Anne Baxter

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Michigan City, IN
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/07/1923, Taurus
  • Date of Death: 12/12/1985
  • Profession: Actor
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Anne Baxter Fast Facts:
  • Maternal granddaughter of architect Frank Lloyd Wright (narrated the 1983 documentary Portrait of an Artist: The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright).
  • Began studying with noted drama teacher Maria Ouspenskaya at age 11; made Broadway debut two years later.
  • Breakout film role was in Orson Welles' The Magnificent Ambersons (1942).
  • Met first husband John Hodiak while both were filming the 1944 drama Sunday Dinner for a Soldier.
  • Was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar for All About Eve, as was Eve costar Bette Davis; both lost to Judy Holliday (for Born Yesterday). 
  • As Nefretiri in Cecil B. DeMille's The Ten Commandments (1986), uttered the camp-classic line: "Oh Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool."
  • Returned to Broadway in 1971 in Applause, the musical adaptation of All About Eve, as Margo Channing, Bette Davis' role in the movie.
  • Notable TV roles include Robert Young's love interest in the 1969-70 season of Marcus Welby, M.D.; and the proprietor in Aaron Spelling's Hotel (1983-88) (replacing Davis, who appeared in the pilot).
  • Anne Baxter Relationships:
  • Kenneth Stuart Baxter - Father
  • James Stewart Baxter - Brother
  • Katrina Hodiak - Daughter
  • John Hodiak - Ex-husband
  • Richard Tobin Baxter - Brother
  • David Klee - Husband (deceased)
  • Melissa Galt - Daughter
  • Maginel Galt - Daughter
  • Catherine White - Mother
  • Randolph Galt - Ex-husband
  • Frank Lloyd Wright - Grandfather
  • Anne Baxter Awards:
  • 1969 Emmy: Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1947 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • 1950 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1946 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Winner

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