About this actor
Dylan Baker (born October 7, 1959) is an American actor, known for playing supporting roles in both major studio and independent films. Baker was born in Lynchburg, Virginia. He began his career as a teenager in regional theater productions. He attended Holy Cross Regional Catholic School and then went on to attend Darlington School and finally graduated from the Georgetown Preparatory School in 1976. He attended the College of William and Mary in Virginia and Georgia Tech in Georgia and later graduated from Southern Methodist University in 1980. Baker then received a Masters in Fine Arts from the Yale School of Drama, in which he studied alongside Chris Noth and Patricia Clarkson. Baker's Broadway theatre credits include Eastern Standard, La Bête, Mauritius, and God of Carnage. He won an Obie Award in 1986 for his performance in the off-Broadway play Not About Heroes. The next year, he made his motion picture debut in the 1987 film Planes, Trains and Automobiles. Baker's first...