1936 – Born on the 12th of February in Groesbeck, Texas.
1969 – Starred in Guns of the Magnificent Seven.
1973 – Played in the film Charley Varrick and The Outfit. Starred in movie "Walking Tall" as Buford Pusser.
1975 – In the film Mitchell- also a Mystery Science Theater 3000 episode and Framed.
1980 – Appeared on television in the short-lived police drama series Eischeid where he played Chief Earl Eischeid.
1985 – The CIA agent Darius Jedburgh, played by Baker in the critically acclaimed BBC Television serial Edge of Darkness.
1987 – Baker got the role of the villain Brad Whitaker in the Bond film The Living Daylights, starring Timothy Dalton as James Bond.
1991 – He played in the film Cape Fear.
1995 – Starred in Congo an adaptation of the Michael Crichton novel Congo,Panther, Underneath.
1996 – He done the movie Mars Attacks!.
2005 – His recent movie The Dukes of Hazzard.