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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.
Birth date: , June 21 1947 Birth place: , 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 Nationality: American Spouse: , Robert Lewis Bush (1966-1969) , David Birney (1974-1989) , Michael Blodgett (1995-2000) Nancy Locke (m. 2013) Parents: , Whitney Blake Tom Baxter Siblings: , Richard Baxter Brian Baxter Nominations: , Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress (1977 (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) Books: , "Untied: A Memoir of Family , Fame and Floundering" (2011)
# Fact 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. 
# Quote 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.
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Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie Award shared with 2015 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Special Guest Performer in a Drama Series The Young and the Restless (1973) 2007 TV Land Award TV Land Awards Lady You Love to Watch Fight for Her Life in a Movie of the Week 1994 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Performer in a Children's Special CBS Schoolbreak Special (1984) 1993 American Television Award American Television Awards Best Actress in a Made for TV Movie Her Final Fury: Betty Broderick, the Last Chapter (1992) 1992 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story (1992) 1978 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Family (1976) 1977 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Family (1976)
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Title Year Status Character The November Plan 1977 TV Movie Mary Kingston (as Meredith Baxter Birney) Police Woman 1976 TV Series Liz Robson Bittersweet Love 1976 Patricia Peterson (as Meredith Baxter Birney) The Wide World of Mystery 1976 TV Series Standing Room Only 1976 TV Series Joanne All the President's Men 1976 Debbie Sloan City of Angels 1976 TV Series Mary Kingston McMillan & Wife 1975 TV Series Faye Leonard Medical Story 1975 TV Series Sunny / Erica Schiff The Night That Panicked America 1975 TV Movie Linda Davis (as Meredith Baxter Birney) The Streets of San Francisco 1975 TV Series Jodi Dixon Medical Center 1974-1975 TV Series Priscilla / Paula The Impostor 1975 TV Movie Julie Watson (as Meredith Baxter Birney) Target Risk 1975 TV Movie Linda Flayly (as Meredith Baxter Birney) Young Love 1974 TV Movie April (as Meredith Baxter Birney) The Invasion of Carol Enders 1974 TV Movie Carol Enders The Stranger Who Looks Like Me 1974 TV Movie Joanne Denver Barnaby Jones 1974 TV Series Jenny Sutherland The Cat Creature 1973 TV Movie Rena Carter Doc Elliot 1973 TV Series Jenny Bridget Loves Bernie 1972-1973 TV Series Bridget Fitzgerald Steinberg Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law 1972 TV Series Ann Glover Ben 1972 Eve Garrison Stand Up and Be Counted 1972 Tracy The Partridge Family 1971 TV Series Jenny Insight 1971 TV Series Julie The Doris Day Show 1971 TV Series April The Young Lawyers 1971 TV Series Gloria The Interns 1971 TV Series Millie Genesis: The Future of Mankind Is Woman 2017 pre-production Dr. Alix Martel Undateable John post-production Beatrice Code Black 2016 TV Series Joanna Skirtchasers 2016 TV Movie Lilah Samuels Being Mary Jane 2015 TV Series Simone Becoming Santa 2015 TV Movie Jessica Claus Finding Carter 2014-2015 TV Series Gammy Switched at Birth 2012-2015 TV Series Bonnie Tamblyn-Dixon The Young and the Restless 2014 TV Series Maureen Russell Instant Mom 2014 TV Series Elyse Keaton The Neighbors 2013 TV Series Mother Joyner Reading Writing & Romance 2013 TV Movie Elaine Glee 2013 TV Series Liz Stevens Dan Vs. 2011-2013 TV Series Elise Sr. Shadow on the Mesa 2013 TV Movie Emilie Rawlins Naughty or Nice 2012 TV Movie Carol Kringle Family Guy 2009-2011 TV Series Elyse Keaton
Meredith Baxter Airline Disaster 2010 Video President Harriet Franklin We Have to Stop Now 2010 TV Series Judy Brothers 2009 TV Series TV Mom Bound by a Secret 2009 TV Movie Ida Mae The Onion Movie 2008 Cooking Show Chef Cold Case 2006-2007 TV Series Ellen Rush What About Brian 2007 TV Series Frankie Brothers & Sisters 2006 TV Series Margaret Packard Paradise, Texas 2005 Liz Cameron The Closer 2005 TV Series Congresswoman Simmons The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green 2005 Harper Green Angel in the Family 2004 TV Movie Lorraine Half & Half 2004 TV Series Joan Tyrell 7th Heaven 2003 TV Series Ms. Jones Devil's Pond 2003 Kate Aftermath 2003 TV Movie Carol A Christmas Visitor 2002 TV Movie Carol Boyajian Murder on the Orient Express 2001 TV Movie Mrs. Caroline Hubbard A Mother's Fight for Justice 2001 TV Movie Terry Stone The Wednesday Woman 2000 TV Movie Muriel Davidson Elevator Seeking 1999 Video Ann Miracle on the 17th Green 1999 TV Movie Susan McKinley Down Will Come Baby 1999 TV Movie Leah Garr Holy Joe 1999 TV Movie Annie Cass Spin City 1997 TV Series Macy Let Me Call You Sweetheart 1997 TV Movie D.A. Kerry McGrath Miracle in the Woods 1997 TV Movie Sarah Weatherby The Inheritance 1997 TV Movie Beatrice Hamilton Dog's Best Friend 1997 TV Movie Cow (voice) After Jimmy 1996 TV Movie Maggie Stapp The Faculty 1996 TV Series Flynn Sullivan The Faculty 1995 TV Movie Betrayed: A Story of Three Women 1995 TV Movie Amanda Nelson My Breast 1994 TV Movie Joyce Wadler One More Mountain 1994 TV Movie Margaret Reed For the Love of Aaron 1994 TV Movie Margaret Gibson CBS Schoolbreak Special 1993 TV Series Paula Hensen Darkness Before Dawn 1993 TV Movie Mary Ann Guard Stolen Love 1992 TV Movie DeeDee Her Final Fury: Betty Broderick, the Last Chapter 1992 TV Movie Betty Broderick A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story 1992 TV Movie Betty Broderick A Mother's Justice 1991 TV Movie Lila Bump in the Night 1991 TV Movie Martha Tierney (as Meredith Baxter-Birney) Jezebel's Kiss 1990 Virginia De Leo Burning Bridges 1990 TV Movie Lynn Hollinger (as Meredith Baxter-Birney) The Kissing Place 1990 TV Movie Florence Tulane Family Ties 1982-1989 TV Series Elyse Keaton American Playhouse 1989 TV Series Eve She Knows Too Much 1989 TV Movie Samantha White (as Meredith Baxter Birney) Winnie 1988 TV Movie Winnie (as Meredith Baxter-Birney) The Long Journey Home 1987 TV Movie Maura Wells (as Meredith Baxter Birney) Kate's Secret 1986 TV Movie Kate Stark (as Meredith Baxter Birney) Family Ties Vacation 1985 TV Movie Elyse Keaton (as Meredith Baxter Birney) The Rape of Richard Beck 1985 TV Movie Barbara McKee (as Meredith Baxter Birney) Take Your Best Shot 1982 TV Movie Carol Marriner (as Meredith Baxter Birney) The Love Boat 1977-1982 TV Series Francesca Randall / Sandy Rytell The Two Lives of Carol Letner 1981 TV Movie Carol Letner (as Meredith Baxter Birney) Beulah Land 1980 TV Mini-Series Lauretta Pennington (as Meredith Baxter Birney) Family 1976-1980 TV Series Nancy Lawrence Maitland The Family Man 1979 TV Movie Mercedes Cole (as Meredith Baxter Birney) Little Women 1978 TV Mini-Series Meg March What Really Happened to the Class of '65? 1978 TV Series Gloria Producer Producer
Title Year Status Character The Faculty 1996 TV Series executive producer Betrayed: A Story of Three Women 1995 TV Movie co-executive producer My Breast 1994 TV Movie co-executive producer Darkness Before Dawn 1993 TV Movie co-executive producer She Knows Too Much 1989 TV Movie co-producer - as Meredith Baxter Birney Miscellaneous Miscellaneous
Title Year Status Character Independent Lens 2010 TV Series documentary intern - 1 episode Bump in the Night 1991 TV Movie creative consultant - as Meredith Baxter-Birney Self Self
Title Year Status Character Hell's Kitchen 2016 TV Series Herself - Restaurant Patron The Insider 2015 TV Series Herself Entertainment Tonight 2009-2015 TV Series Herself Today 2008-2015 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest CBS News Sunday Morning 2015 TV Series Herself Good Morning America 2015 TV Series Herself - Guest The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2015 TV Movie Herself Oprah: Where Are They Now? 2014 TV Series Herself - Guest Larry King Now 2014 TV Series Herself - Guest The Doctors 2013 TV Series Marie 2013 TV Series documentary The Talk 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest The Wendy Williams Show 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest Raid of the Rainbow Lounge 2012 Documentary Narrator (voice) The 9th Annual TV Land Awards 2011 TV Special Herself The Oprah Winfrey Show 2011 TV Series Herself - Guest Mom Squad 2010 Short Herself RuPaul's Drag U 2010 TV Series Herself - Judge Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List 2010 TV Series Herself A Better Life 2006-2007 TV Series Herself - Host E! True Hollywood Story 2006 TV Series documentary Herself The Daily Buzz 2005 TV Series Herself NBC 75th Anniversary Special 2002 TV Special Herself The 3rd Annual Family Television Awards 2001 TV Special Herself Larry King Live 2000 TV Series Herself - Guest All-Star Party for Aaron Spelling 1998 TV Special Herself The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1997 TV Series Herself - Guest The 46th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1994 TV Special Herself - Presenter 1993 Environmental Media Awards 1993 TV Special Herself The 45th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1993 TV Special Herself - Presenter The 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1992 TV Special Herself - Nominee The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1992 TV Series Herself - Guest One on One with John Tesh 1991 TV Series Herself - Guest The More You Know 1989 TV Series Herself The Pat Sajak Show 1989 TV Series Herself - Guest Hour Magazine 1985-1986 TV Series Herself The 12th Annual People's Choice Awards 1986 TV Special Herself - Co-Presenter: Favourite New Television Dramatic Program (as Meredith Baxter Birney) Missing... Have You Seen This Person? 1985 TV Movie Herself - Host (as Meredith Baxter Birney) Night of 100 Stars II 1985 TV Movie Herself (as Meredith Baxter Birney) Battle of the Network Stars XIV 1983 TV Special Herself - NBC Team (as Meredith Baxter Birney) Family Feud 1978-1979 TV Series Herself The 30th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1978 TV Special Herself - Nominee (as Meredith Baxter-Birney) All-Star Family Feud Special 1978 TV Series Herself - Celebrity Contestant The Hollywood Squares 1973 TV Series Herself The Bob Braun Show 1973 TV Series Herself - Actress Laugh-In 1973 TV Series Herself - Guest Performer Archive Footage Archive Footage