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Snowy Baker
Original name: Reginald Leslie Baker
Birth: Feb. 8, 1884
Surry Hills
City of Sydney
New South Wales, Australia
Death: Dec. 2, 1953
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

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. (bio by: TLS) 
Family links: 
  Ethel Rose Mackay Baker (1880 - 1956)*
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Cerebro-vascular disease
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Colonnade, north wall, T-3, N-11
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: TLS
Record added: Mar 11, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13590699
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- Cindy
 Added: Feb. 8, 2017

- Cindy
 Added: Dec. 2, 2016
G'day Snowy I'm sending you a flower to show you that you are not forgotten. Some of us from Billy (Leslie William) Baker's family are are thinking of you and interested in contacting our distant relatives. We are grateful you lived a good life and have a...(Read more)
- Jack Leslie Baker
 Added: May. 19, 2016
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