Joe Don Baker

Biography: Joe Don Baker was born on February 12, 1936 in Groesbeck, Texas, a small town about 25 miles east of Waco.

Baker went to North Texas State Teacher's College (now University of North Texas), dabbling in drama there. After a stint in the Army, he moved to New York, where he studied at the Actors Studio. He got his Broadway start in Marathon 33 and received praise for his role in the Burgess Meredith-directed Blues for Mister Charlie in 1964.

Joe Don Baker's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 56
Highest Metascore: 76 Mud
Lowest Metascore: 12 Strange Wilderness
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 13
  2. Negative: 2 out of 13
13 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
76 Mud Apr 26, 2013 King 8.1
12 Strange Wilderness Feb 1, 2008 Bill Calhoun / Bill Calhoun 7.4
52 Tomorrow Never Dies Dec 19, 1997 Jack Wade 7.9
65 GoldenEye Nov 17, 1995 Jack Wade / Jack Wade tbd
22 Congo Jun 9, 1995 R.B. Travis 5.9
69 The Underneath Apr 28, 1995 Clay Hinkle 8.7
67 Reality Bites Feb 18, 1994 Tom Pierce tbd
45 The Distinguished Gentleman Dec 4, 1992 Olaf Andersen tbd
73 Cape Fear Nov 13, 1991 Claude Kersek 8.7
60 The Living Daylights Jul 31, 1987 Brad Whitaker 6.8
68 Fletch May 31, 1985 Chief Jerry Karlin tbd
61 The Natural May 11, 1984 The Whammer 9.0
60 Walking Tall Feb 22, 1973 Buford Pusser tbd