Anne Baxter The Razor’s Edge 1947

Anne Baxter as Sophie Nelson in The Razor’s Edge
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role 1947

Anne Baxter The Razor's Edge 1947
Anne Baxter The Razor’s Edge 1947

Wins Oscar For Playing A Prostitute

 Anne Baxter The Razor's Edge 1947
Anne Baxter The Razor’s Edge 1947

SEX WORKER ROLE

Lorna Hunter Saunders in Three Violent People 1956

Dixie Lee in Cimarron 1960

Cleo in Fools’ Parade 1971

Faye in East of Eden (TV Mini-Series) 1981

First Three Characters Are Hookers. The Last Character Is A Madam.

Anne Baxter in Three Violent People 1956, Cimarron 1960, Fools Parade 1971 and East of Eden 1981
Anne Baxter in Three Violent People 1956, Cimarron 1960
Fools Parade 1971 and East of Eden 1981

Anne Baxter became the first actress to win the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for playing a prostitute in “The Razor’s Edge.”


Watch clip of the film “The Razor’s Edge”

She followed up that part with several more hooker roles – four of them in total.

In 1956 Anne played a reformed prostitute who marries a man for money in “Three Violent People.”


Watch clip of the film “Three Violent People”

Four years later (1960), Anne would play the town prostitute in the epic western “Cimarron.”


Watch clip of the film “Cimarron”

Then in 1971, she starred in “Fools’ Parade” as a down-on-her-luck prostitute named Cleo. All of the characters, including hers, are chasing after a bag of money.


Watch trailer of the film “Fools’ Parade”

Finally, in 1981, Anne would play the proprietress of a local brothel in the TV version of John Stenbeck’s novel “East of Eden.”


Watch clip of the TV miniseries “East of Eden”

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1 thought on “Anne Baxter The Razor’s Edge 1947

  1. Anne Baxter also played characters whose morals were dubious in One Desire, Bedevilled and The Come On.

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