Ray Baker (actor)

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Ray Baker
Born (1948-07-09) July 9, 1948 (age 72)
Years active1972–present
(m. 1982;div. 1995)

Colleen Dodson
(m. 1997)

Ray Baker (born July 9, 1948) [1] is an American theater, television and film actor. Baker was born in Omaha, Nebraska. [1] He is a long time character actor with over 100 credits on television and film. Baker is credited either as Ray or Raymond. He grew up in Denver, Colorado and graduated from Denver University, before moving to New York and living and working there for twenty years. Baker appeared on and off Broadway and in regional theatre. He currently lives in Los Angeles, is married to actress and playwright Colleen Dodson, and continues working in theatre, movies, and television.


Personal life

Baker married fellow actor Patricia Richardson in 1982. They had three children together: Henry Richardson Baker (born on February 22, 1985), and twins Roxanne Elizabeth Baker and Joe Castle Baker (born on January 3, 1991), before they divorced in 1995. [2] He married another actress, Colleen Dodson-Baker, in 1997.[ citation needed ]


1972 Parades 1st CID Man (uncredited)
1980 Gloria Assistant Bank Manager (as Raymond Baker)
1983 Silkwood Pete Dawson
1984 C.H.U.D. Ad Man (as Raymond Baker)
Places in the Heart Sheriff Royce Spalding
1985 Silverado McKendrick
1988 Everybody's All-American Bolling Kiely
Rain Man Mr. Kelso
1989 Physical Evidence Strickler
1990 Heart Condition Harry Zara
Total Recall Bob McClane
Masters of Menace Riley Hoover
1993 Hexed Victor Thummell
Freaked Bill Blazer
1994 The Hard Truth Hamilton Nichols
Camp Nowhere Norris Prescott
Ed Wood Doctor
On Hope Phillip(Short)
Speechless Garvin
1995 The Final Cut Col. Forsyth
1996 Executive Decision 747 Captain
1997 Living in Peril Martin Campbell
A Thousand Acres Wallace Crockett
1998 Hard Rain Mayor
1999 Anywhere but Here Ted
Girl, Interrupted Carl Kaysen
2000 What Lies Beneath Dr. Stan Powell
2001 Sweet November Buddy Leach
2002 The Trip Peter Baxter
2003 Holes Asst. Attorney General
2004 Without a Paddle Sheriff Briggs
The Last Run Mr. Powers
2005 Coach Carter St. Francis Coach
2017 The Keeping Hours Lenn
2018 Yegua Dr. De La Cruz


1977 Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years James RooseveltTV movie
1978 Ryan's Hope Officer Malloy2 episodes
1981 Dream House Steve CorcoranTV movie
1982 The Neighborhood ReporterTV movie
1984 Double Trouble AnnouncerEpisode: "One Drives, the Other Doesn't"
1986 Rockabye Donald F. DonaldTV movie
Spenser: For Hire Matt WilsonEpisode: "In a Safe Place"
Nobody's Child Joe BalterTV movie
Taking It Home JohnnyTV movie
1985-1986 The Equalizer Dana4 episodes
1987 At Mother's Request Mike Georgeminiseries
American Playhouse Dan MorganEpisode: "Stacking"
The Cosby Show Mr. SchraderEpisode: "Calling Doctor Huxtable"
ABC Afterschool Specials'Dr. Thomas CrandallEpisode: "Supermom's Daughter"
The Long Journey Home Grey HarrisonTV movie
Leg Work Douglas J. HewittEpisode: "Mystery Woman"
1988 TerrorVision Frank
Heartbeat Dr. Stan Gorshalk6 episodes
Disaster at Silo 7 Col. ChadwickTV movie
1989 Parent Trap III NickTV movie
Booker Raymond CraneEpisode: "Wheels and Deals: Part 1"
21 Jump Street Raymond CraneEpisode: "Wheels and Deals: Part 2"
1990She Said NoFrank IgusTV movie
1990-1991 Down Home Wade Prescott19 episodes
1992 In Sickness and in Health SamTV movie
Her Final Fury: Betty Broderick, the Last Chapter Jack EarleyTV movie
1993 River of Rage: The Taking of Maggie Keene Coy BaronTV movie
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Paul CaldrinEpisode: "I Never Promised You a Rose Garden"
1991-1994 Home Improvement Inspector / Tool Time Audience member2 episodes
1994 Under Suspicion Chief Jack DeSort
LocalsTV movie
1995 The Secretary Lester HowlandTV movie
Never Say Never: The Deidre Hall Story Deidre's first husbandTV movie
1996 A Friend's Betrayal Robert (uncredited)TV movie
The Tomorrow Man BermanTV movie
Dark AngelTV movie
She Cried No Mark BakerTV movie
Assault on Dome 4 Dan Block, Chief of StaffTV movie
1997 Echo Stu FishmanTV movie
Perfect Body Elliot BradleyTV movie
Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest WilderTV movie
1996-1997 Suddenly Susan Bill Keane3 episodes
1998 Oklahoma City: A Survivor's Story Roy SalyersTV movie
1997-1998 Cybill Dr. Richard Thorpe11 episodes
1999 Pensacola: Wings of Gold PearlyEpisode: "Fox Two"
2000 The West Wing Jonathan LydellEpisode: "Take Out the Trash Day"
Ali: An American HeroTV movie
3rd Rock from the Sun Mr. DemarmelEpisode: "Why Dickie Can't Teach
2001 Area 52 FalconeTV movie
Crossing Jordan FBI Agent / MajorEpisode: "Sight Unseen"
2002 First Monday Episode: :The Price of Liberty"
Diagnosis Murder: Town Without Pity JohnyTV movie
Days of Our Lives Frank DanielsEpisode #1.9366
The American Embassy Episode: "Agent Provocateur"
2003 The Shield Det. Tom GannonEpisode: "Co-pilot"
44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out HarrisTV movie
The Guardian Albert AaronsonEpisode: "The Father-Daughter Dance
2001-2004 JAG Major General Finstra / Admiral Hollenbeck2 episodes
2005 Cold Case BrianEpisode: "Revolution"
Alien Siege The PresidentTV movie
Path of DestructionTV movie
2003-2005 Without a Trace Victor Fitzgerald3 episodes
2006 Num3ers Jack BennettEpisode: "Protest"
Criminal Minds Bruno HawksEpisode: "Secrets and Lies"
ER DurantEpisod: "Ames v. Kovac"
2007 Claire Sheriff BirchTV movie
Cane Randall Eames 2007Episode: "The Two Alex Vegas"
Bones Daniel DillonEpisode: "Boy in the Time Capsule"
2008 Heroes Mr. MillbrookEpisode: "The Eclipse"
2015 House of Lies Cal ManchesterEpisode: "The Urge To..."
2016 Animal Kingdom IsaiahEpisode: "Goddam Animals"
2017 Love at First Glance John LandersTV movie


1982-1985 Torch Song Trilogy Ed
1982 Is there life after high school?
1981-1983 Crimes of the Heart Doc Porter
1980 Division Street Chris
1979 Are You Now or Have You Ever Been Larry Parks

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