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Jean Smart is a Actor American born on 13 september 1951 at Seattle (USA)

Jean Smart

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Birth name Jean Elizabeth Smart
Nationality USA
Birth 13 september 1951 (68 years) at Seattle (USA)

Jean Elizabeth Smart (born September 13, 1951) is an American film, television and stage actress. She starred from 1986 to 1991 as Charlene Frazier Stillfield on the CBS sitcom Designing Women. A three-time Emmy Award winner, she won two for her role as Lana Gardener on the NBC sitcom Frasier (2000–01), and one for playing Regina Newley on ABC's Samantha Who? (2007–09).

Smart began her career in regional theatre in Seattle and played Lady Macbeth at the Pittsburgh theatre in 1980. She made her Broadway debut in the 1981 production of Piaf, playing Marlene Dietrich. In 1992, she played the title role in the TV movie Overkill: The Aileen Wuornos Story. In 2000, she starred in the Broadway revival of The Man Who Came to Dinner, for which she was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play. Her film appearances include The Brady Bunch Movie (1995), The Odd Couple II (1998), Sweet Home Alabama (2002) and Bringing Down the House (2003). Her other television roles include The District (2000–04), 24 (2006–07), Harry's Law (2011–12), and Fargo (2015).

Biography

Smart is married to actor Richard Gilliland, whom she met while working on the set of Designing Women (he played J.D. Shackelford, the boyfriend of Annie Potts' character, Mary Jo Shively). They have a son, Connor Douglas (born 1989) and a daughter, Bonnie Kathleen (adopted as a baby from China in May 2009). Gilliland played Captain Stan Cotter on 24 while Smart later played First Lady Martha Logan on the same series.

Best films

Bringing Down the House (2003)
(Actress)

Usually with

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Dan Fogelman
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Filmography of Jean Smart (36 films)

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Actress

Life Itself
Directed by Dan Fogelman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Oscar Isaac, Annette Bening, Olivia Wilde, Antonio Banderas, Samuel L. Jackson, Olivia Cooke
Roles Linda Dempsey
Rating67% 3.3519553.3519553.3519553.3519553.351955
Des rues de New York à l'Espagne, une histoire d'amour multi-générationnelle réunit plusieurs personnes liées à un couple et à un événement.
The Accountant, 2h8
Directed by Gavin O'Connor
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Films about autism
Actors Anna Kendrick, Ben Affleck, J. K. Simmons, Jeffrey Tambor, Jon Bernthal, John Lithgow
Roles Rita Blackburn
Rating72% 3.6470353.6470353.6470353.6470353.647035
Christian Wolff est un génie mathématique et spécialiste de juricomptabilité qui travaille pour une firme comptable en Illinois. Il accepte des contrats de groupes criminels, contrats transmis par téléphone portable (cellulaire) par une femme inconnue, « La Voix ». Dans son enfance, lors d'une visite au Harbor Neuroscience Institute, centre pour enfants atteints de troubles de santé mentale, les parents de Christian reçoivent l'offre de laisser leur enfant sous la responsabilité du directeur, qui propose de trouver les conditions de vie où Christian s'épanouira. Entretemps, Christian établit un lien avec Justine, troublée et muette. Le père de Christian, un officier militaire américain, rejette la proposition, jugeant que son fils doit surmonter son handicap. Plus tard, la mère quitte la famille parce qu'elle est incapable de supporter plus longuement les comportements excentriques, parfois violents, de Christian ; elle abandonne aussi son deuxième garçon, Braxton. Dans le but de les aider à relever les défis de leur vie adulte, le père engage des spécialistes pour former ses deux fils aux combats.
Miss Meadows, 1h28
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Katie Holmes, James Badge Dale, Callan Mulvey, Stephen Bishop, Mary Kay Place, Jean Smart
Roles Mother Meadows
Rating56% 2.8476552.8476552.8476552.8476552.847655
Miss Mary Meadows is a young woman who works as a substitute first-grade elementary school teacher and enjoys taking long walks in her suburban neighborhood and wearing traditional clothing and tap-dancing shoes. Unknown to everyone, she is a secret vigilante who murders local thugs who accost her or when she witnesses them committing crimes. She always carries a small semi-automatic pistol in her purse and speaks in a child-like, innocent manner. She lives by herself in a small house and talks occasionally with her mother over the telephone about what she did during the day.
Call Me Crazy: A Five Film, 1h25
Directed by Laura Dern, Bryce Dallas Howard, Bonnie Hunt, Ashley Judd, Sharon Maguire
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry
Actors Sarah Hyland, Brittany Snow, Melissa Leo, Mitch Rouse, Jennifer Hudson, Sofia Vassilieva
Roles Claire
Rating68% 3.443043.443043.443043.443043.44304
An anthology of five short films exploring the impact and stigma of mental illness.
When Calls the Heart, 1h30
Directed by Michael Landon Graham, Jr.
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Stephen Amell, Maggie Grace, Lori Loughlin, Daniel Sharman, Jean Smart, Cherie Lunghi
Roles Frances Tunnecliffe
Rating66% 3.3001153.3001153.3001153.3001153.300115
Elizabeth Thatcher, jeune fille de bonne famille, s'apprête à commencer une carrière d'institutrice à Coal Valley, une petite ville minière.
Hope Springs, 1h40
Directed by David Frankel
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality
Actors Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Steve Carell, Elisabeth Shue, Jean Smart, Ben Rappaport
Roles Eileen, Kay's Friend
Rating62% 3.1488553.1488553.1488553.1488553.148855
Although a devoted couple, empty nesters Kay and Arnold Soames (Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones) are in need of (in Kay's opinion) help to reignite the spark in their marriage. They have slept in separate rooms for years since their youngest child went off to college, and forgo any physical affection. One day Kay (who works as a Coldwater Creek employee) tells Arnold (a partner in an Omaha accounting firm) she has paid for them to undergo a week of intense marriage counseling with Dr. Bernie Feld (Steve Carell) in a coastal resort town in Maine. Arnold, a creature of plodding, unimaginative routine, denies their marriage is in trouble.
William & Catherine: A Royal Romance, 1h40
Directed by Linda Yellen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Jane Alexander, Victor Garber, Alice St. Clair, Dan Amboyer, Kazia Pelka, Jean Smart
Roles HRH Camilla
Rating49% 2.4897552.4897552.4897552.4897552.489755
En 2001, le prince William étudie à l'université de Saint Andrews. Il y fait la connaissance de la jeune Kate Middleton, dont il tombe amoureux. Dix ans plus tard, leur mariage royal est admiré par des millions de personnes.
Barry Munday, 1h35
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Patrick Wilson, Judy Greer, Missi Pyle, Chloë Sevigny, Jean Smart, Cybill Shepherd
Roles Carol Munday
Rating59% 2.9503352.9503352.9503352.9503352.950335
Barry Munday (Patrick Wilson), a lonely womanizer, wakes up after being attacked to realize that he's missing his "family jewels". To make matters worse, he learns he's facing a paternity lawsuit filed by a woman, Ginger (Judy Greer), he can't remember having sex with. Though unintentional, the two discover that their meeting and subsequent "accidents" opened up new opportunities for personal growth and relationships.
Life As We Know It, 1h55
Directed by Greg Berlanti
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Katherine Heigl, Josh Duhamel, Josh Lucas, Melissa McCarthy, Christina Hendricks, Blake Neely
Roles Helen Berenson
Rating65% 3.2523953.2523953.2523953.2523953.252395
Holly Berenson (Katherine Heigl) is the owner of a small Atlanta bakery, and Eric Messer (Josh Duhamel), known as "Messer", is a promising television technical sports director for the Atlanta Hawks. Their best friends Peter (Hayes MacArthur), an attorney, and Alison Novak (Christina Hendricks) set them up on a blind date that goes horribly wrong, and results in both hating each other. As the years go by, Peter and Alison get married, and have a baby girl named Sophie Christina, and select Holly and Eric as godparents of Sophie. They have become friends, but still tease and banter with each other.
Youth in Revolt, 1h30
Directed by Miguel Arteta
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Michael Cera, Portia Doubleday, Jean Smart, Mary Kay Place, Zach Galifianakis, Justin Long
Roles Estelle Twisp
Rating63% 3.1985253.1985253.1985253.1985253.198525
Shy, socially inept teenager Nick Twisp lives with his mother, Estelle, and her boyfriend, Jerry, in Oakland, California. When Jerry owes money to a group of sailors, he takes Estelle and Nick to a trailer park in Clearlake where Nick meets Sheeni Saunders, a bright young woman his age, with an interest in French culture and who shares Nick's musical taste. Despite Sheeni's boyfriend, Trent Preston, they become romantically involved. Nick purchases a dog for Sheeni named Albert (after Albert Camus), but the dog rips up the family bible and Sheeni's parents ban it from the house.
Hero Wanted, 1h34
Directed by Brian Smrz
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Gangster films
Actors Cuba Gooding Jr., Ray Liotta, Kim Coates, Norman Reedus, Jean Smart, Christa Campbell
Roles Melanie McQueen
Rating55% 2.799672.799672.799672.799672.79967
Liam Case (Cuba Gooding, Jr.) is a garbage man whose life hasn't quite turned out the way he expected it would. In order to impress the girl of his dreams, Liam plans an elaborate heist that will culminate with him jumping in to save the day at the last minute. When the day of the heist arrives, however, the plan takes an unexpected turn and Liam winds up in the hospital. Upon learning that a mysterious killer has slain the criminal that left both himself and the bank teller for dead during the chaos of the robbery, Liam realizes that the associates of the murdered thief won't stop until they have avenged the death of their fallen partner in crime.
Lucky You
Lucky You (2007)
, 2h2
Directed by Curtis Hanson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Eric Bana, Drew Barrymore, Robert Duvall, Debra Messing, Jean Smart, Joey Kern
Roles Michelle Carson
Rating58% 2.9490852.9490852.9490852.9490852.949085
Set in 2003, Huck Cheever (Eric Bana) is a young and talented poker player in Las Vegas haunted by his relationship with his estranged father, L.C. Cheever (Robert Duvall), a two-time World Series of Poker Champion. Huck is a regular in Vegas poker rooms but needs $10,000 to get a seat in the World Series of Poker Main Event.
Kim Possible Movie: So the Drama, 1h8
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Children's films, Robot films
Actors Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, Ricky Ullman, Nancy Cartwright, Tahj Mowry, Raven-Symoné
Roles Dr. Ann Possible (voice)
Rating70% 3.544493.544493.544493.544493.54449
In his attempt to take over the world, Kim Possible and Ron Stoppable's nemesis, Dr. Drakken, has developed an elaborate new master plan that baffles everyone, even his assistant, Shego. Among the plan's stages are the procurement of a sketch of a new toy; the development of "Synthodrones", advanced androids; and a bizarre research project investigating the lifestyles of teenage girls.
Garden State, 1h42
Directed by Zach Braff
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about families
Actors Zach Braff, Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Ian Holm, Jean Smart, George C. Wolfe
Roles Carol
Rating73% 3.699433.699433.699433.699433.69943
Struggling actor Andrew Largeman (Braff) wakes up from a dream—in which he apathetically sits on a crashing plane—to a telephone message from his father (Holm), telling Andrew that he needs to return home because his mother has died.
Balto III: Wings of Change, 1h16
Origin USA
Genres Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Transport films, Aviation films, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Films about dogs, Wolves in film, Mise en scène d'un ours, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Sean Astin, Jodi Benson, Keith Carradine, Bill Fagerbakke, Charles Fleischer, Maurice LaMarche
Roles Stella
Rating63% 3.158673.158673.158673.158673.15867
Balto's son Kodi works for the US Mail. Kodi loves his job and his new friends Dusty, Kirby and Ralph. Balto is intrigued by the new bush plane that has arrived in Nome. He wishes to fly, just like the plane. When the pilot Duke offers to take the place of the mail-dogs, Kodi and his friends are worried about losing their jobs. They have a resentment against the pilot. Meanwhile, Boris falls for a female goose named Stella. She asks him to fly with her, but Boris is afraid of heights. He waits until the last moment before he eventually lies to her, claiming that he's suffering from numerous injuries that prevent him from flying.