Sala Baker

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Sala Baker
Born September 22, 1976 (age 37)
Wellington, New Zealand
Nationality New Zealand
Occupation Actor, stuntman
Years active 2001-present
Website
Official website

Sala Baker (born September 22, 1976) is an actor and stuntman from Wellington, New Zealand.

Career[edit]

Originally hired as one of several stunt performers for The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, he ended up landing the part of the Dark Lord Sauron. In addition, he also played several Orcs, a Gondorian, and one of the Rohirrim. Outside of the trilogy, Baker has performed in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and two Pirates of the Caribbean movies.

Baker was also a part of the miscellaneous crew in the making of The Last Samurai in 2003.

Personal life[edit]

He was married to Stefany June Baclaan on April 11, 2010 in Hollywood. He is also the nephew of Ben Baker.

Filmography[edit]

Actor[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Sauron
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Man Flesh Uruk
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Sauron
Murgash
2006 Potheads: The Movie Grim
F8 Bouncer
2007 The Kingdom Kidnapper
2008 Stiletto Store Clerk
The Prince of Venice Lani
2009 Star Trek Drill Tower Romulan Uncredited
2010 The Book of Eli Construction Thug
2012 Savages Motorcycle Cop
2013 Iron Man 3 Extremis Soldier

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Prison Break World Episode: "Orientación"
2008 The Unit Luis Episode: "Dancing Lessons"
2009 Chuck Terrorist Bodyguard Episode: "Chuck Versus the Broken Heart"
2011 Regular Show Wereskunk
Bryan
Episode: "Skunked"
2013 NCIS: Los Angeles Henchman #1 Episode: "Lokhay"

Stunts[edit]

Miscellaneous crew[edit]

Awards and Nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Film Result
2001 Phoenix Film Critics Society Award Best Cast
Shared with Sean Astin, Sean Bean, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Billy Boyd, Marton Csokas, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Lawrence Makoare, Ian McKellen, Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, John Rhys-Davies, Martyn Sanderson, Liv Tyler, David Weatherley, Hugo Weaving, Elijah Wood
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Won
2002 Best Cast
Shared with Sean Astin, John Bach, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Billy Boyd, Brad Dourif, Bernard Hill, Bruce Hopkins, Christopher Lee, John Leigh, Ian McKellen, Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, Miranda Otto, Craig Parker, John Rhys-Davies, Liv Tyler, Karl Urban, Hugo Weaving, David Wenham, Elijah Wood
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Won
2003 Best Cast
Shared with Sean Astin, Sean Bean, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Billy Boyd, Bernard Hill, Ian Holm, Ian McKellen, Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, John Noble, Miranda Otto, John Rhys-Davies, Andy Serkis, Liv Tyler, Karl Urban, Hugo Weaving, David Wenham, Elijah Wood
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Nominated
2008 Taurus Award Best Fight The Kingdom Nominated
Screen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture Nominated
2010 Star Trek Won

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