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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 17 June 1954St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Mark Linn-Baker was born on June 17, 1954 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Perfect Strangers (1986), My Favorite Year (1982) and Manhattan (1979). He has been married to Christa Justus since December 29, 2012. He was previously married to Adrianne Lobel.

Spouse (2)

Christa Justus (29 December 2012 - present)
Adrianne Lobel (1995 - ?) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (10)

He appeared in the role of Hysterium in the 1995 Broadway stage production of 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum'.
Played "Marvelous" Mark Slackmeyer in the Broadway production of "Doonesbury - The Musical"
His christened name is Mark Linn Baker (without the hyphen). Linn is actually his middle name, not part of his last name. When he joined the actors union, there already was a Mark Baker, so he combined his middle name with his last name. His father made up his middle name "Linn" in honor of Leonid Tolstoy.
Mark is a partner in Manhattan's West Bank Cafe.
Ex-wife Adrianne Lobel is a set designer. They have one daughter.
Appeared in My Favorite Year (1982) and Laughter on the 23rd Floor, both based on the real-life writing teams for Sid Caesar's "Your Show of Shows".
Friend of Lewis Black.
Starring in "A Year With Frog and Toad" preparing on doing a US tour of the production.
Starring in "A Year With Frog and Toad" at the Children's Theatre in Minneapolis, playing the role of Toad. Production lasts through November, 2002, then the production moves to NYC [August 2002]
Starring in the Broadway musical "Romantic Poetry" at the Manhattan Theatre Club, running through December 7, 2008. [October 2008]

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