Warner Baxter

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Warner Baxter
Warner Baxter promo.jpg
Warner Baxter publicity photo
Born(1889-03-29)March 29, 1889
DiedMay 7, 1951(1951-05-07) (aged 62)
Cause of deathPneumonia
Resting placeForest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale
Occupationactor
Years active1914–50
Spouse(s)Viola Caldwell (1911–13)
Winifred Bryson (1918–51) (his death)

Warner Leroy Baxter (March 29, 1889 – May 7, 1951)[1][note 1] was an American movie actor. Baxter became known for his role as The Cisco Kid in the 1928 movie In Old Arizona, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor at the 2nd Academy Awards.[3]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. the book Celebrities in Los Angeles Cemeteries: A Directory gives his date of birth as March 29, 1891, while American Classic Screen Profiles gives the date as March 29, 1892[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Los Angeles Times Hollywood Star Walk - Warner Baxter". Los Angeles Times. May 8, 1951. Retrieved May 4, 2017.
  2. Tibbetts, John C.; Welsh, James M. (2010). American Classic Screen Profiles. Scarecrow Press. pp. 26–29. ISBN 9780810876774. Retrieved 11 February 2017.
  3. "The Official Academy Awards Database". oscars.org. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved May 4, 2017.