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Baker, Carroll, 1931-

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Personal name headingBaker, Carroll, 1931-
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Variant(s)Baker, Carrol, 1931-
Piekarski, Karolina, 1931-
Birth date1931-05-28
Place of birthJohnstown (Cambria County, Pa.)
Profession or occupationActresses
Found inHer Baby doll, c1983: t.p. (Caroll Baker) p. 30 (b. 1931)
IMDb, Feb. 2, 2007 (Carroll Baker, b. May 28, 1931, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA; alternate name, Carrol Baker; actress)
IMDb, March 31, 2017 (Carroll Baker; Actress; Carroll Baker was born Karolina Piekarski on May 28, 1931 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania; she attended community college for a year and then worked as a dancer and magician's assistant; after a brief marriage, she had a small part in Easy to Love (1953), did TV commercials, and had a bit part on Broadway; she studied at the Actors Studio and was married to director Jack Garfein (one daughter, Blanche Baker); Warner Brothers, sensing a future Marilyn Monroe, cast her in Giant (1956), Baby Doll (1956) (Oscar nomination for her thumb-sucking role), The Carpetbaggers (1964) and Harlow (1965) (title role); moving to Italy, she made films there and in England, Germany, Mexico and Spain; after returning to American films, she married Donald Burton in 1982 and resided in Hampstead, London in the 1980s; they remained together until Burton's death from emphysema in their home in Cathedral City, California in 2007)