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

Turns out being understood is an underrated pleasure.

Jane

Jane: Wouldn't that be spoiling the fun?
Lisbon: For you. Spoiling the fun for you.
Jane: That's the fun that matters.