Simon Baker is a well-known actor, director, and producer who began his career in the late 1980s. One of Baker’s most significant breakthrough roles was his portrayal of Nick Fallin in the television series “The Guardian.” This character not only helped to establish Baker as a leading man in Hollywood, but it also earned him multiple award nominations, including a Golden Globe nod for Best Actor in a Television Drama Series.
Baker also gained popularity for his portrayal of Patrick Jane in the hit television series “The Mentalist.” This character solidified Baker’s reputation as a versatile and talented actor, as he effortlessly transitioned from portraying a wealthy, arrogant lawyer in “The Guardian” to a charming and quirky consultant in “The Mentalist.”
Baker’s work in film has also been impressive, with notable performances in movies such as “L.A. Confidential,” “The Devil Wears Prada,” and “Margin Call.” In addition to his work in front of the camera, Baker has also made a name for himself as a director and producer. He directed and produced the critically acclaimed film “Breath,” which was based on the novel by Tim Winton.