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Snowy Baker

  • Original Name Reginald Leslie
  • Birth 8 Feb 1884 Surry Hills, City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Death 2 Dec 1953 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot Colonnade, north wall, T-3, N-11
  • Memorial ID 13590699

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.

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  • Originally Created by: TLS
  • Added: 11 Mar 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13590699
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Snowy Baker (8 Feb 1884–2 Dec 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13590699, citing Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .