Actor Ray Baker

Ray Baker (born July 9, 1948) is an American theater, television and film actor. Baker was born in Omaha, Nebraska. He is a long time character actor with over 100 credits on television and film. Baker is credited either as Ray or Raymond. He grew up in Denver, Colorado and graduated from Denver University, before moving to New York and living and working there for twenty years. Baker appeared on and off Broadway and in regional theatre. He currently lives in Los Angeles, is married to actress and playwright Colleen Dodson, and continues working in theatre, movies, and television.

Personal life

Baker married fellow actor Patricia Richardson in 1982. They had three children together: Henry Richardson Baker (born on February 22, 1985), and twins Roxanne Elizabeth Baker and Joe Castle Baker (born on January 3, 1991), before they divorced in 1995. He married another actress, Colleen Dodson-Baker, in 1997.[citation needed]


Year Title Role Notes
1972 Parades 1st CID Man (uncredited)
1980 Gloria Assistant Bank Manager (as Raymond Baker)
1983 Silkwood Pete Dawson
1984 C.H.U.D. Ad Man (as Raymond Baker)
Places in the Heart Sheriff Royce Spalding
1985 Silverado McKendrick
1988 Everybody’s All-American Bolling Kiely
Rain Man Mr. Kelso
1989 Physical Evidence Strickler
1990 Heart Condition Harry Zara
Total Recall Bob McClane
Masters of Menace Riley Hoover
1993 Hexed Victor Thummell
Freaked Bill Blazer
1994 The Hard Truth Hamilton Nichols
Camp Nowhere Norris Prescott
Ed Wood Doctor
On Hope Phillip (Short)
Speechless Garvin
1995 The Final Cut Col. Forsyth
1996 Executive Decision 747 Captain
1997 Living in Peril Martin Campbell
A Thousand Acres Wallace Crockett
1998 Hard Rain Mayor
1999 Anywhere but Here Ted
Girl, Interrupted Carl Kaysen
2000 What Lies Beneath Dr. Stan Powell
2001 Sweet November Buddy Leach
2002 The Trip Peter Baxter
2003 Holes Asst. Attorney General
2004 Without a Paddle Sheriff Briggs
The Last Run Mr. Powers
2005 Coach Carter St. Francis Coach
2017 The Keeping Hours Lenn
2018 Yegua Dr. De La Cruz


Year Title Role Notes
1977 Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years James Roosevelt TV movie
1978 Ryan’s Hope Officer Malloy 2 episodes
1981 Dream House Steve Corcoran TV movie
1982 The Neighborhood Reporter TV movie
1984 Double Trouble Announcer Episode: “One Drives, the Other Doesn’t”
1986 Rockabye Donald F. Donald TV movie
Spenser: For Hire Matt Wilson Episode: “In a Safe Place”
Nobody’s Child Joe Balter TV movie
Taking It Home Johnny TV movie
1985-1986 The Equalizer Dana 4 episodes
1987 At Mother’s Request Mike George miniseries
American Playhouse Dan Morgan Episode: “Stacking”
The Cosby Show Mr. Schrader Episode: “Calling Doctor Huxtable”
ABC Afterschool Specials’ Dr. Thomas Crandall Episode: “Supermom’s Daughter”
The Long Journey Home Grey Harrison TV movie
Leg Work Douglas J. Hewitt Episode: “Mystery Woman”
1988 TerrorVision Frank
Heartbeat Dr. Stan Gorshalk 6 episodes
Disaster at Silo 7 Col. Chadwick TV movie
1989 Parent Trap III Nick TV movie
Booker Raymond Crane Episode: “Wheels and Deals: Part 1”
21 Jump Street Raymond Crane Episode: “Wheels and Deals: Part 2”
1990 She Said No Frank Igus TV movie
1990-1991 Down Home Wade Prescott 19 episodes
1992 In Sickness and in Health Sam TV movie
Her Final Fury: Betty Broderick, the Last Chapter Jack Earley TV movie
1993 River of Rage: The Taking of Maggie Keene Coy Baron TV movie
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Paul Caldrin Episode: “I Never Promised You a Rose Garden”
1991-1994 Home Improvement Inspector / Tool Time Audience member 2 episodes
1994 Under Suspicion Chief Jack DeSort
Locals TV movie
1995 The Secretary Lester Howland TV movie
Never Say Never: The Deidre Hall Story Deidre’s first husband TV movie
1996 A Friend’s Betrayal Robert (uncredited) TV movie
The Tomorrow Man Berman TV movie
Dark Angel TV movie
She Cried No Mark Baker TV movie
Assault on Dome 4 Dan Block, Chief of Staff TV movie
1997 Echo Stu Fishman TV movie
Perfect Body Elliot Bradley TV movie
Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest Wilder TV movie
1996-1997 Suddenly Susan Bill Keane 3 episodes
1998 Oklahoma City: A Survivor’s Story Roy Salyers TV movie
1997-1998 Cybill Dr. Richard Thorpe 11 episodes
1999 Pensacola: Wings of Gold Pearly Episode: “Fox Two”
2000 The West Wing Jonathan Lydell Episode: “Take Out the Trash Day”
Ali: An American Hero TV movie
3rd Rock from the Sun Mr. Demarmel Episode: “Why Dickie Can’t Teach
2001 Area 52 Falcone TV movie
Crossing Jordan FBI Agent / Major Episode: “Sight Unseen”
2002 First Monday Episode: :The Price of Liberty”
Diagnosis Murder: Town Without Pity Johny TV movie
Days of Our Lives Frank Daniels Episode #1.9366
The American Embassy Episode: “Agent Provocateur”
2003 The Shield Det. Tom Gannon Episode: “Co-pilot”
44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out Harris TV movie
The Guardian Albert Aaronson Episode: “The Father-Daughter Dance
2001-2004 JAG Major General Finstra / Admiral Hollenbeck 2 episodes
2005 Cold Case Brian Episode: “Revolution”
Alien Siege The President TV movie
Path of Destruction TV movie
2003-2005 Without a Trace Victor Fitzgerald 3 episodes
2006 Num3ers Jack Bennett Episode: “Protest”
Criminal Minds Bruno Hawks Episode: “Secrets and Lies”
ER Durant Episod: “Ames v. Kovac”
2007 Claire Sheriff Birch TV movie
Cane Randall Eames 2007 Episode: “The Two Alex Vegas”
Bones Daniel Dillon Episode: “Boy in the Time Capsule”
2008 Heroes Mr. Millbrook Episode: “The Eclipse”
2015 House of Lies Cal Manchester Episode: “The Urge To…”
2016 Animal Kingdom Isaiah Episode: “Goddam Animals”
2017 Love at First Glance John Landers TV movie


Year Title Role Notes
1982-1985 Torch Song Trilogy Ed
1982 Is there life after high school?
1981-1983 Crimes of the Heart Doc Porter
1980 Division Street Chris
1979 Are You Now or Have You Ever Been Larry Parks

External Links

Actor Ray Baker – Wikipedia

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