BA #026: Betsy Baker

May 27, 2014 | 8:44 pm |

The Evil Dead's Betsy Baker Interview


Call it magic, cut episode twenty-six in two, and with all your magic, it disappears from view! On the twenty-sixth Box Angeles podcast, actor Betsy Baker (The Evil Dead, The Middle, ER) stops by Studio 309. She discusses throwing talent shows in garages as a youth, how she came about landing Sam Raimi’s cult-classic The Evil Dead, how it feels to have your face tattooed on strangers’ bodies and more!


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The BA #026 Breakdown —
– Box rants ice trays.
– Growing up in Southwest Michigan and growing up on the lake as a middle child.
– Throwing garage talent shows and graduating from Michigan State.
– Working summers at lodges in the Blue Ridge Mountains and moving to Miami Beach.
– Moving to Detroit and starting acting in industrials.
– Landing The Evil Dead and attending conventions still today for the cult classic.
– What it is like having your face tattooed on someone’s body.
– Becoming a mom and running a entertainment trailer rental company.
– Getting back into acting and staying to true to values.
– Betsy describes what she does in three words and gives her logline.
– Betsy discusses who / what she enjoys to watch and who she’d like to work with.
– Betsy’s favorite thing she has done and how she defines success.
– Closing line / sign-off.


Guest Beer — Mission, El Conquistador Extra Pale Ale



For more Betsy, check out ‘The Ladies of the Evil Dead’ Facebook page and her website.

Mike ‘Box’ Elder is an aspiring actor. He thinks folks need to buck up and fill ice cube trays to the top. Follow him on Twitter @mikeboxelder.