Carroll Baker

Carroll Baker (born May 28, 1931) is a former American actress who has enjoyed popularity as both a serious dramatic actress and, particularly in the 1960s, as a movie sex symbol.

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The Big Country (1958)

Retired wealthy sea captain Jim McKay arrives in the vast expanse of the West to marry fiancée Pat Terrill. McKay is a man whose values and approach to life are a mystery to the ranchers and ranch foreman Steve Leech takes an immediate dislike to him. Pat is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Jean Simmons  •  Carroll Baker  •  Charlton Heston

Retired wealthy sea captain Jim McKay arrives in the vast expanse of the West to marry fiancée Pat Terrill. McKay is a man whose values and approach to life are a mystery to the ranchers and ranch foreman Steve Leech takes an immediate dislike to him. Pat is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Wyler
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Jean Simmons  •  Carroll Baker  •  Charlton Heston

Baby Doll (1956)

Archie Lee Meighan is a failing cotton gin owner who is married to Baby Doll, a 19-year old childlike beauty whose father arranged the marriage for financial reasons. As Archie awaits the arrival of Baby Doll's 20th birthday, the day that they are supposed to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elia Kazan
CAST:  Karl Malden  •  Carroll Baker  •  Eli Wallach  •  Mildred Dunnock

Archie Lee Meighan is a failing cotton gin owner who is married to Baby Doll, a 19-year old childlike beauty whose father arranged the marriage for financial reasons. As Archie awaits the arrival of Baby Doll's 20th birthday, the day that they are supposed to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elia Kazan
CAST:  Karl Malden  •  Carroll Baker  •  Eli Wallach  •  Mildred Dunnock

Cheyenne Autumn (1964)

A reluctant cavalry Captain must track a defiant tribe of migrating Cheyennes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Carroll Baker  •  Karl Malden  •  Sal Mineo

A reluctant cavalry Captain must track a defiant tribe of migrating Cheyennes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Carroll Baker  •  Karl Malden  •  Sal Mineo

Giant (1956)

Sprawling epic covering the life of a Texas cattle rancher and his family and associates.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Stevens
CAST:  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Rock Hudson  •  James Dean  •  Carroll Baker

Sprawling epic covering the life of a Texas cattle rancher and his family and associates.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Stevens
CAST:  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Rock Hudson  •  James Dean  •  Carroll Baker

Harlow (1965)

Hollywood drama loosely based on the life of film actress Jean Harlow, with Carroll Baker in the title role. One of two feature film biographies, both released in 1965 and both with the same title, about the '30s platinum blonde movie star.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  Carroll Baker  •  Red Buttons  •  Raf Vallone  •  Angela Lansbury

Hollywood drama loosely based on the life of film actress Jean Harlow, with Carroll Baker in the title role. One of two feature film biographies, both released in 1965 and both with the same title, about the '30s platinum blonde movie star.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  Carroll Baker  •  Red Buttons  •  Raf Vallone  •  Angela Lansbury

How the West Was Won (1962)

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The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Marshall  •  Henry Hathaway  •  John Ford
CAST:  Carroll Baker  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Henry Fonda  •  Carolyn Jones

The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Marshall  •  Henry Hathaway  •  John Ford
CAST:  Carroll Baker  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Henry Fonda  •  Carolyn Jones

Kindergarten Cop (1990)

Hard-edged cop John Kimble gets more than he bargained for when he goes undercover as a kindergarten teacher to get the goods on a brutal drug lord while at the same time protecting the man's young son. Pitted against a class of boisterous moppets whose antics try ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Penelope Ann Miller  •  Pamela Reed  •  Linda Hunt

Hard-edged cop John Kimble gets more than he bargained for when he goes undercover as a kindergarten teacher to get the goods on a brutal drug lord while at the same time protecting the man's young son. Pitted against a class of boisterous moppets whose antics try ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Penelope Ann Miller  •  Pamela Reed  •  Linda Hunt

The Game (1997)

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In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a cold-hearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad: a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nary a nanosecond, Nicholas finds ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Sean Penn  •  Deborah Kara Unger  •  James Rebhorn

In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a cold-hearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad: a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nary a nanosecond, Nicholas finds ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Sean Penn  •  Deborah Kara Unger  •  James Rebhorn

The Watcher in the Woods (1980)

No sooner does an all-American family takes possession of a baronial English manor when all manner of peculiar things occurring, including signs that point to the disappearance of a young girl during a solar eclipse decades before. Bette Davis headlines and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hough
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Lynn-Holly Johnson  •  Kyle Richards  •  Carroll Baker

No sooner does an all-American family takes possession of a baronial English manor when all manner of peculiar things occurring, including signs that point to the disappearance of a young girl during a solar eclipse decades before. Bette Davis headlines and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hough
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Lynn-Holly Johnson  •  Kyle Richards  •  Carroll Baker

The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)

From his birth in Bethlehem to his death and eventual resurrection, the life of Jesus Christ is given the all-star treatment in this epic retelling. Major aspects of Christ's life are touched upon, including the execution of all the newborn males in Egypt by King ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Stevens
CAST:  Max von Sydow  •  Michael Anderson Jr.  •  Carroll Baker  •  Ina Balin

From his birth in Bethlehem to his death and eventual resurrection, the life of Jesus Christ is given the all-star treatment in this epic retelling. Major aspects of Christ's life are touched upon, including the execution of all the newborn males in Egypt by King ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Stevens
CAST:  Max von Sydow  •  Michael Anderson Jr.  •  Carroll Baker  •  Ina Balin

Star 80 (1983)

Paul Snider is a narcissistic, small time hustler who fancies himself a ladies man. His life changes when he meets Dorothy Stratten working behind the counter of a Dairy Queen. Under his guidance Dorothy grows to fame as a Playboy Playmate. But when Dorothy begins ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Fosse
CAST:  Mariel Hemingway  •  Eric Roberts  •  Cliff Robertson  •  Carroll Baker

Paul Snider is a narcissistic, small time hustler who fancies himself a ladies man. His life changes when he meets Dorothy Stratten working behind the counter of a Dairy Queen. Under his guidance Dorothy grows to fame as a Playboy Playmate. But when Dorothy begins ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Fosse
CAST:  Mariel Hemingway  •  Eric Roberts  •  Cliff Robertson  •  Carroll Baker

Paranoia (1969)

Following the death of her wealthy husband, American widow Kathryn West migrates to Italy and takes up a reclusive existence in a luxurious villa. After quickly succumbing to the charms of a local man, she lets him move into the villa and the two are later joined ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Umberto Lenzi
CAST:  Carroll Baker  •  Lou Castel  •  Colette Descombes  •  Tino Carraro

Following the death of her wealthy husband, American widow Kathryn West migrates to Italy and takes up a reclusive existence in a luxurious villa. After quickly succumbing to the charms of a local man, she lets him move into the villa and the two are later joined ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Umberto Lenzi
CAST:  Carroll Baker  •  Lou Castel  •  Colette Descombes  •  Tino Carraro

Hitler's SS: Portrait In Evil (1985)

The two-part TV movie Hitler's SS: Portrait in Evil crystallizes that evil by concentrating on two Berlin brothers. In 1931, Helmut Hoffman (Bill Nighy) a brilliant student and self-styled opportunist, joins Hitler's SS. At the same time, his younger brother Karl ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Goddard
CAST:  John Shea  •  Bill Nighy  •  Lucy Gutteridge  •  David Warner

The two-part TV movie Hitler's SS: Portrait in Evil crystallizes that evil by concentrating on two Berlin brothers. In 1931, Helmut Hoffman (Bill Nighy) a brilliant student and self-styled opportunist, joins Hitler's SS. At the same time, his younger brother Karl ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Goddard
CAST:  John Shea  •  Bill Nighy  •  Lucy Gutteridge  •  David Warner

Bad (1977)

Hazel runs a beauty salon out of her house, but makes extra money by providing ruthless women the oppurtunity to perform hit jobs. L.T. is a parasite, and contacts Hazel looking for work after he runs out of money. She is reluctant to use him for a hit, since she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jed Johnson
CAST:  Carroll Baker  •  Susan Tyrrell  •  Perry King  •  Cyrinda Foxe

Hazel runs a beauty salon out of her house, but makes extra money by providing ruthless women the oppurtunity to perform hit jobs. L.T. is a parasite, and contacts Hazel looking for work after he runs out of money. She is reluctant to use him for a hit, since she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jed Johnson
CAST:  Carroll Baker  •  Susan Tyrrell  •  Perry King  •  Cyrinda Foxe

Easy to Love (1953)

Two men vie for the heart of a Cypress Gardens swimming star.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Esther Williams  •  Van Johnson  •  Tony Martin  •  John Bromfield

Two men vie for the heart of a Cypress Gardens swimming star.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Esther Williams  •  Van Johnson  •  Tony Martin  •  John Bromfield

A Kiss to Die For (1993)

William, a Harvard psychology professor is having trouble dealing with life after the death of his wife when he meets a beautiful woman named Ali. As their relationship grows, he begins to question her secretive past, which he discovers is linked to a series of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leon Ichaso
CAST:  Tim Matheson  •  Mimi Rogers  •  William Forsythe  •  Carlos Gómez

William, a Harvard psychology professor is having trouble dealing with life after the death of his wife when he meets a beautiful woman named Ali. As their relationship grows, he begins to question her secretive past, which he discovers is linked to a series of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leon Ichaso
CAST:  Tim Matheson  •  Mimi Rogers  •  William Forsythe  •  Carlos Gómez

Rag and Bone (1998)

The life of a priest seconded to a New Orleans police department begins to fall apart when he is wrongly implicated in the shooting of a suspect. However, it comes to light that the precinct is haunted by the spirit of a deceased policeman, who helps the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James D. Parriott
CAST:  Dean Cain  •  Robert Patrick  •  Stan Shaw  •  Alexondra Lee

The life of a priest seconded to a New Orleans police department begins to fall apart when he is wrongly implicated in the shooting of a suspect. However, it comes to light that the precinct is haunted by the spirit of a deceased policeman, who helps the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James D. Parriott
CAST:  Dean Cain  •  Robert Patrick  •  Stan Shaw  •  Alexondra Lee

Native Son (1986)

In 1940s Chicago, a young black man takes a job as a chauffeur to a white family, which takes a turn for the worse when he accidentally kills the teenage daughter of the couple and then tries to cover it up.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerrold Freedman
CAST:  Victor Love  •  Matt Dillon  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Geraldine Page

In 1940s Chicago, a young black man takes a job as a chauffeur to a white family, which takes a turn for the worse when he accidentally kills the teenage daughter of the couple and then tries to cover it up.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerrold Freedman
CAST:  Victor Love  •  Matt Dillon  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Geraldine Page

Men Don't Tell (1993)

This movie shows another side to spousal abuse that not too many people thought is possible--the husband being abused and the wife the abuser.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Winer
CAST:  Peter Strauss  •  Judith Light  •  James Gannon  •  Noble Willingham

This movie shows another side to spousal abuse that not too many people thought is possible--the husband being abused and the wife the abuser.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Winer
CAST:  Peter Strauss  •  Judith Light  •  James Gannon  •  Noble Willingham

The Body (1974)

A beautiful woman who lives on an island with her abusive husband, entices a young man into a murder-for-money plot.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luigi Scattini
CAST:  Carroll Baker  •  Zeudi Araya Cristaldi  •  Leonard Mann  •  Enrico Maria Salerno

A beautiful woman who lives on an island with her abusive husband, entices a young man into a murder-for-money plot.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luigi Scattini
CAST:  Carroll Baker  •  Zeudi Araya Cristaldi  •  Leonard Mann  •  Enrico Maria Salerno
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