Simon Baker News

Simon Baker has earned an Emmy nomination for his portrayal of Patrick Jane on The Mentalist. The Australian actor had previously appeared in the short-lived show Smith.

In 1992, he received Australia's prestigious Logie award for Most Popular New Talent. From there, Baker relocated to Los Angeles and landed a key role in the movie L.A. Confidential. He is married with three children.

In a cool tidbit, actressNaomi Watts is the godmother of Baker's son Claude.

Role Show
Patrick Jane The Mentalist
Birth Date:
Birthplace
Tasmania, Australia

The Mentalist Quotes

She does the detecting and I do the insulting.

Jane

Lisbon: You're lying."
Jane: You can't tell that I'm lying.
Lisbon: Yes, I can tell.
Jane: Liar, liar pants on fire.