Deborah Baker Jr. is a dyslexic actor and activist who is best known for playing “Denise Miller” on IFC’s Stan Against Evil, and “Esther” on CBS’ The Great Indoors. Most recently, Deborah recurs on CBS’ The Neighborhood as “Brittany,” the sister to Beth Behrs’ character, and is the Rumchata Fairy, the spokesperson for Rumchata liqueur.
Using her one-of-a-kind talents to transition into other areas of the entertainment industry, Deborah voices “Regina” the puppet on Comedy Central’s Blark & Son and will soon be heard in an upcoming Disney animated series. Deborah is also a performer at Upright Citizen’s Brigade where she regularly performs sketch & improv.
Raised in Boston and Boca Grande, FL, Deborah’s love for performing was sparked when she began acting/modeling at the age of three. She is an alum of the Foxcroft School for Girls in Middleburg, Virginia. For higher education, Deborah graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, an acting conservatory, where she was fully immersed in her craft and prepared to pursue a professional acting career. Deborah Baker Jr. is represented by Innovative Artists and Triniti Management in Los Angeles.
Deborah met her husband, T. Michael Woolston, in 2005. They were married in 2010. After graduating from USC with a film degree, T. Michael currently works in Live Action Film production at Disney.
Her passion for philanthropy is channeled into being a NextGen Member for UNICEF and a mentor for Young Storytellers. Deborah currently serves as an honorary board member of The Dyslexia Foundation, the organization that her father, William Baker Jr., founded more than thirty years ago.
In her limited downtime, Deborah enjoys painting, writing, and making content starring her dog Bruce.