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Full Name  Rae Baker
Role  Actress
Occupation  Actress
Spouse  Duncan Wisbey
Years active  1995-onwards
Children  Hattie Wisbey
Name  Rae Baker

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Born  1974 (age 40–41)Southampton, Hampshire
Awards  Personal bursary from Cameron Mackintosh to train at the Central School of Speech and Drama
Education  Central School of Speech and Drama
Movies and TV shows  The Bill, Shadow Run, London Road, Ice Planet
Similar People  Natalie Roles, Duncan Wisbey, Kim Tiddy, Lisa Geoghan, Connie Hyde

Rae Baker (born 1974), is an English actress most famous for playing Detective Constable Juliet Becker in the long running ITV drama The Bill.



Born in Southampton, Hampshire, Baker joined the local Gilbert and Sullivan repertory company aged 13 and took private piano and singing lessons to improve her soprano voice. She received a personal bursary from Cameron Mackintosh to train at the Central School of Speech and Drama.

After graduation, Baker secured roles in Guys & Dolls and A Winter's Tale at the Royal National Theatre. Her TV debut was in the first episode of Jonathan Creek. In 1998, Baker had a role in the film Shadow Run with Michael Caine and followed that with leading West End theatre roles in The Postman Always Rings Twice opposite Val Kilmer, and as Vivian in Dirty Dancing.

In July 2002, Baker joined ITV drama The Bill playing the role of Detective Constable Juliet Becker. Originally Baker screen tested for the part of ditzy Police Constable Honey Harman, but the producers decided to cast Kim Tiddy in that role and created the role of DC Becker especially for Baker, allowing her to indulge her passion of riding motorcycles by providing her with a Honda Hornet. Baker took the role due to its variety of portraying a bisexual character, but left as she began to feel the role was not developing beyond a ratings gaining option to exploit the character kissing other women.

Baker also played the love interest, Caroline Garvey, for Dr Nick West in the BBC One daytime series Doctors. and has appeared as Jade Dixon-Halliday in children's spy drama MI High and played the role of "Shinada" in Sci-Fi movie "Ice Planet".

In 2015 she appeared as Mimi in the BBC TV series Father Brown episode 3.8 "The Lair of the Libertines"

Personal life

Baker is married to actor and writer Duncan Wisbey and the couple had their first child Hathi in May 2011. The family live in Surrey.


Rae Baker Wikipedia