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Also Known As: Ben Baker Died: September 20, 1994
Born: May 5, 1907 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: St Joseph, Missouri, USA Profession: actor, vaudevillian, truck driver

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Benny Baker was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Baker's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "Belle of the Nineties" (1934) with Mae West, the Jack Oakie musical "The Big Broadcast of 1936" (1935) and the Dick Powell musical "Thanks a Million" (1935). He also appeared in "Annapolis Farewell" (1935), "Panic on the Air" (1936) and the Tom Brown sports "Rose Bowl" (1936). He kept working in film throughout the forties and the fifties, starring in the comedic adaptation "Up in Arms" (1944) with Danny Kaye, the Lilli Palmer dramatic adaptation "My Girl Tisa" (1948) and the comedy "The Inspector General" (1949) with Danny Kaye. He also appeared in the comedy adaptation "Public Pigeon No. 1" (1957) with Red Skelton. Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in the adaptation "Paint Your Wagon" (1969) with Lee Marvin, the western "Scandalous John" (1971) with Brian Keith and "Jory" (1973). He also appeared in the comedy sequel "The Sting II" (1982) with Jackie Gleason and "Monster in the Closet" (1987) with Donald Grant. Baker was most recently credited in "Night Moves" (2014). Baker passed away in September 1994 at the age of 87. ...

Benny Baker was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Baker's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "Belle of the Nineties" (1934) with Mae West, the Jack Oakie musical "The Big Broadcast of 1936" (1935) and the Dick Powell musical "Thanks a Million" (1935). He also appeared in "Annapolis Farewell" (1935), "Panic on the Air" (1936) and the Tom Brown sports "Rose Bowl" (1936). He kept working in film throughout the forties and the fifties, starring in the comedic adaptation "Up in Arms" (1944) with Danny Kaye, the Lilli Palmer dramatic adaptation "My Girl Tisa" (1948) and the comedy "The Inspector General" (1949) with Danny Kaye. He also appeared in the comedy adaptation "Public Pigeon No. 1" (1957) with Red Skelton. Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in the adaptation "Paint Your Wagon" (1969) with Lee Marvin, the western "Scandalous John" (1971) with Brian Keith and "Jory" (1973). He also appeared in the comedy sequel "The Sting II" (1982) with Jackie Gleason and "Monster in the Closet" (1987) with Donald Grant. Baker was most recently credited in "Night Moves" (2014). Baker passed away in September 1994 at the age of 87.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Healer (1994) Cafeteria Romeo
2.
 Birch Street Gym (1991) Nate
3.
 18 Again! (1988) Red
4.
 Monster in the Closet (1987) Mr Mcginty
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 Jerk, Too, The (1984) Pop--Bookseller
6.
 Sting II, The (1982) Pyle
7.
 Some Kind of a Nut (1969) Cab driver
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