[4] In the same year she was cast as Louise Shepard, Alan Shepard's wife, in the drama film The Right Stuff. https://americanprofile.com/articles/cathy-baker-hee-haw-actress Omid Abtahi’s Wiki (aka Salim on ‘American Gods’) – Is he gay? [4], For other people named Catherine Baker, see, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress, Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female, Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie, Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her, Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series, Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Tavis Smiley interview archive site; interview date: September 25, 2007, "Kathy Baker profile at Film Reference.com", "Against the Wall: Cancelled; No Season Two", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Kathy_Baker&oldid=984239346, Best Drama Actress Golden Globe (television) winners, Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actress in a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award winners, Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Screen Actors Guild Award winners, University of California, Berkeley alumni, Wikipedia articles with BIBSYS identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SNAC-ID identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SUDOC identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Episode: "Everybody's Special at Chicago Hope", This page was last edited on 19 October 2020, at 00:54. She graduated from Edinburg High School; and the University of Texas with a major in radio and TV.. She was cast to be on Hee Haw in 1969 while working as a painter at the WLAC-TV studios where the show was being filmed in Nashville. As a child, Kathy was lucky to be raised in two places, including New Mexico, where she was brought up in a Quaker family – she hasn’t mentioned any siblings. Neither are celebrities. Her success with these performances inspired her to indulge in the epic historical drama genre, assuming the role of Louise Shepard in 1983’s “The Right Stuff.” By 1987, Kathy’s name was one of the most recognized in the acting profession, and was invited to feature in the critically acclaimed thriller-drama film, ‘Street Smart”, bagging a Boston Society of Film Critic Award. She starred opposite Tom Selleck in the Jesse Stone made-for-TV film series in the 2000s. These 10 Whopping Homes & Cars Of Celebrities Look Amazing! Kathy Age, Early Life, Family, and Education Background. She graduated in 1968. For her performance in the series she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series three times: in 1993, 1995 and 1996, Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama in 1994, and Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series in 1995.