Simon Baker

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  • Birth Name: Simon Baker-Denny
  • Birth Place: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Participated in competitive surfing and water polo as a teenager.
  • Starred opposite his future wife in the Australian drama E Street.
  • Counts fellow Aussies Naomi Watts and Nicole Kidman as close friends. Kidman is godmother to his youngest son.
  • Officially became a U.S. citizen in August 2010.

Awards

  • 2012, Independent Spirit Awards — Robert Altman Award: Winner
  • 2009, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2002, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 2010, Australian Film Institute Awards — International Award for Best Actor: Nominee
  • 2009, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2000, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Performance by an Actor in a Telefeature or Mini-Series: Nominee
  • 2010, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee

Relationships

  • Claude Blue Baker — Son
  • Harry Friday Baker — Son
  • Rebecca Rigg — Wife
  • Stella Breeze Baker — Daughter
  • Elizabeth Labberton — Mother
  • Barry Baker — Father
  • Tom Denny — Stepfather

Details

  • Birth Name: Simon Baker-Denny
  • Birth Place: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
  • Profession: Actor

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