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Simon Baker

Simon Baker

Birthday: 30 July 1969, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Birth Name: Simon Baker-Denny
Height: 175 cm

Simon Baker was first recognized in 1992, when he received Australia's prestigious Logie award for Most Popular New Talent. Upon relocating to Los Angeles with his family, Baker was immediately c ...Show more

Simon Baker
Time goes a lot quicker when the work is a lot more enjoyable. Time goes a lot quicker when the work is a lot more enjoyable.
A shot is only as every as good as how well it tells the story. A shot is only as every as good as how well it tells the story.
French are what they are without excusing themselves to be. French are what they are without excusing themselves to be.
I think this Occupy Wall Street thing is great. I think that is a good thing and that people need to Show more I think this Occupy Wall Street thing is great. I think that is a good thing and that people need to stand up, voice their opinions, and be heard. Hide
There's more of a family connection when you're working on a TV show. That's not to say that you don Show more There's more of a family connection when you're working on a TV show. That's not to say that you don't make great connections when you're working on films, but it's different unless you're there working every day. Hide
Sometimes the intensity and the grind of doing television can wear you down, but at the same time th Show more Sometimes the intensity and the grind of doing television can wear you down, but at the same time there's something about the repetition, the sheer mass of work that you do that's also liberating. Hide
In general, the problem in a relationship is when the couple stagnate. In general, the problem in a relationship is when the couple stagnate.
I love con-men characters in film. I love con-men characters in film.
L.A.'s a better place to live than it is to visit. L.A.'s a better place to live than it is to visit.
I am very straight-forward and direct. If I disagree with something, I say something about it. I am very straight-forward and direct. If I disagree with something, I say something about it.
It's always difficult when you're on a show that goes for more than a year or a couple of years. It's always difficult when you're on a show that goes for more than a year or a couple of years.
I would love to do a rom-com, but they are not good - good and successful doesn't equate to the same Show more I would love to do a rom-com, but they are not good - good and successful doesn't equate to the same thing. Hide
I cut my own hair most of the time. You just do it all by feel. I cut my own hair most of the time. You just do it all by feel.
I've seen the odd tarot reader and had my palm read in various countries and explained to me in many Show more I've seen the odd tarot reader and had my palm read in various countries and explained to me in many strains of broken English. Did I believe a word? To be honest, I didn't understand much, but I loved watching the presentation. Hide
As a kid I was always a bit of a clown, a performer. As a kid I was always a bit of a clown, a performer.
I need some challenges in love or I'm bored. I need some challenges in love or I'm bored.
I don't like the idea of talking down to kids. I think I was talked down to, and you rebel against t Show more I don't like the idea of talking down to kids. I think I was talked down to, and you rebel against that. Hide
My life is pretty hectic, but I'm really into it. My life is pretty hectic, but I'm really into it.
My kids think I'm old and over the hill. My kids think I'm old and over the hill.
Well, capitalism is going to grow and grow. The nature of it is that the guy who has the most poker Show more Well, capitalism is going to grow and grow. The nature of it is that the guy who has the most poker chips on the table has more leverage than everyone else. He can eventually outbluff everyone else and outraise everyone else at the table. That's what has happened and it needs to be corrected. Hide
I don't use deodorant. If you drink enough water, you shouldn't have to. I think I smell pretty good Show more I don't use deodorant. If you drink enough water, you shouldn't have to. I think I smell pretty good without it. Hide
I like putting my money into things like food and shelter. I'm probably a bad example of an investor Show more I like putting my money into things like food and shelter. I'm probably a bad example of an investor. Hide
I've always been a shy person. I've always been a shy person.
I'm pretty good at gardening. It consumes my time, and it feels like I'm doing something constructiv Show more I'm pretty good at gardening. It consumes my time, and it feels like I'm doing something constructive. Hide
Every TV show is a crapshoot, really. But every once in a while, a show gets anointed as 'the show.' Every TV show is a crapshoot, really. But every once in a while, a show gets anointed as 'the show.'
I do have a lot of Australian friends. I do have a lot of Australian friends.
The French have the reputation of being arrogant. I don't think it's arrogance but a certain authent Show more The French have the reputation of being arrogant. I don't think it's arrogance but a certain authenticity. Hide
I think my kids are pretty well-rounded citizens of the world. I think my kids are pretty well-rounded citizens of the world.
For an actor working in television or film, I think it's important to understand how the medium work Show more For an actor working in television or film, I think it's important to understand how the medium works - how the camera and lenses work and how the sound and the editing works. Hide
I try to be straightforward and honest with my kids, and I believe nothing beats good old hard work. I try to be straightforward and honest with my kids, and I believe nothing beats good old hard work.
I don't like fancy fiddly girlie stuff. I don't like fancy fiddly girlie stuff.
If you can't be proud of what you do, go and sell shoes. Do something else. If you can't be proud of what you do, go and sell shoes. Do something else.
When I have to play the same role every day, I have the flexibility to play the character in so many Show more When I have to play the same role every day, I have the flexibility to play the character in so many different ways. It's almost like playing five different roles. Hide
I'm a big fan of Alan J. Pakula's films like 'All the President's Men', 'The Parallax View,' and 'Kl Show more I'm a big fan of Alan J. Pakula's films like 'All the President's Men', 'The Parallax View,' and 'Klute.' I'm a big fan of those movies. Hide
In network TV, you have to present the box before you can step outside it. In network TV, you have to present the box before you can step outside it.
Simon Baker's FILMOGRAPHY
as Actor (27)
Simon Baker Simon Baker'S roles
Riley Denbo
Riley Denbo

Matt Reynolds
Matt Reynolds

Max Rourke
Max Rourke

Chip Pettengill
Chip Pettengill

George Clyde
George Clyde

Jared Cohen
Jared Cohen

Jack Bishop
Jack Bishop

David Walker
David Walker

Patrick Jane
Patrick Jane

Christian Thompson
Christian Thompson

Sando
Sando

Guy
Guy

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