Kathy Baker biography
Katherine Whitton Baker is an actress from the United States. Baker began her career in theater before making her screen debut in the drama picture The Right Stuff in 1983.
For her portrayal in Street Smart, she won the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress and was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award.
Kathy Baker was born on June 8, 1950 (at the age of 72) in Midland, Texas, USA. Kathy attended Mills High School in Millbrae, California, where she graduated in 1968.
Kathy Baker is an award-winning theater, television, and film actor from the United States. She is most recognized for her portrayal of Dr. Jill Brock in the American television drama series ‘Picket Fences.’ It brought her worldwide acclaim and three Primetime Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
Baker made her stage debut in the off-Broadway production of ‘Fool for Love,’ which earned her an Obie Award and a Theatre World Award. She made her cinematic debut in the American epic historical drama film ‘The Right Stuff.’
Following that, she received the National Society of Film Critics Award and the Boston Society of Film Critics Award for her outstanding performance in the American thriller-drama film ‘Street Smart.’ She rose to prominence after appearing in ‘Picket Fences,’ and she has since been in a number of other significant on-screen projects.
These include the television series ‘Touched by an Angel’ and ‘Boston Public,’ as well as the television film ‘Door to Door,’ all of which earned her a Primetime Emmy Award nomination, and films such as ‘Nine Lives,’ ‘Saving Mr. Banks,’ ‘Cold Mountain,’ ‘The Cider House Rules,’ and ‘Take Shelter.’
Kathy Baker Husband
In 1984, Kathy Baker married Donald Camilleri. Julian Joseph Camilleri and Marieclaire are their two children.
In 1999, Baker divorced Donald Camilleri. In June 2003, she married American TV and theater director/producer Steven Robman. The pair now resides in Southern California.