Meredith Baxter Biography

(Actress, Producer)

American Meredith Baxter is an Actress and Producer. Meredith Baxter is married to Nancy Locke.

More about the relationship

Meredith Baxter is married to Nancy Locke. They married on the 8th of December 2013.

Previously, she was married to the actor Michael Blodgett. In 2000, they were separated from each other with divorce.

Before that, she married the actor, David Birney on the 10th of April 1974. Together they have 3 children. However, on the 13th of September 1990, they ended their relationship as wives and husbands with divorce.

Prior to that, she married to Robert Lewis Bush. Robert is also an actor by profession. As a couple, they have 2 children. They separated in 1971 with divorce.

Relationship Facts of Meredith Baxter

  • Meredith Baxter is married to Nancy Locke.
  • Meredith Baxter married on December 08, 2013.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 164 days 💑
  • She is mother of Five(Mollie Birney, Kate Birney, Eva Bush, Peter Birney, Ted Bush).
  • Meredith Baxter is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Meredith Baxter?

American Meredith Baxter is an Actress and Producer. Baxter is Debbie Sloan of All the President’s Men and Nancy Lawrence Maitland of Family.

Next, she will be appearing as Dr. Alix Martel in Genesis: The Future of Mankind Is Woman.

Meredith Baxter- Birth Age, Family

Meredith Baxter was born Meredith Ann Baxter on the 21st of June 1947 in South Pasadena, California. She is of British-Irish ancestry.

She has two brothers, Richard, and Brian. They were raised in Pasadena.

Family Background

Her father, Whitney Blake is a director. Also, her mother, Tom Baxter is a radio announcer. However, they parted ways in 1953.

After the divorce, she was raised by her mother along with her siblings. Later, Tom married the comedy writer, Allan Mannings.

Meredith’s Education

Initially, she attended James Monroe High School in Los Angeles. Later, she was transferred to Hollywood High School. From High School, she graduated in 1965.

During her senior year in high school, she also attended Interlochen Center for the Arts.

Starting Journey as Actress

Despite belonging to a film background, she started her career as an actress on her own. She debuted on TV with the series The Interns. However, she was featured in a single episode of the series.

Following that, she appeared in numerous shows like The Young Lawyers, Insight, and Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law in some minor roles for a single episode only.

Meredith Baxter- Professional Career

TV Series, TV Movies

In 1972, she appeared in the TV series, Bridget Loves Bernie as Bridget Fitzgerald Steinberg. The series turned out to be a milestone in her career. Following the series, she also started appearing in the TV movies too.

Some of her TV movies along with the year and her career name are-

Year TV Movies Character Names
2016SkirtchasersLilah Samuels
2009Bound by a SecretIda Mae
2000The Wednesday Woman Muriel Davidson
1992Stolen Love DeeDee

To date, she has appeared in more than 5o TV movies. Starting from her debut TV series, she has appeared in more than 40 TV Series.

Last, in 2014, she featured the TV series, Finding Carter as Gammy. Altogether, she has featured in 10 episodes of the series.

Some of her famous TV series include 2014- The Young and the Restless, 1976- Family, and 1978- Little Women. 


Apart from acting, she is also active in production works. In 1989, she debuted as a producer with the TV movie, She Knows Too Much.

Following the movie, she produced, Darkness Before Dawn as a co-executive producer. Last, in 1996, she produced the series, The Faculty.

Is Baxter recovered from Breast Cancer?

In 1999, it was diagnosed that she has breast cancer. Later, she went for treatment for that. Currently, she is recovering from cancer.

During the treatment, she lost her breast. However, her husband was against the decision. Also, he didn’t show any sort of support for that.

Baxter’s Awards, Nomination

-1992, Primetime Emmy for A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story.
-1993, American Television Awards for Her Final Fury: Betty Broderick, the Last Chapter.
-1978, Primetime Emmy for Family.
-1977, Primetime Emmy for Family.

Meredith Baxter- Net Worth, Salary

The actress has made a hasty amount of net worth throughout her professional career which happens to be $7 million. Her salary as an actress is in the range of $19k – $208k.

Also, her earnings as an executive producer are in the range of $47k to $191k.

Meredith Baxter’s Height, Social Media

She is a blue-eyed blonde. Her height is 5 feet and 7 inches.

She is not active in any sort of social media app.


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