Dylan Baker

Baker in 2010, photo by kathclick/Bigstock.com

Place of Birth: Syracuse, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 7, 1959

Ethnicity:
*father – Irish, as well as Swiss-French, French, French-Canadian, English
*mother – Irish

Dylan Baker is an American actor. He is known for his multitudinous character performances, beginning in film in Planes, Trains & Automobiles and also including The Last of the Mohicans, Spider-Man 2 and 3, Trick ‘r Treat, Hunters, and many other works.

He was raised in Lynchburg, Virginia. Dylan is married to actress Becky Ann Baker (Becky Gelke), with whom he has a daughter.

Dylan’s paternal grandfather was Edgar John Baker (the son of Richard D. Baker and Rose Ann Cox). Edgar was born in Michigan, to Canadian parents. Richard was the son of John Baker, who was of English and French-Canadian descent, and of Dorinda Byrnes, who was of Irish and English descent. Rose was the daughter of Irish parents, Michael Cox and Catherine McCabe.

Dylan’s paternal grandmother was Florence Edith d’Autremont (the daughter of Louis d’Autremont and Laura Eulalia Reis/Raise). Florence was born in Iowa. Louis was the son of Louis Paul D’ Autremont, who was of French and English descent, and of Hannah Magee, who was of Irish descent. Laura was born in Switzerland, to French-speaking parents.

Dylan’s maternal grandfather was James Aloysius Toomey (the son of James J. Toomey and Ellen Cecilia Murray). Dylan’s grandfather James was born in Washington, D.C. Dylan’s great-grandfather James was the son of Irish parents, Dennis Toomey and Joanna Crowley. Ellen was the daughter of Irish parents, James Murray and Catherine Sullivan.

Dylan’s maternal grandmother was Marion Ormsby Caraher (the daughter of Eugene J. Caraher and Marion T. Ornsby). Marion was born in Washington, D.C., to parents of Irish descent.

Source: Obituary of Dylan’s mother – https://newsadvance.com

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  1. bablah says:

    Dylan’s paternal grandfather was Edgar John Baker (the son of Richard D. Baker and Rose Ann Cox). Edgar was born in Michigan, to parents from Canada. Richard was the son of John Baker, who was of English and French-Canadian descent, and of Dorinda Byrnes, who was of Irish and English descent. Rose was the daughter of Irish parents, Michael Cox and Catherine McCabe.

    Dylan’s paternal grandmother was Florence Edith d’Autremont (the daughter of Louis d’Autremont and Laura Eulalia Reis/Raise). Florence was born in Iowa. Louis was the so of Louis Paul D’ Autremont, who was of French and English descent, and pf Hannah Magee, who was of Irish descent. Laura was born in Switzerland, to French speaking parents.

    Dylan’s maternal grandfather was James Aloysius Toomey (the son of James J. Toomey and Ellen Cecilia Murray). Dylan’s grandfather James was born in Washington, D.C. Dylan’s great-grandfather James was the son of Irish parents, Dennis Toomey and Joanna Crowley. Ellen was the daughter of Irish parents, James Murray and Catherine Sullivan.

    Dylan’s maternal grandmother was Marion Ormsby Caraher (the daughter of Eugene J. Caraher and Marion T. Ornsby). Marion was born in Washington, D.C., to parents of irish descent.

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