Carroll Baker. Film, stage and television actress who has enjoyed popularity as both a serious dramatic actress and as a movie sex symbol. ''Baby Doll'' (1956), gave Baker instant notoriety and earned her an Oscar nomination and a Golden Globe. Other notable roles included ''Giant ''(1956), Dean,''But Not for Me'' (1959) ,as well westerns such as ''The Big Country''(1958) ,''How the West Was Won'' (1962), and ''Cheyenne Autumn''(1964).
Quote by Carroll Baker => After 'Baby Doll,' I did some Westerns. I would try to do something so far away from 'Baby Doll.'
THE CARPETBAGGERS - Alan Ladd as fading cowboy star 'Nevada Smith' attempts to reason with Carroll Baker (who portrays alcoholic sexpot, 'Rena Marlowe' - Based on best-selling novel by Harold Robbins - Paramount Pictures - Photo Still.