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LaFaye Baker is a stuntwoman and stunt actress who worked as stunt double for Alison Brooks in the Star Trek: The Next Generation seventh season episode "All Good Things..." in 1994 and performed stunts in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. She received no credit for her work.
In 2006 she was the director, writer, producer, and lead actress in the stunt documentary Hollywood at its Best. She has doubled for actresses such as Angela Bassett, Regina Hall, Whoopi Goldberg, Vanessa Williams, Alfre Woodard, Gina Ravarra, Stacey Dash, and Nia Long, has done many television commercials, and has appeared in several music videos for performers such as Janet Jackson, The Fugees, and TLC.
Among her stunt resume are films such as Grand Canyon (1991, with Alfre Woodard, Tina Lifford, Branscombe Richmond, Jack Kehler, Lynn Salvatori, Paul E. Short, and stunts by Gary Baxley, Charlie Brewer, Tony Brubaker, Maria Doest, Al Jones, and Gary J. Wayton), Made in America (1993, with Whoopi Goldberg, Clyde Kusatsu, David Bowe, Michael McFall, and stunts by Kim Washington, Jeff Mosley, and Dick Ziker), Showgirls (1995, with Gina Ravarra and stunts by Steve Blalock, Maria R. Kelly, Sharon Shaffer, and J. Suzanne Rampe), Independence Day (1996, with Brent Spiner), The Nutty Professor (1996, with Julianne Christie, Athena Massey, and stunts by Eugene Collier and Rita Minor), I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998, with Bill Cobbs, Jeffrey Combs, John Harrington Bland, and stunts by Jennifer Caputo and Jophery C. Brown), Hannibal (2001, with Francis Guinan, Don McManus, William Powell-Blair, Mark Margolis, and stunts by Kym Washington), Scary Movie 2 (2001, with stunts by Tim Rigby and Craig Shugart), and Gridiron Gang (2006, with The Rock and Leon Rippy).
Baker has also appeared in television series such as Fantasy Island, seaQuest DSV, MacGyver, Baywatch, Nash Bridges, Beverly Hills, 90210, J.A.G., Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Passions, Angel, and Crossing Jordan.
More recently, Baker worked as stunt coordinator on the short action film Nose Candy (2010) and worked as stunt double for Angela Bassett on the comic adaptation Green Lantern (2011, with Todd Bryant, Trace Cheramie, Dana Dru Evenson, Jeff Wolfe, and Thom Williams).