Bill Brochtrup is an American film, television and stage actor, best known as John Irvin on FOX’s Emmy Award-winning NYPD Blue. He also portrayed this role on FOX’s Public Morals. Other television credits include Dr. Joe Bowman on Major Crimes; Hal on Shameless; Arnold on Kendra; and George LaSalle on Total Security. Guest appearances include Dexter; Without a Trace; Murder, She Wrote; Dragnet; and ALF.
Film credits include Mind Puppets; Life As We Know It; He’s Just Not That Into You; Duck; Role of a Lifetime; Ravenous; Man of the Year; and Space Marines.
On stage, Bill has appeared in Passion Play, A Cycle and Bach at Leipzig (Odyssey Theatre); The Normal Heart (Fountain Theatre); The Seagull, Peace in Our Time, The Malcontent, Cousin Bette, Light Up The Sky and Richard III (Antaeus Theatre); and Ben and the Magic Paintbrush, Noises Off, Taking Steps and The Real Thing (South Coast Repertory).