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Date of Birth 14 December 1928London, England, UK
Date of Death 16 May 2001Los Angeles, California, USA  (heart attack)

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The son of British vaudevillians, Joe Baker performed pantomime and stand-up in London clubs and cabarets, and acted in such West End stage shows as "Joey, Joey" and "The Great Grimaldi". He starred in his own BBC-TV shows. "The Joe Baker Show", "Baker's Half Dozen", "My Man Joe", and was a favourite of Prince Charles on the children's show, Crackerjack! (1955). After moving to Los Angeles in 1975, he starred in movies, TV shows, and dozens of commercials. A friend of Lou Costello's daughter Chris Costello, she once told him "You do my dad better than anyone!" He was an expert impressionist, imitating such stars as Lou Costello, John Garfield and James Cagney. He once taught Laurence Olivier how to imitate Donald Duck.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1)

Anne Lloyd (4 November 1965 - ?) (her death) (2 children)

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Daughters: Emma Jane Cunningham, Sarah Jane Cunningham

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