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Carroll Baker

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Carroll Baker
Baker in a publicity shot, 1967
Born (1931-05-28) May 28, 1931 (age 93)
  • Actress
  • writer
Years active1952–2003
Height5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)[1]

Carroll Baker (born May 28, 1931) is an American actress. She is known for her role in Baby Doll in 1956. Her role in the movie earned her BAFTA and Oscar nominations for Best Actress, as well as a Golden Globe award for Most Promising Newcomer that year.

Her other early movie roles included George Stevens' Giant (1956), playing the love interest of James Dean, and in the romantic comedy But Not for Me (1959).

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  1. "Carroll Baker". Mt. Vernon Register-News. Mt. Vernon, Illinois: 6. 1957-02-04. She's proud of her five-foot-five, 113-pound dancer's figure, and she figured no part was worth her becoming fat.

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