Gemma Baker graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts with a degree in theater. She has performed stand-up and sketch comedy. In 2003, Baker moved to Los Angeles to study at the Groundlings Theater. She was able to quit her day job as an office manager when Chuck Lorre hired her as a staff writer on TWO AND A HALF MEN.
Baker was born in New York City and now resides in Los Angeles with her husband and young son.