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Dylan Baker Biography
Dylan Baker is an American actor. He became famous for his roles in the film. Dylan has appeared in the television series The Good Wife. His role earned him three Primetime Emmy Award nominations. In 1991, Baker was nominated for a Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award for his performance in the original production of La Bête.
In 2013, he made his directorial debut with the film 23 Blast.
Dylan Baker Age
Baker was born on 7 October 1959 in Syracuse, New York, USA. Baker is the son of mother Marion Toomey Baker and father Raymond E. Baker.
Dylan Baker Education
Baker was raised in Lynchburg, Virginia. He started his acting career as a teenager in regional theater productions. He attended Holy Cross Regional Catholic School and then went on to attend Darlington School. Baker finally graduated from the Georgetown Preparatory School in 1976.
Baker went to the College of William and Mary in Virginia. He later graduated from Southern Methodist University in 1980. Baker then received a Masters in Fine Arts from the Yale School of Drama. He studied alongside Chris Noth and Patricia Clarkson.
Dylan Baker Career
Baker has done theater. He has appeared in Eastern Standard, La Bête. His performance earned him a Tony Award nomination. He has also done Mauritius, and God of Carnage. He won an Obie Award in 1986 for his performance in the off-Broadway play Not About Heroes.
He made his motion picture debut in the 1987 film Planes, Trains and Automobiles. Baker’s first recurring TV role was on Steven Bochco’s highly acclaimed Murder One. Since then, he has appeared in such TV series as Northern Exposure, Law & Order, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Without a Trace, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The West Wing, and the short-lived sitcom The Pitts.
He garnered fame in 1998 with his performance as a tormented pedophile in Todd Solondz’s Happiness. He also widely recognized for his portrayal of Dr. Curt Connors in Spider-Man 2 and Spider-Man 3. In 2000, he portrayed Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara in Thirteen Days. He also held a small role in Requiem for a Dream. In 2002 he portrayed Alexander Rance, an accountant for the Chicago Outfit, in Road to Perdition.
Baker was also cast in the short-lived 2007 series Drive. He played the role of John Trimble, a father suffering from a terminal illness. In 2009, Baker played William Cross in NBC’s Kings. In the same film, his wife Becky Ann Baker played Jessie Shepherd, the mother of protagonist David Shepherd. Baker also guests starred in an episode of Monk.
Baker guest starred in the November 2010 House episode “A Pox on Our House”. He also guests starred in the season four finale of Burn Notice. He reprised the role in the season five premiere, and also permitted his likeness to be used in the Burn Notice graphic novel “A New Day”. In 2010, Baker played Hollis B. Chenery in Secretariat.
Baker played Pashto-speaking CIA agent Jerry Boorman in season 4 of Damages. In 2012, Baker guest-starred in “Upper West Side Story”. He also has a recurring role as the father of Katharine McPhee’s character Karen Cartwright on the NBC TV series Smash. He appeared in the USA Network miniseries Political Animals. Baker played as Colin Sweeney on The Good Wife.
The performance earned him a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series in 2010, 2012, and 2014. In November 2014 it was announced that Baker would join Helen Mirren on Broadway in The Audience. Baker played former Prime Minister John Major. The play opened on March 8, 2015.
Baker is a prolific narrator of audiobooks. He has narrated a wide range of books. Such as fiction (The Grapes of Wrath, The Corrections) to biographies (Steve Jobs) to Argo, the true story of how six Americans were rescued from Iran by the CIA and Hollywood.
He garnered the 2002 Audie Award for Abridged Fiction for his reading of The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen. Baker has also recorded Franzen’s 2015 novel, Purity.
Dylan Baker Wife
Dylan is married to fellow actress Becky Gelke. She is now known professionally as Becky Ann Baker. The couple has a daughter Willa Baker. They reside in New York City.
Dylan Baker Movies
- American Bullet (announced)
- The Hunt (TV Series) (filming)
Biff Simpson– Episode #1.9 … Biff Simpson– Episode #1.10 … Biff Simpson– Episode #1.8 … Biff Simpson– Episode #1.7 … Biff Simpson– Episode #1.6 … Biff Simpson
- Immortal (post-production)
- 2019We Were an Island (Short) (post-production)
Dr. Julian Kuffler
- 2019 Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile
Utah Prosecutor David Yocom
- 2018 Elementary (TV Series)
Armand Venetto– The Adventure of the Ersatz Sobekneferu (2018) … Armand Venetto
- 2017-2018 I’m Dying Up Here (TV Series)
Johnny Carson– Heroes and Villains (2018) … Johnny Carson– Bete Noire (2018) … Johnny Carson– Girls Are Funny, Too (2017) … Johnny Carson– The Return (2017) … Johnny Carson– Pilot (2017) … Johnny Carson
- 2017-2018 The Good Fight (TV Series)
Colin Sweeney– Day 471 (2018) … Colin Sweeney– Self Condemned (2017) … Colin Sweeney
- 2018 Homeland (TV Series)
Senator Sam Paley– Paean to the People (2018) … Senator Sam Paley– All In (2018) … Senator Sam Paley– Clarity (2018) … Senator Sam Paley– Useful Idiot (2018) … Senator Sam Paley– Lies, Amplifiers, F**king Twitter (2018) … Senator Sam Paley
- 2018 Elizabeth Harvest
- 2016-2018 Blindspot (TV Series)
FBI Director Pellington– Everlasting (2018) … FBI Director Pellington– Mom (2017) … FBI Director Pellington– Nor I, Nigel, AKA Leg in Iron (2017) … FBI Director Pellington– In Night So Ransomed Rogue (2016) … FBI Director Pellington– If Love a Rebel, Death Will Render (2016) … FBI Director Pellington
- 2017 Ball Two (Short)
- 2017 Little Women (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. March– Episode #1.3 (2017) … Mr. March– Episode #1.2 (2017) … Mr. March– Episode #1.1 (2017) … Mr. March
- 2017 The Misogynists
- 2017 Difficult People (TV Series)
Tourist– Criminal Minds (2017) … Tourist
- 2017 Tenure (TV Movie)
- 2016 No Beast So Fierce
- 2016/VStolen (Short)
- 2016 Miss Sloane
- 2016 The Americans (TV Series)
William Crandall– Persona Non Grata (2016) … William Crandall– A Roy Rogers in Franconia (2016) … William Crandall– Dinner for Seven (2016) … William Crandall (credit only)– Munchkins (2016) … William Crandall (credit only)– The Day After (2016) … William CrandallShow all 13 episodes
- 2016Confirmation (TV Movie)
- 2015America is Still the Place
- 2015Nightfire (Short)
- 2015Actor Seeks Role (Short)
- 2015The Benefactor
- 2010-2015The Good Wife (TV Series)
Colin Sweeney / Jerome Morris– Dark Money (2015) … Colin Sweeney / Jerome Morris– Tying the Knot (2014) … Colin Sweeney– What’s in the Box? (2013) … Colin Sweeney– The Wheels of Justice (2013) … Colin Sweeney– Long Way Home (2012) … Colin SweeneyShow all 8 episodes
- 2015The Mentalist (TV Series)
Bill Peterson– Copper Bullet (2015) … Bill Peterson– Green Light (2015) … Bill Peterson
J. Edgar Hoover
- 201423 Blast
- 2014The Humbling
- 2014Chicago P.D. (TV Series)
Dr. David Arata– 8:30 PM (2014) … Dr. David Arata
- 2013-2014Chicago Fire (TV Series)
Dr. David Arata– A Dark Day (2014) … Dr. David Arata– No Regrets (2013) … Dr. David Arata
- 2014Turks & Caicos (TV Movie)
- 2013Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
- 2013Zero Hour (TV Series)
FBI Chief Terrance Fisk– Winding (2013) … FBI Chief Terrance Fisk– Chain (2013) … FBI Chief Terrance Fisk– Pendulum (2013) … FBI Chief Terrance Fisk
- 2012-2013Smash (TV Series)
Roger Cartwright– The Parents (2013) … Roger Cartwright– Enter Mr. DiMaggio (2012) … Roger Cartwright– Pilot (2012) … Roger Cartwright
- 2012Political Animals (TV Mini-Series)
Vice President Fred Collier– Resignation Day (2012) … Vice President Fred Collier– 16 Hours (2012) … Vice President Fred Collier– Lost Boys (2012) … Vice President Fred Collier– Second Time Around (2012) … Vice President Fred Collier– Pilot (2012) … Vice President Fred Collier
- 2012White Collar (TV Series)
Andy Woods– Upper West Side Story (2012) … Andy Woods
- 20122 Days in New York
- 2011Damages (TV Series)
Jerry Boorman– Failure is Lonely (2011) … Jerry Boorman– There’s a Whole Slew of Ladies with Bad Things to Say About the Taliban (2011) … Jerry Boorman– The War Will Go on Forever (2011) … Jerry Boorman– I’m Worried About My Dog (2011) … Jerry Boorman– Add That Little Hopper to Your Stew (2011) … Jerry BoormanShow all 10 episodes
- 2011About Sunny
- 2010-2011Burn Notice (TV Series)
Raines– Company Man (2011) … Raines– Last Stand (2010) … Raines
- 2010House (TV Series)
Dr. Dave Broda– A Pox on Our House (2010) … Dr. Dave Broda
- 2009Under New Management
Legal Aid Lawyer
- 2009Ugly Betty (TV Series)
Bennett Wallis– Level (7) with Me (2009) … Bennett Wallis– Backseat Betty (2009) … Bennett Wallis– The Wiener, the Bun and the Boob (2009) … Bennett Wallis
- 2009Monk (TV Series)
John Hannigan– Mr. Monk and the Critic (2009) … John Hannigan
- 2009Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Henry Muller– Major Case (2009) … Henry Muller
- 2009 Kings (TV Series)
William Cross– The New King: Part Two (2009) … William Cross– The New King: Part One (2009) … William Cross– Javelin (2009) … William Cross– Chapter One (2009) … William Cross– Pilgrimage (2009) … William CrossShow all 13 episodes
- 2008 Revolutionary Road
- 2008 Diminished Capacity
Mad Dog McClure
- 2007 Trick ‘r Treat
- 2007 The Stone Angel
- 2007 Across the Universe
Mr. Carrigan – Lucy’s Father
- 2007 The Hunting Party
- 2007 Drive (TV Series)
John Trimble– Rearview (2007) … John Trimble– The Extra Mile (2007) … John Trimble– No Turning Back (2007) … John Trimble– Let the Games Begin (2007) … John Trimble– Partners (2007) … John Trimble
- 2007 Spider-Man 3
Dr. Curt Connors
- 2007 When a Man Falls
- 2007 Chicago 10 (Documentary)
David Dellinger / David Stahl (voice)
- 2006 Haskett’s Chance (TV Movie)
- 2006 The Book of Daniel (TV Series)
Roger Paxton– Revelations (2006) … Roger Paxton (credit only)– God’s Will (2006) … Roger Paxton (credit only)– Betrayal (2006) … Roger Paxton– Withdrawal (2006) … Roger Paxton– Assignation (2006) … Roger PaxtonShow all 8 episodes
- 2006 Let’s Go to Prison
- 2006 Fido
- 2006 Pitch (Short)
- 1991-2006 Law & Order (TV Series)
Sanford Rems / Aaron Downing / Sean Hyland– Kingmaker (2006) … Sanford Rems– Enemy (2004) … Sanford Rems– Darwinian (2004) … Sanford Rems– Flight (1998) … Aaron Downing– His Hour Upon the Stage (1991) … Sean Hyland
- 2005 Stealing Martin Lane
- 2005Live at Five (Short)
- 2005 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Brian Stone– Manhunt (2005) … Brian Stone
- 2005 The Matador
- 2005 Hide and Seek
- 2004-2005 Life as We Know It (TV Series)
Roland Conner– Breaking Away (2005) … Roland Conner (uncredited)– Family Hard-ships (2004) … Roland Conner– Partly Cloudy, Chance of Sex (2004) … Roland Conner
- 2004 Third Watch (TV Series)
Councilman Daniels– Broken (2004) … Councilman Daniels
- 2004 Spider-Man 2
Dr. Curt Connors
- 2003 The Street Lawyer (TV Movie)
- 2003 The West Wing (TV Series)
Attorney General Alan Fisk– Abu el Banat (2003) … Attorney General Alan Fisk
- 2003 The Elizabeth Smart Story (TV Movie)
- 2003 Rick
- 2003 How to Deal
- 2003 The Pitts (TV Series)
Bob Pitt– Miss American Pipe (2003) … Bob Pitt– Dummy and Dummier (2003) … Bob Pitt– Squarewolves (2003) … Bob Pitt– A Bug’s Wife (2003) … Bob Pitt– Ticket to Riot (2003) … Bob PittShow all 7 episodes
- 2003 Head of State
- 2002 Benjamin Franklin (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Franklin as a young man– The Chess Master (2002) … Franklin as a young man– The Making of a Revolutionary (2002) … Franklin as a young man– Let the Experiment Be Made (2002) … Franklin as a young man
- 2002 The Big Time (TV Movie)
- 2002 A Gentleman’s Game
- 2002Grasp (Short)
- 2002 Road to Perdition
- 2002Changing Lanes
- 2002The Laramie Project (TV Movie)
- 2001CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Father Powell– Alter Boys (2001) … Father Powell
- 2001 The Practice (TV Series)
Sen. Keith Ellison– Killing Time (2001) … Sen. Keith Ellison– The Candidate (2001) … Sen. Keith Ellison
- 2001 Big Apple (TV Series)
Inspector Bob Cooper– Follow the Blender (2001) … Inspector Bob Cooper– No Good Deed (2001) … Inspector Bob Cooper
- 2001 Along Came a Spider
- 2001The Tailor of Panama
- 2000Thirteen Days
- 2000The Cell
- 2000Strangers with Candy (TV Series)
Minister Arsenew– Is Freedom Free? (2000) … Minister Arsenew
- 2000Requiem for a Dream
Dylan Baker Net Worth
Baker is an American actor who has a net worth of $3 million dollars.
Dylan Baker The Good Wife Episodes
He played Colin Sweeney in The Good Wife. The Good Wife is an American legal and political drama television series that aired on CBS from September 22, 2009, to May 8, 2016.
Dylan Baker Homeland
Baker is an American actor who portrays Sam Paley on Homeland. Homeland is an American spy thriller television series developed by Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa based on the Israeli series Prisoners of War which was created by Gideon Raff. Jackson Pace as Chris Brody, Brody’s son. (seasons 1–3). Sarah Sokolovic as Laura Sutton, an American journalist in Berlin, who works for the Düring Foundation. (season 5).
Dylan Baker Simon Baker Related
Although the two slightly look alike Dylan and Simin Baker are not related. Simon Baker (born 30 July 1969) is an Australian actor and director. In his television acting career, he is known for his lead roles in the CBS television series The Mentalist (as Patrick Jane) and The Guardian (as Nicholas Fallin).
Dylan Baker Spider-Man
Baker portrayed Dr. Curtis Connors in 2004’s Spider-Man 2and 2007’s Spider-Man 3. Spider-Man is a fictional superhero created by writer-editor Stan Lee and writer-artist Steve Ditko. He first appeared in the anthology comic book Amazing Fantasy #15 (August 1962) in the Silver Age of Comic Books. He appears in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, as well as in a number of movies, television shows, and video game adaptations set in the Marvel Universe.
Dylan Baker Happiness
Happiness is a 1998 American black comedy-drama film written and directed by Todd Solondz, that portrays the lives of three sisters, their families and those around them. The film was awarded the FIPRESCI Prize at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival for “it’s bold tracking of controversial contemporary themes, richly-layered subtext, and a remarkable fluidity of visual style,” and the cast received the National Board of Review award for best ensemble performance. Dylan Baker as Bill Maplewood.