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Baxter, Anne, 1923-1985



  • Existence: May 7, 1923 - December 12, 1985


Anne Baxter (May 7, 1923 – December 12, 1985) was an American actress, star of Hollywood films, Broadway productions, and television series. A granddaughter of Frank Lloyd Wright, Baxter studied acting with Maria Ouspenskaya and had stage experience before making her film debut in "20 Mule Team" (1940). She became a contract player of 20th Century Fox and was loaned to RKO Pictures for the role of Lucy Morgan in Orson Welles' "The Magnificent Ambersons" (1942), one of her earlier films. In 1947, she won both the Academy Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Sophie MacDonald in "The Razor's Edge" (1946). In 1951, she received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for the title role in "All About Eve" (1950).

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Robert E. Cunningham Oklahoma History Collection

Identifier: 2000-005
Abstract Cunningham, photograph collector and Stillwater photographer, chronicled the development of Oklahoma through his historical acquisitions and personal photographs. Cunningham’s collection records Oklahoma’s development from 1883 through the 21st century. The collection contains an extensive assemblage of negatives, photographs, documents and other archival materials. This description reflects the collection's documents and other archival materials. The photographic elements can be searched on...
Dates: 1856 - 1997