Carroll Baker

Born May 28, 1931
Age 85
Hometown Johnstown, Pennsy...
Religion Jewish
Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
Measurements 35 B -24-35
Nationality American
Alma Mater St. Petersburg Jr...

Carroll Baker is an American film, stage and television actress who has enjoyed popularity as both a serious dramatic actress and as a movie sex symbol. Cast in a wide range of roles during her heyday in the 1960s, Baker was especially memorable playing brash, flamboyant women, thanks to her beautiful features, striking blonde hair, and distinctive Southern drawl.… Read More

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1931 Birth Born on May 28, 1931.


1953 22 Years Old Baker began her film career in 1953, with a small part in Easy to Love. … Read More
1954 23 Years Old Baker has been married three times. Her first marriage, to furrier Louie Ritter, ended before she enrolled in the Actors Studio in 1954. … Read More
1956 25 Years Old That appearance brought her to the attention of director Elia Kazan, who cast Baker as the title character in his controversial 1956 Baby Doll. … Read More


1962 31 Years Old In addition to her film acting, she also found time to appear again on Broadway, starring in the 1962 production of Garson Kanin's Come on Strong.
1964 33 Years Old Baker's portrayal of a Jean Harlow-type movie star in the 1964 hit The Carpetbaggers brought her a second wave of notoriety. … Read More
1965 34 Years Old Based on her Carpetbaggers performance, Levine began to develop Baker as a movie sex symbol, casting her in the title roles of two 1965 potboilers, Sylvia and Harlow. … Read More
1969 38 Years Old Garfein and Baker divorced in 1969.


1978 47 Years Old Baker married her third husband, British theater actor Donald Burton, on March 10, 1978. … Read More


1990 59 Years Old In 1990, she played a villainess in the Arnold Schwarzenegger film Kindergarten Cop.


2006 75 Years Old Her film and television work continued sporadically through the nineties, and the 2006 DVD release of Baby Doll features a documentary with Baker reflecting on the impact the film had on her career. … Read More
2008 77 Years Old Also she appeared in the documentary Cinerama Adventure released along with the restored How the West was Won in 2008. … Read More
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