Diane Baker

Born Feb 25, 1938

Diane Carol Baker is an American actress and producer who has appeared in motion pictures and on television since 1959.

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1938 Birth Born on February 25, 1938.


1959 21 Years Old After securing a contract with 20th Century Fox, Baker made her film debut when she was chosen by director George Stevens to play "Margot Frank" in the 1959 motion picture The Diary of Anne Frank. … Read More
1960 22 Years Old Finally out of her contract with Fox after starring in 1960 in the fourth screen version of Grace Miller White's novel Tess of the Storm Country, Baker appeared in The 300 Spartans (1962) and Stolen Hours, a 1963 remake of Dark Victory, and, the same year, opposite Paul Newman and Elke Sommer in The Prize.
1963 25 Years Old From 1963 to 1966, Baker had a recurring role on the medical drama Dr. Kildare.
1964 26 Years Old In 1964, she co-starred with Joan Crawford in both Strait-Jacket, the William Castle-directed thriller about an axe murderess, and an unsold television pilot Royal Bay, released to theaters as Della. … Read More
1967 29 Years Old In August 1967, Baker had the distinction of playing David Janssen's love interest in the two-part finale of The Fugitive, which became the most-watched show in the history of episodic television up until that time.


1968 30 Years Old In 1968, she co-starred with Dean Jones in the Disney film The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit.
1970 32 Years Old In January 1970, she had the lead guest-starring female role as Princess Francesca in the only three-episode mission of Mission: Impossible.
1973 35 Years Old In 1973, Baker co-starred in ABC sitcom Here We Go Again. … Read More
1976 38 Years Old In 1976, she played the alcoholic daughter of the title character of the Columbo episode "Last Salute to the Commodore".


1980 42 Years Old In the decades after Mirage, she appeared frequently on television and began producing films, including the 1980 drama film Never Never Land and the 1984 miniseries A Woman of Substance, in which she played Laura. … Read More


2005 67 Years Old She guest starred in four episodes of House in 2005, 2008 and twice in 2012 as Blythe House, the mother of the title character. … Read More
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