Joe Baker

Biography

Date of Birth 14 December 1928, London, England, UK Date of Death 16 May 2001, Los Angeles, California, USA (heart attack) Mini Biography The son of British vaudevillians, Joe Baker performed pantomime and stand-up in London clubs and cabarets, and acted in such West End stage shows as "Joey, Joey" and "The Great Grimaldi". He starred in his own BBC TV shows. "The Joe Baker Show", "Baker's Half Dozen", "My Man Joe", and was a favourite of Prince Charles on the children's show "Crackerjack". After moving to Los Angeles in 1975, he starred in movies, tv shows, and dozens of commercials. A friend of Lou Costello's daughter Chris, she once told him "You do my dad better than anyone!" He was an expert impressionist, imitating such stars as Lou Costello, John Garfield, and James Cagney. He once taught Laurence Olivier how to imitate Donald Duck.

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Pocahontas

Lon (voice)

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Adventures in Odyssey: Shadow of a Doubt

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Art House

Bartender (uncredited)

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The Heart of Justice

Coat Checkman

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C.H.O.M.P.S.

Storage Foreman (as Joe E. Baker)

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Dutch

Party Butler

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Freaked

Prof. Nigel Crump

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Waxwork II: Lost in Time

The Peasant

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Bugsy

Lawrence Tibbett

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Waxwork

Jenkins

Starring In
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Art House

Bartender (uncredited)

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Pocahontas

Lon (voice)

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Dumb and Dumber

Barnard

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Freaked

Prof. Nigel Crump

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Robin Hood: Men in Tights

Angry Villager

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Adventures in Odyssey: Shadow of a Doubt

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The Heart of Justice

Coat Checkman

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Waxwork II: Lost in Time

The Peasant

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Bugsy

Lawrence Tibbett

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Dutch

Party Butler

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Waxwork

Jenkins

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The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again

Prisoner Joe

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C.H.O.M.P.S.

Storage Foreman (as Joe E. Baker)

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