Snowy Baker (Snowy Baker)

Snowy Baker

Actor, Athlete.  Known as one of Australia’s greatest athletes, Baker, along with partner W.F. Howe, represented a boxing company in Australia. In 1908, he gained fame for boxing in the Olympic games which were held in London.  Baker was also an expert swimmer and equestrian, performing stunts in 1944’s “National Velvet.”  He also trained actor Lash LaRue in the use of a bullwhip. Actor in 15 films and producer of 3. Some of his appearances include “The Better Man” (1921), “The White Panther” (1924), and “Fighter’s Paradise” (1924). He was often credited as Rex ‘Snowy’ Baker. (bio by: TLS)  Family links:  Spouse:  Ethel Rose Mackay Baker (1880 – 1956)* *Calculated relationshipCause of death: Cerebro-vascular disease

Born

  • February, 08, 1884
  • Australia

Died

  • December, 12, 1953
  • USA

Cause of Death

  • Cerebro-vascular disease

Cemetery

  • Hollywood Forever Cemetery
  • California
  • USA

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