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Phil Baker


Comedian, songwriter, stage professional and radio character known for partnering with performer Ben Bernie. He hosted the NBC radio plan Consider It or Keep It from 1941 to 1947. He visited college in Boston and started his stage profession in vaudeville productions as an adolescent. When World Battle I broke out he had taken a hiatus from his effective show business profession to join the united states Navy. He previously four kids with Peggy Cartwright and two kids with Danish Model Ingraad Erik. He co-starred in The Gang’s All Right here with Carmen Miranda .

Quick Facts

Full Name Phil Baker
Date Of Birth August 26, 1896
Died November 30, 1963, Copenhagen, Denmark
Place Of Birth Philadelphia, PA
Height 1.68 m
Weight 93 kg
Profession Comedian
Nationality American
Spouse Peggy Cartwright
Children Michael Conway Baker, Philip F Baker, Lisa Baker
Awards BFCA Critics' Choice Alan J. Pakula Award, Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Cast
Nominations Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo Performance
Movies Take It or Leave It, The Gang's All Here
TV Shows Who's Whose
Star Sign Virgo

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1He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio at 6247 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
2Appeared in vaudeville with Ben Bernie, as part of "Bernie and Baker" team.
3Screen, stage, radio, and vaudeville actor.



The Greeneyed Elephant1960Arthur Croft
Take It or Leave It1944Phil Baker
The Gang's All Here1943Phil Baker
The Goldwyn Follies1938Michael Day
Gift of Gab1934Absent-minded Doctor
Poor Little Rich Boy1932Short
A Musical Monologue1923ShortPhil



The Gang's All Here1943performer: "You Discover You're in New York", "'Valse des rayons' from 'Le Papillon'" - uncredited
Start Cheering1938music: "My Heaven on Earth" 1937
The Goldwyn Follies1938performer: "I Love to Rhyme" 1937 - uncredited
Synthetic Sin1929music: "Did You Mean It?" - uncredited
Abe Lyman and His Orchestra1928/IIShort music: "Did You Mean It?"



Wonderful Town, U.S.A.1951TV SeriesHimself
Who's Whose1951TV SeriesHimself / Emcee
Texaco Star Theatre1949TV SeriesHimself - Guest Host
Is Everybody Listening?1947Documentary shortPhil Baker - 'The $64 Question Radio Program'
Show-Business at War1943Documentary shortHimself (uncredited)
The March of Time: Volume 1, Number 51937Documentary shortHimself
A Bad Boy from a Good Family1929ShortHimself - Vocalist / Accordionist / Comedian
In Spain1929ShortHimself

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Hidden Hollywood: Treasures from the 20th Century Fox Film Vaults1997TV Movie documentaryHimself

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