Simon Baker

Simon Baker

  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 30-07-1969
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
  • Also Known As:

    Simon Baker-Denny
    Simon Denny

  • Popularity: 22.05
  • Homepage: N/A

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.

Year Movie Character
2009 Not Forgotten as Jack Bishop
2007 Sex and Death 101 as Roderick Blank
2004 Book of Love as David Walker
1998 Love from Ground Zero as Eric
2021 High Ground as Travis
2023 Limbo as Travis Hurley
2005 The Ring Two as Max Rourke
2007 The Key to Reserva as Roger Thornberry
2006 Something New as Brian Kelly
1998 Judas Kiss as Junior Armstrong
2001 The Affair of the Necklace as Rétaux de Vilette
2018 Here and Now as Nick
2022 Blaze as Luke
2005 Land of the Dead as Riley
1999 Secret Men's Business as Andy Greville
2011 Margin Call as Jared Cohen
2017 Breath as Sando
2006 The Devil Wears Prada as Christian Thompson
2000 Red Planet as Chip Pettengill
1998 Restaurant as Kenny
2010 The Killer Inside Me as Howard Hendricks
1999 Ride with the Devil as George Clyde
2009 The Lodger as Malcolm
2009 Women in Trouble as Travis McPherson
1997 Most Wanted as Stephen Barnes
2013 I Give It a Year as Guy
1997 L.A. Confidential as Matt Reynolds
2004 Burst
2017 Breath
2017 Breath
2022 Blaze
2017 Breath
Photo Name Department
2006 Smith (7 episode) as Jeff Breen
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1 episode) as Self - Guest
2001 The Guardian (67 episode) as Nick Fallin
1997 The View (2 episode) as Self
2008 The Mentalist (151 episode) as Patrick Jane
2009 Live from Studio Five (1 episode) as Self
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2 episode) as Self
2009 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (1 episode) as Self
2010 Conan (1 episode) as Self
1996 Sweat (1 episode) as Paul Steadman
1994 Heartbreak High (2 episode) as Decoy
1970 Boy Swallows Universe (1 episode) as Robert Bell
2022 Roar (1 episode) as Adam
2001 The Guardian (1 episode) Directing as (Director)
2008 The Mentalist (5 episode) Directing as (Director)
2008 The Mentalist (57 episode) Production as (Producer)

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