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Jean Smart

Blonde, buxom and noticeably tall Seattle native Jean Smart was born on September 13, 1951. Not your average-looking ingénue, she earned her stardom taking another route. Attending the University of Washington after high school, she received her BA degree in fine arts. Her first professional season was with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival where she... See full bio »

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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The McCarthys (TV Series)
- Gerard's Engagement Party (2015) ... Lydia
 2014 Getting On (TV Series)
Arlene Willy-Weller
- Turnips... North Day... Yes, yes. (2014) ... Arlene Willy-Weller
- Is Soap a Hazardous Substance? (2014) ... Arlene Willy-Weller
 2014 Halt and Catch Fire (TV Series)
LouLu Lutherford
- High Plains Hardware (2014) ... LouLu Lutherford
 2013 When Calls the Heart (TV Movie)
 2013 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series)
- Canoga Falls (2013) ... Bess
 2013 Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (TV Movie)
 2012 The Flipside (TV Series short)
 2012 The Smart One (TV Movie)
Helen Swann
 2011 Family Practice (TV Movie)
Barbara Foote
 2010 Psych (TV Series)
Gillian Tucker
- Chivalry Is Not Dead... But Someone Is (2010) ... Gillian Tucker
 2009 Woke Up Dead (TV Series)
Meryl Greene
- Mother's Day (2009) ... Meryl Greene
 2008 American Dad! (TV Series)
Miriam Bullock
- One Little Word (2008) ... Miriam Bullock (voice)
 2007 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Louise Elizabeth Sawyer / Maytag Repairman's Wife / Leonard's Wife
- Ban on the Fun (2007) ... Louise Elizabeth Sawyer / Maytag Repairman's Wife / Leonard's Wife (voice)
 2002-2007 Kim Possible (TV Series)
Dr. Ann Possible / TV Trash Heap Executive #1 / Tutor Woman
- Graduation: Part 1 (2007) ... Dr. Ann Possible (voice)
- Clean Slate (2007) ... Dr. Ann Possible (voice)
- Big Bother (2007) ... Dr. Ann Possible (voice)
- Clothes Minded (2007) ... Dr. Ann Possible (voice)
 2005 Kim Possible: So the Drama (TV Movie)
Dr. Ann Possible (voice)
 2004-2005 Center of the Universe (TV Series)
Kate Barnett
- Marathon Woman (2005) ... Kate Barnett
- The New Neighbors (2005) ... Kate Barnett
- If You Love Something Leave It Alone (2005) ... Kate Barnett
- The Work of Art (2005) ... Kate Barnett
 2004 A Very Married Christmas (TV Movie)
Ellen Griffin
 1997-2004 Hey Arnold! (TV Series)
Reba Heyerdahl / Phoebe's Mother
- Phoebe's Little Problem/Grandpa's Packard (2004) ... Reba Heyerdahl (voice)
 2003 Audrey's Rain (TV Movie)
Audrey Walker
 2001 The Oblongs (TV Series)
Pickles Oblong
- My Name Is Robbie (2001) ... Pickles Oblong (voice)
- Please Be Genital (2001) ... Pickles Oblong (voice)
- Disfigured Debbie (2001) ... Pickles Oblong (voice)
- Heroine Addict (2001) ... Pickles Oblong (voice)
 2000 Static Shock (TV Series)
Mrs. Foley
- Sons of the Fathers (2000) ... Mrs. Foley (voice)
 1999 Hercules (TV Series)
 1998 A Change of Heart (TV Movie)
Elaine Marshall
 1996 Undue Influence (TV Movie)
Dana Colby
 1995 A Stranger in Town (TV Movie)
 1994 Scarlett (TV Mini-Series)
Sally Brewton
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Sally Brewton
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Sally Brewton
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Sally Brewton
 1994 The Yearling (TV Movie)
Ora Baxter
 1994 The Yarn Princess (TV Movie)
Margaret Thomas
 1993 The Pink Panther (TV Series)
 1993 Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Helen Ventrix
- See No Evil (1993) ... Helen Ventrix (voice)
 1991 Locked Up: A Mother's Rage (TV Movie)
 1991 A Seduction in Travis County (TV Movie)
 1990 Newhart (TV Series)
Jean Smart
- Lights! Camera! Contractions! (1990) ... Jean Smart (uncredited)
 1988 A Place at the Table (TV Movie)
Susan Singer
 1986 A Fight for Jenny (TV Movie)
Valerie Thomas
 1985 Lime Street (TV Series)
 1985 Royal Match (TV Movie)
Princess Katerina
 1985 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Gloria Blyer
- Steele in the Chips (1985) ... Gloria Blyer
 1984 Single Bars, Single Women (TV Movie)
 1984 Piaf (TV Movie)
Marlene Dietrich
 1984 Alice (TV Series)
Nurse Raquel
- Jolene Is Stuck on Mel (1984) ... Nurse Raquel
 1984 The Facts of Life (TV Series)
Ellen Slater
- Next Door (1984) ... Ellen Slater
 1984 Maximum Security (TV Series)
Dr. Allison Brody / Deputy Warden
- I Never Ran for My Father: Part 2 (1984) ... Dr. Allison Brody
- Cottage Nine (1984) ... Dr. Allison Brody
- Pilot (1984) ... Dr. Allison Brody / Deputy Warden
 1983 Teachers Only (TV Series)
- Loss of Innocence (1983) ... Shari
- Dead Mice Don't Wear Plaid (1983) ... Shari
- Leather and Lace (1983) ... Shari
- Beetlemania (1983) ... Shari
 1983 Goodnight, Beantown (TV Series)
- The Source (1983) ... Darlene
 1981 Another World (TV Series)
Woman on Bus
- Episode #1.4361 (1981) ... Woman on Bus
 1979 Before and After (TV Movie)
Woman Bather
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(7/05) Appeared as "Mrs. Erlynne" in Oscar Wilde's play, "Lady Windemere's Fan", at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown, Massachusetts. See more »

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5' 10" (1.78 m)

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I've never met a woman ever, anywhere, bar none, that was more feminine than Dixie Carter. See more »


Appeared in original cast of the Broadway show, "Piaf," 1979. Also appeared at Atlanta's Alliance Theatre, same year. See more »


Often portrays divorcees who are libertarian and free-willed (Youth in Revolt, Barry Munday)

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