Appeared in "The Subject Was Roses" on Broadway.
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[on being directed by Fritz Lang
in The Blue Gardenia
(1953)] Fritz Lang was a top, top director, but very temperamental - yelling at grips, Anne Baxter
, everybody. But, he knew how to handle me - he said, "Dear Margie, take it easy now; relax". He yelled at everybody but me! He came to see me in a play and said, "You're a very fine actress". If he hadn't been so old, he'd have used me in other ...
Prior to her acting career, she had been a receptionist for notorious mobster Bugsy Siegel
, sitting in a "big plush office" on Sunset Boulevard, getting bored with little to do. In an interview, she added, "But I didn't know it, until he was murdered and I recognized his picture in the paper!". She also noted, "He was just like George Raft
, he had bodyguards--just like in the movies!".