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{{Infobox_character||image = ItW 2420.jpg
 
{{Infobox_character||image = ItW 2420.jpg
 
|name = The Baker's Father
 
|name = The Baker's Father
|films = [[Into the Woods]]
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|films = ''[[Into the Woods]]''
|actor = Simon Russell Beale
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|actor = [[Simon Russell Beale]]
 
|inspiration = The Baker's father from the musical and quite possibly the father from the tale ''Rapunzel''.
 
|inspiration = The Baker's father from the musical and quite possibly the father from the tale ''Rapunzel''.
|personality = caring, fatherly, guilty, encouraging
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|personality = Caring, fatherly, guilty, encouraging
|occupation = The Baker's father
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|occupation = Thief (formerly)
 
|alignment = Good
 
|alignment = Good
|goal = To make sure his son doesn't make the same mistakes he did.
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|goal = To make sure his son doesn't make the same mistakes he did (succeeded)
|home = The Baker's House (Formerly)
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|home = The Baker's House
|family = Unnamed Wife (Deceased)<br>[[The Baker (Into the Woods)|The Baker]] (Son)<br>[[Rapunzel (Into the Woods)|Rapunzel]] (Daughter)<br>[[The Baker's Wife]] (Daughter-In-Law,Deceased)<br>Unnamed Grandson
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|family = Unnamed grandson<br>[[The Baker's Wife]] † (daughter-in-law)<br>[[Rapunzel's Prince]] (son-in-law)<br>[[The Baker (Into the Woods)|The Baker]] (son)<br>[[Rapunzel (Into the Woods)|Rapunzel]] (daughter)<br> Unnamed wife
 
|enemies = [[The Witch (Into the Woods)|The Witch]]
 
|enemies = [[The Witch (Into the Woods)|The Witch]]
 
|likes = His wife getting the greens she needs, his family
 
|likes = His wife getting the greens she needs, his family
 
|dislikes = his newborn daughter being taken away, his son walking out on his own son, the Witch
 
|dislikes = his newborn daughter being taken away, his son walking out on his own son, the Witch
|fate = His spirit advises his son not to walk out on his own son like he did.
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|fate = His spirit advises his son not to walk out on his own son like he did
|quote = ''When your mother died, I was... I hated myself and I ran from my guilt and my shame...''}}'''The Baker's Father''' is a minor character from the musical film [[Into the Woods]]. He is the reason that his family was cursed by the [[The Witch (Into the Woods)|Witch]]. He may have been inspired by the father from the tale ''Rapunzel''.
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|quote = ''When your mother died, I was... I hated myself and I ran from my guilt and my shame...''}}'''The Baker's Father''' is a minor character from the musical film ''[[Into the Woods]]''. He is the reason that his family was cursed by the [[The Witch (Into the Woods)|the Witch]]. He may have been inspired by the father from the tale ''{{WikipediaLink|Rapunzel}}''.
   
 
==Into the Woods==
 
==Into the Woods==
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When his wife was pregnant with [[Rapunzel (Into the Woods)|Rapunzel]], she craved for greens from the [[Witch's Garden|garden]] of [[The Witch (Into the Woods)|Witch]] who lived next door. He got caught by the Witch. When he explained he needed the greens for his pregnant wife the Witch let him go in exchange for letting him go with the greens, she would get the child. When Rapunzel was born, The Witch took the child but also placed another curse that made him and his son infertile.
   
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==Trivia==
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*In the original stage production he had a larger role, and even a song (part of it can be heard in the background when he urges [[The Baker (Into the Woods)|The Baker]] not to abandon his son.
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{{Into the Woods}}
 
{{Into the Woods}}
 
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[[Category:Males]]
 
[[Category:Males]]
 
[[Category:Into the Woods characters]]
 
[[Category:Into the Woods characters]]
[[Category:Live-Action Characters]]
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[[Category:Live-action characters]]
 
[[Category:Disney characters]]
 
[[Category:Disney characters]]
 
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[[Category:Parents]]
 
[[Category:Parents]]
 
[[Category:Grandparents]]
 
[[Category:Grandparents]]
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[[Category:Widows/Widowers]]
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[[Category:Adults]]

Revision as of 21:14, November 24, 2019

The Baker's Father is a minor character from the musical film Into the Woods. He is the reason that his family was cursed by the the Witch. He may have been inspired by the father from the tale Rapunzel.

Into the Woods

When his wife was pregnant with Rapunzel, she craved for greens from the garden of Witch who lived next door. He got caught by the Witch. When he explained he needed the greens for his pregnant wife the Witch let him go in exchange for letting him go with the greens, she would get the child. When Rapunzel was born, The Witch took the child but also placed another curse that made him and his son infertile.

Trivia

  • In the original stage production he had a larger role, and even a song (part of it can be heard in the background when he urges The Baker not to abandon his son.


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