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Born in Davis, West Virginia, USA
Died in Hollywood, California, USA  (emphysema)
Birth NameEdwin King Baker
Height 6' 1½" (1.87 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Eddie Baker was born on November 17, 1897 in Davis, West Virginia, USA as Edwin King Baker. He was an actor and director, known for Oranges and Lemons (1923), Turn Him Loose (1929) and Crazy Doings (1929). He was married to Christine J. He died on February 4, 1968 in Hollywood, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Christine J. (1920 - ?) (1 child)

Trivia (6)

First Secretary/Treasurer of the Screen Actors Guild.
Screen actor.
Entered films as a prop boy with Biograph in 1914.
Was one of the original Keystone Kops.
Appeared in early "Joker" comedies and later in Gale Henry comedies, Hal Roach pictures and Christie shorts.
After leaving the film business, he became a California Highway Patrolman, a rare example of life imitating art, instead of vice versa.

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