Simon Baker

Simon Baker

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    • July 30th, 1969
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. 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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Acting (26 Credits)

2020High Ground as Travis
2018Here and Now as Nick
2017Breath as Sando
2013I Give It a Year as GuyWatch Free
2011Margin Call as Jared Cohen
2010The Killer Inside Me as Howard Hendricks
2009Not Forgotten as Jack Bishop
2009The Lodger as Malcolm
2009Women in Trouble as Travis McPhersonWatch Free
2008The Mentalist as Patrick Jane
2007Sex and Death 101 as Roderick Blank
2007The Key to Reserva as Roger Thornberry
2006Something New as Brian Kelly
2006The Devil Wears Prada as Christian Thompson
2006Smith as Jeff Breen
2005The Ring Two as Max Rourke
2005Land of the Dead as Riley
2004Book of Love as David Walker
2001The Affair of the Necklace as Rétaux de Vilette
2001The Guardian as Nick Fallin
2000Red Planet as Chip Pettengill
1999Ride with the Devil as George Clyde
1998Judas Kiss as Junior Armstrong
1998Restaurant as Kenny
1997Most Wanted as Stephen Barnes
1997L.A. Confidential as Matt Reynolds

Director (1 Credits)



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