Morgan Baker

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Morgan Baker
Born Morgan Ashleigh Baker
(1997-05-11) 11 May 1997 (age 20)
Melbourne, Australia
Occupation Actor

Morgan Baker (born 11 May 1997) is an Australian actor best known for playing the role of Callum Jones on the soap opera Neighbours between 2008 and 2017.


Baker has appeared in TV adverts since he was in kindergarten and has appeared in several tele-movies, films and TV series including The Society Murders,[1] Underbelly[2] and The King.[3] During primary school, he took keyboard lessons.

Baker has said that to succeed in acting, he knows he must focus on it completely and realises he must make some sacrifices, such as quitting his tennis lessons.[4] He also recommends getting an agent and says prospective actors must "get used to being criticised" and that being good at reading helps.

Baker admits that people tell him he is "too quiet on set".

A keen chef, Baker has said that if he doesn't succeed in acting he would like to appear on Ready Steady Cook.[4] In light of this, he temporarily produced a cooking series documented on Snapchat titled "Shake and Bake with Morgan Baker", that ran from 2014-2015, before experiencing a hiatus and returning in 2016. The theme song was composed by musician Oliver Ryan.

He also starred in the 2006 Tropfest Film Festival top 16 finalist Goggles.[5]

In 2014, Baker left Neighbours to concentrate on his studies.[6] He has since made a one-off return in 2015[7] and a brief return in June 2017.[8]


  1. ^ "The Society Murders (2006): Julia Blake, Robert Menzies, Heather Mitchell, Morgan Baker, Alex Dimitriades, Nicholas Eadie, Daniella Farinacci, Robert Grubb, Asher Keddie, Matthew Le Nevez, CategoryArthouse, CategoryAustralia, film movie Australia Australian, film movie Foreign, Brendan Maher: DVD". Retrieved 5 March 2011. 
  2. ^ Hall, Katrina (25 November 2010). "Christmas Stories". Archived from the original on 2 December 2010. Retrieved 5 March 2011. 
  3. ^ "Morgan Baker" (PDF). Catherine Poulton Management. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 February 2011. Retrieved 5 March 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Callum Jones". Channel Five. Holy Soap. Retrieved 14 December 2010. 
  5. ^ "Catalogue – Tropfest – The World's Largest Short Film Festival". Tropfest. Archived from the original on 17 February 2011. Retrieved 14 December 2010. 
  6. ^ Kilkelly, Daniel (1 April 2014). "Neighbours: Morgan Baker leaving Callum Rebecchi role". Digital Spy. Retrieved 25 March 2015. 
  7. ^ Kilkelly, Daniel. "Neighbours catches up with Callum Rebecchi as he returns to show for one-off cameo scene". Retrieved 2017-01-29. 
  8. ^ James, Sarah. "Neighbours star Ryan Moloney reveals Callum Rebecchi is returning to Ramsay Street". Retrieved 2017-01-29.