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Carroll Baker

Actress / Stage Actress / Novelist / Film Actress / Penwoman / Television Actress | * 05/28/1931 (93) | Johnstown, Pennsylvania (United States of America (USA))
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Carroll Baker (born May 28, 1931) is an American retired actress. After studying under Lee Strasberg at the Actors Studio, Baker began performing on Broadway in 1954. From there, she was recruited by director Elia Kazan to play the lead in the adaptation of two Tennessee Williams plays into the film Baby Doll in 1956. Her role in the film as a coquettish but sexually naïve Southern bride earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress. Baker had other early film roles in Giant (1956) and the romantic comedy But Not for Me (1959). In 1961, she appeared in the controversial independent film Something Wild, directed by her then husband Jack Garfein, playing a traumatized rape victim. She went on to star in several critically acclaimed Westerns in the 1950s and 1960s such as The Big Country (1958), How the W..."> ()
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Carroll Baker (born May 28, 1931) is a former American actress who has enjoyed popularity as both a serious dramatic actress and, particularly in the 1960s, as a movie sex symbol.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Carroll Baker

Golden Globe Awards Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year Academy Award for Best Actress
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Movies with Carroll Baker as Actress(79)

as herself2011 Hollywood Scandals
as herself2006 Baby Doll: See No Evil
as herself2003 Return to 'Giant'
as herself2002 Cinerama Adventure
as Laurel’s mother2000 Another Woman's Husband
as Nana1998 Nowhere to Go
as Sister Marie, Tony's Aunt1998 Rag and Bone
as herself1998 Memories of Giant
as Nancy Norton1997 Skeletons
as Arlyne1997 North Shore Fish
as Ilsa1997 The Game
as Edith Pearl Dockett1997 Heart Full of Rain
as Naomi1996 Dalva
as Momie1996 Just Your Luck
as Diana's Mother1995 Storie di Seduzione
as Baby Doll Meighan (archive footage)1994 Tennessee Williams: Orpheus of the American Stage
as Ruth1993 Men Don't Tell
as Mrs. Graham1993 A Kiss to Die For
as Madame1992 Cyber Eden
as Lovell Summers1991 Blonde Fist
as Pheobe1990 Gipsy Angel
as Eleanor Crisp1990 Kindergarten Cop
as herself1987 Hollywood Uncensored
as Maureen Leary1987 On Fire
as Annie Phelan1987 Ironweed
as Mrs. Dalton1986 Native Son
as Gerda Hoffman1985 Hitler's SS : Portrait In Evil
as Dorothy's Mum1983 Star 80
as Ellen Brown1983 Red Monarch
as Helen Curtis1980 The Watcher in the Woods
as Treasure1979 Bloodbath
as Sheila1978 Cyclone
as Hazel Aiken1977 Bad
as Carol1976 Shattered Dreams
as Polly Pott1976 Blackmail Chase
as Laura Formenti1975 The Private Lesson
as Madeliene1974 The Body
as Evelyne Graffi1973 The Flower with Petals of Steel
as Baba Yaga1973 Baba Yaga
as Martha Caldwell1972 Knife of Ice
as Maude1971 Captain Apache
as Julie Harrison / Mary Harrison1971 The Devil with Seven Faces
as Julie Spencer / Lillian Martin1971 The Fourth Victim
as Nicole Perrier1969 So Sweet... So Perverse
as Kathryn West1969 Paranoia
as Margherita1967 The Harem
as herself1967 Jack of Diamonds
as Jean Harlow1965 Harlow
as Sylvia: West (Karoki, Kay, Carlyle)1965 Sylvia
as Julie Anderson1965 Mister Moses
as Rina Marlowe Cord1964 The Carpetbaggers
as Deborah Wright1964 Cheyenne Autumn
as Lena Roland1963 The Paradise Suite
as Catherine1963 Station Six-Sahara
as Eve Prescott Rawlings1962 How the West Was Won
as Gwen Terasaki1961 Bridge to the Sun
as Mary Ann Robinson1961 Something Wild
as Teresa1959 The Miracle
as Ellie Brown / Borden1959 But Not for Me
as Patricia Terrill1958 The Big Country
as Baby Doll Meighan1956 Baby Doll
as Luz Benedict II1956 Giant
as Clarice1953 Easy to Love

TV Shows/Series with Carroll Baker as Actress(11)

as Claudia Parker1999 Roswell
1990 Grand
as Rae Morrison1986 L.A. Law
as Sibella Stone1984 Murder, She Wrote
as Sandy Marshall1973 Thriller
as herself1956 Cinépanorama
as Self - Mystery Guest1950 What's My Line?

Full Name: Carroll Baker
Born: Thursday, 05/28 1931 (May) in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 93 years + 52 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: St. Petersburg College, HB Studio
Employer: Warner Bros.
Spouses (current/former): Jack Garfein, Donald Burton
Children: Blanche Baker
Other names for Carroll Baker (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Carrol Baker"
"Carroll Baker (Schauspielerin)"
Carroll Baker frequently works together with these people:
Gregg Henry (10x, Actor)
Bradford Dillman (8x, Actor)
Robert Pine (8x, Actor)
Rosanna Huffman (7x, Actress)
Alan Fudge (7x, Actor)
Allan Miller (7x, Actor)
Eli Wallach (6x, Actor)
George DiCenzo (6x, Actor)
Herb Edelman (6x, Actor)
Barbara Babcock (6x, Actress)
Umberto Lenzi (6x, Crew)
George Stevens (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:10845, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 07/19/2024