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Jane Baxter (I) (1909–1996)

A distinguished stage and film actress Jane Baxter was one of the most glamorous performers on the London stage. Winston Churchill, an ardent fan, once described her as, "that charming lady who grace personifies all that is best in British womanhood". Her stage career spanned half a century and she is best remembered for her role in "Dial M For ... See full bio »

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Known For

April Blossoms Vicki Wimpassinger
Drake the Pirate Elizabeth Sydenham
The Constant Nymph Antonia Sanger


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 1976 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Mrs. Elsa Rutherford
- Just a Whisper? (1976) ... Mrs. Elsa Rutherford
 1973 Orson Welles' Great Mysteries (TV Series)
Harriet Faulkner
- Farewell to the Faulkners (1973) ... Harriet Faulkner
 1973 Upstairs, Downstairs (TV Series)
Dowager Lady Newbury
- A Change of Scene (1973) ... Dowager Lady Newbury
 1971 The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder (TV Series)
Lady Rothbard
- Man with a Strange Tattoo (1971) ... Lady Rothbard
 1968 The Sex Game (TV Series)
- Darby Hates Joan (1968)
 1956-1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Angela Asher / Ellen / Margaret Ross
- No Baby, No Baby at All (1965) ... Angela Asher
- A Man About the House (1957) ... Ellen
- Both Ends Meet (1956) ... Margaret Ross
 1962 Somerset Maugham Hour (TV Series)
 1960 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Jane Loring
- The More the Merrier (1960) ... Jane Loring
 1958-1959 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Alicia Christie / Lady Ware
- Black Chiffon (1959) ... Alicia Christie
- The Ware Case (1958) ... Lady Ware
 1958 September Tide (TV Movie)
Stella Martyn
 1956 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
- Mister Purley's Profession (1956) ... Martha
 1955 Sweet Coz (TV Movie)
Dinah Partridge
 1953 All Hallowe'en (Short)
Lady DeVille
 1952 Death of an Angel
Mary Welling
 1952 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Mary Weston
- Michael and Mary (1952) ... Mary Weston
 1943 The Flemish Farm
 1941 Ships with Wings
Celia Weatherby
 1940 The Briggs Family
Sylvia Briggs
 1940 The Middle Watch (uncredited)
 1940 Confidential Lady
Jill Trevor
 1940 The Chinese Den
Charlotte Merivale
 1939 Murder Will Out
Pamela Raymond
 1938 The Ware Case
Lady Ware
 1938 Second Best Bed
Patricia Lynton
 1936 Hideout in the Alps
Linda Kent
 1936 The Man Behind the Mask
Lady June Slade
 1936 The Man Who Could Work Miracles
Customer (uncredited)
 1935 Line Engaged
Eva Rutland
 1935 The Murder Party
Peggy Studholme / Kennion
 1935 The Clairvoyant
 1935 Drake the Pirate
Elizabeth Sydenham
 1935 Regal Cavalcade
Girl in Punt
 1935 Enchanted April
Lady Caroline Dester
 1934 The Little Minister
Maid Helping with Wedding Dress (uncredited)
 1934 We Live Again
Missy Kortchagin
 1934 Girls Please!
Renée van Hoffenheim
 1934 April Blossoms
Vicki Wimpassinger
 1934 The Double Event
Evelyn Martingale
 1933 The Constant Nymph
Antonia Sanger
 1932 Flat No. 9
Eileen Merridew
 1932 Wives Beware
Alison Drury
 1931 Down River
Hilary Gordon
 1930 Bed and Breakfast
Audrey Corteline
 1930 Bedrock (Short)

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She acted in the Old Vic Theatre Season at the Old Vic at New Theatre in London, England with Mark Dignam, Edith Evans, Harry Andrews, Cedric Hardwicke, Pauline Jameson, Peter Copley, Robert Eddison, Faith Brook and Donald Sinden in the cast. John Burrell, Laurence Olivier and Ralph Richardson were the directors. See more »

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Mother of Sylvia Montgomery, Lady Crathorne of Yorkshire (b. 1942).

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