B.J. Baker

B.J. Baker
1927 - 2002
B.J. Baker  American Singer

B.J. Baker dating history


B.J. Baker was previously married to Barney Kessel (1961 - 1973), Buddy Baker (1949 - 1958) and Mickey Rooney (1944 - 1949).


American Singer B.J. Baker was born Betty Jane Phillips on 6th May, 1927 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA and passed away on 2nd Apr 2002 Rancho Mirage, California, USA aged 74. She is most remembered for The Story of Babar, the Little Elephant (1968). Her zodiac sign is Taurus.

B.J. Baker is a member of the following lists: American women singers, Miss America delegates and People from Birmingham, Alabama.


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Married3 12 years, 6 months 9 years, 5 months 6 years, 1 month
Total3 12 years, 6 months 9 years, 5 months 6 years, 1 month


First Name Betty
Middle Name Jane
Last Name Baker
Maiden Name Phillips
Full Name at Birth Betty Jane Phillips
Alternative Name B.J. Baker, Betty Jane Phillips, Betty Jane Rase, Betty Jane Rooney, Betty Jane Baker, Betty Jane Kessel
Age 74 (age at death) years
Birthday 6th May, 1927
Birthplace Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Died 2nd April, 2002
Place of Death Rancho Mirage, California, USA
Cause of Death Complications From A Stroke
Height 5' 7" (170 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer, Songwriter
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame The Story of Babar, the Little Elephant (1968)
Music Genre (Text) Pop
Year(s) Active 1944–2002
Instrument (text) Vocals

Betty Jane Baker (May 6, 1927 – April 2, 2002) was a singer, songwriter and vocal contractor, who worked as a backup singer on recordings by Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, The Righteous Brothers and Sam Cooke, among others. She also sang on the radio, with big bands and did voice work for television and films and appeared on television variety shows.

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B.J. Baker74 TaurusSinger
Barney Kessel80 LibraMusician
Buddy Baker84 CapricornComposer
Mickey Rooney93 VirgoActor


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Joseph "Mickey"Male3rd July, 194576 years oldMickey Rooney
Timothy HayesMale4th February, 194774 years oldMickey Rooney


Heidi's Song1982Chorus (voice, as Betty Jane Baker)Movie
Babar Comes to America1971Singer (voice)TV Movie
The Story of Babar, the Little Elephant1968Singer (voice)TV Movie
The Jetsons1962Jane Jetson (singing voice)TV Show
Flower Drum Song1961Linda Low (singing voice, uncredited)Movie
The Flintstones1960Wilma Flintstone (singing voice)TV Show


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Mike TApr 17, 2007

Stage name and same person as singer Betty Jane Rase, Miss Alabama, 1944.

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