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She Played Jill on 'Picket Fences.' See Kathy Baker Now at 71.

Best Life Logo By Joel Cunningham of Best Life | Slide 1 of 5: Kathy Baker's experience playing one of the wacky residents of the candy-colored, cookie-cutter suburb that sat at the foot of an eccentric inventor's mansion in director Tim Burton's 1990 cult classic Edward Scissorhands made her a natural choice for the beloved CBS series Picket Fences, created by David E. Kelley (Ally McBeal, Big Little Lies). For four seasons, from 1992 to 1996, Baker played Jill, the wife of the sheriff (Tom Skerritt) of the very odd town of Rome, Wisconsin, where unexplainable things were a regular occurrence. Her performance earned her three Emmys, a Golden Globe, and a Screen Actors Guild award, and her career hasn't slowed down since. Keep reading to see what she's been doing since Picket Fences ended, and where she is today, at age 71.READ THIS NEXT: She Played Whitley on A Different World. See Jasmine Guy Now at 60.Read the original article on Best Life.

She Played Jill on 'Picket Fences.' See Kathy Baker Now at 71.

Kathy Baker's experience playing one of the wacky residents of the candy-colored, cookie-cutter suburb that sat at the foot of an eccentric inventor's mansion in director Tim Burton's 1990 cult classic Edward Scissorhands made her a natural choice for the beloved CBS series Picket Fences, created by David E. Kelley (Ally McBeal, Big Little Lies). For four seasons, from 1992 to 1996, Baker played Jill, the wife of the sheriff (Tom Skerritt) of the very odd town of Rome, Wisconsin, where unexplainable things were a regular occurrence. Her performance earned her three Emmys, a Golden Globe, and a Screen Actors Guild award, and her career hasn't slowed down since. Keep reading to see what she's been doing since Picket Fences ended, and where she is today, at age 71.

READ THIS NEXT: She Played Whitley on A Different World. See Jasmine Guy Now at 60.

Read the original article on Best Life.

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