Mark Linn-Baker Biography

Date of Birth: June 17, 1954 (63)
Birth Place: St. Louis, MO, USA
Gender: Male

Broadway: You Can't Take it With You, Relatively Speaking, Losing Louie, "Toad" in A Year With Frog and Toad, "Hysterium" in Forum (Drama League Honor, FANY Award), Neil Simon’s Laughter On The 23rd Floor, David Henry Hwang’s Face Value, Gary Trudeau’s Doonesbury. Encores!: "Heinzie" in The Pajama Game. Joseph Papp’s NYSF: All’s Well That Ends Well, Othello, Von Richthofen, The Laundry Hour, Alice in Concert (with Meryl Streep). Off-Broadway: Almost An Evening, Chesapeake (Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations), A Flea in Her Ear (Drama League Honor), Beth Henley’s The Miss Fire Cracker Contest at MTC, Randy Newman’s Maybe I’m Doing It Wrong, work for EST, LaMama, West Bank Theater, Phoenix Theater, among others. Regional: Williamstown Theatre Festival, Yale Rep, ART Cambridge (founding company member), Arena, Center Stage. Film: Woody Allen’s Manhattan, Richard Benjamin’s My Favorite Year, Peter Bogdanovich’s Noises Off and James L. Brooks’ How Do You Know. Television: Showtime’s Laughter on the 23rd Floor, guest appearances on The Good Wife, Ally McBeal, Law And Order, L&O:CI, Full House, Cooper, Miami Vice, Moonlighting. Seven seasons as "Larry Appleton" on ABC’s Perfect Strangers and opposite Melanie Griffith on WB’s Twins. Mr. Linn-Baker is a co-founder/co-director of New York Stage and Film Company and a graduate of the Yale School of Drama.

Mark Linn-Baker Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Drama Desk Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Mark Linn-BakerChesapeake
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Mark Linn-BakerChesapeake