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Dylan Baker

Birth Place: Syracuse, NY, USA

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Dylan Baker’s Broadway credits include Mauritius, November and God of Carnage. He earned Tony Award and Drama Desk Award nominations for La Bête and an Obie Award for his performance in Not About Heroes. He starred in Sea of Tranquility at the Atlantic Theatre Company and Homebody/Kabul at the New York Theatre Workshop. Baker was honored with an IFP Gotham Award and an IFP West Independent Spirit Award nomination for the film “Happiness.” Additional film credits include Anchorman 2; Selma; Trainwreck; Franny; The Humbling; 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 Irresistible; Disclosure; Planes, Trains and Automobiles; The Long Walk Home; Delirious; The Hunting Party; Across the Universe; and 2 Days in New York. His TV credits include “Damages,” “Chicago Fire,” “Chicago PD”, HBO’s “From the Earth to the Moon,” “Murder One,” “Drive,” “Book of Daniel,” “The Pitts, “Feds,” HBO’s “The Laramie Project,” “The Elizabeth Smart Story,” “Kings,” Political Animals” and recurring roles on “Ugly Betty” and “Burn Notice.” He appears as Colin Sweeney on “The Good Wife” for which he received three Emmy Award nominations. He recently completed making his directorial debut onthe feature film, 23 Blast.

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BAM Off-Broadway Production, 2020

Roundabout Theatre Company Original Broadway Production, 2018
Constant Coquelin

Broadway Revival Production, 2016

Classic Stage Company Off-Broadway Production, 2016

Original Broadway Production, 2015
John Major

Original Broadway Production, 2009
Alan [Replacement]

Original Broadway Production, 2008
Archer Brown

Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2007

Off-Broadway Concert, 2005
Cmdr. William Harbison

Original Broadway Production, 1991
Prince Conty

Stephen Wheeler

Original Off-Broadway Production, 1985

Dylan Baker Movies

[1987]Planes, Trains & Automobiles Owen

[1988]The Wizard of Loneliness Duffy Kahler

[1990]The Long Walk Home Tunker Thompson

[1991]Delirious Blake Hedison

[1992]Passed Away Unsworth

[1992]Love Potion No. 9 Prince Geoffrey

[1992]The Last of the Mohicans Captain De Bougainville Mark Edrys

[1993]Life with Mikey Mr. Burns

[1994]Radioland Murders Jasper

[1994]Disclosure Philip Blackburn

[1995]The Stars Fell on Henrietta Alex Wilde

[1996]True Blue Michael Suarez, S.J.

[1998]Happiness Bill Maplewood

[1998]Celebrity Priest at Catholic Retreat

[1999]Simply Irresistible Jonathan Bendel

[1999]Oxygen Jackson Lantham

[1999]Random Hearts Richard Judd

[2000]Requiem for a Dream Southern Doctor

[2000]The Cell Henry West

[2000]Thirteen Days Robert McNamara

[2000]Committed Carl's Editor

[2001]The Tailor of Panama Dusenbaker

[2001]Along Came a Spider Ollie McArthur

[2002]Changing Lanes Finch

[2002]Road to Perdition Alexander Rance

[2002]A Gentleman's Game Mr. Price

[2003]Rick Buck

[2003]How to Deal Steve Beckwith

[2003]Head of State Martin Geller

[2004]Kinsey Alan Gregg

[2004]Spider-Man 2 Dr. Curt Connors

[2005]Stealing Martin Lane Parker Banks

[2005]Hide and Seek Sheriff Hafferty

[2005]The Matador Lovell

[2006]Let's Go to Prison Warden

[2006]Fido Bill Robinson

[2007]Across the Universe Lucy's Father

[2007]When a Man Falls Bill

[2007]Trick 'r Treat Steven

[2007]The Hunting Party CIA Operative

[2007]Spider-Man 3 Dr. Curt Connors

[2007]The Stone Angel Marvin

[2008]Diminished Capacity Mad Dog McClure

[2008]Revolutionary Road Jack Ordway

[2009]Under New Management Legal Aid Lawyer

[2010]Secretariat Hollis Chenery

[2011]About Sunny Max

[2012]Two Days in New York Ron

[2013]Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Freddie Shapp

[2014]23 Blast Larry Freeman

[2014]The Humbling Dr. Farr

[2014]Selma J. Edgar Hoover

[2015]Applesauce Stevie Bricks

[2015]The Benefactor Bobby

[2016]No Beast So Fierce Hank

[2016]Catfight Doctor Jones

[2016]Miss Sloane Jon O Neill

[2017]The Misogynists Cameron

[2018]Elizabeth Harvest Logan

[2019]Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile Utah Prosecutor David Yocom

[2019]Immortal Mr. Shagis

[2022]I'm Charlie Walker Mr. Bennett

Dylan Baker TV Shows

Blindspot FBI Director Pellington

Burn Notice Raines

Chicago Fire Dr. David Arata

Hunters Biff Simpson

I'm Dying Up Here Johnny Carson

Law & Order Sanford Rems, Aaron Downing, Sean Hyland

Life as We Know It Roland Conner

Murder One Det. Arthur Polson

Smash Roger Cartwright

The Good Fight Colin Sweeney

The Good Wife Colin Sweeney, Jerome Morris

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Dylan Baker News

Tectonic Theater Project Returns to Laramie For Anniversary Reading of THE LARAMIE PROJECT

Original Tectonic Theater Project company members will travel back to Laramie, Wyoming to present a staged reading of their groundbreaking play, The Laramie Project to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the untimely death of Matthew Shepard (December 1, 1976 – October 12, 1998). Learn more about the reading here.

Photos: Inside Opening Night of Theresa Rebeck's DIG

PRIMARY STAGES and 59E59 Theaters just celebrated opening night of Dig, a new play written and directed by Pulitzer Prize finalist Theresa Rebeck. Check out photos from opening night!

Video: Watch the Trailer for DREAM SCENARIO Starring Nicolas Cage

Watch the official trailer for DREAM SCENARIO, a razor-sharp comedy starring a never-better Nicolas Cage, alongside Julianne Nicholson, Michael Cera, Tim Meadows, Dylan Gelula, and Dylan Baker. Watch the new trailer video now!

Dylan Baker, Omar Metwally, and More Set to Perform at Williamstown Theatre Festival This Week

Get ready for an unforgettable week at the Williamstown Theatre Festival! Dylan Baker, Omar Metwally, and a stellar lineup of talented actors will grace the stage with their remarkable performances. Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to witness the magic of live theater.

Photos: Inside Opening Night of SUMMER, 1976

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Summer, 1976, opened last night at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos from the big night here!

Symphony Space Announces Spring 2023 Programming

Symphony Space has announced its Spring 2023 programming, featuring a robust lineup of visionary artists and writers in unique, one-night-only, only-at-Symphony Space events. In these evenings of literature, music, musical theater, comedy, and more, Symphony Space creates intimate exchanges between artists and audiences—producing shows centered on everything from fresh-off-the-presses literature to fresh, creative interpretations of integral music.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of A BRIGHT NEW BOISE at Signature Theatre

Check out photos from opening night of A Bright New Boise at Signature Theatre!

Photos: On The Red Carpet For THE WANDERERS Opening Night Off-Broadway!

Roundabout Theatre Company officially opened The Wanderers by Anna Ziegler, directed by Barry Edelstein, last night, February 16. See photos from the opening night celebration!

Photos: Stars Arrive on the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE WANDERERS

Roundabout Theatre Company officially opened The Wanderers by Anna Ziegler, directed by Barry Edelstein, last night, February 16. Check out photos of the stars arriving on the opening night red carpet here!

Backyard Renaissance Announces The Cast of Yasmina Reza's GOD OF CARNAGE

In 2015, Backyard Renaissance's (BYR) first production out-of-the-gate was very much a couple-thing. Helmed by Director Lisa Berger and starring her husband Mike Sears, BYR founders, husband-and-wife team Francis Gercke and Jessica John, produced and co-starred in the production of Jez Butterworth's Parlour Song.

A CELEBRATION OF JOHN GUARE Featuring Meryl Streep, Ariana DeBose & More to be Presented In Person & Online Tonight

On Monday, Feb 6, 2023, at 7:30 pm ET, 92NY will present A Celebration of John Guare both in person and online featuring Meryl Streep, Ariana DeBose and more. See how to purchase tickets!

Meryl Streep, Ariana DeBose, Tony Kushner & More to Take Part in 92NY Unterberg Poetry Center's 84th Season

The 92NY Unterberg Poetry Center’s 84th season will continue with a Winter/Spring lineup featuring beloved playwrights and actors, critically-acclaimed novelists and poets. See details about the lineup and more.

Photos: Go Inside BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Opening Night

See photos of the stars arriving at opening night of Stephen Adly Guirgis' Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Between Riverside and Crazy, and get a look inside the party! 

The Bang Group To Present 20th Annual Production Of NUT/CRACKS At The Flea Theater, December 15�"17

The Bang Group will present the 20th annual production of Nut/Cracked, the company's witty and subversive take on The Nutcracker, at The Flea Theater December 15–17 (Thursday and Friday at 7pm, Saturday at 3pm and 7pm).

Richard Kind to Host 2022 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala Featuring Steven Pasquale, Phillipa Soo & More

Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2022 WTF Gala in New York City at City Winery on Monday, November 7, 2022, which marks the return of the Late-Night Cabaret, a beloved tradition at the Festival, will be hosted by Richard Kind.

Performance-Only Single Tickets for 2022 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala Now On Sale

Performance-only single tickets for the 2022 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala in New York City at City Winery on Monday, November 7, 2022 are now on sale.

Steven Pasquale, Phillipa Soo, Alex Edelman & More to Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala

Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2022 WTF Gala in New York City will be held at City Winery on Monday, November 7, 2022. The evening will mark the return of the Late-Night Cabaret, a beloved tradition at the Festival.

Signature Theatre to Unveil 42 Street Intersection as Jim Houghton Way

On the afternoon of October 4, Signature Theatre will unveil the 42nd Street and Dyer Avenue intersection in New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood as the newly co-named Jim Houghton Way, celebrating the groundbreaking company’s founder, James Houghton (1958-2016).


Newly remastered on 4K Ultra HD with Dolby Vision™ and HDR-10, PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES looks better than ever and is packaged with a bonus “LOST LUGGAGE” Blu-ray Disc™ containing over an hour of never-before-seen deleted and extended scenes that were recently discovered in the archives of writer, producer and director John Hughes.

Arts On Site Announces August Performances

Arts On Site (AOS) has announced August performances, featuring dance, music, and film in the heart of the East Village at Studio 3R, 12 St. Mark's Place, NYC.


Dylan Baker has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

Dylan Baker has not appeared in the West End

Outstanding Featured Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for La Bete and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for La Bête .

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