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.
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
1992, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Special: Nominee
Ted Bush — Son
Kate Birney — Daughter
Mollie Elizabeth Birney — Daughter
Nancy Locke — Wife
Peter David Edwin Birney — Son
Brian Thomas Baxter — Brother
Richard Whitney Baxter — Brother
Whitney Blake — Mother
Robert Lewis Bush — Ex-husband
Allan Manings — Stepfather
Eva W. Bush — Daughter
Michael Blodgett — Ex-husband
Tom Baxter — Father
David Birney — Ex-husband
Birth Name: Meredith Ann Baxter
Birth Place: South Pasadena, California, United States