American actress and singer Anne Baxter is best known for her role as Sophie MacDonald in the movie ‘Razor’s Edge’ (1946), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She was nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award for the lead role in ‘All About Eve’ (1950).
Her other highly rated movies include ‘The Pied Piper’ (1942), ‘Five Graves to Cairo’ (1943), ‘The Blue Gardenia’ (1953) and ‘The Ten Commandments’ (1956). Her performance as Countess Anna Jaschikoff in the romantic drama movie ‘A Royal Scandal’ (1946), however, failed to make an impact on the audience.
Anne Baxter made a few appearances on television during the latter part of her career. Her performance as Olga Zelda the Great in ‘Batman’ (1966 - 1967) received positive reviews. Her other appearances on television include her role as Myra Sherwood in the drama series ‘Marcus Welby M.D.’ (1973) and Nora Chandler in the classis series ‘Columbo’ (1973).