cookie-cutter. In general, there are so many shows that are easy and bland to watch. You can tune in at any time and know exactly where you are in the story arc because it's pretty much the same every week.~Adam Baldwin

Time Week Television

I tested for a couple of pilots, but they said I was too tall.~Adam Baldwin

Said Pilots Tall

I was involved with drama departments since the 5th grade. I played at it. It was an escape.~Adam Baldwin

Escape Drama Grade

The only people who have control over their careers are the ones you see on the covers of magazines. Everyone else is just plodding along making a living. The key is not to live over your means and overdo it.~Adam Baldwin

People Control Living

You get a sense of how the show works and then let your personality take over.~Adam Baldwin

Personality You Sense

I'm not much of a jokester.~Adam Baldwin


The guys I grew up with, my cinematic heroes, have always been men of few words, but of action. Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach.~Adam Baldwin

Men Words Action

What I try to do is to appreciate every job I have while I'm working on it.~Adam Baldwin

Job Appreciate Try

I'm no Leonardo DiCaprio.~Adam Baldwin

Leonardo DiCaprio

I think work begets work.~Adam Baldwin

Work Think I Think

I always did think that when I turned 40, I'd start coming into my own.~Adam Baldwin

Start Think My Own