Anne Baxter

Born May 7, 1923

Anne Baxter was an American actress known for her performances in films such as The Magnificent Ambersons (1942), The Razor's Edge (1946), All About Eve (1950) and The Ten Commandments (1956).

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1923 Birth Born on May 7, 1923.


1939 16 Years Old In 1939 she was cast as Katherine Hepburn's little sister in the play The Philadelphia Story, but Hepburn did not like Baxter's acting style and she was replaced during the show's pre-Broadway run. … Read More
1940 17 Years Old Her first movie role was in 20 Mule Team in 1940. … Read More


1943 20 Years Old In 1943, she played a French maid in a north African hotel (with a credible French accent) in Billy Wilder's Five Graves to Cairo.
1946 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Baxter co-starred with Tyrone Power and Gene Tierney in 1946's The Razor's Edge, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. … Read More
1948 25 Years Old She played Mike in the 1948 Western film Yellow Sky with Gregory Peck and Richard Widmark.
1950 27 Years Old In 1950, Baxter was chosen to co-star in All About Eve, largely because of a resemblance to Claudette Colbert, who was originally set to star but dropped out and was replaced by Bette Davis. … Read More


1953 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1953, Baxter contracted a two-picture deal for Warner Brothers. … Read More
1960 37 Years Old In 1960, Baxter married her second husband, Randolph Galt. … Read More


1969 46 Years Old Baxter and Galt were divorced in 1969.


1976 53 Years Old In 1976, Baxter recounted her courtship with Galt (whom she called "Ran") and their experiences at Giro in a well-received book called Intermission. … Read More
1977 54 Years Old Baxter married again, in 1977 to David Klee, a prominent stockbroker. … Read More


1985 62 Years Old 1 More Event
Baxter suffered a brain aneurysm on December 4, 1985, while hailing a taxi on Madison Avenue in New York City. … Read More
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