Once upon a time, Diora Baird was a shy, introverted girl whose mom enrolled in an acting class in order for her to overcome her shyness. These days, Baird is an accomplished actress and has featured in popular Hollywood productions such as the 2005 blockbuster comedy, Wedding Crashers. With regards to her personally life, Baird boldly came out as gay in 2017 and is now in a relationship with comedian, Mav Viola. Get to know more about the actress here including her best and worst movies and TV shows.
Diora Baird Movies and TV Shows Ranked.
1. Psych (2006 – 2014)
Psych is an American comedy drama series which follows the adventures of a detective agency run by a fake psychic and his dubious pal. The show debuted in 2006 and was headlined by James Roday and Dule Hill while Diora Baird appeared in an episode of the series in 2011. Psych holds a score of 92% on Rotten Tomatoes and 60% on Metacritic. The show also received several awards including the 2014 People’s Choice award for best cable TV comedy.
2. Shameless (2011 – )
Shameless is a Showtime comedy/drama series which debuted in 2011. The show focuses on a poor dysfunctional family; comprising of an alcoholic single dad and his brood of six kids who learn to survive without depending on him. Shameless features an ensemble cast headlined by William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum, while Baird appeared in four episodes of the show between 2012 and 2013. Shameless holds a score of 90% on rotten tomatoes and 70% on Metacritic.
3. Shark (2006 – 2008)
Shark is an American legal dram which ran from 2006 to 2008. It revolved around a ruthless defence attorney, Sebastian Shark, who becomes disillusioned with his chosen path after a client he freed ends up murdering the wife. Shark then decides to become a prosecutor in order to put away dangerous criminals. Shark featured James Wood, Jeri Ryan and Sam Page while Diora Baird appeared in one episode of the show in 2007. The series has a score of 52% on Rotten Tomatoes and 60% on Metacritic.
4. Transit (2012)
Production Budget – not available
Box Office – not available.
Transit is a 2012 American action thriller directed by Antonio Negret. The movie revolves around a bunch of amateur armed robbers who embark on a run from local law enforcement authorities. The movie featured actors such as Jim Caviezel, James Frain, Elisabeth Rohm and Jake Cherry while Baird played the role of one of the outlaws named Arielle. Transit received mixed reviews from critics but nevertheless holds a decent score of 50% on Rotten Tomatoes.
5. Angel from Hell (2016)
Angel from Hell is a CBS fantasy sitcom which focuses on a high strung doctor, Allison, and her quirky guardian angel, Amy. The series was headlined by Jane Lynch and Maggie Lawson while Baird played the role of Brandi; appearing in three episodes of the show. Angel from Hell holds a score of 41% on Rotten Tomatoes and 56% on Metacritic.
6. Accepted (2006)
Production Budget: $23 million
Box Office: $38.5 million
Accepted is a comedy film about a bunch of high school graduates who decide to set up their own fake college after being rejected by all the schools they applied to. The movie featured popular stars such as Jonah Hill and Justin Long while Baird played the role of one of the Students named Kiki. Accepted has a rating of 37% on Rotten Tomatoes and 47% on Metacritic.
7. Young People Fucking (2008)
Production Budget: $1.4 million
Box Office: not available
Young People Fucking is a Canadian sex comedy film about a bunch of people who yearn for no-strings attached sex but nevertheless end up getting entangled. The movie holds a score of 35% on Rotten Tomatoes and 39% on Metacritic. Additionally, it received majorly positive reviews in its home country and scooped several awards at the Canadian Comedy Awards.
8. Accidentally On Purpose (2009 – 2010)
Accidentally On Purpose is a CBS sitcom which ran from 2009 to 2010. The series revolved around a young lady, Billie, who gets pregnant after a one night stand. Billie decides to keep the baby and invites her baby papa to live with her. Diora Baird appeared in just one episode of the show in 2009. The series holds a score of 32% on Rotten Tomatoes and 50% on Metacritic.
9. Night of the Demons (2009)
Production Budget – $10 million
Box Office – $64,040.
Night of the Demons is a 2009 horror film about seven teenagers who become entrapped in a haunted mansion during Halloween. Their well-planned ultimate Halloween party later becomes the setting of a night of satanic slaughter. Night of the Demons featured stars such as Edward Furlong, Monica Keena while Diora Baird played the role of Lily Thompson. The film performed poorly at the box office as it grossed a miserly $64, O40 on a budget of $10 million. It however holds a decent score of 31% on Rotten Tomatoes.
10. Gary Unmarried (2008 – 2010)
Gary Unmarried is a CBS sitcom which ran from 2008 to 2010. The show revolved around a recently-divorced man, Gary Brooks, adjusting to being single after 15 years of marriage. Gary also has to deal with his controlling wife while raising his kids. Diora Baird appeared in just one episode of Gary Unmarried and this was in 2009. The series has a score of 23% on Rotten Tomatoes and 47% on Metacritic. The show also scored some awards including the 2009 People’s Choice award for favourite new comedy.