Anne Baxter

Date of Birth: May 7, 1923

Place of Birth: Michigan City, Indiana, U.S.

Date of Death: December 12, 1985

Place of Death: Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City, New York, U.S.

Ethnicity: English, as well as one eighth Welsh

Anne Baxter was an American actress. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for The Razor’s Edge (1946).

Anne was the daughter of Catherine Dorothy (Wright) and Kenneth Stuart Baxter, an executive with the Seagrams Distillery Company. She was married to stockbroker David Klee, until his death. She had a daughter with her former husband, actor John Hodiak; and two children with her former husband, cattle ranch owner Randolph Galt.

Anne’s paternal grandfather was Charles Ernest Baxter (the son of Daniel Baxter and Emily Maria Shepardson). Emily was the daughter of Lewis Shepardson and Emily.

Anne’s paternal grandmother was named Dora Gay Belcher.

Anne’s maternal grandfather was prominent architect, interior designer, writer, and educator Frank Lloyd Wright (born Frank Lincoln Wright; the son of William Carey Wright and Anna Lloyd-Jones). Frank was born in Richland Center, Richland, Wisconsin. William was born in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, the son of The Rev. David Wright and Abigail Goddard. He was of Colonial American descent. Anna was born in Llandysul, Cardiganshire, Wales, the daughter of Richard Lloyd Jones and Mary “Mallie” Thomas James.

Anne’s maternal grandmother was Catherine Lee “Kitty” Tobin (the daughter of Samuel Clark Tobin and Flora Parish). Catherine was born in Nebraska. Flora was the daughter of Charles Cushing Parish and Rosamond H. Pierce.

Sources: Genealogies of Anne Baxter –

Genealogy of Anne Baxter (focusing on her mother’s side) –

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  1. madman says:

    If I haven’t missed anyone, every person to have won an Academy Award are now on the site.

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