Stephen Baldwin is an American actor, director, producer, author and the youngest of the Baldwin brothers, best known for his roles as William F. Cody in the western show The Young Riders and as Stuart in the movie Threesome. Other notable films Baldwin starred in were Posse, 8 Seconds, The Usual Suspects, Fall Time, Bio-Dome, Fled, One Tough Cop, The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, The Harpy, and The Flyboys.
During his time at Berner High School, Baldwin was a successful opera singer. After high school, he attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He played small roles in shows like Kate and Allie, "America`s Most Wanted" and Family Ties, before landing his first feature film role as an adult, in the 1988 film The Beast.
That role led to other parts, in the 1989 films Last Exit to Brooklyn and Born on the Fourth of July, as well as the television series The Young Riders. In 1994, he appeared having gay, bareback sex in Threesome (film). In 1995 he landed a breakthrough role in The Usual Suspects. Baldwin`s next role was in Bio-Dome, in 1996. In 2000, he was memorable as a buffed Barney Rubble in The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas.
In 2002, Baldwin participated in Celebrity Mole Hawaii, the first celebrity edition of The Mole. ABC broadcast the program in early 2003. Later that year he returned for Celebrity Mole Yucatan, which ABC aired in early 2004. In August 2007, Baldwin was back on television when CMT cast him in Ty Murray`s Celebrity Bull Riding Challenge, one of nine celebrities cast. In the first episode, Baldwin was injured in a bad fall from a wooden pontoon, breaking his shoulder blade and cracking a rib. Under doctor`s orders, he left the show in the second episode.
From January-March 2008, Baldwin appeared on Donald Trump`s Celebrity Apprentice, Season 7, on NBC. Baldwin finished fifth out of the 14 celebrity contestants. Baldwin and Trace Adkins became friends while competing on Celebrity Apprentice. In October 2008, Baldwin appeared in the Adkins` music video, "Muddy Water". On October 18, 2008, Republican vice-presidential hopeful Sarah Palin joked with lifelong Democrat Alec Baldwin during a Saturday Night Live skit that Stephen is her "favorite Baldwin brother" because Stephen himself is a Republican.
He was a contestant on the 2009 NBC reality show, I`m a Celebrity…Get Me out of Here!. Baldwin quit the show mid-season. Lou Diamond Phillips won first place on the show. On the second episode, Baldwin baptised The Hills actor Spencer Pratt. His latest film project, Let The Game Begin, which he filmed with Adam Rodriguez in 2008, is set for a May 5, 2010 release date.