Rode along with the Chicago Fire Dept.'s Squad 5 in preparation for his role in Backdraft (1991).
William, who trained for three weeks at the Chicago Fire Academy, rode along with the Chicago Fire Department's Squad 5 while preparing for his role as Brian McCaffrey in Backdraft (1991).
Four years after they got together, William and Chynna were married on September 9th, 1995 at the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Roman Catholic Church in South Hampton, New York.
Acccording to most biographies on the Baldwin Brothers, William and his brothers Alec, Stephen, and Daniel attended Massapequa High School, but they actually went to Alfred G. Berner High School, two miles from Massapequa High School. But their father, Alexander Jr., was a highly respected history teacher and football coach at Massapequa High. In 1998/1999 he was honored by the school, and the auditorium was renamed for him.
Baldwin and pop singer Chynna Phillips gave birth to 7 lb., 2 oz. daughter, Jamison Leon. [27 February 2000]
Son, Vance Alexander, born October 23, 2001 in New York City.
A former wrestler, he was inducted in the Amateur Wrestling Hall of Fame after receiving the 2003 Outstanding American Award. Past recipients included Sen. Paul Wellstone, Dan Dierdorf, astronaut Michael Collins, actor Kirk Douglas, writer John Irving, Donald Rumsfeld, Gen Norman Schwarzkopf and many former Presidents.
Daughter Brooke Michelle born to his wife Chynna Phillips in New York on December 6 2004 weighing 7 pounds, 6 ounces.