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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
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
costar Bette Davis; both lost to Judy Holliday (for
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
, 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
1983-88) (replacing Davis, who appeared in the pilot).
Anne Baxter Relationships:
Kenneth Stuart Baxter - Father
John Hodiak - Ex-husband
Richard Tobin Baxter - Brother
Melissa Galt - Daughter
Maginel Galt - Daughter
David Klee - Husband (deceased)
James Stewart Baxter - Brother
Katrina Hodiak - Daughter
Catherine White - Mother
Randolph Galt - Ex-husband
Frank Lloyd Wright - Grandfather
Anne Baxter Awards:
1947 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Winner
1946 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Winner
1950 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
1969 Emmy: Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
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