Dylan Baker Fast Facts:
Was a classmate of actors Patricia Clarkson and Chris Noth at the Yale University School of Drama.
- Won an Obie Award for his performance in the 1986 play Not About Heroes.
- Made his big-screen debut in the 1987 comedy smash Planes, Trains and Automobiles.
- Received an Independent Spirit Award for his role as a pedophile in Todd Solondz's controversial Happiness (1998).
- An award-winning narrator of audio books, his work includes John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, Tom Wolfe's I Am Charlotte Simmons, Michael Crichton's Next and Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography.
- In 2012, joined the cast of Political Animals, a cable drama focusing on the lives of a former first family; he took on the role of a U.S. vice president.
- Calls his ongoing gig as a book narrator an "actor's dream" that mixes his interests in writing and storytelling.
- Dylan Baker Relationships:
- Willa Baker - Daughter
- Marion T. Baker - Mother
- Becky Ann Baker - Wife
- Raymond Baker - Father
- Dylan Baker Awards:
- 1991 Tony: Actor (Featured Role--Play) - Nominee
- 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
- 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
- 2014 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
- Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX (BFA, 1981); Yale University, School of Drama (MFA, 1985); attended The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA