Did you know who played the baby in Baby’s Day Out? Here’s what he looks like today
Remember that brilliant comedy Baby’s Day Out? That remarkably funny 1994 comedy of a rich couple’s baby being kidnapped by fumbling kidnappers led by Eddy played by none other than Joe Mantegna. The film, directed by Patrick Read Johnson had enthralled and delighted audiences worldwide and was a big family hit all over the world.
The adventures of Baby Bink escaping from his kidnappers and their comical attempts to get him back had audiences in splits of laughter. But did you know who the child star of Baby’s day out was? Many people felt the baby was a lifelike robot,but no, the baby was played by actual twins and we will reveal what he looks like, to you today. But first something about the actors without which the film would never have been possible.
1 The Lead Villain Was Joe Mantegna of Godfather III Fame
Joe Mantegna’s brilliant portrayal of Eddy was just spot-on. The versatile artist has starred in several films, including Godfather Part III, in which he was the notorious gangster, Joey Zaza. The three time Emmy award winner is now well-known as FBI special agent David Rossi in the mini-series Criminal Minds. He has also starred in movies like Three Amigos, Up Close & Personal, Forget Paris and mini-series, The last Don.
2 Baby Bink’s Mother Was Played By Lara Flynn Boyle
Baby Bink’s mother Larraine Cotwell was played by noted actress Lara Flynn Boyle, 46, who is well-known for her role as Helen Gamble in The Practice. Boyle has acted in popular films like Poltergeist III, Dead poet’s Society, Twin peaks and Wayne’s World.Boyle’s most popular performance was the villainous alien Serlena in Men in Black II.
3 Meet the Gorilla Who Cuddles Baby Bink
The man who played the part of the gorilla in Baby’s Day Out was John Alexander, an actor whose specialization is playing gorilla roles. He has donned the gorilla costume for movies like, Planet of the apes, Gorillas in the mist, Zathura-a space adventure, Congo, Greystoke the legend of Tarzan and many more. He is a highly skilled actor of extreme character roles and is a trained acrobat, having studied at the Celtic Ballet School.
4 And Now, Here’s Baby Bink as He Looks Today
The child star of Baby’s day out was actually not one but two. Baby Bink was played by twins Adam Robert Worton and Jacob Joseph Worton. Unfortunately, they have never acted in any Hollywood role after Baby’s day out, having different careers of their own. It is believed that one of the twins,Jacob was a member of the Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity, the music’s largest and oldest fraternity in the world. Not much is known of Adam, who lives in Ontario. Baby’s day out was their only movie.