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Anita Baker


Anita was born January 26, 1958 in Toledo, Ohio and grew up in Detroit, Michigan. She began singing in church choir when she was 12 and at 16 sang in a local group along with high school friends. In 1975 she successfully auditioned for the group Chapter 8, having been approached by bass player David Washington, and spent the next few years playing ... See full bio »

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Known For

The 17th Annual American Music Awards
(1990)
Black Girls Rock! 2011
(2011)
Forget Paris
Forget Paris Soundtrack
(1995)
Why Did I Get Married?
(2007)

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 2010 2010 Soul Train Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Sweet Love", "Sweetest Dream") / (writer: "Giving You the Best That I Got", "Been So Long", "Sweet Love")
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round Eight (2009) ... (writer: "Sweet Love" - uncredited)
 2007 Why Did I Get Married? (performer: "You Belong to Me")
 1997-1999 Mad About You (TV Series) (performer - 12 episodes)
- Farmer Buchman (1999) ... (performer: "The Final Frontier")
- There's a Puma in the Kitchen (1998) ... (performer: "The Final Frontier")
- The Finale (1998) ... (performer: "The Final Frontier")
- The Coin of Destiny (1998) ... (performer: "The Final Frontier")
- The 2nd Mrs. Buchman (1998) ... (performer: "The Final Frontier")
 1996 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Live Grand Final 1996 (1996) ... (writer: "Sweet Love")
- Episode #7.12 (1996) ... (writer: "Sweet Love")
 1995 Forget Paris (performer: "When You Love Someone") / (writer: "When You Love Someone")
  The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1992) (writer - 1 episode, 1992)
- Episode dated 22 May 1992 (1992) ... (performer: "Sweet Love" (1986) - uncredited) / (writer: "Sweet Love" (1986) - uncredited)
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Height:

4' 11" (1.5 m)
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Lead singer of Chapter 8 from 1978 to 1984 See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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