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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 21 June 1947South Pasadena, California, USA
Birth NameMeredith Ann Baxter
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Meredith Baxter was born on June 21, 1947 in South Pasadena, California, USA as Meredith Ann Baxter. She is an actress and producer, known for Family Ties (1982), All the President's Men (1976) and Family (1976). She has been married to Nancy Locke since December 8, 2013. She was previously married to Michael Blodgett, David Birney and Robert Lewis Bush.

Spouse (4)

Nancy Locke (8 December 2013 - present)
Michael Blodgett (21 October 1995 - 2000) (divorced)
David Birney (10 April 1974 - 13 September 1990) (divorced) (3 children)
Robert Lewis Bush (23 June 1966 - 1971) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (21)

Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1976" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 28.
Born at 8:18am-PDT.
Daughter of Whitney Blake.
Graduated from Hollywood High School.
Is a vegetarian.
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.
Stepdaughter of Allan Manings.
Is breast cancer survivor who founded the Meredith Baxter Foundation for Breast Cancer Research.
Has two older brothers: Richard Whitney (b. November 24th 1944) and Brian Thomas (b. February 18th 1946), both born in Los Angeles.
Grandchildren: Sophia, Bella (Eva's daughters) and Eli (Ted's son).
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 to her twins Peter and Mollie in order to resume filming Family Ties (1982).
Has been sober since 1989, around the time of her divorce from David Birney.
Came out as gay and will write a memoir. [December 2009]
Appeared in a commercial for "Consumer Cellular".
Continues to act, and also has her own signature cosmetics line. [November 1999]
Gave birth to her 1st child, a son Theodore Justin Bush, with her now ex-1st husband Robert Lewis Bush.
Gave birth to her 3rd child at age 27, a daughter Kathleen Jeanne Birney on December 5, 1974. Child's father is her now ex-2nd husband, 'David Birney'.
Gave birth to her twins (her 4th & 5th children) at age 37, a son Peter David Edwin Birney & a daughter Mollie Elizabeth Birney on October 2, 1984. Children's father is her now ex-2nd husband, 'David Birney'.
(December 8, 2013) Married her girlfriend of 7 years Nancy Locke following their four-year-long engagement. Former co-star Michael Gross toasted the couple at their wedding.
Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 22, a daughter Eva Whitney Bush (aka Eva Bush) on August 6, 1969. Child's father is her now ex-1st husband, Robert Lewis Bush.

Personal Quotes (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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