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Joe Don Baker

Actor / Character Actor | * 02/12/1936 (84) | Groesbeck, Texas, USA
Joe Don Baker (born February 12, 1936) is an American character actor and a life member of the Actors Studio. He established himself as an action star with supporting roles as a mysterious cowboy drifter in Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1969), and as a deputy sheriff in the western Wild Rovers (1971), before receiving worldwide fame for his roles as a mafia hitman in Charley Varrick (1973), real-life Tennessee Sheriff Buford Pusser in the classic action film Walking Tall (1973), brute force detective Mitchell in Mitchell (1975), deputy sheriff Thomas Jefferson Geronimo III in Final Justice (1985), and as chief Jerry Karlin in the action-comedy Fletch... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Crime | Action

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Movies with Joe Don Baker as Actor(53)

as King2013 Mud
as Bill Calhoun2008 Strange Wilderness
as Governor Jim Applewhite2005 The Dukes of Hazzard
as Dylan Garrett2001 Vegas, City of Dreams
as Don, Brandy's Dad2001 Joe Dirt
as P.J. Parker1998 Poodle Springs
as Jack Wade1997 Tomorrow Never Dies
as Big Jim Folsom1997 George Wallace
as Horace Henley1997 To Dance with Olivia
as Richie's Dad1996 Mars Attacks!
as Clay Hinkle1995 The Underneath
as R.B. Travis1995 Congo
as Jack Wade1995 GoldenEye
as Sheriff Junius Candle1995 The Grass Harp
as Donovan1994 Felony
as Tom Pierce1994 Reality Bites
as Man in black1994 Ring of Steel
as Det. Frank Farrel1993 Complex of Fear
as Olaf Andersen1992 The Distinguished Gentleman
as Sen. Joseph McCarthy1992 Citizen Cohn
as Claude Kersek1991 Cape Fear
as Cliffe Wheater1990 The Children
as Det. Mesel1988 Criminal Law
as Nick Snyderburn1987 Leonard Part 6
as Carl Cunningham1987 The Killing Time
as Brad Whitaker1987 The Living Daylights
as King R. Kenderson1986 Getting Even
as Chief Jerry Karlin1985 Fletch
as Deputy Sheriff Thomas Jefferson Geronimo III1985 Final Justice
as The Whammer1984 The Natural
as Joseph Rutter1983 Joysticks
as Dick Harbinger1982 Wacko
as Tommy Vanda1980 Power
as Pete Novick1978 Speedtrap
as Wishbone Cutter1977 The Shadow of Chikara
as Walkaway Madden1977 Checkered Flag or Crash
as Jerry1977 The Pack
as Mitchell1975 Mitchell
as Ron Lewis1975 Framed
as Dan Mason1974 Golden Needles
as Molly1973 Charley Varrick
as Cody1973 The Outfit
as Buford Pusser1973 Walking Tall
as Phil Bonner1972 That Certain Summer
as Curly Bonner1972 Junior Bonner
as Irish member of Valachi gang (uncredited)1972 The Valachi Papers
as Mongo Nash1971 Mongo's Back in Town
as Paul Buckman1971 Wild Rovers
as Harvey Gavin1970 Adam at Six A.M.
as Fixer1967 Cool Hand Luke

TV Shows/Series with Joe Don Baker as Actor(15)


Full Name: Joe Baker
Born: Wednesday, 02/12 1936 (February) in Groesbeck (current age: 84 years + 231 days)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Educated at: University of North Texas
Joe Don Baker frequently works together with these people:
Harold Gould (10x, Actor)
James Gregory (10x, Actor)
Frank Marth (10x, Actor)
Lawrence Dobkin (10x, Actor)
Woodrow Parfrey (9x, Actor)
Simon Oakland (9x, Actor)
Alan Oppenheimer (9x, Actor)
Val Avery (9x, Actor)
Gene Nelson (9x, Actor)
Pat Hingle (8x, Actor)
Noah Keen (8x, Actor)
Greydon Clark (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1822, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/27/2020