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Bob Baker (IV)

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 Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), Shanks (1974) and Paris in the Spring (1947). See full bio »

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 1979 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
- Major Effects (1979) ... Marionette
 1971 Bewitched (TV Series)
1st Puppeteer
- TV or Not TV (1971) ... 1st Puppeteer
 1966 Star Trek (TV Series)
- 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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 2000 Geppetto (TV Movie) (puppet master)
 1987 The Puppetoon Movie (Puppetoon creative artist: United States)
 1976 The Vandalism Film (Only You Can Stop It) (Short) (puppeteer)
 1967 Games (masks - uncredited)
 1966 The Wild Wild West (TV Series) (chief puppeteer - 1 episode)
- The Night of the Puppeteer (1966) ... (chief puppeteer - uncredited)
 1960 G.I. Blues (puppeteer - uncredited)
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 1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind (alien marionette - uncredited)
 1974 Shanks (puppet designer)
 1959 The Angry Red Planet (special effects - uncredited)
 1954 Monster from the Ocean Floor (model of monster)
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 1985 The Fantasy Film Worlds of George Pal (Documentary) (special thanks)
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 2009 The Florence Henderson Show (TV Series)

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Alternate Names:

Bob Baker's Marionettes | Bob Baker Marionettes


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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