Bob Baker
Date of Birth
Nov 08, 1914
Birth Place:
Forest City, IA


According to Hollywood lore, Bob Baker's mother mailed her handsome son's picture and a biography to Universal, who was actively searching for a new face to star in a series of B-Westerns. Born Stanley Leland Weed and nicknamed "Tumbleweed," Baker hailed from Iowa and had enjoyed some success performing on the popular National Barn Dance, broadcast nationwide from radio station WLS in Chicago....