Katherine Whitton Baker is an American actress. Baker began her career in theatre and made her screen debut in the 1983 drama film, The Right Stuff. She received the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress and an Independent Spirit Award nomination for her performance in Street Smart. Baker also has appeared in over 50 films, including Jacknife, Edward Scissorhands, The Cider House Rules, Cold Mountain, Nine Lives, The Jane Austen Book Club, Last Chance Harvey, Take Shelter, Saving Mr. Banks and The Age of Adaline. On television, Baker starred as Dr. Jill Brock in the CBS drama series, Picket Fences, for which she received three Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Awards. She later received three additional nominations and a Primetime Emmy Award for her performances in Touched by an Angel, Boston Public and Door to Door.
|Born:||Katherine Whitton Baker, June 8, 1950, Midland, Texas, U.S.|
|Residence:||Southern California, U.S.|
|Education:||California Institute of the Arts, University of California, Berkeley (BA)|
|IMDb:||Kathy Baker's IMDb|
About Kathy Baker
Emmy Award-winning actress who became famous for her role on the television series Picket Fences.
She started her career on the stage performing for Sam Shepard, until she got her big break in Fool for Love.
She appeared in the 1990 cult classic film Edward Scissorhands, which was directed by the highly recognized director Tim Burton.
Her second husband was Steven Robman.
She appeared in the 1992 classic film Honey, I Blew Up the Kid, which starred Rick Moranis.