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Leigh-Allyn Baker is an American actress. She had recurring roles as Hannah Webster on Charmed, as Ellen on Will & Grace, and a starring role as the matriarch Amy Duncan on the Disnay Channel sitcom Good Luck Charlie. She also provided the voice of Abby on the Nickelodeon animated series Back at the Barnyard.

Biography

Early life

Leigh-Allyn Baker was born on March 13, 1972 in Murray, Kentucky.

Career

Baker has done voice work in video games for the Star Trek and X-Men and guest starred in television shows such as That '70s Show (with Don Stark), Early Edition, Yes, Dear and among other series. She also starred in the short-lived 1996 sitcom The Last Frontier, and voiced Lu Zhi in the 2010 game Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer.

Baker is also known to television audiences for her recurring roles as Hannah Webster in the first season of Charmed and as Ellen, the long-time friend of Grace Adler (Debra Messing) on Will & Grace, which she played since the show began in 1998 through to it's last season in 2006. She is also known for providing the voice of Abby in the Nickelodeon animated series Back at the Barnyard.

In late 2008, Baker appeared on several episodes of Hannah Montana playing Mickey, a morning show host. She starred as Amy Duncan, the matriarch of the Duncan family on the Disney Channel original sitcom, Good Luck Charlie, which ran from 2010 - 2014.

Baker has also made an appearance, along with her co-star Mia Talerico, on the sketch comedy show, So Random!

In 2015, she starred in the Disnaey Channel Original Movie, Bad Hair Day, which she also produced. She plays Liz Morgan, a "down on her luck" cop who must get a priceless necklace by teaming up with high school senior, played by Laura Marano. In an interview with Variety, Baker said "I wanted to executive produce because I wanted to see what it was like to build and fulfill a vision from the ground up, and since this was Disnay Channel's first movie with an adult lead, I wanted that role to be protected and I wanted the movie to have my creative stamp on it." She also liked that she got to work on the Disney movie because it taps into her family unit fanbase.

Personal life

Baker lived in Murray, Kentucky. She is married to an entertainment executive, Keith James Kauffman. They have two sons, Griffin, born in 2009, and Baker James, born in 2012.

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