More Dylan Baker Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Hide and Seek)Dylan Baker co-stars in the provocative Fox Searchlight drama Kinsey, and recently appeared in the box-office smash Spider-Man 2. He was honored with an IFP Gotham Award and an IFP West Independent Spirit Award nomination for his role as Bill Maplewood in the critically acclaimed film Happiness, directed by Todd Solondz.
Baker's additional feature film credits include Head of State, How to Deal, Road to Perdition, Changing Lanes, The Cell, Random Hearts, Committed, Requiem for a Dream, Celebrity, Simply Irresistible, True Blue, Disclosure, Planes Trains and Automobiles, Talk Radio, The Wizard of Loneliness, The Long Walk Home, Delirious and Passed Away.
Baker earned Tony Award and Drama Desk Award nominations for his role as Prince in the Broadway production of Eastern Standard and an Obie Award for his performance in the Off-Broadway production of Not About Heroes. He most recently starred in The Sea of Tranquility at the Atlantic Theatre Company, and received rave reviews for his role in the Off-Broadway production of That Championship Season at the Second Stage Theatre.
Baker's television credits include Tom Hanks' HBO miniseries From the Earth to the Moon, Stephen Bochco's courtroom drama Murder One and many other productions.
Bio courtesy Fox for "Hide and Seek" (30-Jan-2005)
Biography #3 (for Head of State)Dylan Baker most recently co-starred in the dramatic feature films Changing Lanes and Road to Perdition. He will next be seen in the romantic comedy How to Deal, with Mandy Moore. In addition, he stars as the head of the family, Bob Pitt, in the new comedy series The Pitts, premiering on the Fox Network this spring.
Baker was previously honored with an IFP Gotham Award and earned an IFP West Independent Spirit Award nomination for his performance as Bill Maplewood in Todd Solondz's critically acclaimed film Happiness, which took the Critics Prize at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival. Among his many other film credits are Along Came a Spider, The Tailor of Panama, Thirteen Days, The Cell, Requiem for a Dream, Committed, Random Hearts, Simply Irresistible, Celebrity, True Blue, Disclosure, Passed Away, Delirious, The Long Walk Home, The Wizard of Loneliness and Planes, Trains & Automobiles.
On television, Baker starred last fall in the TNT original movie The Big Time, opposite Molly Ringwald. His additional longform television credits include Tom Hanks' HBO miniseries From the Earth to the Moon, Deadly Force, The Murder of Mary Phagan, Love, Honor & Obey: The Last Mafia Marriage and Return To Lonesome Dove. He also had a recent story arc on the hit series The Practice, and had a regular role on Steven Bochco's courtroom drama Murder One.
Born in Syracuse, New York, and raised in Lynchburg, Virginia, Baker earned his M.F.A. at the prestigious Yale School of Drama. He appeared onstage in such Yale Repertory productions as Rum and Coke, Tartuffe, About Face and Richard III. Baker went on to earn Tony Award and Drama Desk Award nominations for his portrayal of the Prince in the Broadway production of Le Bete, a Theater World Award in Eastern Standard, and an Obie Award for his performance in the off-Broadway production of Not About Heroes. He was most recently seen on the stage in Tony Kushner's off-Broadway play Homebody/Kabul and the production of That Championship Season at the Second Stage Theatre.
Bio courtesy DreamWorks for "Head of State" (25-Mar-2003)