Biography

Warner Leroy Baxter (March 29, 1889 – May 7, 1951) was an American film actor from the 1910s to the 1940s. Baxter became known for his role as The Cisco Kid in the 1928 film In Old Arizona for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor at the 2nd Academy Awards. He frequently played womanizing, charismatic Latin bandit types in westerns, and played The Cisco Kid or a similar character throughout the 1930s, but had a range of other roles throughout his career.

Warner Leroy Baxter (March 29, 1889 – May 7, 1951) was an American film actor from the 1910s to the 1940s. Baxter became known for his role as The Cisco Kid in the 1928 film In Old Arizona for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor at the 2nd Academy Awards. He frequently played womanizing, charismatic Latin bandit types in westerns, and played The Cisco Kid or a similar character throughout the 1930s, but had a range of other roles throughout his career.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 82

Birthday 1889-03-29

Day of Death 1951-05-07

Place of Birth Columbus, Ohio, USA

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Also Known As

  • Warner Leroy Baxter

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1991 Hollywood Remembers: Myrna Loy - So Nice to Come Home to as (archive footage)
1975 Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? as (archive footage)
1950 State Penitentiary as Rodger Manners
1949 Prison Warden as Warden Victor Burnell
1949 The Crime Doctor's Diary as Dr. Robert Ordway
1948 The Gentleman from Nowhere as Earl Donovan / Robert Ashton
1947 The Crime Doctor's Gamble as Dr. Robert Ordway
1947 The Millerson Case as Dr. Robert Ordway
1946 Crime Doctor's Man Hunt as Dr. Robert Ordway
1946 Just Before Dawn as Dr. Robert Ordway
1945 The Crime Doctor's Warning as Dr. Robert Ordway
1945 The Crime Doctor's Courage as Dr. Robert Ordway
1944 Shadows in the Night as Dr. Robert Ordway
1944 Lady in the Dark as Kendall Nesbitt
1943 The Crime Doctor’s Strangest Case as Dr. Robert Ordway
1943 Crime Doctor as Dr. Robert J. Ordway / Phillip Morgan
1941 Hedda Hopper's Hollywood No. 1 as Himself
1941 Adam Had Four Sons as Adam Stoddard
1940 Cavalcade of the Academy Awards as (archive footage)
1940 Earthbound as Nick Desborough
1939 Barricade as Hank Topping
1939 The Return of the Cisco Kid as The Cisco Kid
1939 Wife, Husband and Friend as Leonard Borland aka Logan Bennett
1938 I'll Give a Million as Tony Newlander
1938 Hollywood Handicap as Himself
1938 Kidnapped as Alan Breck
1937 Wife, Doctor and Nurse as Dr. Judd Lewis
1937 Vogues of 1938 as George Curson
1937 Slave Ship as Jim Lovett
1936 White Hunter as Capt. Clark Rutledge
1936 The Road to Glory as Captain Paul La Roche
1936 To Mary - with Love as Jack Wallace
1936 Robin Hood of El Dorado as Joaquin Murrieta
1936 The Prisoner of Shark Island as Dr. Samuel Alexander Mudd
1936 King of Burlesque as Kerry Bolton
1935 La Fiesta de Santa Barbara as Himself
1935 Under the Pampas Moon as Cesar Campo
1935 One More Spring as Jaret Otkar
1934 Hell in the Heavens as Lt. Steve Warner
1934 Broadway Bill as Dan Brooks
1934 Grand Canary as Dr Harvey Leith
1934 Such Women Are Dangerous as Michael Shawn
1934 Stand Up and Cheer! as Lawrence Cromwell
1933 Penthouse as Jackson 'Jack' Durant
1933 Paddy the Next Best Thing as Lawrence Blake
1933 I Loved You Wednesday as Philip Fletcher
1933 42nd Street as Julian Marsh
1932 6 Hours to Live as Capt. Paul Onslow
1932 Man About Town as Stephen Morrow
1932 Amateur Daddy as Jim Gladden
1931 Surrender as Sergeant Dumaine
1931 The Cisco Kid as The Cisco Kid
1931 The Squaw Man as Jim Wingate - aka Jim Carston
1931 Their Mad Moment as Esteban Cristera
1931 Daddy Long Legs as Jervis Pendleton
1931 The Stolen Jools as Cisco Kid Character
1931 Doctors' Wives as Dr. Judson Penning
1930 Renegades as Jean Deucalion
1930 The Arizona Kid as The Arizona Kid
1930 Such Men Are Dangerous as Ludwig Kranz / Pierre Villard
1929 Happy Days as Minstrel Show Performer
1929 Behind That Curtain as Col John Beetham
1929 Thru Different Eyes as Jack Winfield
1929 Linda as Dr. Paul Randall
1928 In Old Arizona as The Cisco Kid
1928 West of Zanzibar as Doc
1928 Craig's Wife as Walter Craig
1928 Danger Street as Rolly Sigsby
1928 Three Sinners as James Harris
1928 Ramona as Alessandro
1928 The Tragedy of Youth
1927 Singed
1926 The Great Gatsby as Jay Gatsby
1926 Aloma of the South Seas as Nuitane
1926 The Runaway as Wade Murrell
1926 Miss Brewster's Millions as Thomas B. Hancock Jr
1926 Mannequin as John Herrick
1925 The Awful Truth as Norman Satterlee
1925 The Air Mail as Russ Kane
1925 The Golden Bed as Bunny O'Neill
1922 The Ninety and Nine as Tom Silverton
1921 First Love

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