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Bob Baker (IV) (1924–2014)

Bob Baker was born on February 9, 1924 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Robert Alison Baker III. He is known for his work on Paris in the Spring (1947), Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) and Shanks (1974). He died on November 28, 2014 in Los Angeles. See full bio »

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Known For

Paris in the Spring
Paris in the Spring Marionette Director
(1947)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
(1977)
Shanks
Shanks Special Effects
(1974)
Monster from the Ocean Floor
(1954)

Filmography

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 1993 Raging Slab & Gary Coleman: Anywhere But Here (Short)
Puppet Master
 1979 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Marionette
- Major Effects (1979) ... Marionette
 1979 The Muppet Movie
Muppet Performer (uncredited)
 1971 Bewitched (TV Series)
1st Puppeteer
- TV or Not TV (1971) ... 1st Puppeteer
 1970 Land of the Giants (TV Series)
Puppet Man
- The Marionettes (1970) ... Puppet Man (uncredited)
 1966 Star Trek (TV Series)
Beauregard
- The Man Trap (1966) ... Beauregard (uncredited)
 1961 Susan Slade
Marionette Operator (uncredited)
 1960 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
- Girl on a String (1960) ... (as Bob Baker Marionettes)
 1947 Paris in the Spring (Short)
Marionette Director (as Bob Baker's Marionettes)
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Alternate Names:

Robert Baker | Bob Baker's Marionettes | Bob Baker Marionettes

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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With the decline in public interest in puppetry, the Bob Baker Marionette Theater faced financial insolvency for several years from unpaid property taxes and delinquent mortgage payments. Around 2008, the Ahmanson Foundation and various donors offered temporary assistance. In 2013, the theater was sold, but the puppet collection remained with Bob. The theater was granted a short-term lease by the... See more »

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