Jean Smart

Jean Smart

Sep. 13th, 1951
Born in
Seattle, Washington
5' 10

Jean Smart's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
24 TV Show
Samantha Who? TV Show
Samantha Who?
Legion TV Show
Kim Possible TV Show
Kim Possible
Designing Women TV Show
Designing Women
The Oblongs TV Show
The Oblongs
Dirty John TV Show
Dirty John
The District TV Show
The District
High Society TV Show
High Society
Center of the Universe TV Show
Center of the Universe
Style & Substance TV Show
Style & Substance
Reggie TV Show

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

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Jean Elizabeth Smart is an American actress, known for Designing Women, High Society, Frazier, The District, 24, Samantha Who?, Harry's Law, Fargo, Legion and Dirty John.

  • Appeared in original cast of the Broadway show, "Piaf," 1979. Also appeared at Atlanta's Alliance Theatre, same year.
  • Left _"Designing Women" (1986)_ (qv) in 1991 to pursue other projects and to focus on her family.
  • Was nominated for Broadway's 2001 Tony Award as Best Actress (Play) for the 'George S. Kaufman' (qv) - 'Moss Hart' (qv) comedy, "The Man Who Came to Dinner."
  • Met her husband when he guest-starred on _"Designing Women" (1986)_ (qv). 'Delta Burke' (qv) arranged for the two to meet.
  • Graduated from Ballard High School in Seattle, Washington, in 1969.
  • Nominated for the 2001 Tony Award (New York City) for Actress in a Drama for "The Man Who Came to Dinner".
  • At age 13, Jean was diagnosed with diabetes. Originally planned to be a veterinarian, but got interested in theater during her senior year in high school. Studied theater at the University of Washington.
  • Is a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority.

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