Kathy Baker is an eminent Hollywood actress recognized for her distinguished work across films like ‘Edward Scissorhands’, ‘The Cider House Rules’, ‘Street Smart’, ‘Saving Mr. Banks’, and ‘Cold Mountain’. She is also known for playing the famous role of Dr. Jill Brock on the popular television drama series, ‘Picket Fences’.
The veteran actress has received worldwide fame and critical acclaim for her work on film and television. She has received several accolades including prestigious awards like the Golden Globes in 1994 and three Primetime Emmy Awards.
Kathy Baker Dating, Married Life, Divorce
Kathy is presently enjoying life in her second marriage. Her first marriage was to Donald Camilleri. The two had met in the early days of Kathy’s acting career. Kathy had a son with Donald named Julian Joseph Camilleri, who was born on 27th November 1974. The couple held a private wedding ceremony in 1984, about ten years after the birth of their son. The wedding was followed by the birth of their daughter, Marieclaire Camilleri. At this point, Kathy later stopped her acting career.
With additional responsibilities of motherhood and the need for financial security, Kathy started to seek opportunities in film and television. In 1999, due to reasons unknown, Kathy and Julian decided to get separated, as Kathy sought a divorce. Earlier, in an interview preceding the divorce, the actress had expressed her disappointment over an inability to have more kids. It is possible that a difference of opinion over having more children was the reason that drove the couple apart.
In the year 2003, the veteran actress got married a second time to Steven Robman. The two met each other on the sets of the television drama ‘Boston Public’. At present Kathy is leading a blissfully married life with second husband, Steven.
Kathy Baker Net Worth
Today, the critically acclaimed actress has raised herself an astonishing net worth of $2 million. The 69-year-old actress also owns a luxurious, 1,972 sq. ft. property in California which she bought for $450,000 in 1996. The property, which she calls home, has undoubtedly heightened in value over the years and leaves us gushing at the actress’ opulent lifestyle.
Kathy Baker Bio: Age, Family, Parents, Education
Kathy was raised as Katherine Whitton Baker by parents John Seawand Baker and Helene Andree. She was born on 8th June 1950 and her place of birth was Midland town in Texas. Kathy’s father was a geologist by profession and taught at the Princeton University. Her mother, on the other hand, hailed from France and served as the actress’ inspiration for studying French culture and art. Kathy’s aunt, Diana Muldaur, who is her father’s cousin by relation, is also a renowned actress seen across the Star Trek franchise.
Kathy attended high school in New Mexico and later went on to complete her college education at the University of California. She attained her degree in French in 1977.
Kathy’s interest in the French cuisine, took her to France to train as a chef. However, destiny had different plans for her, and her passion for acting took her back to San Francisco where she joined the ‘Magic Theatre’.
The 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 metres) tall actress started off as a theater performer and got featured in many noteworthy plays. Her spell in the theater helped her prepare as an actor for her future film and television endeavors.