Baker is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama at the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Patrick Jane on The Mentalist.
It’s a pretty tough category, and obviously, I didn’t expect it. The sun has shone on me today. It’s weird. I didn’t jump up and down with excitement when I heard, but I have a more internal explosion going on inside of me. All I can really think is that I’m incredibly lucky.