Becky Ann Baker

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Fort Knox, Kentucky

Birth Name

Becky Gelke

Gender

Female

Biography:

Becky Ann Baker is an American television, film, and theater actress. She may be best known for her portrayal of Jean Weir on the short-lived NBC dramedy Freaks and Geeks.

She made her first Broadway appearance in the 1978 production of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. Her musical and dance background also helped win her roles in the Broadway performances of Titanic, the revival of A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams, the revival of Assassins , and The Sisters Rosensweig by Wendy Wasserstein.

Off-Broadway, her credits include Paul Rudnick's The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told, Vincent J. Cardinal's The Colorado Catechism, the critically acclaimed revival of George S. Kaufman and Ring Lardner's June Moon, Durang, Durang by Christopher Durang, Shakespeare's Two Gentlemen of Verona, To Whom It May Concern by Terry Stoller, Bob's Guns, and Laura Dennis.