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Bill Brochtrup

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Bill Brochtrup (born March 7, 1963) is an American film, television, and stage actor. He is known for playing "PAA John Irvin", the gay administrative aide, on NYPD Blue. Brochtrup was born in Inglewood, California and raised in Tacoma, Washington, attending New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. His theatre credits include David Marshall Grant's Snakebit (Off-Broadway at the Century Center and in Los Angeles at the Coast Playhouse), South Coast Repertory (Noises Off, Taking Steps, The Real Thing), The Antaeus Company (Cousin Bette, Tonight at 8:30, Sinan Unel's Pera Palas), Black Dahlia Theatre (Jonathan Tolins' Secrets of the Trade, Richard Kramer's Theater District, both directed by Matt Shakman), The Odyssey Theatre Ensemble (Bach at Leipzig, Small Tragedy), L.A. Theatre Works (The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial, The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial), and Pasadena Playhouse (If Memory Serves). He can be seen in the feature films Life as We Know It, He's Just Not That Into You, Duck, Ravenous, Man of the Year, and Space Marines. He has appeared on television shows as varied as Dexter, Without a Trace, The Wild Thornberrys (as the voice of a dolphin), and Bravo's Celebrity Poker Showdown. Brochtrup is a frequent guest host of the PBS newsmagazine In The Life, and has been a series regular on three Steven Bochco shows, CBS sitcom Public Morals, ABC drama Total Security, and seven seasons on NYPD Blue. He has written for Out magazine and the best-selling book of essays I Love You, Mom!, told his original stories at Un-Cabaret and numerous Spoken Word events, hosted AIDS Walks across the country, supports animal rescue organizations like the SPCA and has traveled the Persian Gulf, Atlantic, Mediterranean, Germany, Japan, Bosnia and Kosovo meeting servicemen and women during Handshake Tours for the USO and Armed Forces Entertainment. Description above from the Wikipedia article Bill Brochtrup, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Mar 7, 1963 In Inglewood - California - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Murder, She Wrote 1984-09-30
Latest Project:
Movie Hypnotized 2021-12-31
Known For
Poster of Shameless
Poster of He's Just Not That Into You
Poster of Ravenous
Poster of Rockula
Movie Hypnotized Kyle 2021-12-31
Series After Forever Frank 2018-04-24
Series Major Crimes Dr. Joe Bowman 2012-08-13
Series Shameless Hal 2011-01-09
Movie Life As We Know It Gary 2010-10-02
Movie He's Just Not That Into You Larry 2009-02-06
Series Dexter Funeral Director 2006-10-01
Movie Duck Leopold 2005-03-11
Series TV Revolution Unknown 2004-05-23
Series Without a Trace Edgar 2002-09-26
Movie Ravenous Lindus 1999-03-16
Series Dharma & Greg Unknown 1997-09-24
Movie Two Voices David Ivey 1997-06-16
Series Total Security Unknown 1997-09-27
Movie Space Marines Hacker 1996-01-01
Movie Not Again! Glen 1996-01-05
Series Public Morals John Irvin 1996-10-30
Movie Man of the Year Pledge Cartwright 1995-09-15
Series NYPD Blue John Irvin 1993-09-21
Series Diagnosis: Murder Paramedic 1993-10-29
Movie The Arrival Ace 1991-01-01
Movie Rockula Roadie 1990-02-23
Movie Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects Hairdresser 1989-02-03
Series Birds of a Feather Tour Guide 1989-10-16
Series Tour of Duty Brockman 1987-09-24
Series ALF Charlie 1986-09-22
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30