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Brooke Smith grew up in New York in the shadow of show business owing to the fact that she is the daughter of powerful publicist Lois Smith. After studying at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, her "first big thing" was playing Catherine Martin, the abducted young girl in The Silence of the Lambs (1991). She went on to play Sonya in Louis Malle... See full bio »

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The Silence of the Lambs
The Silence of the Lambs Catherine Martin
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 2016 Broken Links (completed)
 2016 The Call of Charlie (Short) (completed)
 2017 Bosch (TV Series)
Captain Ellen Lewis
- Episode #3.1 (2017) ... Captain Ellen Lewis
 2016 Nashville (TV Series)
Jackie Hudson
- It's Sure Gonna Hurt (2016) ... Jackie Hudson
 2016 Stitchers (TV Series)
Naomi Burke
- The Two Deaths of Jamie B. (2016) ... Naomi Burke
 2013-2015 Ray Donovan (TV Series)
- Volcheck (2014) ... Frances
- Walk This Way (2014) ... Frances
- Viagra (2014) ... Frances
- Uber Ray (2014) ... Frances
 2015 Day Out of Days
 2015 Road Hard
 2014 Interstellar
 2013 Labor Day
 2013 Graceland (TV Series)
Marianne O'Connor
- Pilot (2013) ... Marianne O'Connor
 2012 American Horror Story (TV Series)
Dr. Gardner
- The Coat Hanger (2012) ... Dr. Gardner
 2010/I Fair Game
 2010 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Barbara Lynch
- Mosley Lane (2010) ... Barbara Lynch
 2007 Dirty Sexy Money (TV Series)
Andrea Smithson
- Pilot (2007) ... Andrea Smithson
 2007 To Each His Own Cinema (segment "World cinema")
 2007 World Cinema (Short)
 1996-2007 Law & Order (TV Series)
Margot Bell / Ms. Kurland
- Captive (2007) ... Ms. Kurland
- Red Ball (2005) ... Margot Bell
- Savior (1996) ... Margot Bell
 2006 The Namesake
 2006 Heist (TV Series)
- Bury the Lead (2006) ... Sarah
- Strife (2006) ... Sarah
- Sex, Lies and Vinny Momo (2006) ... Sarah (uncredited)
 2005 In Her Shoes
 2005 Shooting Vegetarians
The Chicken Man
 2004 Melinda and Melinda
 2004 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
Carolyn Pope
- The Dare (2004) ... Carolyn Pope
- That's My Dog (2004) ... Carolyn Pope
- Can I Come Up Now? (2004) ... Carolyn Pope
 2004 Iron Jawed Angels (TV Movie)
Mabel Vernon
 2002 For Earth Below (Short)
 2002 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Tessa Rankin
- Phantom (2002) ... Tessa Rankin
 2001 100 Centre Street (TV Series)
Lynn Hoffman
- Bottlecaps (2001) ... Lynn Hoffman
 2001 The Man Who Wasn't There
Sobbing Prisoner
 2001 Big Apple (TV Series)
Lois - Mooney's Sister
- A Ministering Angel (2001) ... Lois - Mooney's Sister
- A Passport to the Universe (2001) ... Lois - Mooney's Sister
- No Good Deed (2001) ... Lois - Mooney's Sister
 2000 Eventual Wife (Short)
 1998-1999 The Hunger (TV Series)
Madeleine / Lee Cooper
- Week Woman (1999) ... Madeleine
- Hidebound (1998) ... Lee Cooper
 1999 Random Hearts
 1999 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Josephine Pitt / Young Madeline Pitt
- Truth Will Out (1999) ... Josephine Pitt / Young Madeline Pitt
 1998 The Broken Giant
Rosemary Smith
 1998 Remembering Sex (TV Movie)
Jennifer Sharp
 1997 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Tonya Bailey
- Make a Wish (1997) ... Tonya Bailey
 1996 The Woman in the Moon
 1996 Kansas City
Babe Flynn
 1995 Last Summer in the Hamptons
Lois Garfield
 1993 Mr. Wonderful
 1993 The Night We Never Met
 1993 The Pickle
1st A.D.
 1989 See You in the Morning
Additional voice
 1988 The Moderns
 1988 The Equalizer (TV Series)
- A Dance on the Dark Side (1988) ... Risa
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: Played "Sam" in "Some Girl(s)", a play by Neil LaBute (MCC Theater at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

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[About gaining notoriety from her work on Grey's Anatomy (2005).] I'm anxious about losing anonymity. I keep asking Chyler Leigh, "How's the supermarket?". (2007) See more »


She costarred with her future Grey's Anatomy cast member Ellen Pompeo on the March 13, 1996 episode of "Law and Order". See more »

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