We found every kid from Cheaper by the Dozen on Instagram

Growing up Cheaper by the Dozen was one of my favorite movies. Since I only have one older brother this film gave me a glimpse into what it would be like to have a big family. Steve Martin has always known how to make me laugh, ever since I watched Father of the Bride with my mom when I was 5. In the age of revivals, I couldn’t help but wonder what had happened to the kids of my favorite movie family. Read on to see what the Baker kids are up to now. Also, special shoutout to IMDB for helping me find all of their real names.

Piper Perabo, Nora Baker




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I got arrested last Tuesday, and it wasn't a scene in a movie. I grew up thinking most people get arrested because they made a bad choice. But these days everything feels upside down. I was charged for disrupting the Brett Kavanaugh hearings. I got arrested for what I believe in: justice. The Senate Judiciary Committee has hearings before it votes on a president's Supreme Court nominee, and this nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, has made statements -- indeed, issuing an opinion -- that led me and many others to believe he would overturn Roe v. Wade, which protects a woman's rights over her own body. Sen. Kamala Harris put it best when she asked Kavanaugh, "Can you think of any laws that give the government the power to make decisions about the male body?" He could not. I can't either. Can you? Read the whole story below. Then Call your Senator and urge them to #StopKavanaugh 202-804-8191 https://www.cnn.com/2018/09/09/opinions/i-was-arrested-for-what-i-believe-perabo/index.html

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Perabo, now 41, is still acting and has even produced a few films. While she posts often on instagram, she rarely features her face as most of her posts are about her political views.

 

Tom Welling, Charlie Baker


 

Honestly, if Charlie Baker wasn’t your first crush why are you even reading this article. Let’s just say his days as the football playing, mechanic older brother are behind him. He’s currently on tour talking all things Smallville and Lucifer, and has an equestrian lifestyle brand called Saddle Club. He also tags himself in all of his pictures which i feel like is weird, but what are you gonna do he’s 41.

 

Hilary Duff, Lorraine Baker


Lorraine was the big sister I always wanted and never had! Duff is now preparing to welcome her second child, a baby girl next month. Our little Lizzie McGuire has come so far.

 

Kevin G Schmidt, Henry Baker




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LA ✈️ SDF 🚚 IND = @hapbeecompany 🐝

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This is probably the biggest transformation of all, Schmidt has gone from the chubby clarinet playing brother to a 30 year old grown up who is still acting today. Other memorable roles include Bull in Princess Protection Program.

 

Alyson Stoner, Sarah Baker


She was my prank pulling little sister idol since her time on Mike’s Super Short Show that would play during commercial breaks on Disney Channel. Now Stoner is 25 and recently made headlines for opening up about her sexuality in a powerful essay in Teen Vogue. While we mostly know her from acting, she now focuses mostly on dance and music.

 

Jacob Smith, Jake Baker

First of all his full name is John Jacob Charles William Smith. Second of all, he is not on Instagram, there are however, plenty of other Jacob Smiths and you better believe I looked at each and every one of their profiles. So sorry if you feel like the title of this is now misleading.

 

Liliana Mumy, Jessica Baker




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I remember watching this movie feeling like Jessica and I would be  PIC’s if we were siblings in real life. She was sweet but didn’t let her older siblings push her around. Anyway, now 24 Mumy is still acting and her voice can be heard on Nickelodeon’s The Loud House.

 

Morgan York, Kim Baker


Jessica’s real PIC Kim, is now a 25 year old YA fantasy author and talented anime artist. She’s also a Ravenclaw in case any potterheads were wondering.

 

Forrest Landis, Mark Baker


Take one look at his instagram and you can tell that Landis is nothing like his character Mark nicknamed FedEx because he was nothing like the rest of his siblings. Landis is your average 24 year old skater boy who loves his dog and the outdoors. Actually maybe they aren’t that different after all, Mark did have that pet bullfrog named beans, that’s outdoorsy.

Bonus: Landis and Schmidt reunited recently and dare I say sibling goals? 


 

Blake Woodruff, Mike Baker




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If we’re being real here, Mike was probably the most irrelevant sibling in the Baker clan so I didn’t know what to expect but man was I pleasantly surprised. Woodruff is now 23 and definitely someone you’d see at Coachella or honestly any music festival. While he did take a break from acting it looks like he might be getting back into it after his most recent appearance as Zach in Victor Crowley (2017). His older sister is Youtuber and Instagram model, Ayla Woodruff.

 

Brent and Shane Kinsman, Nigel and Kyle Baker

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The cutest members of the Baker fam went on to appear on ER and Desperate Housewives before they stopped acting in 2011. Both are now juniors Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.