Meredith Baxter

Celebrity

Biography

  • 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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Meredith Baxter Fast Facts:
  • Made feature-film debut in the 1972 thriller Ben.
  • Played the role of a young adoptee in search of her biological mother in the 1974 made-for-TV drama The Stranger Who Looks Like Me; her real-life mother, Whitney Blake, was cast as her on-screen birth mom.
  • Starred opposite then-husband David Birney in the CBS movie The Long Way Home (1987).
  • A breast-cancer survivor, she received a public-awareness award from the National Breast Cancer Coalition for starring in and coproducing the 1994 drama My Breast.
  • Developed Meredith Baxter Skin Care Products.
  • Spearheaded the Meredith Baxter Foundation for Breast Cancer Research.
  • Meredith Baxter Relationships:
  • Ted Bush - Son
  • Kate Birney - Daughter
  • Mollie Elizabeth Birney - Daughter
  • Eva W. Bush - Daughter
  • Michael Blodgett - Ex-husband
  • Whitney Blake - Mother
  • Robert Lewis Bush - Ex-husband
  • Allan Manings - Stepfather
  • Peter David Edwin Birney - Son
  • Brian Thomas Baxter - Brother
  • Richard Whitney Baxter - Brother
  • Tom Baxter - Father
  • David Birney - Ex-husband
  • Nancy Locke - Wife
  • Meredith Baxter Awards:
  • 1992 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Special - Nominee
  • 1978 Emmy: Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1977 Emmy: Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee

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