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Simon Baker

Actor / Television Director | * 07/30/1969 (50) | Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Simon Lucas Baker (born 30 July 1969) is an Australian actor in television and film, and director. He is known for his lead roles in the CBS television series The Mentalist (as Patrick Jane) and The Guardian (as Nicholas Fallin) and starred in several Hollywood films. ()

Simon Baker (born 30 July 1969, height 5' 9¾" (1,77 m)) is an Australian actor and director. In his television acting career, he is best known for his lead role in the CBS television series The Mentalist as Patrick Jane and as Nicholas Fallin in The Guardian. In his film acting career, he is best known for the lead role of Riley Denbo in Land of the Dead and Christian Thompson in the film adaptation of The Devil Wears Prada, based on the 2003 novel of the same name. Simon Baker was born to a high school English teacher, Elizabeth Labberton, and a groundskeeper/mechanic, Barry Baker, on 30 July 1969, in Launceston, Tasmania. He was raised as a Roman Catholic.[1] His parents divorced while he was still young. His mother later married Tom Denny, a butcher. Simon Baker also has a sister, currently a doctor in Australia, and three younger half brothers. By 1972, the family had moved from Launceston to Ballina, New South Wales, where Baker's parents hoped to secure better paying jobs. In 1986, he graduated from Ballina High School as Simon Baker-Denny, after completing his primary school education at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Primary School, also in Ballina.

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

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Movies with Simon Baker as Actor(25)

as Travis2020 High Ground
as Nick2018 Here and Now
as Sando2017 Breath
as Guy2013 I Give It a Year
as Jared Cohen2011 Margin Call
as Howard Hendricks2010 The Killer Inside Me
as Jack Bishop2009 Not Forgotten
as Travis McPherson2009 Women in Trouble
as Malcolm2009 The Lodger
as Roger Thornberry2007 The Key to Reserva
as Roderick Blank2007 Sex and Death 101
as Christian Thompson2006 The Devil Wears Prada
as Brian Kelly2006 Something New
as Max Rourke2005 The Ring Two
as Riley2005 Land of the Dead
as David Walker2004 Book of Love
as Rétaux de Vilette2001 The Affair of the Necklace
as Chip Pettengill2000 Red Planet
as Andy Greville1999 Secret Men's Business
as George Clyde1999 Ride with the Devil
as Kenny1998 Restaurant
as Junior Armstrong1998 Judas Kiss
as Matt Reynolds1997 L.A. Confidential
as Stephen Barnes1997 Most Wanted

TV Shows/Series with Simon Baker as Actor(8)

as himself2009 Live from Studio Five
as Patrick Jane2008 The Mentalist
as Jeff Breen2006 Smith
as Nick Fallin2001 The Guardian
as himself1997 The View

Movies with Simon Baker as Crew(3)

Directing/Director2017 Breath
Production/Producer2017 Breath
Writing/Screenplay2017 Breath

TV Shows/Series with Simon Baker as Crew(3)

Directing/Director2008 The Mentalist
Production/Producer2008 The Mentalist
Directing/Director2001 The Guardian

Additional Information

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Full Name: Simon Baker
Citizenship: Australia
Born: Wednesday, 07/30 1969 (July) in Launceston (current age: 50 years + 344 days)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of New South Wales
Spouses (current/former): Rebecca Rigg
Other names for Simon Baker (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Simon Baker-Denny"
"Simon Denny"
"西蒙·贝克"
Simon Baker frequently works together with these people:
Daniel Radcliffe (5x, Actor)
Alec Baldwin (5x, Actor)
Emma Thompson (5x, Actress)
Eva Longoria (5x, Actress)
Janet Jackson (5x, Actress)
Martina McBride (5x, Cast)
Barbara Walters (5x, Actress)
Eoghan Mahony (5x, Crew)
Ken Woodruff (5x, Crew)
Whoopi Goldberg (4x, Actress)
Matthew Fox (4x, Actor)

Other people with this name: Simon Baker (CA), Simon Baker

WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1534, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/16/2020