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Meredith Ann Baxter Wiki Biography
Meredith Ann Baxter was born on the 21st June 1947, in South Pasadena, California USA, and is an actress and television producer, active mainly on television, known particularly for her roles in television series including “Family” (1976–1980) and “Family Ties” (1982 – 1989). For several years she was credited as Meredith Baxter-Birney, taking the surname of her second husband. She has been active in the entertainment industry since 1971.
How much is the net worth of Meredith Baxter? It has been reported by authoritative sources that the overall size of her wealth is as much as $7 million, as of the data presented in the late 2016. Television is the main source of Baxter’s fortune.
Meredith Baxter Net Worth $7 Million
To begin with, Meredith is the daughter of the actress Whitney Blake and the radio announcer Tom Baxter. After her parents’ divorce in 1953, Baxter and her two brothers went on living with their mother in Pasadena.
Concerning the professional career of the actress, Baxter debuted at the beginning of the 1970s in television series such as “The Young Lawyers” and “The Partridge Family”. In the horror film “Ben” (1972), she played one of the leads, then from 1976 to 1980, she portrayed one of the main characters in the television series “An American Family”, for which role she was nominated for a prestigious Emmy Award twice, in 1977 and 1978. Her net worth was well established.
From 1982 to 1989, Meredith played in the successful family series “Family Ties” at the side of Michael J. Fox; in the sitcom “Spin City”, she had a guest appearance as the mother of Fox. Baxter played one of the major roles in the drama film “Rape of Richard Beck” (1985), for which she won an Emmy Award and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award. In the thriller film “Deadly Greed” (1990) she played alongside Malcolm McDowell and Meg Foster, then for her starring role in the television thriller “Till Murder Do Us Part” (1992) Baxter received her third nomination for the Emmy Award. Her net worth continued to grow.
In 1996, she was seen in the television series “The Faculty”. In “Devil’s Pond” (2003) she played alongside Tara Reid, and between 2006 and 2007 she appeared in the television series “Cold Case – Crimes Unresolved”, in the role of detective Lilly Rush’s mother. Afterwards, she appeared in television movies including “Bound by a Secret” (2009) and “Naughty or Nice” (2012), as well as starred in the television series “The Young and the Restless” (2014) and “Switched at Birth” (2015). All the aforementioned roles added significant sums to the total size of Meredith Baxter net worth.
Finally, in the complicated personal life of the actress, she married four times and has five children. From 1966 to 1971, she was married to Robert Lewis Bush, with whom she had two children. From 1974 to 1990, she was married to actor David Birney, with whom she had three children, then from 1995 to 2000 she was married to the actor and writer Michael Blodgett. However, at the end of 2009 she declared herself to be a lesbian, and disclosed her relationship with Nancy Locke, whom she married at the end of 2013.
She was diagnosed with a breast cancer in 1999; after Meredith underwent successful treatment, she founded the Meredith Baxter Foundation for research on breast cancer.
|Full Name||Meredith Baxter|
|Net Worth||$7 Million|
|Date Of Birth||June 21, 1947|
|Place Of Birth||South Pasadena, California, U.S.|
|Height||5′ 7″ (1.7 m)|
|Profession||Actress, Producer, Author|
|Education||James Monroe High School, Hollywood High School, Interlochen Center for the Arts|
|Spouse||Robert Lewis Bush (1966-1969), David Birney (1974-1989), Michael Blodgett (1995-2000), Nancy Locke (m. 2013)|
|Children||Eva Bush, Mollie Birney, Kate Birney, Peter Birney, Ted Bush|
|Parents||Whitney Blake, Tom Baxter|
|Siblings||Richard Baxter, Brian Baxter|
|Awards||TV Land Fan Favorite Award|
|Nominations||Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress (1977, 1978), Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress (1992), Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in a Children’s Special (1994), TV Land Award (2007), Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Guest Performer (2015)|
|Movies||“Ben” (1972), “Burning Bridges” (1990), “My Breast” (1994), “Holy Joe” (1997), “Murder on the Orient Express” (2001), “Angel in the Family” (2004)|
|TV Shows||“Family” (1976-1980), “Family Ties” (1982-1989), “A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story” (1992), “Bridget Loves Bernie” (1972), “Spin City” (1997), “Cold Case” (2006-2007), “Dan Vs.” (2011), “Finding Carter” (2014-2015), “Oprah Winfrey Show” (2011)|
|1||[on coming out to stepfather Allan Manings about her homosexuality] I told him, ‘I’m dating women. And he said ‘Huh. So am I.’ And that was it.|
|1||Delivered her children Teddy, Eva and Kate naturally and her twins Peter and Mollie via Caesarean section as they were in the breech position.|
|2||Gave birth to her second child, Eva Whitney Bush (aka Eva Bush), on August 6, 1969, when she was 22. Child’s father is her first husband, Robert Lewis Bush.|
|3||(December 8, 2013) Married her girlfriend of 7 years, Nancy Locke, after their four-year-long engagement. Former co-star Michael Gross toasted the couple at their wedding.|
|4||Gave birth to her twins (her fourth and fifth children) — Peter David Edwin Birney and Mollie Elizabeth Birney — on October 2, 1984. Children’s father is her second husband, David Birney.|
|5||Gave birth to her third child, Kathleen Jeanne Birney, on December 5, 1974. Child’s father is her second husband, David Birney.|
|6||Both she and her “Family Ties” (1982) co-star Michael Gross share the exact same birthday (June 21, 1947).|
|7||Gave birth to her first child, Theodore Justin Bush, in 1967. Child’s father is her first husband, Robert Lewis Bush.|
|8||Continues to act and also has her own cosmetics line. [November 1999]|
|9||Appeared in a commercial for Consumer Cellular. |
|10||Came out as gay and will write a memoir. [December 2009]|
|11||Has been sober since 1989, around the time of her divorce from David Birney.|
|12||Was seven months pregnant with her twins, Peter and Mollie, when she went on maternity leave from filming Family Ties (1982). Returned to work one month after giving birth.|
|13||Grandchildren: Sophia and Bella (Eva’s daughters) and Eli (Ted’s son).|
|14||Has two older brothers: Richard Whitney (b. November 24th 1944) and Brian Thomas (b. February 18th 1946), both born in Los Angeles.|
|15||Is breast cancer survivor and founded the Meredith Baxter Foundation for Breast Cancer Research.|
|16||Stepdaughter of Allan Manings.|
|17||Played Michael J. Fox‘s mother in long-running comedy series Family Ties (1982) (1982-1989) and guest-starred as Michael J. Fox‘s mother in the Spin City (1996) episode Spin City: Family Affair (1997) in 1997.|
|18||Is a vegetarian.|
|19||Graduated from Hollywood High School.|
|20||Daughter of Whitney Blake.|
|21||Born at 8: 18 a.m. PDT.|
|22||Listed as one of twelve “Promising New Actors of 1976” in John Willis’ Screen World, Vol. 28. |