Carroll Baker Bio - Biography

Name Carroll Baker
Height 5' 5"
Naionality American
Date of Birth 28 May 1931,
Place of Birth Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA
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Her father was a traveling salesman. She attended community college for a year, then worked as a dancer and magician's assistant. After a brief marriage she had a small part in Easy to Love (1953), did TV commercials and had a bit part on Broadway. She studied at Actors Studio and was married to director Jack Garfein (one daughter, Blanche Baker). Warner Brothers, sensing a future Marilyn Monroe, cast her in Giant (1956), Baby Doll (1956) - Oscar nomination for her thumb-sucking role - The Carpetbaggers (1964), and the title role in Harlow (1965/I). Moving to Italy, she made films there, Spain, Germany, Mexico and England. After returning to American films, she married Donald Burton in 1982.

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