Kathy Baker
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Character(s) Marjorie DuBois
Date of Birth June 8, 1950
Origin Midland, Texas
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Katherine Whitton "Kathy" Baker (born June 8, 1950) is an American stage, film and television actress.

Life and Career

Baker began her career at San Francisco's Magic Theatre, performing in several of Sam Shepard's plays before getting her break in an off-Broadway production of Fool for Love opposite Ed Harris. Her recent projects include All the King's Men (2006) and The Jane Austen Book Club (2007).

She also had a recurring role in Medium as Allison DuBois's mother-in-law, and another one in Tom Selleck's periodic Jesse Stone crime dramas as Rose, a small-town police officer.

Personal Life

Baker was born in Midland, Texas, and raised a Quaker[1] in New Mexico, the daughter of John Seawand Baker, a geologist and educator and his French-born wife, Helene Andree (née Whitton).[2] She studied acting at the California Institute of the Arts in the early 1970s She later earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in French in 1977 from UC Berkeley. She lives in Southern California with her husband, Steven Robman.

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