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Simon Baker

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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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Born:
Jul 30, 1969 In Launceston - Tasmania - Australia
Movie/TV Credits:
38
First Appeared:
In the series Mother Goose and Grimm
Latest Project:
Movie Breath 2017-06-22
Known For
Poster of Sing Me a Story with Belle
Poster of Not Forgotten
Poster of The Key to Reserva
Poster of L.A. Confidential
Filmography
Series Mother Goose and Grimm Chip Pettengill 2019
Movie Breath Sando 2017-06-22
Series Sing Me a Story with Belle Max Rourke 2017
Movie I Give It a Year Guy 2013-02-08
Movie Margin Call Jared Cohen 2011-09-28
Movie The Killer Inside Me Howard Hendricks 2010-02-19
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown 2009-09-14
Movie The Lodger Malcolm 2009-01-14
Movie Not Forgotten Jack Bishop 2009-09-11
Movie Journey to the Center of the Earth Wakinta Rescuer 2008-01-27
Series The Mentalist Patrick Jane 2008-09-23
Movie The Key to Reserva Roger Thornberry 2007-12-14
Movie Something New Brian Kelly 2006-01-29
Movie The Devil Wears Prada Christian Thompson 2006-06-30
Series Smith Jeff Breen 2006-09-19
Movie Distant Drumming: A North of 60 Mystery Charlie Muskrat 2005-01-01
Movie Buckaroo Jerome Taylor 2005-09-15
Movie Land of the Dead Riley 2005-06-24
Movie Book of Love David Walker 2004-01-18
Movie The Missing Honesco, Kayitah's son 2003-11-26
Series One Million Roses Junior Armstrong 2003-10-06
Movie Now & Forever Young John Myron 2002-08-15
Movie Spooky House Prescott 2002-04-19
Movie The Affair of the Necklace Rétaux de Vilette 2001-11-20
Series The Guardian Nick Fallin 2001-09-25
Movie Sunset Strip Michael Scott 2000-08-18
Movie Shanghai Noon Little Feather 2000-05-26
Movie Secret Men's Business Andy Greville 1999-01-01
Movie Ride with the Devil George Clyde 1999-11-24
Movie Smoke Signals Young Thomas Builds-the-Fire 1998-01-16
Movie Love from Ground Zero Eric 1998-09-30
Movie Restaurant Kenny 1998-04-18
Movie Most Wanted Stephen Barnes 1997-10-10
Movie L.A. Confidential Matt Reynolds 1997-09-19
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series Young Hearts Roderick Blank 1995-04-24
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Men Who Killed Kennedy Travis McPherson 1988-10-25