Parents Edwin Baxter
Role Film actor
|Name Alan Baxter|
Years active 1935-1971
|Born November 19, 1908 (1908-11-19) East Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.|
Died May 7, 1976, Woodland Hills, California, United States
Spouse Christy Palmer (m. 1955–1976), Barbara Williams (m. 1936–1953)
Movies Saboteur, This Property Is Condemned, The Set‑Up, Face of a Fugitive, Paint Your Wagon
Similar People Alma Kruger, Otto Kruger, Clem Bevans, Lin McCarthy, Robert Cummings
Alan Baxter (November 19, 1908 – May 7, 1976) was an American film and television actor.
Baxter was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned a bachelor's degree from Williams College, where he was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity and a classmate of Elia Kazan. He went on to study in the 47 Drama Workshop at Yale University.
Baxter's Broadway credits include The Hallams (1947), Home of the Brave (1945), The Voice of the Turtle (1943), Winged Victory (1943), Thumbs Up! (1934), and Lone Valley (1932).
Baxter served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II.
Baxter had been married to actress Barbara Williams for 17 years at the time of her death on November 9, 1953.
Among Baxter's television appearances were four guest roles on the CBS' courtroom drama series, Perry Mason, starring Raymond Burr. In 1961, he played the title role of Eugene Houseman in "The Case of the Left-Handed Liar". He also made three guest appearances on The Virginian, starring James Drury and he was guest starred on Ripcord, starring Larry Pennell and Ken Curtis as Leach in the episode "Derelict". In September 1960, he appeared in the season premiere episode "The Longest Rope" of the western series Cheyenne, starring Clint Walker.