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November 19, 1908|
East Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
|Died||May 7, 1976
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Barbara Williams (1936-1953) (her death)
Christy Palmer (1955-1976) (his death)
Alan Baxter (November 19, 1908 – May 7, 1976) was an American film actor. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio. Baxter attended Williams College, where he was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity and a classmate of Elia Kazan.
- Mary Burns, Fugitive (1935); film debut
- Thirteen Hours by Air (1936)
- The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1936)
- Night Key (1937)
- Wide Open Faces (1937)
- It Could Happen to You (1937)
- Gangs of New York (1938)
- Let Us Live (1939)
- Free, Blonde and 21 (1940)
- Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)
- Under Age (1941)
- Saboteur (1942)
- The Human Comedy (1943)
- Submarine Base (1943)
- Close-Up (1948)
- The Set-Up (1949)
- The End of the Line (1957)
- Face of a Fugitive (1959)
- Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
- This Property Is Condemned (1966)
Among Baxter's television appearances were four guest roles on the CBS' courtroom drama series, Perry Mason, starring Raymond Burr. In 1961, he played the title role of Eugene Houseman in "The Case of the Left-Handed Liar". He also made three guest appearances on The Virginian, starring James Drury and he was guest starred on Ripcord, starring Larry Pennell and Ken Curtis. In September 1960, he appeared in the season premiere episode "The Longest Rope" of the western series Cheyenne, starring Clint Walker.