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Carroll Baker Overview:

Actress, Carroll Baker, was born Karolina Piekarski on May 28, 1931 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. As of December 2018, Carroll Baker was 87 years old.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Although Baker was nominated for one Oscar, she never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1956Best ActressBaby Doll (1956)Baby DollNominated
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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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Carroll Baker Quotes:

Baby Doll: Small dogs have a loud bark.
Archie Lee Meighan: No one is going to whistle at any woman of mine.
Baby Doll: You take an awful lot for granted when you say mine. I came to you today for protection. What did I get? Slapped, sent home. Now, I'm telling you the agreement between us is over.


Baby Doll: I feel so weak. Oh, my head is buzzy.
Silva Vacarro: Fuzzy?
Baby Doll: Hmm. Fuzzy and buzzy. My head is swingin' round. Must have been that swingin' that done it.


Marino Bello: [after Paul's death] Don't say things about the dead
Jean Harlow: There's nobodydeader than i am right now. Oh, I guarantt all of you I won't be by tomorrow.


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Carroll Baker Facts
To raise money for her tuition at the Actors Studio, she became a nightclub dancer.

When she refused to play a nymphomaniac in the trashy Too Much, Too Soon (1958), Warner Bros. refused to loan her out to appear opposite Laurence Olivier, Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas in The Devil's Disciple (1959).

Though it may only be studio hype, in 1964 an African Masai chieftain reportedly was so fascinated by Baker that he offered 150 cows, 200 goats and sheep, and $750 for her while she was on location in Kenya for Mister Moses (1965).

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