Becky Ann Baker

Becky Ann Baker

Born: February 17, 1953
Age: 70
Birthplace: Fort Knox, Kentucky, U.S.
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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.[1]

Baker was born Becky Gelke in Fort Knox, Kentucky.[2]



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.[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.[4]

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.[5]

Personal life

Baker used her birth name, Becky Gelke, as her professional name until she married actor Dylan Baker in 1990.



Year Title Role Notes
1985 The Protector Samantha Alexander
1986 Agent on Ice Mrs. Donnelli
1988 Full Moon in Blue Water Dorothy
1989 Blue Steel Nurse #1
1990 Come See the Paradise Marge McGurn
1990 Jacob's Ladder Nurse
1992 That Night Mrs. Bell
1992 Lorenzo's Oil Pellerman's Secretary
1995 Unstrung Heroes Mrs. Harris
1995 Sabrina Linda
1996 White Squall Ms. Boyde
1996 I'm Not Rappaport Nurse
1997 Bad Bosses Go to Hell Architect Boss Short film
1997 Men in Black Mrs. Redgick
1997 In & Out Darlene
1998 Celebrity Doris
1998 A Simple Plan Nancy Chambers Nominated—Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actress - Suspense
1999 The Confession Nurse Jeannine Carrounbois
2002 Two Weeks Notice RV Woman
2005 War of the Worlds Disaster Relief Volunteer
2005 Tracks Frizzy Short film
2005 Stay Paramedic #1 / Butch Cook
2006 The Night Listener Waitress
2006 Gretchen Lori Finkle
2006 Death of a President Eleanor Drake
2007 Spider-Man 3 Mrs. Stacy
2008 Spinning Into Butter Ruby
2008 Nights in Rodanthe Dot
2012 Hope Springs Cora
2012 The Discoverers Mary
2013 23 Blast Patty Wheatley
2015 The End of the Tour Bookstore Manager
2017 Table 19 Carol Milner


Year Title Role Notes
1988 In the Line of Duty: The F.B.I. Murders Carol Ann TV movie
1990 She Said No Gail TV movie
1992 L.A. Law Melinda Garrett Episode: "Beauty and the Breast"
1995 Frasier Marge Episode: "Frasier Grinch"
1996 The Siege at Ruby Ridge Elizabeth TV movie
1996 Star Trek: Voyager Ritual Guide Episode: "Sacred Ground"
1998 Soul Man Margo Episode: "Little Black Dress"
1999 Storm of the Century Ursula Godsoe TV miniseries
1999-2000 Freaks and Geeks Jean Weir 18 episodes
2000 Wonderland Dr. Reeples Episode: "Pilot"
2001 Sex and the City Betsy Episode: "My Motherboard, My Self"
2002 The Education of Max Bickford Kathryn Episode: "Money Changes Everything"
2002 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Mrs. Brice Episode: "Juvenile"
2002 Law & Order Susan Simels Episode: "Oxymoron"
2003 Oz Greta Episode: "Exeunt Omnes"
2004-2005 Life As We Know It Amanda Conner 4 episodes
2005 The Exonerated Defense Attorney TV movie
2005 Law & Order Defense Attorney Carolyn Walters Episode: "House of Cards"
2006 Conviction Deborah Cole Episode: "Downhill"
2007 All My Children Marj Luper 3 episodes
2009 Important Things with Demetri Martin Revenger's Mom Episode: "Power"
2009 Kings Jessie Shepherd 7 episodes
2010 The Electric Company Natalie McNally Episode: "Bananas"
2010 Mercy Gianna Episode: "There Is No Superwoman"
2010 Nurse Jackie Elaine Episode: "What the Day Brings"
2012 A Gifted Man Mary Polanco Episode: "In Case of a Bolt from the Blue"
2012 Smash Mrs. Cartwright Episode: "Pilot"
Episode: "Enter Mr. DiMaggio"
2012-2017 Girls Loreen Horvath 20 episodes
Nominated—Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series
Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
2012-2016 The Good Wife Alma Hoff 3 episodes
2013 Person of Interest Deputy Erica Schmidt Episode: "Proteus"
2013 Elementary Pam Episode: "Snow Angels"
2014 Mind Games Cathy Steward Episode: "Asymmetric Dominance"
2014 Black Box Eileen Giordano Episode: "Emotion"
2014 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Vivienne Patton Episode: "Forgiving Rollins"
2015 Gotham Marge Episode: "Everyone Has a Cobblepot"
2015 Madam Secretary Chancellor Frieda Schulz Episode: "Spartan Figures"
2015 Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Deborah Episode: "Bail"
2016 Crisis in Six Scenes Lee 2 episodes
2017 Doubt Eloise Kirk Episode: "Pilot"
2017 The Good Fight Alma Hoff Episode: "Henceforth Known as Property"
2017 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Stacey Episode: "Kimmy Googles the Internet!"
2017 The Night Shift Lily Alister Episode: "Turbulence"
2017 NCIS: New Orleans Special Agent Paula Boyd Episode: "Rogue Nation"

Theatre credits

Year Title Role Notes
1978-1982 The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Various Jun 1978 - Mar 1982
1982 The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Doatsey Mae May 1982 - Jul 1982
1988 A Streetcar Named Desire Eunice Hubbell Mar 1988 - May 1988
1990 The Colorado Catechism Donna Oct 1990 - Nov 1990
1994 Durang/Durang Ma / Wanda Nov 1994
1995 Laura Dennis Lena Abernathy Mar 1995 - Apr 1995
1997-1999 Titanic Charlotte Cardoza Apr 1997 - Mar 1999
1998 June Moon Lucille Jan 1998 - Mar 1998
1998-1999 The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told Jane Dec 1998 - May 1999
2001 The Vagina Monologues N/A Feb 2001 - Apr 2001
2001 Othello Emilia Dec 2001
2003 Shanghai Moon Mrs. Carroll/Sir Geoffrey Jan 2003 - Mar 2003
2004 Assassins Sara Jane Moore Apr 2004 - Jul 2004
2006 The House in Town Jean Eliot Jun 2006 - Jul 2006
2006-2007 Suddenly Last Summer Mrs. Holly Nov 2006 - Jan 2007
2008-2009 All My Sons Sue Bayliss Oct 2008 - Jan 2009
2011 Good People Jean Mar 2011 - May 2011
2012 Merrily We Roll Along Mary Flynn Mar 2012
2012-2013 The Great God Pan Cathy Dec 2012 - Jan 2013
2013 The Comedy of Errors Abbess May 2013 - June 2013
2015 Barbecue Lillie Anne Oct 2015 - Nov 2015
2015 Dear Elizabeth Elizabeth Oct 2015 - Dec 2015
2016 Peer Gynt The Mother May 2016 - Jun 2016
2018 Cardinal Nancy Prenchel Jan 2018 - Feb 2018

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