Anne BAXTER
* 07.05.1923, Michigan City, Indiana, USA † 12.12.1985, New York (City), USA

Schauspielerin * ab 1934 Schauspielunterricht, 1937-40 bei Maria Ouspenskaya * 1936 Debüt am Broadway in Seen But Not Heard * Vertrag bei 20th Century Fox * 1940 Filmdebüt in 20 Mule Team * 1942 erster bedeutender Part in The Magnificent Ambersons * 1950 internationale Anerkennung für ihre Darstellung in All about Eve * Rückkehr auf die Bühne (The Square Root of Wonderful, am Broadway 1957; The Joshua Tree, London 1958) * 1961-64 lebt (mit ihrem 2. Mann) auf einer Ranch im australischen Outback - 1976 veröffentlicht Memoiren über diese Zeit (Intermission: A True Story) * ab 1967 tritt verstärkt in Fernsehproduktionen auf (Serien Marcus Welby, M.D., 1969/70; The Moneychangers, 1976; East of Eden, 1981; Hotel, 1983-85) * 1980 spielt letzte Kinorolle in Jane Austen in Manhattan (mit ihrer Tochter Katrina Hodiak) * 1985 stirbt mit 62 Jahren völlig unerwartet an einer Gehirnblutung * verheiratet mit John Hodiak (1. Ehemann, 1946-53)
FILMS
# 20 Mule Team (1940-USA; R: Richard Thorpe, B: Cyril Hume, Edward E. Paramore, Jr, Richard Maibaum, K: Clyde De Vinna, M: David Snell, D: Wallace Beery, Leo Carrillo, Marjorie Rambeau, AB-Joan Johnson) 82/4m-Western
# The Great Profile (1940-USA; R: Walter Lang, B: Milton Sperling, Hilary Lynn, K: Ernest Palmer, ML: Cyril J. Mockridge, D: John Barrymore, Mary Beth Hughes, Gregory Ratoff, John Payne, AB-Mary Maxwell) 78/82m
# Charley's Aunt (1941-USA; R: Archie L. Mayo, B: George Seaton, K: J. Peverell Marley, M: Alfred Newman, D: Jack Benny, Kay Francis, James Ellison, AB-Amy Spettigue) 80m-Komödie
# Swamp Water (In den Sümpfen, 1941-USA; R: Jean Renoir, B: Dudley Nichols, K: J. Peverell Marley, M: David Buttolph, D: Walter Brennan, Walter Huston, AB-Julie, Dana Andrews) 90m-Thriller (Roman von Vereen Bell)
# The Magnificent Ambersons (Der Glanz des Hauses Amberson, 1941/42-USA; R+B: Orson Welles, K: Stanley Cortez, M: [Bernard Herrmann], D: Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello, AB-Lucy Morgan) 88m-Gesellschaftsdrama (Roman von Booth Tarkington)
# The Pied Piper (1942-USA; R: Irving Pichel, B: Nunnally Johnson, K: Edward Cronjager, M: Alfred Newman, D: Monty Woolley, Roddy McDowall, AB-Nicole Rougeron) 87m-Drama (Roman von Nevil Shute)
# Crash Dive (1942-USA; R: Archie L. Mayo, B: Jo Swerling, K: Leon Shamroy, M: David Buttolph, D: Tyrone Power, AB-Jean Hewlett, Dana Andrews) 105m-Kriegsmelodram
# Five Graves to Cairo (Fünf Gräber bis Kairo, 1943-USA; R: Billy Wilder, B: Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, K: John F. Seitz, M: Miklos Rozsa, D: Franchot Tone, AB-Mouche) 96m-Kriegsabenteuer
# The North Star / Armored Attack (1943-USA; R: Lewis Milestone, B: Lillian Hellman, K: James Wong Howe, M: Aaron Copland, D: AB-Marina, Dana Andrews) 105m-Kriegsdrama
# The Sullivans / The Fighting Sullivans (Fünf Helden, 1943-USA; R: Lloyd Bacon, B: Mary C. McCall, Jr, K: Lucien Andriot, M: Cyril J. Mockridge, D: AB-Katherine Mary Sullivan, Thomas Mitchell) 112m-Kriegsfilm
# The Eve of St. Mark (1943-USA; R: John M. Stahl, B: George Seaton, K: Joseph LaShelle, M: Cyril J. Mockridge, D: AB-Janet Feller, William Eythe, Michael O'Shea, Vincent Price) 96m-Kriegsdrama
# Guest in the House (1944-USA; R: John Brahm, B: Ketti Frings, K: Lee Garmes, M: Werner Janssen, D: AB-Evelyn Heath, Ralph Bellamy) 117/20m-Melodram
# Sunday Dinner for a Soldier (Der Sonntagsgast, 1944-USA; R: Lloyd Bacon, B: Wanda Tuchock, Melvin Levy, K: Joseph MacDonald, M: Alfred Newman, D: AB-Tessa Osborne, John Hodiak) 86m-Komödie
# A Royal Scandal (Skandal bei Hofe, 1944-USA; R: Otto Preminger, B: Edwin Justus Mayer, K: Arthur Miller, M: Alfred Newman, D: Tallulah Bankhead, Charles Coburn, AB-Anna Jaschikoff) 94m-Historienkomödie
# Smoky (Smoky, König der Prärie, 1945-USA; R: Louis King, B: Dwight Cummings, Lillie Hayward, Dorothy Yost, K: Charles G. Clarke, M: David Raksin, D: Fred MacMurray, AB-Julie) 87m-Familiensaga (Roman von Will James)
# Angel on My Shoulder (1946-USA; R: Archie L. Mayo, B: Harry Segall, Roland Kibbee, K: James Van Trees, M: Dimitri Tiomkin, D: Paul Muni, AB-Barbara Foster, Claude Rains) 95/101m-Fantasy
# The Razor's Edge (Auf Messers Schneide, 1946-USA; R: Edmund Goulding, B: Lamar Trotti, K: Arthur Miller, M: Alfred Newman, D: Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, John Payne, AB-Sophie) 145/8m-Drama (Roman von W. Somerset Maugham)
# Blaze of Noon (1946/47-USA; R: John Farrow, B: Frank Wead, Arthur Sheekman, K: William C. Mellor, M: Adolph Deutsch, D: AB-Lucille Stewart, William Holden) 91m-Liebesdrama (Roman von Ernest K. Gann)
# Homecoming (Dr. Johnsons Heimkehr, 1947-USA; R: Mervyn LeRoy, B: Paul Osborn; Jan Lustig, K: Harold Rosson, M: Bronislau Kaper, D: Clark Gable, Lana Turner, AB-Penny Johnson) 112/4m-Melodram
# The Walls of Jericho (1947/48-USA; R: John M. Stahl, B: Lamar Trotti, K: Arthur Miller, M: Alfred Newman, D: Cornel Wilde, Linda Darnell, AB-Julia Norman, Kirk Douglas) 106m-Drama (Roman von Paul Wellman)
# The Luck of the Irish (1948-USA; R: Henry Koster, B: Philip Dunne, K: Joseph LaShelle, M: Cyril J. Mockridge, D: Tyrone Power, AB-Nora) 99m (Roman von Guy Pearce Jones & Constance Bridges Jones)
# Yellow Sky (Herrin der toten Stadt, 1948-USA; R: William A. Wellman, B: Lamar Trotti, K: Joseph MacDonald, M: Alfred Newman, D: Gregory Peck, AB-Mike, Richard Widmark) 98/102m-Western
# You're My Everything (1948/49-USA; R: Walter Lang, B: Lamar Trotti, Will H. Hays, Jr, K: Arthur E. Arling, ML: Alfred Newman, D: Dan Dailey, AB-Hannah Adams) 94m-Musikkomödie
# A Ticket to Tomahawk (1949-USA; R: Richard Sale, B: Mary Loos, Richard Sale, K: Harry Jackson, M: Cyril J. Mockridge, D: Dan Dailey, AB-Kit Dodge, Jr) 90m-Westernkomödie
# All about Eve (Alles über Eva, 1950-USA; R+B: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, K: Milton Krasner, M: Alfred Newman, D: Bette Davis, AB-Eve Harrington, George Sanders) 138m-Tragikomödie
# Follow the Sun (1950-USA; R: Sidney Lanfield, B: Frederick Hazlitt Brennan, K: Leo Tover, M: Cyril J. Mockridge, D: Glenn Ford, AB-Valerie Hogan, Dennis O'Keefe) 93/6m-Sportlerdrama
# The Outcasts of Poker Flat (Die Frau des Banditen, 1951-USA; R: Joseph M. Newman, B: Edmund H. North, K: Joseph LaShelle, M: Hugo Friedhofer, D: AB-Cal, Miriam Hopkins, Dale Robertson) 81m-Western
# O. Henry's Full House (Fünf Perlen, 1951/52-USA > 3-Episode: The Last Leaf * R: Jean Negulesco, B: Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts, K: [Joseph MacDonald], M: Alfred Newman, D: AB-Joanna, Jean Peters) 117m-Episodenfilm
# My Wife's Best Friend (1952-USA; R: Richard Sale, B: Isobel Lennart, K: Leo Tover, M: Leigh Harline, D: AB-Virginia Mason, Macdonald Carey) 87m-Komödie
# I Confess (Ich beichte, 1952-USA; R: Alfred Hitchcock, B: George Tabori, William Archibald, K: Robert Burks, M: Dimitri Tiomkin, D: Montgomery Clift, AB-Ruth Grandfort) 91/5m-Thriller
# The Blue Gardenia (Gardenia - Eine Frau will vergessen, 1952-USA; R: Fritz Lang, B: Charles Hoffman, K: Nicholas Musuraca, M: Raoul Kraushaar, D: AB-Norah Larkin, Richard Conte, Ann Sothern) 90m-Krimimelodram
# Carnival Story (1953-USA; R: Kurt Neumann, B: Hans Jacoby, Kurt Neumann, K: Ernest Haller, M: Willy Schmidt-Gentner, D: AB-Willie, Steve Cochran) 95m-Drama
# Bedevilled (Nachts auf den Boulevards, 1954-USA; R: Mitchell Leisen, B: Jo Eisinger, K: Frederick A. Young, M: William Alwyn, D: AB-Monica Johnson, Steve Forrest) 85m-Krimimelodram
# One Desire (Und wäre die Liebe nicht..., 1954-USA; R: Jerry Hopper, B: Lawrence Roman, Robert Blees, K: Maury Gertsman, M: Frank Skinner, D: AB-Tacey Cromwell, Rock Hudson, Julie Adams) 94m-Melodram (Roman von Conrad Richter)
# The Spoilers (Mit roher Gewalt, 1955-USA; R: Jesse Hibbs, B: Oscar Brodney, Charles Hoffman, K: Maury Gertsman, MÜ: Joseph Gershenson, D: AB-Cherry Malotte, Jeff Chandler, Rory Calhoun) 84m-Western (Roman von Rex Beach)
# The Ten Commandments (Die Zehn Gebote, 1954-55-USA; R: Cecil B. DeMille, B: Aeneas MacKenzie, Jesse Lasky, Jr, Jack Gariss, Fredric M. Frank, K: Loyal Griggs, M: Elmer Bernstein, D: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, AB-Nefretiri) 220m-Monumentalfilm
# The Come On (Am Strand der Sünde, 1955-USA; R: Russell Birdwell, B: Warren Douglas, Whitman Chambers, K: Ernest Haller, M: Paul Dunlap, D: AB-Rita Kendrick, Sterling Hayden) 83m-Krimidrama (Roman von Whitman Chambers)
# Three Violent People (Rivalen ohne Gnade, 1956-USA; R: Rudolph Maté, B: James Edward Grant, K: Loyal Griggs, M: Walter Scharf, D: Charlton Heston, AB-Lorna Hunter Saunders, Gilbert Roland, Tom Tryon) 100m-Western
# Chase a Crooked Shadow (Flüsternde Schatten, 1957-GB; R: Michael Anderson, B: David Osborn, Charles Sinclair, K: Erwin Hillier, M: Matyas Seiber, D: Richard Todd, AB-Kimberley Prescott) 87m-Thriller
# Summer of the Seventeenth Doll (Der Sommer der siebzehnten Puppe, 1959-AUS; R: Leslie Norman, B: John Dighton, K: Paul Beeson, M: Benjamin Frankel, D: Ernest Borgnine, AB-Olive, John Mills, Angela Lansbury) 94m-Drama
# Cimarron (Cimarron, 1960-USA; R: Anthony Mann, B: Arnold Schulman, K: Robert Surtees, M: Franz Waxman, D: Glenn Ford, Maria Schell, AB-Dixie Lee) 136/47m-Western (Roman von Edna Ferber)
# Walk on the Wild Side (Auf glühendem Pflaster, 1961-USA; R: Edward Dmytryk, B: John Fante, Edmund Morris, K: Joseph MacDonald, M: Elmer Bernstein, D: Laurence Harvey, Capucine, Jane Fonda, AB-Teresina Vidaverri, Barbara Stanwyck) 114m-Drama (Roman von Nelson Algren)
# Mix Me a Person (Hundert Stunden Angst, 1961-GB; R: Leslie Norman, B: Ian Dalrymple, K: Ted Moore, ML: Muir Mathieson, D: AB-Anne Dyson, Donald Sinden) 90/116m-Krimi (Roman von Jack Trevor Story)
# Frauen, die durch die Hölle gehen / Sette donne per una strage / Las siete magníficas (Die durch die Hölle gehen, 1966-A/I/E/FL; R: Rudolf Zehetgruber, B: Mike Ashley [=Mino Roli], Werner Hauff, K: Marcello Gatti, M: Gregorio Garcia Segura, Gerhard Froboess, D: AB-Mary Ann, Maria Perschy) 90/105m-Western
# The Busy Body (1966-USA; R: William Castle, B: Ben Starr, K: Hal/Harold E. Stine, M: Vic Mizzy, D: Sid Caesar, Robert Ryan, AB-Margo Foster) 101m-Schwarze Komödie (Roman von Donald E. Westlake)
# Stranger on the Run (Ein Fremder auf der Flucht, 1967-USA; R: Don/ald Siegel, B: Dean Riesner, K: Bud Thackery, M: Leonard Rosenman, D: Henry Fonda, AB-Valverda Johnson, Michael Parks) 97/100m-Western > TVM
# The Challengers (Herausforderung zum Grand Prix, 1968-USA; R: Leslie H. Martinson, B: Dick Nelson, K: Jack Marta, M: Pete Rugolo, D: Darren McGavin / AB-Stephanie York) 96m-Sportdrama > TVM
# Fools' Parade (Die Gnadenlosen, 1970-USA; R: Andrew V. McLaglen, B: James Lee Barrett, K: Harry Stradling, Jr, M: Henry Vars, D: James Stewart, George Kennedy, AB-Cleo) 98m-Krimidrama (Roman von Davis Grubb)
# The Late Liz (1971-USA; R: Dick Ross, B: Bill Rega, K: Harry Stradling, Jr, M: Ralph Carmichael, D: AB-Liz Addams Hatch, Steve Forrest) 120m-Drama (Buch von Elizabeth Burns)
# Jane Austen in Manhattan (Jane Austen in Manhattan, 1980-USA; R: James Ivory, B: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, K: Ernest Vincze, Larry Pizer, M: Richard Robbins, D: Robert Powell, AB-Liliana) 108m-Komödie
AWARDS
> Academy Award / Oscar (beste Nebendarstellerin) für The Razor's Edge (1947)
> Golden Globe (beste Nebendarstellerin) für The Razor's Edge (1947)
BOOK
Karin J. Fowler: Anne Baxter: A Bio-Bibliography. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1991

Actress Anne Baxter made her Broadway debut at age thirteen and won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in films at age twenty-three. In a long and successful career on stage, screen, radio, and television, she played her most memorable roles as Sophie MacDonald in The Razor's Edge (1946) and as Eve Harrington in All about Eve (1950), two enduring film classics. Baxter also led a diverse personal life, including an arduous and lonely stint as a pioneer wife in the Australian outback, which was related in her bestselling memoir, Intermission: A True Story (1976). This bio-bibliography describes her life and career in a biography and chronology, and details her achievements in the different production media, with full credits, synopses, and review sources provided for the films and plays. An extensive bibliography notes focused and passing treatment of Baxter in a wide variety of books and periodicals. > Table of Contents : Preface * Biography * Chronology * Filmography * Television Productions * Radio Productions * Musical Recordings/Soundtracks * Stage Plays (or Appearances) * Bibliography * Awards Conferred * Index > 312 pages, photographs
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