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Dylan Baker

  • Birthplace: Syracuse, New York
  • Birthday: October 07

Dylan Baker was born in Syracuse, New York. He spent his childhood in Lynchburg, Virginia. Upon graduation from Georgetown Prep School in Rockville, Maryland, he attended William and Mary College, where his interest in the theater was born. He earned a B.F.A. at Southern Methodist University in Dallas and his M.F.A. at the Yale School of Drama.

Dylan Baker was born in Syracuse, New York. He spent his childhood in Lynchburg, Virginia. Upon graduation from Georgetown Prep School in Rockville, Maryland, he attended William and Mary College, where his interest in the theater was born. He earned a B.F.A. at Southern Methodist University in Dallas and his M.F.A. at the Yale School of Drama.

Baker was honored with an IFP Gotham Award and an IFP West Independent Spirit Award nomination for his starring role as Bill Maplewood in the critically acclaimed film Happiness, directed by Todd Solondz. His additional feature film credits include Secretariat, Revolutionary Road, Hide and Seek, Rick, Spiderman II & III, Head Of State, How to Deal, Road to Perdition, Changing Lanes, The Cell, Along Came a Spider, Random Hearts, Requiem for a Dream, Celebrity, Trick ‘R Treat, Simply Irresistable, Disclosure, Planes, Trains, and Automobiles, The Long Walk Home, Delirious, Let’s Go to Prison, Fido, The Hunting Party, When a Man Falls in the Forest, Across the Universe, The Stone Angel, Diminished Capacity and 2 Days In New York. Later this year he can be seen in Anchorman 2.

Baker’s television credits include season four of Damages, Tom Hanks’ HBO mini-series From The Earth To The Moon, Stephen Bochco’s courtroom drama Murder One, Drive, Book Of Daniel, The Pitts, Feds, HBO’s The Laramie Project, the CBS MOW The Elizabeth Smart Story, the NBC series Kings, USA’s Political Animals and recurring roles on ABC’s Ugly Betty and USA’s Burn Notice. He appears as Colin Sweeney on the hit CBS show The Good Wife for which he was nominated for two Emmy Awards.

Baker earned Tony Award and Drama Desk Award nominations for his role as the Prince in the Broadway production of La Bête and an Obie Award for his performance in the Off-Broadway production Not About Heroes. He starred in Sea Of Tranquility at the Atlantic Theatre Company and received rave reviews for his role in the Off-Broadway production of Homebody/Kabul at the New York Theatre Workshop. Most recently Baker was seen on Broadway in Mauritius, David Mamet’s November, and Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage.

Baker recently completed making his directorial debut on the feature film, 23 Blast.

More about Dylan Baker at: IMDb Wikipedia

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

3 Nominations No Emmys

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series - 2014

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series - 2012

  • Nominee
  • Dylan Baker, as Colin Sweeney
  • The Good Wife
  • CBS
  • CBS Television Studios in association with Scott Free Productions and King Size Productions

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series - 2010

  • Nominee
  • Dylan Baker, as Colin Sweeney
  • The Good Wife
  • "Bad"
  • CBS
  • CBS Television Studios in association with Scott Free Productions and King Size Productions

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