Kathy Baker

Biography: KATHY BAKER,
American supporting actress
kathy baker is known for her exceptional talent and versatility. Born in midland, texas, baker was raised as a quaker by her french mother and her american father, a prominent academic who has taught at princeton and the sorbonne. She has been acting since she was ten, but did not formally study until she entered the theater department of the california institute of the arts. She later transferred to the university of california, berkley where she earned a bachelor's degree in french. By this time, she'd abandoned acting in favor of marriage. Following her divorce, baker trained to be a cordon bleu chef in paris. Back in the states, she worked as a pastry chef and a chocolate vendor. Eventually baker returned to acting and in 1983 won an obie award for her work in sam shephard's play fool for love. That same year she made her big screen debut in the astronaut epic the right stuff. Though not all of the films in which baker has
KATHY BAKER,
American supporting actress
kathy baker is known for her exceptional talent and versatility. Born in midland, texas, baker was raised as a quaker by her french mother and her american father, a prominent academic who has taught at princeton and the sorbonne. She has been acting since she was ten, but did not formally study until she entered the theater department of the california institute of the arts. She later transferred to the university of california, berkley where she earned a bachelor's degree in french. By this time, she'd abandoned acting in favor of marriage. Following her divorce, baker trained to be a cordon bleu chef in paris. Back in the states, she worked as a pastry chef and a chocolate vendor. Eventually baker returned to acting and in 1983 won an obie award for her work in sam shephard's play fool for love. That same year she made her big screen debut in the astronaut epic the right stuff. Though not all of the films in which baker has appeared have been critical and box office successes, her ability to bring her diverse characters to life has won her consistently favorable notice. In 1987, baker was named best supporting actress by the national society of film critics for her work in street smart. Though she still occasionally works in film, she has most recently appeared as a main character on the popular cbs television series picket fences. -- all movie guide
BIRTHDATE: June 8, 1950
BIRTHPLACE: Midland, TX
Kathy baker is one strong woman, she raises two sons in Pasadina,CA, has developed a reading program, and still finds time to keep making the movies we all love
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Movies- a little inside
T.V Movies- sanctuaty on C.B.S wendsday febuary 28 2001
TNT- "door" also starring kyra sedwick - Coming soon
MOVIES:
Things you can tell just by looking at her (2001)
ratz (2000)
atf (1999)
the cider house rules (1999)
shake, rattle and roll (1999)
a season for miracles (1999)
shake, rattle and roll (1999)
oklahoma city: a survivor's story (1998)
inventing the abbotts (1997)
weapons of mass distraction (1997)
not in this town (1997)
to gillian on her 37th birthday (1996)
lush life (1994)
mad dog and glory (1993)
jennifer 8 (1992)
article 99 (1992)
amazing stories: the movie vi (1992)
one special victory (1991)
the image (1990)
mr. Frost (1990)
edward scissorhands (1990)
dad (1989)
jacknife (1989)
clean and sober (1988)
street smart (1987)
a killing affair (1985)
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Kathy Baker's Scores

Average career score: 64
Highest Metascore: 68 Big Time in Hollywood, FL: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 61 Picket Fences: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
2 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
68 Big Time in Hollywood, FL: Season 1 Mar 25, 2015 Diana 7.3
tbd Jesse Stone: Death In Paradise: Season 1 Feb 20, 2005 Rose Gammon 8.0
tbd Boston Public: Season 2 Oct 29, 2001 Meredith Peters tbd
tbd Boston Public: Season 1 Oct 23, 2000 Meredith Peters / Meredith Peters 5.0
tbd Picket Fences: Season 4 Sep 22, 1995 Dr. Jill Brock 9.0
tbd Picket Fences: Season 3 Sep 23, 1994 Dr. Jill Brock 9.0
tbd Picket Fences: Season 2 Oct 22, 1993 Dr. Jill Brock 9.0
61 Picket Fences: Season 1 Sep 18, 1992 Dr. Jill Brock 9.0