Meredith Baxter


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  • Birth Name: Meredith Ann Baxter
  • Birth Place: South Pasadena, California, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/21/1947, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor; producer
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Exclusive: Meredith Baxter Joins The Young and the Restless

Hmmm...wonder if she'll have any family ties? TV Guide Magazine can exclusively confirm that TV icon Meredith Baxter is heading to daytime's No. 1 soap, The Young and the Restless. The juicy gig will have her character, Maureen, kicking back a few cocktails — make that lots of cocktails — with troubled socialite Nikki Newman (Melody Thomas Scott).

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MTV Picks Up Coming-of-Age Drama Series

MTV has picked up a coming-of-age drama series called Finding Carter from Sex and the City executive producer Terri Minsky, has learned.

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Meredith Baxter Marries Nancy Locke

Meredith Baxter and her longtime partner Nancy Locke tied the knot over the weekend, People reports.

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Celebrity Rehab Centers: Are They Legit?
Meredith Baxter Tells Her Story
Bittersweet Love
Paradise Texas

More Clips & Interviews

Christmas Visitor
The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green
The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green
All the President's Men

More Meredith Baxter Movies Videos

Supreme Like Me
Thanksgiving is no Schmuck Bait
All or Nothing

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TV Listings



Year Title Description
2012 The Cast of Family Ties TV Show Series, Appearing
2011 Dan Vs. TV Show Series, Voice - Elise Sr.
2007 TV Land Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2006 The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life Of Ethan Green Movie, Actor - Harper Green
2002 The Christmas Visitor Movie, Actor - Carol Boyajian

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Reginald VelJohnson, Meredith Baxter Head to The Neighbors

The Neighbors is welcoming two sitcom veterans to the 'hood.

Reginald VelJohnson (Family Matters) and Meredith Baxter (Family Ties) will guest-star on the ABC sitcom's Thanksgiving episode as the parents of Jackie Joyner-Kersee (Toks Olagundoye), Entertainment Weekly reports.

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Ask Matt: Old-Timers and Emmy Bait on Big Bang; Grimm, Hannibal, Southland RIP

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Question: Two slightly related questions. First, in recent weeks, we've had the return of (at least) three classic TV stars guest starring on hit shows, with Bob Newhart on The Big Bang Theory and Patty Duke and Meredith Baxter on Glee. While a large part of me got a kick out of seeing them again (especially Newhart), part of me was kind of saddened to see how much they've aged. Newhart seemed fairly frail (granted, it has been almost 25 years since Newhart left the airwaves), though still funny. read more

Exclusive: Meredith Baxter to Guest-Star on Switched at Birth

Meredith Baxter will guest-star on ABC Family's Switched at Birth, has learned exclusively.

Baxter will play Bonnie Tamblyn Dixon, the mother to  Lea Thompson's character Kathryn and biological grandmother to Daphne (Katie LeClerc). Sparks fly and tension arrisses when she arrives for a family visit.

ABC Family sets return dates for Pretty Little Liars, Lying Game and more

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Meredith Baxter on Abusive Marriage: Family Ties Saved My Life

TV Guide Network's Hollywood 411 sits down with actress Meredith Baxter just before her reunion with the cast of Family Ties for the TV Land Awards. 

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David Birney Denies Meredith Baxter's Abuse Claims

David Birney has denied ex-wife Meredith Baxter's claims that he abused her during their marriage.

Baxter's claims are "an appalling abuse of the truth," Birney told People in a statement.

Meredith Baxter: David Birney hit me

Baxter made the allegations in her new memoir, Untied. She said Birney's abuse was "so sudden and unexpected, I couldn't tell you which hand hit me, or even how hard." Baxter spoke at length about it this week on Today and The Oprah Winfrey Show.

Birney, who already denied Baxter's claims to Today, added that the actress "conducted a relentless and brutal assault" against the joint custody of their three children for eight years after their divorce.

"During that time, she arrived ...
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