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Leslie David Baker Biography

Birth Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Studied psychology in college and worked at three psychiatric hospitals
  • Briefly taught special education
  • Worked in various Chicago city-administration posts, including the Department of Health, the city's AIDS program and policies, the Office of Cable and Communications, and the Board of Education
  • Was a consultant for the U
  • S
  • Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control
  • Appeared in numerous television commercials before landing the role of Stanley in The Office
  • Suffered from food poisoning during the shooting of The Office's pilot episode
  • His real-life discomfort served to enhance his character's cranky spirit

Awards

  • 2012Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2011Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2010Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2009Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2008Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2007Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2006Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: winner