Bill Irwin is an American actor, comedian, and a clown. He is a talented actor and is known for the revival of the American circus during the1990s. He has been seen in a number of varied roles on TV and in films. He is an award-winning actor and has received great reviews for his acting skills.
Bill Irwin and his age and family
Bill Irwin was born on 11 April 1950 and is current age is 68 years. He was born as William Mills Irwin and his birthplace happens to be Santa Monica in California. His parents are Elizabeth Mills who was a teacher and Horace G Irwin who was an aerospace engineer. He was the eldest child out of three children of his parents. He has an American nationality and his ethnicity is mixed (English, Irish, and German).
Regarding his education, as per his wiki, Bill was an exchange student and spent a year in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He joined Oberlin College in Ohio and completed his graduation in theater arts. He also did his graduation from Ringing Brothers and Barnum and Bailey’s Clown College in Florida. In 1984, Bill received a MacArthur Genius Grant.
Bill Irwin and his film career and net worth
Bill began work in this field in 1980. His acting skills were appreciated and he got many offers to act in films. These included Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas in the year 2000 where he played the character of Lou Lou Who. Besides, acting and doing comedy roles, Bill also worked as a writer and producer. He was also a director and choreographer on some projects.
Bill also performed with David Shiner at the New Carnival which was organized by Russian mime Vyacheslav Polunin at the Hermitage Gardens in Moscow. He was amongst the world’s best comedy actors. Bill has also done a number of stage plays and these included Accidental Death of an Anarchist at Broadway and The Seagull at the La Jolla Playhouse. His acting in the stage play Who’s afraid of Virginia Woolf? won him a Tony award in 2005. He was also nominated more than four times for his other excellent acting roles and writings. He had said:
“Being nominated is a great thrill, and we like to say that all four of us were nominated, which means that our director, Anthony Page was nominated four times.”
He was inducted into the International Clown Hall of Fame in 1999. He also had a recurring role in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. His earnings are handsome but his net worth is not known.
Bill Irwin and his wedding, wives, and children
Bill has been married twice and divorced once. His first marriage was to Kimi Okada on 19 April 1977. The couple divorced in 1982. They have no children together. Later, he began dating and married Martha Roth in 1990 and the couple has a son named Santos Patrick Morales Irwin who was born in 1990. He resides in Nyack, NY which is a suburb of New York City with his family. Martha was an actress who later became a nurse midwife.
Bill has a height of 5 feet and 11 inches. His other body measurements are not known. He has brown hair and blue eyes.
Bill does not seem to have a social media presence.
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