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Stanley Baker

Film Producer | * 02/08/1928 († 48, 06/28/1976) | Ferndale, Rhondda, Wales (United Kingdom (UK))
Sir William Stanley Baker (28 February 1928 – 28 June 1976) was a Welsh actor and film producer. Known for his rugged appearance and intense, grounded screen persona; he was one of the top British male film stars of the late 1950s and early 1960s, and later a prolific producer. Born into a coal mining family in Glamorgan, Baker began his acting career in the West End. Following national service in the Royal Army Service Corps after the Second World War, he befriended actor Richard Burton and began appearing in film and television roles. He is known for his lead role in Hell Drivers and supporting role in The Guns of Navarone, and most significantly as producer and lead actor in the acclaimed 1964 film Zulu, in which he portrayed John Chard. Baker's performance in the 1959 film Yesterday's Enemy was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best British Actor, and he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for his turn in the BBC serial ()
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Stanley Baker was a Welsh actor and film producer perhaps best known for the 1964 film Zulu.

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

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Movies with Stanley Baker as Actor(56)

as Pedro de Vargas1975 Pepita Jiménez
as Col. Huerta1975 Zorro
as Detective Inspector Jamieson1974 Who Killed Lamb
as John Craig1972 Innocent Bystanders
as Inspektor Silva1971 Popsy Pop
as Inspector Corvin1971 A Lizard in a Woman's Skin
as Bill Oliver1970 The Games
as Mr. Graham1970 Perfect Friday
as Maj. Harry Grigsby1970 The Last Grenade
as Jonathan Wild1969 Where's Jack?
as Dr. Tom Osborne1968 The Girl with a Pistol
as Charley1967 Accident
as Paul Clifton1967 Robbery
as Mike Bain1965 Sands of the Kalahari
as Tom Davis1964 Dingaka
as Lt. John Chard R.E.1964 Zulu
as Joe Newman1963 The Man Who Finally Died
as Walter Beddoes1963 In the French Style
as Astaroth1962 Sodom and Gomorrah
as Tyvian Jones1962 Eva
as Turpin1962 A Prize of Arms
as Pvt. 'Butcher' Brown1961 The Guns of Navarone
as Johnny Bannion1960 The Criminal
as Insp. Harry Martineau1960 Hell Is a City
as Capt. Bardow1959 Jet Storm
as Captain Langford1959 Yesterday's Enemy
as Conrad Heisler1959 The Angry Hills
as Insp. Morgan1959 Blind Date
as Truman1958 Violent Playground
as Abel1958 Sea Fury
as Owen Morgan1957 Campbell's Kingdom
as Tom Yately1957 Hell Drivers
as Attalus1956 Alexander the Great
as Cpl. Ryker1956 A Hill in Korea
as Stephen Lorimer1956 Child in the House
as Achilles1956 Helen of Troy
as O'Donovan1956 Checkpoint
as Erik Bland1954 Hell Below Zero
as Louis Galt1954 Beautiful Stranger
as Mike Morgan1954 The Good Die Young
as Breton1953 The Red Beret
as Edgar Allan Poe1953 The Tell-Tale Heart
as Bennett1953 The Cruel Sea
as Mr. Harrison (Bosun)1951 Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N.
as Milkman1951 Cloudburst
as Willie Dougan1951 Home To Danger
as Police Sgt. Bannoch1950 Your Witness
as Policeman1950 Something in the City
as Evans1950 Lilli Marlene
as Policeman (uncredited)1949 Obsession
as Barnes1949 All Over the Town
as Petar1943 Undercover

TV Shows/Series with Stanley Baker as Actor(4)

Movies with Stanley Baker as Crew(4)

Production/Producer1969 The Italian Job
Production/Producer1967 Robbery
Production/Producer1965 Sands of the Kalahari
Production/Producer1964 Zulu

Full Name: Stanley Baker
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Wednesday, 02/08 1928 (February) in Ferndale, Rhondda, Wales (United Kingdom (UK))
Died: Monday, 06/28 1976 (June) in Málaga (aged: 48)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN)
Stanley Baker frequently works together with these people:
Cy Endfield (13x, Crew)
Joseph Losey (6x, Crew)
Marianne Stone (6x, Actress)
Percy Herbert (5x, Actor)
Harry Andrews (5x, Actor)
Francis Searle (5x, Crew)
Maurizio Chiari (5x, Crew)
Niall MacGinnis (5x, Actor)
John Dankworth (5x, Crew)
Alec Coppel (4x, Crew)
John Jympson (4x, Crew)
Jeremy Brett (2x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1329642, Added: 09/03/2019, Last updated: 05/28/2021