Joining the cast of GRAVES in a supporting role this season is Sarah Baker, who will portray “Becky Keegan,” the old school friend who Olivia Graves reconnects with at her baby shower, discovering to her horror that she bullied Becky ruthlessly in high school. Becky, an impressive mother and homemaker, eventually comes to be Olivia’s guide on how to be a good mom.
Native to Washington, D.C. and a graduate from James Madison University in Theatre and English, Sarah Baker started out doing theatre and improv in Atlanta, Georgia where she helped build the Whole World Improv Theatre. After moving to Los Angeles, she honed her craft, working with the well-known Groundlings Theatre.
Sarah got her start on screen in various roles on hit comedies such as THE OFFICE and MODERN FAMILY. In 2012, Sarah got her big break playing Zach Galifianakis’ wife opposite Will Ferrell in the Warner Bros comedy feature, THE CAMPAIGN. After the film’s release, Sarah was cast as a regular on the NBC series, GO ON. She has gone on to appear in numerous TV shows including BROOKLYN 99, BETTER THINGS, BOB’S BURGERS, FRESH OFF THE BOAT, IDIOTSITTER, KEY AND PEELE, and many more.
In addition, Sarah was nominated for a Critics Choice Award for her memorable performance in FX’s LOUIE.
She was also seen opposite Melissa McCarthy in the Warner Bros feature TAMMY and the Reese Witherspoon drama THE GOOD LIE. She played opposite Bill Murray and Bruce Willis in Open Road’s ROCK THE KASBAH and was most recently in THE MEDDLER with Susan Sarandon, Rose Byrne and JK Simmons.
Most recently, Sarah was a lead in Christopher Guest’s film MASCOTS, and recurred on the acclaimed HBO limited series BIG LITTLE LIES. Upcoming projects include PHILIP K. DICK’S ELECTRIC DREAMS and the films ON THE RUN from A24 and LIFE OF THE PARTY from Warner Brothers.