|Full Name Becky Gelke|
Spouse Dylan Baker (m. 1990)
|Years active 1978–present|
Children Willa Baker
Name Becky Baker
|Born February 17, 1953 (age 62) (1953-02-17) Fort Knox, Kentucky, U.S.|
Nominations Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Musical
Movies and TV shows Girls, Freaks and Geeks, A Simple Plan, Storm of the Century, Nights in Rodanthe
Similar People Dylan Baker, Joe Flaherty, Peter Scolari, Samm Levine, Natasha Melnick
Becky ann baker girls on the red carpet at the 2017 creative arts emmys
Becky Ann Baker (born February 17, 1953) is an American actress who is known for her portrayal of Jean Weir on NBC's Emmy Award-winning Freaks and Geeks and for her role as Loreen Horvath on HBO's Emmy Award-winning Girls, for which she received a Primetime Emmy nomination.
- Becky ann baker girls on the red carpet at the 2017 creative arts emmys
- Becky ann baker girls reveals jumping and crying when lena dunham told her about emmy nomination
- Early life
- Personal life
Becky ann baker girls reveals jumping and crying when lena dunham told her about emmy nomination
Baker was born Becky Gelke in Fort Knox, Kentucky.
Baker's film credits include Blue Steel, Jacob's Ladder, Lorenzo's Oil, Unstrung Heroes, Sabrina, Ridley Scott's White Squall, Men in Black, In & Out, Woody Allen's Celebrity, Sam Raimi's A Simple Plan (for which she received a Blockbuster Entertainment Award nomination), Two Weeks Notice, Steven Spielberg's War of the Worlds, Stay, The Night Listener, Death of a President, and Spider-Man 3.
In addition to Freaks and Geeks, her television credits include Stephen King's Storm of the Century and guest spots on L.A. Law, Frasier, Star Trek: Voyager, Sex & the City, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Oz and All My Children.
An accomplished stage performer, Baker made her Broadway debut in the 1981 production of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, and received a Drama-Logue Award in 1994 for her work in Night and Her Stars. She is a founding member of New York-based theatre company The Drama Dept.
In 2009, she appeared in the NBC series Kings, playing the minor role of Jessie Shepherd, mother of protagonist David Shepherd. Her real-life husband, Dylan Baker, played antagonist William Cross in the series.
Baker used her birth name, Becky Gelke, as her professional name until she married actor Dylan Baker in 1990.