James Robert Baker Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Famous Books, Net Worth

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James Robert Baker

Last Updated: 09 Oct, 2023 | Views: 137

Age: 51

Profession: Author

Other Profession(s): NoveList, Screen Writer

Famous For: Wrote Boy Wonder (Book)

Higher Education: Graduated

James Robert Baker Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
18 Oct, 1946 (51 Years 18 Days)
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
Birth District
Long Beach
Birth Sign
Died on
05 Nov, 1997

James Robert Baker Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

James Robert Baker, a well-known American Author, was born in California. His writing, Californian by birth, is nearly entirely situated in Southern California. After graduating from UCLA, he started as a screenwriter, but he soon lost interest and switched to writing novels. Despite becoming well-known for his books Boy Wonder and Fuel-Injected Dreams, he had more trouble getting his writing published after the uproar around Tim and Pete. This contributed to his suicide, according to his life partner.


Indulging in drug use led Baker to develop into "an out-of-control, teenage speed freak," in his own words. 

After getting clean, James went to UCLA's film school, where he directed the movies Mouse Klub confidential and Blonde Death and was one of the Samuel Goldwyn Writing Award winners. 

After skillfully leading George H.W. Bush's successful 1988 presidential campaign, Baker was named secretary of state.

Baker then got very interested in Republican Party politics. President chose him to be the undersecretary of trade.

Achievements and Awards:

In 1992, he gave up his position as secretary of state to become the White House's chief of staff and run Bush's unsuccessful reelection campaign.

President's Medal of Freedom recipient Baker in 1991. 2006 saw the release of his autobiography, Work Hard, Study...and Keep Out the of Politics!

Unknown facts:

James also started drinking a lot and blamed it on the fact that he was gay. His heavy drug usage persisted even after coming out and "still had a life of its own."

James Robert Baker Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 170 cm
In Meters 1.70 m
In Feet & Inches 5'5"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 72 kg
In Pounds 158 Ibs
Eye Color
Hair Color

James Robert Baker Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Raleigh Bakker
Mother's Name
Furnia Lynette
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