It follows a lawyer who is caught with drugs and is sentenced to 1500 hours of community service dealing with children. Though 2006s the guardian largely keeps us entertained for its first 90 minutes or so, it squanders any goodwill during its last act. Now simon baker makes that unrest pay off as the truculent nick fallin on cbss the guardian. The guardian is a breetish daily newspaper, kent from 1821 till 1959 as the manchester guardian. The guardian has aired in the united kingdom on the hallmark channel, abc1 april 2006 and. An unsung hero of our movement, simon baker, has died too young. Rent the guardian 2006 on dvd and bluray dvd netflix. A high school swim champion with a troubled past enrolls in the u. In cbs new drama the guardian, theres onscreen chemistry between simon baker, who stars as troubled attorney nick fallin, and dabney coleman, who plays his crusty father.
That fabulous baker boy exclusive simon bakerbook of love, the guardian interview by paul fischer at the sundance film festival. Aug 12, 2011 photos of the serie the guardian with simon baker i must take another song cause of. The film stars kevin costner, ashton kutcher and melissa sagemiller. The title of the film refers to a legendary figure within the film which protects people lost at sea. He was an angry young man who grew up in the countryside in the north of australia. The series worked well, despite not often venturing too far from the conventions of the overcrowded genre. After losing his crew in a fatal crash, legendary rescue swimmer, ben randall, is sent to teach at a school, an elite training program for coast guard rescue swimmers. Kevin costner and ashton kutcher star in the guardian, the powerful, actionpacked drama that takes you inside the neverbeforeseen world of the elite coast guard rescue swimmers. Watch the guardian online full episodes of season 3 to 1. He serves this at childrens legal services later to be legal services of pittsburgh under the supervision of alvin masterson alan rosenberg.
The australianborn star of cbs global hit the mentalist is still recovering from jet lag and a lack of sleep since hopping a plane. May, 2015 simon baker to produce, direct and star in adaptation of tim wintons breath this article is more than 4 years old the mentalist actor says he found wintons novel detailed, intimate and. The guardian has aired in the united kingdom on the hallmark channel, abc1 april 2006 and, more recently, 5usa may 2009 and five august 2009. After several successful years of pursuing his law career and hiding his drug problem, he is arrested. After losing his crew in a fatal crash, legendary rescue swimmer, ben randall kevin costner, is sent to teach at a school, an elite training program for coast guard rescue swimmers. The movie could have cut all the aforementioned out, and it wouldnt have been any worse. The greatest tribute people can pay him is to watch his work. Simon baker to produce, direct and star in adaptation of tim wintons breath this article is more than 4 years old the mentalist actor says he found wintons novel detailed, intimate and. Guardian s simon baker refocuses anger of youth into busy career. Ben has been at the top of his field for some time as part of the aviation survival technician program. The guardian 2006 a coast guard rescue swimmer kevin costner, who still mourns losing his crew in a fatal accident, copes by dedicating his life to training new recruits, so when he meets.
He was honored with a star on the hollywood walk of fame and was invited to join the academy of motion picture arts and sciences in 2012. Nick fallin is a hotshot lawyer working at his fathers ultrasuccessful pittsburgh law firm. Simon baker is an australian actor and director born on 30th july 1969 in launceston, tasmania, australia. This popular series stars tv superstar simon baker the mentalist as nick fallin, a highpowered attorney arrested on a drug charge, who must now perform 1500 hours of community service. Guardians simon baker refocuses anger of youth into busy career. Find out when the guardian is on tv, including series 3episode 8. Running on cbs from 2001 to 2003 for 3 seasons, the guardian featured baker as nick fallin, a hot shot lawyer who is busted for drugs and as part of his probation, is given 1500 hours of community service working for legal services of pittsburgh lsp, the us version of the citzens advice bureau or legal aid, providing free legal help to those. On putlocker watch the guardian 2006 in hd 1080p with high speed link. The guardian is an american tv series that follows the life of fictional corporate lawyer nicholas fallin played by simon baker. Love the unwrapping of your persona as you fight a cold and unyielding father, a lover who rejects you for the most part, and drugs that have enticed you.
When he gets sentenced to 1500 of community service due to drug use, he finds himself working to advocate children whose parents, siblings andor. Lead actor simon baker is also known for playing the role of patrick jane on the cbs television series the mentalist. Bought at random because i enjoy watching simon baker in the mentalist, i cannot wait for the next 2 series to become available on dvd. The guardian 03x18 addio al celibato ita wstream akvideo backin nowvideo vidto.
Tv series the guardian, w simon baker steve hoffman music. The actor was born in tasmania, moved to new guinea as a child and settled in sydney, australia, as a television heartthrob. May 22, 2003 the guardian isnt a drama known for its sunny disposition. Rent the guardian 2001 starring simon baker and dabney coleman on dvd and bluray. Fanpage italiana dedicata allattore australiano simon baker. Its the little homeless kids that ultimately start breaking down your walls and lead to your readiness to be a loving dad yourself. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. Directed by andrew davis and starring kevin costner, ashton kutcher, neal mcdonough and melissa sagemiller. Enjoying ever so much the mentalist, i started renting simon bakers previous cbs series the guardian, which also features the underappreciated dabney coleman playing the father of bakers character, nick fallon. He is popularly known for his roles as in the cbs television series the mentalist as patrick jane and the guardian as nicholas fallin. Instead, he is sentenced to 1500 of community services at a legal. Rent simon baker movies and tv shows on dvd and bluray. The guardian is an american drama television series created by david hollander for cbs. Simon bakerdenny is an australian film and television actor and director.
Baker plays nick fallin a young lawyer arrested on drugs charges and kept out of prison buy his father, burton played by dabney coleman,who runs the law firm nick works at. Sep 25, 2001 the guardian is an american tv series that follows the life of fictional corporate lawyer nicholas fallin played by simon baker. Nick thought he had lost everything after his arrest, until he started working for the underprivileged and found. Jan 04, 2009 bradys bits baker first came to the states in 1995 from sydney with his wife, rebecca rigg, a film actress. Complete series pack the guardian the first season, the guardian the second season, the guardian the final season. When his crew is killed in an accident and his marriage ends, his commander tells him he wants randall to go to the academy to train other rescue swimmers. Watch the guardian 2006 full movie online free on putlocker.
At the sundance film festival, baker was present with his wife of 12 years, rebecca rigg. Unfortunately, the high life has gotten the best of nick. The guardian 2001 tv show nick fallin is a hotshot lawyer working at his fathers ultra successful pittsburgh law firm. Alang wi its seester papers the observer an the guardian weekly, the guardian is pairt o the guardian media group, ained bi the scott trust limited. Simon baker biography, movies and tv shows, wife and children. Burt ward spills batman and robin secrets studio 10 duration. This is a very good series with an excellant performance by simon baker. In 2001, baker was cast as nick fallin, the lead role in cbs the guardian, a drama about a corporate lawyer who is sentenced to 1,500 hours of community service after a drug. Alan rosenberg dabney coleman raphael sbarge simon baker.
Reeling with grief in the wake of a mission gone tragically wrong, legendary rescue swimmer ben randall costner is given a mission he doesnt want training raw recruits. I suppose that depends on the film, but today id go with the second option. Simon baker wife, children, net worth, cars, house, age, biography, lifestyle 2018 duration. Before he was the mentalist simon baker was the guardian in this smart and slickly produced drama series. Simon baker as the guardian talks to his cousin about. Simon baker was first recognized in 1992, when he received australias prestigious logie award for most popular new talent.
Sep 29, 2006 watch the movie trailer for the guardian 2006. Forget the mentalistrevisting the guardian tv talk. In the pilot, lawyer nick fallin simon baker, who is sentenced for a drugrelated crime to work at a childadvocacy office, has his first case. In fact, the movie would have been even better if this content was left out. If you would like to participate, visit the project page, where you can join the project andor contribute to the discussion. Nick fallin simon baker is a corporate lawyer, working for his father dabney colemans company and hasnt been to court. The guardian is about a coast guard rescue swimmer named ben randall. Simon baker full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films. See more ideas about simon baker, the mentalist and dabney coleman. This article is within the scope of wikiproject albums, an attempt at building a useful resource on recordings from a variety of genres. Rent the guardian 2006 starring kevin costner and ashton kutcher on dvd and bluray. It originally aired from september 25, 2001 to may 4, 2004.
Good acting all round, especially from simon baker who creates an enigmatic lead character and i liked the 2 older actresses playing the social worker and the secretary. After losing his crew in a fatal crash, legendary rescue swimmer, ben randall, is sent to teach at a school, an elite. In an effort to find his place in life, a troubled young man enlists in the coast guard, where hes taken in by a renown rescue swimmer whos hardened by the loss of his team from an accident years back. But we are about to go nuts trying to think of the name of the series he was in a few years ago, where he played a lawyer serving out his probation. With simon baker, alan rosenberg, raphael sbarge, dabney coleman. Rent the guardian 2001 on dvd and bluray dvd netflix. Sep 29, 2006 the guardian is a good movie despite all the objectionable content, but it was still dragged down by it. Jun 24, 2010 enjoying ever so much the mentalist, i started renting simon baker s previous cbs series the guardian, which also features the underappreciated dabney coleman playing the father of baker s character, nick fallon. The complete series dvd, 2011, 18disc set at the best online prices at ebay. Ben is having issues at home and his wife decides to ask him for a divorce.
The guardian is a 2006 american actionadventure drama film directed by andrew davis. Nick simon baker represents two brothersone whos smart, one with brain damagewho face being separated when their foster parents only want to adopt the gifted brother. A legal drama starring simon baker the mentalist, the guardian lasted three seasons, offering a perfectly enjoyable legal drama that entertained thanks to a solid cast. He was born in launceston, tasmania on july 30th, 1969. With kevin costner, ashton kutcher, sela ward, melissa sagemiller. He encounters a guy named jake whos a little cocky because he was once a swim champion.
The guardian is a lawyer, nick fallin, played by simon baker who is caught taking drugs and sentenced to 1500 hours of community service. Simon baker on season 2, episode 14, is dealing with the death of his aunt. A hit man has second thoughts about his career and seeks refuge from his boss by finding work as a baker in a rural. For baker, the show might have legal backdrop, but its really about a father and son.
Download the tv guide app for iphone, ipad and android. Instead of jail, he is sentenced to 1500 hours of community service as a child advocate at pittsburgh legal services. Simon baker on filming tim wintons breath debut director on his fear of adapting this australian paean to surfing and the challenge posed by its most taboo subject. Simon nick is his name on the show i think tries to expelling the gravity of the situation to. The guardian introduces us to coast guard rescue diver ben randall kevin costner. Coast guards a school, where legendary rescue swimmer ben randall teaches him some hard lessons about loss, love, and selfsacrifice. Hollywood is a long way from down under for actor simon baker. It was the world premiere of aussie actor simon bakers latest film, book of love, costarring fellow australian frances oconnor. My girlfriends and love simon baker in the mentalist. Simon lucas baker born 30 july 1969 is an australian actor in television and film, and director. He is known for his lead roles in the cbs television series the mentalist as patrick jane and the guardian as nicholas fallin and starred in several hollywood.1305 43 183 212 767 14 1053 1063 1105 1431 1270 1325 579 1117 1324 331 633 157 44 154 726 928 988 308 529 1248 527 1242 53 219 932 483 264 699 807 121 317 732 258