Jul. 30th, 1969
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Simon Baker's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2010 - The Killer Inside Me
2009 - Women in Trouble
2009 - Not Forgotten
2007 - The Key to Reserva
2006 - The Devil Wears Prada
2005 - Land of the Dead
2005 - The Ring Two
2001 - The Affair of the Necklace
2000 - Red Planet
1999 - Ride with the Devil
1997 - Most Wanted
1997 - L.A. Confidential
Guest TV Roles
Simon Baker was first recognized in 1992, when he received Australia's prestigious Logie award for Most Popular New Talent. Upon relocating to Los Angeles with his family, Baker was immediately cast in the Academy Award winning film L.A. Confidential (1997).
- He and Rebecca are very good friends with actress, 'Nicole Kidman' (qv). Rebecca has known Kidman for many years - they met on the audition circuit in Australia. Kidman is youngest child Harry's godmother.
- Voted among People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People (2002).
- 'Naomi Watts' (qv) is godmother of his son Claude.
- One of People Magazine's 100 Most Beautiful People 2009.
- He, 'Russell Crowe' (qv), and 'Guy Pearce (I)' (qv) were all raised in Australia. All three of them also appeared in _L.A. Confidential (1997)_ (qv). Baker is the only one of the three who was born in Australia. Pearce was born in England, Crowe in New Zealand.
- As a teen, competed on a state level in surfing and water polo.
- Named among Fade-In Magazine's 100 People in Hollywood You Need to Know in 2005.
- He was one of the singers/dancers in the band Euphoria's film clip Love You Right.