Simon Baker is a Longines Ambassador of Elegance since 2012. The Australian actor personifies the core values of Longines and perfectly underlines the slogan “Elegance is an attitude”.
A Golden Globe and Emmy nominated actor, Australian-born Simon Baker has an impressive background that spans both film and television, capturing the attention of audiences worldwide. He can currently be seen playing ‘Patrick Jane’ in the hugely popular series The Mentalist. His performance has earned him both Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for Best Actor in a Drama Series. The Mentalist is one of the networks highest rated shows, breaking viewing records right out of the gate. In 2012, Simon Baker was seen in Margin Call, a thriller which revolves around the key players at an investment banking firm during a 24-hour period in the early stages of the 2008 financial crisis.
As a traditional watchmaking company, Longines has been producing exceptional timepieces since the very beginning. Today, the Longines Master Collection is the perfect illustration of this corporate ethos, as can be seen from the success enjoyed by this range since it was launched in 2005. All fitted with self-winding movements, the various models in this collection offer many special features. The Longines Master Collection brings together the classical elegance and excellent quality which never cease to delight those who appreciate exceptional timepieces.
In 2010, Baker was seen in director Michael Winterbottom’s The Killer Inside Me opposite Casey Affleck. Prior to this, he starred in the 20th Century Fox smash hit, The Devil Wears Prada opposite Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway; he also starred in Something New, a romantic comedy. Simon Baker first gained attention in Curtis Hanson’s Academy Award winning film LA Confidential opposite Kevin Spacey and Danny De Vito. Simon Baker has been officially introduced as a Longines Ambassador of Elegance at the Prix de Diane Longines in Chantilly (France) in June 2012.