John Baker
John Baker
Portrayed by Dan Tursi
Family Martha Thomas (sister)
Peter Baker (son to daughter)
Angela Baker (daughter;deceased)
Ricky Thomas (nephew)
Lenny (lover)
Status Deceased
Cause of death Hit by speedboat
Appearance(s) Sleepaway Camp (1983)
Gender Male
Age 30 (at death)
Born 1945
Died 1975

John Baker was a family man who was killed in an accident along with his daughter which severley traumatized Peter.


John raised his twin children with the help of his sister, Martha, and his lover, Lenny. At some point, the twins spied on John while in the arms of Lenny at their home.


Sleepaway Camp (1983)Edit

John enjoyed a summer outing with his children and lover, and planned on meeting up with Martha afterwards. After he joked around with Peter and Angela on his sailboat, they capsized. Before they could right the boat, a group of teenagers Craig and Maryanne accidentally ran them over, instantly killing John and his daughter.


John is an idealized father. The more loving and fun he is, the harder the loss and more sympathic the audience feels for Angela.

Behind the ScenesEdit

The script describes him as "about 30, a quite good-natured type fellow."

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