Blanche Baker


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Blanche Baker is an actress of stage, screen and television. Born Blanche Garfein in New York, her mother is actress Carroll Baker, who won a Best Actress Oscar nomination for Baby Doll (1956), several months after baby Blanche arrived. Her father is stage director Jack Garfein, who later went on to direct movies and teach acting. After attending ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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The Girl Next Door Ruth Chandler
(2007)
(1984)
Jersey Justice Polly O'Bannon
(2014)
Raw Deal Amy Kaminsky
(1986)

Filmography

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 2019/III Zoe (Short) (completed)
Zoe's Mother
 2013 Scallywag (Short) (completed)
Mom
 2021 Alice Fades Away
Roxy
 2019 Thrasher (TV Movie)
Josephine
 2018 My Daughter Vanished
Helen
 2017 Cries of the Unborn
Dr. Victoria Wise
 2017 Splitting Image
Karen
 2017 Coin Heist
Mrs. Cunningham
 2015/II Chasing Yesterday
Linda
 2014 Lady Peacock
Angie
 2014 The Coffee Shop
Gayle
 2014 Jersey Justice
Polly O'Bannon
 2014 Wishin' and Hopin'
Mother Filomena
 2014 Deep in the Darkness
Zellis
 2013 Classless (Short)
Principal Saunders
 2013 Truth
Dr. Carter Moore
 2012 The Coffee Klash (Short)
Gayle
 2012 Ruth Madoff Occupies Wall Street (Short)
Ruth Madoff
 2011 Hell Grace (Short)
Mother
 2011 Untitled Folder (Short)
Mom
 2011 Whisper Me a Lullaby
Aunt Jane
 2011 The Life Zone
Dr. Victoria Wise
 2011 The Grand Theft
Barbara Blushe
 2011/II Fake
Mrs. Needham
 2010 Hypothermia
Helen
 2010 Three Chris's
Dolores Kelly
 2010 An Affirmative Act
Lori Belmont
 2009 Jackrabbit Sky
Evelyn Boden
 2009 Taking Chance (TV Movie)
Chris Phelps
 2008 3rd of July (Short)
Mrs. Shaw
 2007 The Girl Next Door
Ruth Chandler
 2006/I Underdogs
Marie
 2006 The Rehearsal (Short)
Marie
 2005 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Miriam Engles
- Diamond Dogs (2005) ... Miriam Engles
 1994 Dead Funny
Barbara
 1994 Clarissa Explains It All (TV Series)
Chelsea Chipley
- Janet and Clarissa, Inc. (1994) ... Chelsea Chipley
 1992 Davis Rules (TV Series)
Cindy
- Everybody Comes to Nick's (1992) ... Cindy
 1992 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Jenny Sawyer
- Love, Honor and Obey (1992) ... Jenny Sawyer
 1992 Law & Order (TV Series)
Lucy Neven
- Star Struck (1992) ... Lucy Neven
 1991 The Trials of Rosie O'Neill (TV Series)
- Domestic Silence (1991)
 1991 Livin' Large!
Kate Penndragin
 1990 The Handmaid's Tale
Ofglen
 1988 Bum Rap
Lisa DuSoir
 1988 Shakedown
Gail Feinberger
 1987 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Carolyn Tomlinson
- Personal Demons (1987) ... Carolyn Tomlinson
 1986 Raw Deal
Amy Kaminsky
 1986 Nobody's Child (TV Movie)
Shari
 1985 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Allison Webster
- Desperately (1985) ... Allison Webster
 1985 Embassy (TV Movie)
Megan Hillyer
 1984 Sixteen Candles
Ginny
 1983 The Awakening of Candra (TV Movie)
Candra Torres
 1983 Cold Feet
Leslie Christo
 1982 The Day the Bubble Burst (TV Movie)
Jolan Slezsak
 1979 Mary and Joseph: A Story of Faith (TV Movie)
Mary
 1979 French Postcards
Laura
 1978 Holocaust (TV Mini Series)
Anna Weiss
- Part 2: 1941-1942 (1978) ... Anna Weiss
- Part 1: 1935-1940 (1978) ... Anna Weiss
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Show Show Self (9 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Off-Broadway: Played "Claire Hazard" in "Poor Little Lambs", by Paul Rudnick. See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)

Spouse:

Mark Magill  (1 child) | See more »

Children:

Dara Van Dusen | See more »

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I did feel that I was in my mother's shadow and that I was always trying to prove myself. I think the truth is, it's you on the stage, it's you on the screen, in the end. There are more children of famous people that you haven't heard of...or they're in rehab and you've heard of them. So, it's a hard thing to overcome when you have a famous parent. And I think I was troubled by that. It was one ... See more »

Trivia:

In episode 207 of HGTV's Save My Bath (2006), Blanche and her daughter, Wynn Van Dusen (aka Wynnie), had their pink, industrial bath updated to 1920s Hollywood glam. See more »

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