Shop by the Stars aisle featuring Anne Baxter (1923-1985) vintage movie cards, still photos, ephemera, and other collectibles. Michigan City, IN born actress, aspired to the profession from the time she was a little girl and made it to Broadway by age thirteen, Hollywood at sixteen. Baxter signed the standard seven-year contract with 20th Century Fox and made her film debut on loan to MGM in 20 Mule Team (1940). Early roles at her home studio included The Great Profile (1940) and Charley's Aunt (1941), but it was another loan-out, this time to RKO and Orson Welles for The Magnificent Ambersons (1942), that elevated Baxter to stardom. She won an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her heartrending Sophie in Fox's adaptation of W. Somerset Maugham's The Razor's Edge (1946). Baxter later received a nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role for All About Eve (1950). Other popular films starring or featuring Anne Baxter include The North Star (1943), Five Graves to Cairo (1943), The Sullivans (1944), Angel on My Shoulder (1946), Alfred Hitchcock's I Confess (1953), Fritz Lang's The Blue Gardenia (1953), and the role of Nefertari in Cecil B. De Mille's classic The Ten Commandments (1956). She made numerous television appearances later in her career, including a regular spot on the 1980s ABC series Hotel. Baxter's grandfather was architect Frank Lloyd Wright. The first of her three husbands was actor John Hodiak.
Birthday: May 7